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India's tallest rubbish mountain in Delhi to rise higher than Taj Mahal

Taking up the area of more than 40 football pitches, Ghazipur rises by nearly 10 metres a year.

04 Jun 2019 2:47 PM

‘Don’t wish to settle in Delhi, it has become gas chamber’ says SC judge

Justice Arun Mishra said, 'In the morning and evening, there is so much pollution and traffic congestion.'

18 Jan 2019 7:43 PM

Delhi records year’s lowest pollution level after rainfall

According to the CPCB data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 347.

06 Jan 2019 1:02 PM

'If need arises, we will soon implement odd-even scheme again': Kejriwal

The odd-even scheme was first introduced in the capital in 2015.

25 Dec 2018 4:16 PM

Delhi pollution: Air purifiers, masks only for rich, poor suffer in silence

It’s maximum exposure for millions of people who are bearing the brunt of hazardous air quality, say experts.

03 Dec 2018 1:04 AM


No respite as city air remains ‘very poor’

Pollution watchdog CPCB also noted that actions of the public and enforcement bodies have been “inadequate” in curbing pollution.

22 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

Delhi's overall air quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' pollution

According to the Centre-run SAFAR, the overall air quality index in the city was recorded at 387, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

21 Nov 2018 12:36 PM

On Delhi air, govt to consider artificial rain if situation worsens

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Tuesday due to unfavourable wind and high humidity, authorities said.

20 Nov 2018 1:44 PM

After short respite due to rains, Delhi air deteriorates

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed the overall AQI at a “poor” 282.

17 Nov 2018 1:11 AM

Delhi air quality improves after overnight rains

Twenty-eight areas in Delhi recorded “very poor” air quality, while three areas recorded “poor” category, the data said.

15 Nov 2018 1:10 AM


Supreme Court ban on firecrackers goes up in smoke

City records worst air quality of year, 10 times permissible limit.

09 Nov 2018 12:31 AM

Thick haze engulfs Delhi as SC’s cracker curbs violated on Diwali

SC had allowed bursting of crackers from 8 pm to 10 pm only and also manufacture, sale of only ‘green crackers’.

08 Nov 2018 8:16 AM

CPCB mulls ‘artificial rain’ in Delhi to tackle pollution

Proposal to ban entry of heavy vehicles in capital after Diwali.

07 Nov 2018 12:43 AM

Delhi records season’s worst air quality ahead of Diwali

The air quality turned severe for the first time this season on October 30.

06 Nov 2018 1:03 AM

'Pollution in Delhi same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day,' says expert

To showcase the ill effects of air pollution, an installation depicting human lungs was unveiled at a city hospital Saturday.

03 Nov 2018 9:11 PM


Ministers of four states skip meet on Delhi pollution

Vardhan said that despite a decrease in incidents of stubble burning by 30 per cent as compared to the previous year more still needs to be done.

02 Nov 2018 6:11 AM

Punjab, Haryana ministers skip key pollution meet

Hussain asked for cooperation from all the neighbouring states in combating the deteriorating air quality.

02 Nov 2018 1:36 AM

Pollution fight: DMRC plans 4,831 trips/day

It includes 14 Metro trains with 730 trips on newly introduced Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake section of Pink Line.

02 Nov 2018 1:33 AM

Plan to ban private cars to fight Delhi pollution

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 3 pm was 401, falling in the ‘severe’ category, the highest this season.

31 Oct 2018 12:54 AM

May stop private vehicles in Delhi if pollution gets worse, says official

Delhi air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday due to stubble burning, vehicular exhaust and a drop-off in wind speeds.

30 Oct 2018 5:43 PM