The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has amassed Rs 62 crore as one per cent cess from dealers selling diesel cars.
15 Nov 2017 5:11 PM
Meanwhile, Punjab CM snubbed Kejriwal's request to meet him and urged him to refrain from trying to politicise the issue.
15 Nov 2017 2:41 PM
The chief minister is accompanied by Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain and another senior official.
15 Nov 2017 11:04 AM
The government on Saturday had put Odd-Even on hold after the NGT objected to the exemptions granted to women and two-wheelers.
14 Nov 2017 1:40 PM
EPCA observed that stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana is a contributory factor but not the only problem during winter.
14 Nov 2017 8:22 AM
Another bench hearing a separate matter about pollution, said that the air situation in the smog-hit city was virtually like an “emergency”.
14 Nov 2017 1:42 AM
Delhi’s air quality index on Monday was 468, while the season’s worst air quality stood at 486 on November 9.
13 Nov 2017 3:49 PM
The fresh plea seeks direction to Centre and states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.
13 Nov 2017 11:10 AM
The pollution monitoring authorities said there may be some respite from Monday evening as surface winds will gain momentum.
12 Nov 2017 9:22 PM
The air quality is categorised as 'severe', when pollution level hits 401 or above, in the Air Quality Index (AQI).
12 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
In Delhi, local industry, coal-fired power plants and a growing number of cars on the roads have added to the crisis.
12 Nov 2017 2:49 PM
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the move will encourage people to switch to public transport.
10 Nov 2017 5:04 PM
NGT also asked the government to give an undertaking that it will roll out odd-even only when the particulate matter levels are over 300.
10 Nov 2017 4:15 PM
Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said the govt would not allow cab-aggregators to resort to surge pricing during the period in Delhi.
09 Nov 2017 7:28 PM
While Kejriwal insisted on a meeting with his Punjab and Haryana counterparts, Singh said that the issue can only be solved by the Centre.
09 Nov 2017 6:36 PM
Two wheelers will be exempted from the scheme like the last two phases of the odd-even rationing scheme, Gahlot said.
08 Nov 2017 8:09 PM
Delhi government also sought support from adjoining states, urging them to take steps to check stubble burning.
07 Nov 2017 2:38 PM
The last time air had turned 'severe' was on October 20, a day after Diwali festivities, when firecrackers were set off.
07 Nov 2017 12:59 PM
The sharp reek of burning stubble marks the onset of the pollution season in Delhi as air contaminants soar to dangerous levels.
19 Oct 2017 12:40 PM
The Shiv Sena asserted that until courts, Centre provide people with basic necessities, banning events and practices is pointless.
12 Oct 2017 11:53 AM