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Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC pulls up Centre and state governments; bans stubble burning in Northern India

The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre as well as the State governments for their failure to curb air pollution in Delhi despite...
Traffic police wearing pollution mask

Air Pollution: Supreme Court issues directives for saving Delhi-NCR

The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta on Friday took on record the joint affidavit submitted on behalf of Ministry of Environment,...
Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Stubble Burning – The Problem and Solutions

By Pravir Kumar The whole country is concerned about the thick smog enveloping North India, especially the National Capital Region (NCR). Apart from factors like...

Air Pollution in Delhi: Every Breath You Take

Above: Haze near India Gate that poses a major health risk/Photo: UNI Delhi and its adjoining areas are facing an unprecedented crisis as pollution levels...

Supreme Court to hear pollution complaint on Bandra Worli Sea Link

Supreme Court today admitted the appeal against a judgement of the National Green Tribunal which had disposed of an application stating the issue of...
Illustration by Rajendra Kumar

Stickers for Vehicles: Colour My World

Above: Illustration by Rajendra Kumar In an effort to stem air pollution, a scheme was introduced for NCR states to have colour-coded stickers on all...
A grey haze over a busy road/Photo: UNI

Air Pollution: Time Running Out

Above: A grey haze over a busy road/Photo: UNI Despite Delhi falling in the “severe” to “poor” category for more than 300 days a year,...
The PRR project will decongest traffic and reduce air pollution in Bengaluru/Photo: Youtube

Peripheral Ring Road: Going Round in Circles

Above: The PRR project will decongest traffic and reduce air pollution in Bengaluru/Photo: Youtube Whether the traffic nightmare in Bengaluru will ease or not depends...
Delhi Smog

National Clean Air Programme: No Goal in Sight

Above: Smoggy skies over Delhi The lack of a legal mandate and clear fiscal strategy coupled with a meagre Rs 300 crore allocation means...
Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The government has acknowledged the need to set targets and show the resolve to reduce particulate matter, but unless there...

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...
National Green Tribunal

SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt For Inaction on NGT’s 2015 Order

The Supreme Court came down hard on the Delhi government for its failure to control the use of old vehicles which were banned by...
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...
Delhi Metro

Centre to Delhi HC: 704 metro coaches have already been commissioned for curbing air...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has added 906 new coaches to its trains, out of which 704 coaches have already been...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

In the environmental issue of Delhi, the deteriorating air quality, nothing has been done by the Centre to date to ameliorate the pain of...
Air pollution matter: No counsel appears for Delhi govt, SC imposes Rs 1 lakh fine

Air pollution matter: No counsel appears for Delhi govt, SC imposes Rs 1 lakh...

The apex court on Monday (July 9) imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the Delhi government as no counsel appeared on behalf...
Allahabad-High-Court

Cancer deaths due to pollution in Ramganga river: Allahabad HC seeks replies from DM,...

Above: Allahabad HC   The Allahabad High Court on Monday (June 25) sought replies from District Magistrate, Bareilly, Chief Medical Officer, Bareilly and Pollution Control...
Polluting Badarpur power plant offers afforestation in lieu of closure

Polluting Badarpur power plant offers afforestation in lieu of closure

The issue of the hugely polluting Badarpur Thermal power plant, which was closed down during the massive Delhi smog (and restarted on March 16,...

Bus stand pollution in Meerut: NGT’s earlier judgment on air quality will form plinth

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday (January 12) took up a case of pollution created by a bus stand in Meerut. It was...
A stainless steel factory in New Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

SC tells Centre to apprise it of efforts to curb air pollution

Above: A stainless steel factory in New Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on Monday...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

Delhi HC takes note of air pollution due to crop burning

It is now a fact that one of the major reasons for polluted air in Delhi is stubble burning in the neighbouring states of...
(L-R) A metro train zooms past smog in New Delhi; A couple wearing mask to avoid dangers of smog. Photo: Anil Shakya

Scourge of the Smog

The Big, Bad Pollution Haze in Delhi and NCR left millions with a choked feeling, watery eyes or seriously sick. When will the laws...

