Delhi AQI: The Supreme Court has directed the states to pay the affected workers, for the construction ban period.
Delhi’s Environment Minister Gopal Rai said the ban on the entry of vehicles operating on other fuels will remain till December 3.
The physical classes in Delhi’s educational institutes were suspended following high levels of pollution.
Delhi University will release a cut-off list under a special drive to fill vacant seats in different colleges on Wednesday, according to officials. The university had sought data of vacant seats from the colleges on Saturday. Some colleges have not yet sent the data, said an official, adding that the institutions can send in in the numbers by 1 pm on Wednesday.
The Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 374, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
As per Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi: ‘the air quality is likely improve significantly from November 21 owing to relatively strong winds’.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government has prepared a six-point plan to clean the Yamuna river to bathing standards by February 2025.
The Delhi Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest outside the liquor vendors here, claiming the new excise policy would turn the capital into "Nashe Ki Rajdhani".
Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this happen?
According to the civic report, in the previous years, the total count of dengue cases was—4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019) and 1,072 (2020).
The party spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said the Supreme Court’s observations have exposed the ‘spineless and careless approach’ of the AAP and the BJP towards tackling Delhi air pollution.
The Supreme Court urged the Centre to take measures like stopping non-essential construction transport, power plants and implementing work from home.
The Supreme Court urged both the Centre and the states to what steps they will be taking to tackle with emergency air quality crisis in the national capital.
The Delhi government has announced various emergency measures including, closure of schools for one week, and ban on construction activities to deal with the national capital’s pollution crisis.
The Supreme Court said: ‘everybody has the passion of blaming farmers. Have you seen how crackers are being burnt in Delhi for the last seven days? It is an emergency situation’.
The air quality index of Lodhi Road, Delhi University, IIT Delhi, Pusa Road l, and Delhi airport was recorded at 489, 466, 474 and 480 and 504 respectively.
As the Yamuna river fills with froth yet again, Manoj Misra, convener of the ‘Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan’, speaks to Outlook about the road map for a clean river and the politicisation of conservation projects.
Delhi AQI: Dr BS Murthy, Project Director at SAFAR, tells Outlook that bursting crackers during Diwali had led to a significant increase in air pollution in Delhi.
Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
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