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Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 50,000 Farm Fires In 15 Days But Files Zero FIR

Nov 15, 2021 Harish Manav

Punjab government is reluctant to take action against the farmers indulging in stubble burning despite the worsening air pollution in Delhi-NCR region.

Pollution: SC Asks Centre To Hold Emergency Meet, Says 'Cat Is Out Of The Bag'

Nov 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court said 'the cat is out of the bag' now as the 'hue and cry' over stubble burning being a big contributor was without any basis.


Delhi Air Pollution: Farm Fires Contribute Only 4%, Why So Much Hue And Cry, Asks SC

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.

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Be ‘Severe’

Nov 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.

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03 November, 2021

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


23 September, 2021

Centre Holds Meeting With States Over Stubble Burning Pollution Mitigation

Outlook Web Desk

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav deliberates with governments of Delhi and its neighbouring states including Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.


09 September, 2021

Delhi's 'Winter Action Plan' To Fight Pollution Will Be Ready By September 30: Gopal Rai

Outlook Web Bureau

The Winter Action Plan will focus on 10 points, including stubble burning, pollution hotspots, working of smog tower and vehicular and dust pollution.


08 September, 2021

Delhi Environment Minister To Hold Meeting On Air Pollution, Stubble Burning Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

At the meeting, the city government's strategy to deal with stubble burning and pollution in winter will be discussed


04 December, 2020

Delhi's Air Pollution Remains High Despite No Stubble Burning: Prakash Javadekar

PTI

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.


02 December, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Inches Closer To 'Severe' Zone

PTI

The city's air quality index (AQI) was 381 at 9 am. The 24-hour average was 367 on Tuesday. It was 318 on Monday and 268 on Sunday.


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02 December, 2020

Power Minister Launches Hackathon To Deal With Farm Fires, Residue

PTI

The Hackathon has been organised by state-owned Energy Efficiency Service Ltd and NVVN (NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary of state-owned power giant NTPC Ltd


25 November, 2020

Punjab Sees Steep Rise In Stubble Burning This Year, Downward Trend In Haryana

PTI

Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.


25 November, 2020

Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category

PTI

The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.


15 November, 2020

Pollution Levels Higher In Delhi This Diwali As Compared To Last Year: CPCB

PTI

High instances of stubble burning also contributed to a rise in pollution levels this year, officials said.


15 November, 2020

Punjab Records Highest Stubble Burning Cases; Anger Over Farm Bills Major Reason

PTI

Punjab government official said, "farmers are not happy" as the ruling dispensation has not disbursed the financial incentive to prevent stubble burning.


11 November, 2020

Delhi Air Quality Slips Back To 'Very Poor' From 'Severe' Category

PTI

The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.


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09 November, 2020

Need To Enforce Existing Laws To Reduce Pollution On Emergency Basis: Panel On Air Quality

PTI

Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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