Delhi Traders

  • Home Min admits Naxal terror being underestimated October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: With Naxals striking at will, Home Minister P Chidambaram has admitted that the Naxal threat in India is being underestimated. "We did not assess the left wing extremist challenge correctly. We underestimated the challenge," Chidambaram said. The Government's candid admission that red menace is getting out of hand comes...
  • Traders play key role in Delhi elections November 26, 2008

    New Delhi: In a country of trades and crafts, the Capital cannot just be about politics, for centuries Delhi has been the country's biggest trading centre it's in the city's blood, the traders are the people running shops started by their forefathers very much like Pramod J Mehra who is...
  • Delhi's dates with demolition | Desealed | Your Say February 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The sealing drive in Delhi has seen several violent protests, and has been stuck in the pull and push between the government and the Court. It all began in 1996, when the Supreme Court ordered closure of small industries in Delhi's residential areas by December 31, 1999. By...
  • Sealing must continue in Delhi: SC June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The spectre of sealing loomed large over certain areas of Delhi on Friday after the Supreme Court ruled that the MCD sealing drive will continue on unnotified roads. In an order that could mean a body blow to thousands of traders, the court said its direction for sealing the...
  • India on a high amid riot of colours March 4, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a rainbow of colours across the country as India gets draped in the multicoloured hues of Holi, a jubilant nation is getting a new high as throngs of crowds are getting into festive gears, singing "Holi hai bhai Holi hai, bura na mano Holi hai." The festival of...
  • UPA seeks to trap BJP on sealing November 8, 2006

    New Delhi: "United we shall win." This is the favourite line of the UPA Government now. Having failed to stop the sealing drive in the Capital, the Urban Development Ministry and the UPA Government have given up. Left with no options, the Government now plans to convene an allparty meeting...
  • Govt will ask SC to spare Delhi traders October 28, 2006

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided to file a review petition in Supreme Court seeking relief for 44,000 traders in Capital from sealing. The Supreme Court has ordered that shops of over 44,000 traders be sealed from November 1 for operating illegally from residential areas. The Delhi government has already...
  • No sealing in Delhi till Oct 31: SC September 29, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court On Friday gave a festival respite to small traders in Delhi and ruled that there would be no sealing on the 2,000 odd city roads till the end of October. SC said Government's September 7 and 15 notifications providing relief to traders by allowing commercial...
  • Villians behind Delhi's urban chaos September 29, 2006

    Will the MCD sealings in Delhi continue or will there be some respite for traders during the festive season? That's the question the Supreme Court will answer on Friday, when it pronounces its orders on the pleas filed by the Delhi Traders Association and the Central Government. The traders' association...
  • Uncertain future for Delhi traders September 29, 2006

    New Delhi: The MCD may have postponed it's sealing drive in the Capital for the time being but does it really provide any relief for the traders? Empty showcases, filled with dazzling designer watches till a week ago have been forcibly emptied out because of the MCD's sealing drive in...