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Going Crackers

It’s that time of the year when everybody goes a bit crackers, looking to add some sparkle to the Diwali celebrations. However, thanks to...

Diwali Over, It’s Back To Courts For Judges And VIP Felons

After the weeklong Diwali break, courts from the highest in the land to those at the district level will reassemble to hear a clutch...
Supreme Court

Flagrant Violations Of SC Fireworks Orders All Across NCR

Despite the Supreme Court imposing strict restrictions on the timings and use of firecrackers during Diwali, Delhi and surrounding areas were engulfed in a...

Pollution in NCR: Capital Punishment

Above: The November smog takes away the shine of Delhi’s iconic India Gate area/Photo: UNI It is that time of the year when Delhi and...
Supreme Court

SC stays firm, says only green fire crackers to be allowed for Diwali

Supreme Court refuses to dilute ban on fire crackers, rejects plea to allow sale of already manufactured barium-based crackers The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (October...
Firecrackers

SC allows States to decide time slot for bursting crackers; limit of 2 hours...

Several States had sought modification of the recent order on ban of e-retail of crackers and two-hour time limit for bursting fire crackers on...
Tamil Nadu Moves SC Seeking Relaxation of Firecrackers Timings

Tamil Nadu Moves SC Seeking Relaxation of Firecrackers Timings

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking relaxation of the two hour time limit for fireworks celebrations during Diwali. It...
Cracker Ban: Ready for a Green Diwali?

Cracker Ban: Ready for a Green Diwali?

Above: Shops will find it tough to procure green crackers at short notice/Photo: UNI The apex court has taken the middle path by avoiding a...
SC grants conditional nod for fire crackers, online sale banned

SC grants conditional nod for fire crackers, online sale banned

Supreme Court refuses a blanket ban on sale of fire crackers but says they can be burst only in designated areas and within the...
To Ban Or Not To Ban Firecrackers: SC Will Decide On Tuesday

To Ban Or Not To Ban Firecrackers: SC Will Decide On Tuesday

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday give verdict on multiple petitions that have sought a ban on the sale of firecrackers. The verdict is significant...
HEALTHY DIWALI!!

HEALTHY DIWALI!!

~By Inderjit Badhwar A few years ago, I wrote a cover story for India Legal which attracted widespread attention—both critical and laudatory. To use my...
Photo: Anil Shakya

Diwali Debate: Fire over Crackers

Has the Supreme Court’s firecracker sale ban given the government a rare chance to remedy the crisis of air pollution or is it an...
SC bans fireworks in Delhi-NCR region till November 1

SC bans fireworks in Delhi-NCR region till November 1

Above: People buying Diwali fire crackers in Kolkata (file picture). Photo: UNI Apex court holds earlier relaxation of the Justice Lokur-led bench in abeyance...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
Illustration: UdayShankar

Patriot Games

  By Dilip Bobb   Patriotism, to paraphrase a famous quote, is the last refuge of the politician. In India post-Uri, it has led to a series...

'Diwali' - 15 News Results

Going Crackers

It’s that time of the year when everybody goes a bit crackers, looking to add some sparkle to the Diwali celebrations. However, thanks to...

Diwali Over, It’s Back To Courts For Judges And VIP Felons

After the weeklong Diwali break, courts from the highest in the land to those at the district level will reassemble to hear a clutch...
Supreme Court

Flagrant Violations Of SC Fireworks Orders All Across NCR

Despite the Supreme Court imposing strict restrictions on the timings and use of firecrackers during Diwali, Delhi and surrounding areas were engulfed in a...

Pollution in NCR: Capital Punishment

Above: The November smog takes away the shine of Delhi’s iconic India Gate area/Photo: UNI It is that time of the year when Delhi and...
Supreme Court

SC stays firm, says only green fire crackers to be allowed for Diwali

Supreme Court refuses to dilute ban on fire crackers, rejects plea to allow sale of already manufactured barium-based crackers The Supreme Court, on Wednesday (October...
Firecrackers

SC allows States to decide time slot for bursting crackers; limit of 2 hours...

Several States had sought modification of the recent order on ban of e-retail of crackers and two-hour time limit for bursting fire crackers on...
Tamil Nadu Moves SC Seeking Relaxation of Firecrackers Timings

Tamil Nadu Moves SC Seeking Relaxation of Firecrackers Timings

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking relaxation of the two hour time limit for fireworks celebrations during Diwali. It...
Cracker Ban: Ready for a Green Diwali?

Cracker Ban: Ready for a Green Diwali?

Above: Shops will find it tough to procure green crackers at short notice/Photo: UNI The apex court has taken the middle path by avoiding a...
SC grants conditional nod for fire crackers, online sale banned

SC grants conditional nod for fire crackers, online sale banned

Supreme Court refuses a blanket ban on sale of fire crackers but says they can be burst only in designated areas and within the...
To Ban Or Not To Ban Firecrackers: SC Will Decide On Tuesday

To Ban Or Not To Ban Firecrackers: SC Will Decide On Tuesday

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday give verdict on multiple petitions that have sought a ban on the sale of firecrackers. The verdict is significant...
HEALTHY DIWALI!!

HEALTHY DIWALI!!

~By Inderjit Badhwar A few years ago, I wrote a cover story for India Legal which attracted widespread attention—both critical and laudatory. To use my...
Photo: Anil Shakya

Diwali Debate: Fire over Crackers

Has the Supreme Court’s firecracker sale ban given the government a rare chance to remedy the crisis of air pollution or is it an...
SC bans fireworks in Delhi-NCR region till November 1

SC bans fireworks in Delhi-NCR region till November 1

Above: People buying Diwali fire crackers in Kolkata (file picture). Photo: UNI Apex court holds earlier relaxation of the Justice Lokur-led bench in abeyance...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...
Illustration: UdayShankar

Patriot Games

  By Dilip Bobb   Patriotism, to paraphrase a famous quote, is the last refuge of the politician. In India post-Uri, it has led to a series...

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