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Who is Delhi's boss? SC delivers split verdict


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday delivered a break up verdict on the contentious issue of control of services and products within the National Capital Territory within the tussle between the Delhi executive and the Centre and referred the topic to a bigger bench.
A two-judge bench comprising Justices A Ok Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, on the other hand, agreed on their perspectives on disputes bearing on the anti-corruption branch, putting in of commission of inquiry, control over electricity forums, land income matters and appointment of pubic prosecutors.

The apex court also upheld the Centre's notification that its staff cannot be probed in corruption circumstances by means of ACB of Delhi executive.

The most sensible court also stated that as an alternative of the LG, the Delhi executive could have the proper to nominate public prosecutors or law officials.

BJP welcomes SC judgment, says it removes ambiguities


The Delhi unit of the BJP on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement and stated it removes ambiguities within the powers of the Delhi executive.

There should no scope for "confusion or conflict" and the AAP executive should humbly accept the Supreme Court judgement, Leader of Opposition within the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta stated.


"We welcome the Supreme Court decision removing ambiguities in the powers of the Delhi govt. After this verdict there shouldn't be any scope for confusion or conflict. The Delhi govt should humbly accept it & govern the capital as it was being done before they had come to power," he stated on Twitter.


The Supreme Court Thursday delivered a break up verdict on the contentious issue of control of services and products within the National Capital Territory within the tussle between the Delhi executive and the Centre and referred the topic to a bigger bench.


A two-judge bench comprising Justices A Ok Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, on the other hand, agreed on their perspectives on disputes bearing on the Anti-Corruption Branch, putting in of a commission of inquiry, control over electricity forums, land income matters and appointment of pubic prosecutors.


The apex court also upheld the Centre's notification that its staff cannot be probed in corruption circumstances by means of ACB of Delhi executive.


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