Green Crackers
News  /  Published 06.11.21

Focus on green fireworks production from April-May: Eco lobby

Prevention of the bursting of banned firecrackers is difficult to implement, said officials of the state pollution control board and environmentalists.  The only solution is prevention of the ma...
By Subhajoy Roy 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

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Odisha HC allows green crackers for 2 hours

The Orissa High Court on Monday granted permission for the sale and bursting of green crackers in the state during the Diwali festival on November 4. However, it restricted the bursting of crackers f...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.21

Mamata roots for green crackers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people to abide by the Supreme Court order and use only green crackers for celebrations on Kali Puja and Diwali. Setting aside the Calcutta ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.11.20

QR codes to identify green firecrackers

Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its orde...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Bengaluru


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.11.20

Crackers allowed only for two hours

Bursting of crackers during Diwali and other subsequent festivals this year will be allowed only for two hours during the night, the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) on Thursday notifie...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Green crackers can help curb pollution at Diwali

Sir — Now that Durga Puja is over, the next big festival — Diwali — is being eagerly awaited. It will be celebrated at the end of this month. Fortunately, the government has announced just in ti...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Jharkhand district heads to get Diwali note

For the first time this Diwali, Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) will give the state police and administration a detailed advisory on firecracker use in the wake of the recent Supreme C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 28.10.19

What pollution data reveal about Delhi's Diwali

The pollution data on Delhi's toxic Diwali air has thrown up a few confirmations. First, that PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels showed that a couple of days before Diwali, the crackers were out in some nei...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.10.18

Timings for bursting crackers in TN and Pondicherry to change

The Supreme Court on Tuesday modified its order fixing a slot of 8pm to 10pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali and said the timing will be changed in places like Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry but not e...
By PTI in New Delhi


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