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Air Pollution
India  /  Published 17.11.21

'Will quash FIRs against farmers'

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday promised farmers to drop old cases of stubble burning against them but asked them not to set the paddy straw on fire in future. The chief min...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Pollution: BJP blames AAP

The BJP on Wednesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his handling of severe pollution in the national capital as it cited figures to allege that the city government spent 4,000 times ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Foul air: Centre for pool cars

The Centre on Wednesday proposed a slew of measures in the Supreme Court including a ban on entry of all trucks in the national capital except vehicles carrying essential goods, shutting of schools an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Delhi pollution: Rai to chair meet

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will chair a high-level meeting of departments concerned with regard to the latest directions issued by the Commission of Air Quality Management to contain air pol...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Delhi: Schools, colleges closed

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) late on Tuesday night directed that schools, colleges and educational institutions in the National Capital Region will remain closed until further orde...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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News  /  Published 17.11.21

Winter steps listed for Kolkata air quality

An environment activist has written to senior state government officials suggesting a few measures this winter to ensure that Kolkata’s air quality stays within safe limits. Bonani Kakkar, who ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 16.11.21

Don't blame farmers: Tikait

Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Tuesday said farmers or stubble burning should not be blamed for air pollution, citing a Supreme Court observation. The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) national...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ghaziabad

India  /  Published 16.11.21

Pollution: Delhi extends campaign

The Delhi government has decided to extend the "Red Light On, Gaddi Off" campaign by 15 days in view of the rising pollution levels in the national capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.11.21

Work from home order over Delhi pollution

“In fact, the cat is out of the bag. The farmers’ stubble burning contributes to only four per cent of the pollution, as per the chart given to us by the Union government. So we are target...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.21

Delhi pollution: Schools shut for a week, no construction works

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced various emergency measures, including closure of schools for a week, ban on construction activities and work from home for government employe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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