HC raises questions on safety at petrol pumps

Nearly eight months after a couple suffered serious burns in a petrol pump fire in Vasant Vihar, the Delhi High Court has raised questions about safety at refuelling stations. “Are proper safety and fire management system in place in capital’s petrol pumps? Are they equipped to pay compensation to any member of public in case of any blaze or other accidents?” the high court asked the Delhi government, the Centre and the Indian Oil Corporation on Monday. Read more