Firecracker Ban
India  /  Published 23.09.22

Firecrackers ban challenged

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on October 10 a plea filed by BJP MP Manoj Tiwari against the Delhi government's decision banning the storage, sale, and use of all types of firecrackers...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.22

Delhi: Ban on firecrackers

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said the production, sale and use of all types of firecrackers will be banned in the national capital till January 1. He said the ban extends to onli...
By PTI in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 19.11.21

3 years of Diwali sans crackers at New Town complex

Children of Eastern High have been celebrating Diwali without crackers for — not one but — three years now. They have been spreading the glow by collectively lighting diyas instead. This ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 13.11.21

Mizoram bans firecrackers

Mizoram banned firecrackers, sky lanterns and other pyrotechnic materials during the festive season, an official said on Saturday. The state government also banned the sale and possession of toy guns...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aizawl

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Cloudy sky adds to Kolkata’s air quality woes

Air quality in several parts of the city stayed between poor and severe for long hours from late Thursday to Friday morning. The cloudy sky along with very low wind speed, which is characteristic of ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 12.11.21

Kolkata, Howrah suffer poor to very poor air quality on Chhath

The air quality at several monitoring stations in Kolkata and Howrah had dropped to poor or very poor between late Wednesday and early Thursday, around the time firecrackers were burst by Chhath worsh...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Violation of cracker and noise norms during Chhath Puja celebrations

Many Kolkatans woke up to the sound of blaring loudspeakers on Thursday morning and as many complained of incessant bursting of firecrackers in their neighbourhoods on Wednesday night and the next mor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Complaints over Chhath Puja noise violation in several parts of Kolkata

Complaints of bursting of banned firecrackers and use of loudspeakers were reported from several parts of the city on Wednesday. The city police headquarters at Lalbazar had received at least 10 such...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.11.21

Sixteen people held in Kolkata complexes for rooftop cracker fest on Diwali

Sixteen people were arrested from housing complexes in Lake Town, Bangur and Rajarhat on the northeastern fringes of Kolkata for bursting banned firecrackers on rooftops on Diwali, police said on Frid...
By Snehal Sengupta, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.11.21

Sellers play safe over court nod to green crackers on Diwali

And despite the rhetoric against Chinese goods, their products remain popular. “Chinese products are alive and kicking. The market would be dead without them,” he said. The highest seller ...
By Brinda Sarkar and Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake


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