Stubble Burning
India  /  Published 25.11.21

Supreme Court raps govt on pollution

The Supreme Court on Wednesday chided the Centre, Delhi and the NCR states for resorting to ad hoc measures to tackle pollution and asked bureaucrats to work out a permanent solution by interacting wi...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

'Will quash FIRs against farmers'

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday promised farmers to drop old cases of stubble burning against them but asked them not to set the paddy straw on fire in future. The chief min...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

News  /  Published 16.11.21

Stubble burning worry across New Town

Empty plots and grasslands in New Town are all owned by the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) while NKDA provides civic services to all three action areas of New Town. Burning of...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.21

Novel approach: Stubble burning

Credit must be given where it is due. In an innovative move, the Centre’s apex farm research body, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, has devised a scheme to encourage farmers to adopt...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 13.09.21

Kejriwal glare on stubble burning

An audit by a central agency in Delhi has found the use of Pusa bio-decomposer, a microbial solution for stubble management, highly effective, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday, and urged ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 30.12.20

Farm talks: agreement on two peripheral issues

The government and farm unions reached some common ground on Wednesday to resolve protesting farmers’ concerns over rise in power tariff and penalties for stubble burning, but the two sides rema...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Plea in Green Tribunal against stubble burning

On Wednesday, environmentalist Subhas Datta filed a public interest litigation before the eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal, alleging large scale crop residue cum stubble burning in va...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 11.11.20

Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category

  Delhi's air quality slipped back into the very poor category on Wednesday after remaining in the severe zone for six days on the trot, with a change in the wind direction reducing the cont...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.20

UP farmers fume at stubble whip

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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


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