Firecracker(Search results - 48)
Top StoriesDec 24, 2020, 10:06 AM IST
Rajasthan imposes night curfew on December 31, no New Year parties and burning crackers
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday had urged people to celebrate New Year’s Eve at home and avoid bursting firecrackers and mass gatherings in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
IndiaNov 20, 2020, 11:43 AM IST
Kangana Ranaut takes dig at Karnataka IPS officer Roopa Moudgil
After Karnataka IPS officer D Roopa Moudgil, supported the government’s decision to impose ban on firecrackers during Deepavali, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut said that police officers like her were a shame in the name of the force. "She should be suspended from the force," her tweet read.
IndiaNov 18, 2020, 12:46 PM IST
Twitter in the line of fire after suspending 'True Indology' again
Twitter has once again suspended popular Twitter account 'True Indology' hours after the user got into an argument with IPS Officer D Roopa over the ban on firecrackers by several states.
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 2:13 PM IST
Kolkata see improvement in post-Diwali air
Kolkata saw marked improvement in the post-Diwali air quality this year compared to 2019 following the ban on fire-crackers imposed by the Calcutta High Court.
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 1:38 PM IST
Seven-year-old girl dies of burn injuries during Kali puja celebrations in West Bengal
A seven-year-old girl died of burn injuries after a cracker exploded and her dress caught fire at her home in West Bengal's Malda district. Police have started a probe into the matter.
IndiaNov 15, 2020, 10:05 AM IST
Air pollution worsens as Delhi defies firecrackers ban
Bursting of firecrackers could be heard across Delhi and its neighbouring areas on Diwali night even though a ban was imposed on its sale and use in the national capital region in view of rising air pollution and COVID-19 pandemic.
LifestyleNov 13, 2020, 6:21 PM IST
Diwali 2020: Precautions to be taken for celebration
This year, a virus has made it difficult for us to do anything. Read on how you can take measures for Diwali 2020.
IndiaNov 13, 2020, 9:54 AM IST
Bengal police to impose penalty of Rs 1L for flouting firecracker ban
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) along with state police will take strict action against any person found bursting firecrackers during Kali Puja and Diwali this year. The violator could get a maximum jail term of five years and be fined up to Rs 1 lakh.
IndiaNov 12, 2020, 10:08 AM IST
West Bengal pollution board distributes GPS-fitted devices to track violation of firecracker ban
Over 1,000 GPS-fitted sound monitoring devices were distributed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board among different police stations in the state to track people violating the firecracker ban during Diwali and Kali puja.
IndiaNov 11, 2020, 1:42 PM IST
Calcutta HC bans Chhath Puja processions in West Bengal
The Calcutta high court on Tuesday (November 10) banned Chhath Puja processions across West Bengal. It has restricted the devotees from entering two of the largest lakes within the city, Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Sarobar.
IndiaNov 11, 2020, 12:40 PM IST
Supreme Court supports Calcutta HC’s order banning firecrackers use, sale in West Bengal
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 11) refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order banning the use and sale of firecrackers in West Bengal during Diwali, Chhath Puja, and Kali Puja.
IndiaNov 10, 2020, 11:16 AM IST
Kolkata’s Lalbazar issues SOP for bursting crackers during Diwali
Lalbazar issued an SOP on Monday (November 9) for all OCs asking to plan strict action against bursting of firecrackers during Diwali and suggesting a five-point action plan.
IndiaNov 9, 2020, 8:53 PM IST
CM Shivraj Chouhan: No restriction on firecrackers in MP, celebrate Lord Ram's return
Responding to a Twitter user's post seeking clarity about his stand on the issue, Shivraj Chouhan said: Madhya Pradesh is a state of happiness. Here, we never ban happiness. There is no restriction on firecrackers in the state. But yes, there is a ban on Chinese firecrackers. Celebrate the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya, burn firecrackers and celebrate Diwali with great pomp!"
IndiaNov 9, 2020, 11:43 AM IST
NGT bans use, sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 30
The NGT said there will be a total ban against sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the NCR from midnight of November 9 -10 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020. The order will also apply to all cities/towns in the country where the average of ambient air quality during November (as per available data of last year) was recorded in the 'poor' and above category.