Last Updated : Jul 21 2019 11:13PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Mortal remains of Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours            Countdown for Chandrayaan-2 mission begins at Sriharikotta space centre            Uttar Pradesh CM meets affected families of Sonbhadra shooting            Indian Cricket Team for West Indies tour announced            P V Sindhu loses to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final           

National News

Mar 05, 2019
7:43PM

Plea filed in SC seeking direction for faster adoption of electric vehicles

PTI
A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court today seeking direction to the Centre for faster adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) to safeguard citizens' fundamental right to breathe, health, and clean environment.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna has sought the Centre's response to the PIL within four weeks.

The PIL said, instead of achieving target of 6-7 millions sales of such hybrid vehicles by 2020 as per   National Electric Mobility Mission Plan, 2020 (NEMMP-2020), only 0.263 million electric vehicles have been adopted in India.


The bench was initially reluctant to consider the plea saying that it pertained to the government's policy decision. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 21 (Jul) Midday News 21 (Jul) News at Nine 21 (Jul) Hourly 21 (Jul) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 21 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 21 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 21 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 21 (Jul) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 21 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 21 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 21 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 21 (Jul) Parikrama 21 (Jul) Lok Ruchi Samachar 21 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 21 (Jul) Samayki 21 (Jul) Sports Scan 21 (Jul) Spotlight/News Analysis 21 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 21 (Jul) Radio Newsreel 20 (Jul)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 18 (Jul) Surkhiyon Mein 18 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 17 (Jul) Vaad-Samvaad 16 (Jul) Money Talk 16 (Jul) Current Affairs 19 (Jul)