“There is a mountain load of garbage in Delhi”, Supreme Court imposes costs on States and UTs

Murali Krishnan July 10 2018
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The Supreme Court today came down strongly upon States and Union Territories for failure to comply with its orders regarding solid waste management.

Terming it a shocking state of affairs, the Bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta imposed Rs. 1 lakh costs on ten States and two Union Territories who were present for hearing but had not complied with the Solid Waste Management Rules and orders of the Supreme Court. The remaining defaulting States who were not even present for the hearing . . .

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