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Ban on diesel car: No new registration of diesel-run taxis in NCR, says SC

To Curb The Rising Pollution In Nation Capital, The Supreme Court Continued Its Clamp On Diesel Vehicles Said On Tuesday That The All India Taxi Permit (AITP) Taxis Can Run Only If The Applicant Gives An Undertaking That It Will Only Be Used For Long Distance Purpose. On The Other Hand, The Apex Court Has Also Banned Fresh Registration Of Diesel Cars And Taxis In The National Capital.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 10 May 2016, 06:31:25 PM

New Delhi :

To curb the rising pollution in Nation capital, the Supreme Court continued its clamp on diesel vehicles said on Tuesday that the All India Taxi Permit (AITP) taxis can run only if the applicant gives an undertaking that it will only be used for long distance purpose. On the other hand, the apex court has also banned fresh registration of diesel cars and taxis in the National capital.

 Earlier, the top court had on Monday stated that the ban on registration of diesel vehicles over 2,000cc will continue in the national capital.

The court had, also agreed to relax its order banning diesel-run all-India tourist permit taxis that ferry BPO employees in Delhi-NCR region.

The interim order banning registration of diesel-run vehicles with engine capacity of 2000 CC and above was imposed till March 31 and thereafter extended till April 30.

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First Published : 10 May 2016, 06:23:00 PM