GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATION

  • SC to hear petition seeking regulations to prevent politicians from overstaying in government quarters November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking regulations to prevent political leaders from overstaying in government accommodations. The Supreme Court had earlier issued a notice to the Centre after the former CAG raised the issue of former ministers and retired bureaucrats overstaying in government accommodations. The PIL challenges...
  • 6 exministers, 23 former MPs yet to vacate government accommodation August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Continuing its eviction drive against former ministers and MPs, Directorate of Estate has managed to vacate government houses of 241 former ministers and MPs till date. While 11 exministers out of 17 have vacated their bungalows, 230 former MPs out of 258 have also surrendered the houses till now,...
  • Stop pensions of illegal occupants of government accommodations: SC July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the unauthorised occupation of government bungalows by bureaucrats, ministers and judges. In the verdict delivered on Friday, the apex court laid down guidelines for the eviction of unauthorised occupants and said that their pension can be stopped if the person...
  • India's richest woman asked to vacate government house April 27, 2013

    Chandigarh: Savitri Jindal, said to be India's richest woman, was on Friday asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to vacate within 15 days her government accommodation, which she had been occupying unauthorisedly. The court said that if Jindal failed to vacate the government bungalow within the stipulated time, the...