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Delhi's Air Quality Severe, But Immediate Relief Unlikely

Nov 09, 2020 PTI

The national capital's air quality is unlikely to improve with farm fires, slow wind speed, and festive season ahead.

SC Asks Centre To Ensure There's No Smog In Delhi

Nov 06, 2020 PTI

The top court had raised concern over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR

Air Pollution May Increase Covid-19 Cases In Delhi, Officials Warn Parliamentary Panel

On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index dropped to its worst level since December 2019.

Delhi's Air Quality 'Very Poor', May Improve Slightly

Nov 06, 2020 PTI

Experts said unfavourable meteorological conditions – calm winds and low temperatures – and smoke from farm fires in neighbouring states pushed the air quality index to the “severe” zone

CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali

Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.

04 November, 2020

Stubble Burning: Pusa Bio-decomposer Successful; Will Tell SC, Says Kejriwal


Delhi CM proposes bio-decomposing solution developed by Indian Agricultural Research Institute

04 November, 2020

West Bengal To Observe November 4 As Anti-Stubble Burning Day


The Agriculture department will also work towards dissuading farmers from burning stubble, the official said.

03 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Turns 'Very Poor' After Marginal Improvement


Air quality likely to dip on Wednesday and Thursday, monitoring agency warns.

02 November, 2020

Delhi Breathes A Little Easy As High Winds Clear Air


Government sets time for fireworks during Diwali, Christmas and New Year's eve

01 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Remains In The 'Very Poor' Category


‘Unusually high’ instances of farm fires in Haryana and UP have had an adverse impact on Delhi’s air quality, officials say.

30 October, 2020

Greening the Green Revolution – Stop Stubble Burning

Dr. Taradatt

Stubble-burning draws occasional attention of some urban activists and “breaking news” leading to one-off judicial intervention. But it is not difficult to find ways to un-root its causes and hold the real polluters accountable.


29 October, 2020

Have Come Out With Ordinance On Curbing Pollution, Centre Tells SC


Solicitor General Tushar Mehta apprised the bench of the Ordinance.

29 October, 2020

Stubble Burning Share In Delhi's Pollution Rise To 36%


The number of farm fires in neighbouring states was 2,912 on Wednesday, the highest so far this season, according to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor SAFAR.

27 October, 2020

Turn Stubble To Fodder: Himachal Varsity’s Solution To Ease Air Pollution

Ashwani Sharma

Use stubble to prepare silage and not burn it, says university VC.

26 October, 2020

SC Keeps In Abeyance Order To Set Up Panel To Monitor Stubble Burning


Centre’s plan for legislation to deal with air pollution, including stubble burning, prompts move.

21 October, 2020

Delhi's Pollution Levels Worsen, Air Quality Index Still In The 'Poor' Category


According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 268 on Wednesday morning.

17 October, 2020

Early Harvest, Labour Unavailability Due To COVID-19 Led To More Farm Fires This Time: Officials


Haryana has also recorded an increase in farm fires -- from around 1,200 incidents till October 16 last year to 2,016 this year.


16 October, 2020

Delhi Pollution Levels Dip Slightly; Stubble Burning Contribution Rises To 18%


With Delhi-NCR bracing for months of poor air quality, experts have warned that high levels of air pollution can aggravate the COVID-19 situation.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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