The Supreme Court today expressed its displeasure over the dilapidated state of affairs concerning the extent of high pollution in the coastal waters of Mumbai on account of operational deficiencies, delay in connecting 100 percent sewer networks
The Bench said, "We don't know what your commission is doing but people in Delhi are not happy." In the last hearing, the Central government had sought time to submit its report on how the new ordinance against air pollution has worked so far in a few days.
The Calcutta High Court has issued a new order regarding firecrackers due to the Corona epidemic. Yesterday, the court banned fireworks in West Bengal for this Diwali. The court said in its order that selling and bursting of firecrackers in West Bengal will be prohibited this year.
The Delhi High Court today directed the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to treat as a representation a plea seeking a ban on bursting of crackers and burning effigies of Ravana during the festival of Diwali.
The stubble burning issue has gone to two courts now: the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court. Today, a petition was filed in the top court seeking directions to authorities to take immediate steps to prevent the stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.