Banned Firecrackers
News  /  Published 22.10.22

Firecracker seller arrested from Tallah Bazi Bazar

According to court guidelines, only green crackers can be sold and purchased during Diwali, violating which could attract penal charges...
By Our Special Correspondent in Tallah

News  /  Published 22.10.22

Banned Diwali crackers still available in Maheshtala and Nungi markets

Several shop owners selling ‘green fireworks’ on the southern fringes of Kolkata said ‘all items’ were available...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Police crack down on cracker offenders on eve of Diwali

Banned firecrackers were still being sold and burst in pockets across the city since Wednesday evening...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.10.21

Celebration cannot be at cost of others' health: SC

The top court warned that top officials at various levels 'shall be held personally liable' for any lapses while also pointing at the blatant violation going on...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Firecrackers: SC raps makers

Bench grants one more opportunity to manufacturers to put forward their case with respect to the findings of the central agency...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.09.21

Delhi govt bans firecrackers

The move comes as preventive measure to check the ‘dangerous pollution level’ of the national capital...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Pollution control board lists cracker hotspots

The PCB, like earlier years, will maintain a control room to accept complaints and have mobile teams on the road to locate violations...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

Top court upholds cracker ban order

The top court said the high court’s decision was justified as people’s lives could not be imperiled, although it agreed that festivals were an important facet of India’s culture...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

Dial 100 to report cracker ban flout

9432610444: The other police helpline...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Blanket ban on firecrackers easier to enforce: Cops

Law-enforcement agencies will shift their focus on cracking down on the points of sale without having to waste time or energy to differentiate between legal and illegal crackers...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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