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AAP govt sitting on unused Rs 1,500 crore green fund as Delhi battles toxic smog

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

Kejriwal-Khattar talks fruitful; will help Delhi tackle smog issue, says Haryana CM

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

Kejriwal meets Haryana CM Khattar, Delhi smog, stubble burning on agenda

The chief minister is accompanied by Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain and another senior official.

15 Nov 2017 11:04 AM

Delhi smog: AAP govt withdraws petition after NGT rejects odd-even exemptions

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

Ban diesel vehicles, close thermal power plants: EPAC to Delhi govt on air pollution

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


Supreme Court seeks Centre, states’ smog plan

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

SC issues notice to Centre, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi govt over pollution, stubble burning

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

As air quality deteriorates, SC to hear plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

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

No respite as pollution levels skyrocket in Delhi after brief let-up

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

Pollution level still in 'severe' category as dense smog shrouds Delhi

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


Hospitals fill up, residents gasp for breath as smog engulfs Delhi

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

Delhi smog control: Free travel in DTC, cluster buses during odd-even days

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the move will encourage people to switch to public transport.

10 Nov 2017 5:04 PM

Won't allow odd-even scheme unless proved effective: NGT raps Delhi govt

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

Odd-even rule in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17; women drivers exempt

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

Kejriwal a 'peculiar person', says Punjab CM amid Delhi smog row

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


Ready for odd-even rule if pollution remains 'severe plus' for 48 hrs: AAP govt

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

Kejriwal asks minister to shut schools, calls Delhi a 'gas chamber'

Delhi government also sought support from adjoining states, urging them to take steps to check stubble burning.

07 Nov 2017 2:38 PM

Delhi: 20 flights, 12 trains delayed as smog reduces visibility

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

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse' as stubble burning continues on outskirts

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

Mumbai: Shiv Sena slams SC ruling on sale of firecrackers

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