Stubble Burning
West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Ban on stubble burning

The violators are to be prosecuted under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and can land in jail...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.19

Economics often trumps environment protection

Legislation on the environment tends to be knee-jerk and, as a result, ill-thought out and badly implemented...
By The Editorial Board

Bihar  /  Published 09.12.18

Stubble becomes burning issue in Patna

Practice blamed for Delhi’s dirty air reaches Patna district, CM Nitish Kumar rings alarm...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Health  /  Published 04.03.19

Stubble burning health cost: $30bn a year

Economic losses from exposure to air pollution linked to firecracker burning is at around $7 billion a year...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.18

In pictures: North India goes up in smoke

The anti-pollution mask is now a Diwali wardrobe essential, along with silks and gold. And Indians respond with a shrug and firecrackers...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi



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