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What is bureaucracy doing? Not closing this matter even if pollution goes down: SC on Delhi air pollution-dnmWhat is bureaucracy doing? Not closing this matter even if pollution goes down: SC on Delhi air pollution-dnm

What is bureaucracy doing? Not closing this matter even if pollution goes down: SC on Delhi air pollution

Observing that as a government lawyer and we judges are discussing this issue, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana questioned what is the bureaucracy doing? They can go on field talk to farmers, involve scientists and take a decision, suggested CJI.
 

Top Stories Nov 24, 2021, 12:23 PM IST

Haryana govt announces closure of schools in 4 cities till Nov 17 due to worsening air pollution crisis-dnmHaryana govt announces closure of schools in 4 cities till Nov 17 due to worsening air pollution crisis-dnm

Haryana govt announces closure of schools in 4 cities till Nov 17 due to worsening air pollution crisis

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court concluded that major culprits of air pollution in Delhi NCR are transport, industries, vehicular traffic apart from stubble burning in some areas.

Top Stories Nov 15, 2021, 3:54 PM IST

Delhi could witness worst smog episode in 2021  longest in four years Report gcwDelhi could witness worst smog episode in 2021  longest in four years Report gcw

Delhi could witness worst smog episode in 2021 , longest in four years: Report

According to Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director, CSE research and advocacy, the season's first smog incident was caused by a combination of poor weather, stubble burning, and firecrackers.

Top Stories Nov 11, 2021, 6:14 PM IST

Delhi air quality severe national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in IndiaDelhi air quality severe national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in India

Delhi air quality 'severe'; national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in India

Experts have warned that the pollution could adversely impact the Covid-19 situation in the national capital.

Top Stories Nov 6, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

Air quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab-dnmAir quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab-dnm

Air quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab

The Central Pollution Control Board's data showed the national capital recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 268.
 

Top Stories Oct 31, 2021, 2:32 PM IST

Farmers protest Farmer unions reject govt appeal, Delhis Chilla, Ghazipur borders remain closed-dnmFarmers protest Farmer unions reject govt appeal, Delhis Chilla, Ghazipur borders remain closed-dnm

Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions reject govt appeal, Delhi’s Chilla, Ghazipur borders remain closed

The government and farm unions reached some common ground on December 30 to resolve protesting farmers' concerns over rise in power tariff and penalties for stubble burning, but the two sides remained deadlocked over the main contentious issues of the repeal of three farm laws and a legal guarantee for MSP.

Top Stories Jan 1, 2021, 10:55 AM IST

Delhi CM urges PM Modi to intervene over stubble burning-dnmDelhi CM urges PM Modi to intervene over stubble burning-dnm

Delhi CM urges PM Modi to intervene over stubble burning

COVID-19 cases in Delhi decreasing since November 10 when the city recorded 8,593 fresh infections in a day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a coronavirus strategy meeting with heads of 8 worst-hit states.

India News Nov 24, 2020, 3:55 PM IST

Delhi chokes gain as air quality still in very poor category, pollution levels dip-dnmDelhi chokes gain as air quality still in very poor category, pollution levels dip-dnm

Delhi chokes gain as air quality still in ‘very poor’ category, pollution levels dip

The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 315 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 344 on Wednesday and 476 on Tuesday.

India Nov 12, 2020, 11:15 AM IST

Delhi chokes again as stubble burning continues-vpnDelhi chokes again as stubble burning continues-vpn

Delhi chokes again as stubble burning continues

According to Earth Sciences ministry's Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi, an increase in farm fires in Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring regions of Pakistan is also going to impact the air quality in Delhi-NCR. 
 

India Oct 13, 2020, 4:47 PM IST

Stubble burning: 19 farmers booked in Uttar Pradesh's SitapurStubble burning: 19 farmers booked in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur

Stubble burning: 19 farmers booked in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath sought replies from Superintendents of Police of 26 districts regarding incidents of stubble burning from October 1 to November 25 in 2018 and 2019. However, in the recent incident, Rs 2 lakh has been recovered from the farmers for burning stubble and sugarcane leaves in the state.

India Dec 16, 2019, 9:47 AM IST

Delhi: AQI remains severe, thick layer of smog covers national capitalDelhi: AQI remains severe, thick layer of smog covers national capital

Delhi: AQI remains severe, thick layer of smog covers national capital

Even as the odd-even scheme is implemented in Delhi, pollution levels are alarmingly high.

India Nov 16, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Smog canopies Delhi air quality remains under severe categorySmog canopies Delhi air quality remains under severe category

Smog canopies Delhi; air quality remains under ‘severe’ category

The air quality of Delhi took a major hit due to a combination of stubble burning, firecracker emissions and unfavourable meteorological conditions

India Nov 5, 2019, 3:39 PM IST

'Air pollution is heading towards Rajasthan, request Centre to consider it as a top priority,' says CM Gehlot'Air pollution is heading towards Rajasthan, request Centre to consider it as a top priority,' says CM Gehlot

'Air pollution is heading towards Rajasthan, request Centre to consider it as a top priority,' says CM Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot urged that Centre should consider air pollution as the top priority as it began to head towards Rajasthan

India Nov 4, 2019, 8:21 AM IST