This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.
The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the national capital.
Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.
Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.
The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.
Temperatures fall in many parts as Met office projects spells of rain
Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.
Kohli's post on a clean Diwali landed the Indian captain in a social media storm and Udit Raj has added fuel to fire
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.
Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help
Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.
Health Minister discusses rising cases, low testing and high mortality in nine states and other districts.
Arvind Kejriwal announced the ban along with measures to ramp up medical infrastructure in light of worsening Covid-19 situation.
Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.
The application will identify the location and the complaint will be automatically forwarded to the concerned department for time-bound redressal
Delhi recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 281 today, which falls in the 'poor' category. Air quality remained “very poor” for past five days
Even as Australia continued to fight bushfires, cricketers playing in the Sheffield Shield at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday said the air was "toxic," worse than in India
The national capital's air quality is likely to turn severe due to prevailing calm winds and increased incidents of farm fires.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.