'Air pollution' - 22 News Results

Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC pulls up Centre and state governments; bans stubble burning in Northern India

The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre as well as the State governments for their failure to curb air pollution in Delhi despite...
Traffic police wearing pollution mask

Air Pollution: Supreme Court issues directives for saving Delhi-NCR

The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta on Friday took on record the joint affidavit submitted on behalf of Ministry of Environment,...
Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Stubble Burning – The Problem and Solutions

By Pravir Kumar The whole country is concerned about the thick smog enveloping North India, especially the National Capital Region (NCR). Apart from factors like...

Air Pollution in Delhi: Every Breath You Take

Above: Haze near India Gate that poses a major health risk/Photo: UNI Delhi and its adjoining areas are facing an unprecedented crisis as pollution levels...

Supreme Court to hear pollution complaint on Bandra Worli Sea Link

Supreme Court today admitted the appeal against a judgement of the National Green Tribunal which had disposed of an application stating the issue of...
Illustration by Rajendra Kumar

Stickers for Vehicles: Colour My World

Above: Illustration by Rajendra Kumar In an effort to stem air pollution, a scheme was introduced for NCR states to have colour-coded stickers on all...
A grey haze over a busy road/Photo: UNI

Air Pollution: Time Running Out

Above: A grey haze over a busy road/Photo: UNI Despite Delhi falling in the “severe” to “poor” category for more than 300 days a year,...
The PRR project will decongest traffic and reduce air pollution in Bengaluru/Photo: Youtube

Peripheral Ring Road: Going Round in Circles

Above: The PRR project will decongest traffic and reduce air pollution in Bengaluru/Photo: Youtube Whether the traffic nightmare in Bengaluru will ease or not depends...
Delhi Smog

National Clean Air Programme: No Goal in Sight

Above: Smoggy skies over Delhi The lack of a legal mandate and clear fiscal strategy coupled with a meagre Rs 300 crore allocation means...
Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Air Pollution: Promises to Keep

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The government has acknowledged the need to set targets and show the resolve to reduce particulate matter, but unless there...

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...
National Green Tribunal

SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt For Inaction on NGT’s 2015 Order

The Supreme Court came down hard on the Delhi government for its failure to control the use of old vehicles which were banned by...
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...
Delhi Metro

Centre to Delhi HC: 704 metro coaches have already been commissioned for curbing air...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has added 906 new coaches to its trains, out of which 704 coaches have already been...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

In the environmental issue of Delhi, the deteriorating air quality, nothing has been done by the Centre to date to ameliorate the pain of...
Air pollution matter: No counsel appears for Delhi govt, SC imposes Rs 1 lakh fine

Air pollution matter: No counsel appears for Delhi govt, SC imposes Rs 1 lakh...

The apex court on Monday (July 9) imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the Delhi government as no counsel appeared on behalf...
Allahabad-High-Court

Cancer deaths due to pollution in Ramganga river: Allahabad HC seeks replies from DM,...

Above: Allahabad HC   The Allahabad High Court on Monday (June 25) sought replies from District Magistrate, Bareilly, Chief Medical Officer, Bareilly and Pollution Control...
Polluting Badarpur power plant offers afforestation in lieu of closure

Polluting Badarpur power plant offers afforestation in lieu of closure

The issue of the hugely polluting Badarpur Thermal power plant, which was closed down during the massive Delhi smog (and restarted on March 16,...

Bus stand pollution in Meerut: NGT’s earlier judgment on air quality will form plinth

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday (January 12) took up a case of pollution created by a bus stand in Meerut. It was...
A stainless steel factory in New Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

SC tells Centre to apprise it of efforts to curb air pollution

Above: A stainless steel factory in New Delhi. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on Monday...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

Delhi HC takes note of air pollution due to crop burning

It is now a fact that one of the major reasons for polluted air in Delhi is stubble burning in the neighbouring states of...
(L-R) A metro train zooms past smog in New Delhi; A couple wearing mask to avoid dangers of smog. Photo: Anil Shakya

Scourge of the Smog

The Big, Bad Pollution Haze in Delhi and NCR left millions with a choked feeling, watery eyes or seriously sick. When will the laws...

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