Delhi Air Quality
India  /  Published 13.12.19

Highest December rainfall in 22 years in Delhi

The national capital on Friday recorded its highest 24-hour December rainfall in the last 22 years, which led to a dip in temperatures and pollution levels, meteorological department officials said.Th...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Air quality in Delhi-NCR 'very poor'

The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained 'very poor' on Friday and is expected to improve slightly over the next two days due to an increase in wind speed, officials said.Experts said the pollution level...
By PTI in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 20.11.19

Bad air days ahead: Pollution monitoring body

After weathering bad air days for long, Delhi registered comparatively low level of air pollution on Tuesday, but the relief is temporary. The government’s pollution monitoring body has forecast tha...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.19

No need for odd-even now: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday there is no need for the odd-even road rationing scheme as the pollution level in the city has come down now.The Delhi government brought the scheme...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Call to extend odd-even on Monday

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said a final call on extending the odd-even scheme would be taken on Monday.The overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was 552 at 2 pm, according to Safar, minis...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 08.12.18

Arrests for dust at NCR building sites

Eighteen people were arrested in Greater Noida on Saturday for allegedly violating the National Green Tribunal’s orders on checking air pollution and leaving construction materials uncovered, offici...
By PTI in Noida

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Union health minister silent on air quality

Even as Delhi and the National Capital Region are engulfed in a hazardous smog, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan - who also happens to be an ear, nose and throat surgeon - has other issues on hi...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi public health emergency

A Supreme Court-mandated panel on Friday declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned all construction activities till November 5.As pollution level in the region entered the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.18

Delhi's winter of simmering discontent

Flying into some cities you are afraid of the taxi-sharks that await you at the airport, in other cities it’s the cut-throats who will steal your luggage or rob you at gunpoint on the highway into t...
By Ruchir Joshi

Delhi  /  Published 10.11.18

Delhi air quality improves to ‘very poor’

Delhi’s air quality on Saturday upgraded to “very poor” from “severe” after local pollutants “reduced significantly” and the contribution from stubble burning remained “marginal” due...
By PTI in New Delhi


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