Green Firecrackers
News  /  Published 10.11.21

Dos and don’ts to observe Chhath Puja in Kolkata

Chhath Puja will be observed at dusk on Wednesday and at dawn on Thursday. The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Calcutta High Court and the Supreme Court have imposed certain restrictions on the perform...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

What you can and can’t do on Diwali

Only green firecrackers can be burst between 8pm and 10pm on Diwali, according to orders issued by the Supreme Court and the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (PCB).  An FAQ published by the P...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

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 06.11.18

What Supreme Court said about firecrackers

The two-hour window fixed by the Supreme Court for Diwali fireworks and the warning by police that a violation could even lead to arrest has raised questions ranging from interpretation of the order t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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