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India  /  Published 09.12.19

SC partially lifts ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed construction activity in the Delhi-NCR region between 6am and 6pm, partially lifting its complete ban on it.A bench, comprising justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupt...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.11.19

SC asks states for report on air, water quality

The Supreme Court issued notices to all states on Monday seeking report on air quality, drinking water and garbage disposal, and asked the Centre to take concrete decision within 10 days on having smo...
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

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.19

Death by passivity: our response to pollution

I am sitting inside a room watching a grey afternoon full of smog. Occasionally a neighbour with a mask dares to walk out. It is not a winter fog hugging you as you walk around. Smog has a stigma atta...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.19

US mass shootings are not even a surprise any more

Sir — Mass shootings in the United States of America have become so common that when a gunman open fired in a high school in Santa Clarita, California last week, very few were surprised. In 46 weeks...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.19

Stubble-burning: onus on state governments

With spaces for dissent rapidly shrinking in India, it is not often that citizens are able to express their disapproval of governmental inaction or oppression without fear of punishment. It was thus h...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.19

Work-life balance makes business sense

Sir — At a time when long working hours have become the norm, Microsoft offices in Japan have proven that long hours are not equivalent to high productivity. For the month of August, the tech-giant ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 06.11.19

SC cracks whip on stubble burning

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the suggestion of attorney-general K.K. Venugopal that farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh be allowed to burn stubbles at notified zones on specific da...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Authorities have to be held responsible for failing to curb pollution: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it is a question of life and death of crores of people in Delhi-NCR region, which is facing severe air pollution, and the authorities have to be held responsible fo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Delhi air quality improves

Delhi breathed easier on Wednesday as pollution level dropped further due to clearer skies and moderate wind speed though weather experts feared a cloud cover at night and light drizzle could lead to ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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