NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Friday expressed satisfaction over the way the Delhi Police handled CM Arvind Kejriwal’s agitation, saying it had acted ‘swiftly’ and did what was required.

After going through the affidavit filed by Delhi Police giving details of how it handled the agitation last week, a bench headed by Justice R M Lodha refused to pass any direction against the force, noting that no further action is required to be taken. “Decisions were taken fast and they were not dormant and idle,” the bench said.

Power cut

Close to one-and-half million homes in the capital face up to 10 hours of blackout from today after the expiry of Friday’s deadline for discom BSES Yamuna (BYPL) to pay its dues to bulk power supplier NTPC. Discom BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has written to the Delhi government that it is unable to make payments to power companies.

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