Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category
After almost five consecutive days of choking on toxic air, Delhi and neighbouring NCR on Sunday woke up to some respite with the Air Quality Index (AQI) improving to 'poor' category from 'severe' category on Saturday
Schools in Delhi and neighbouring Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida also reopened on Saturday after remaining shut for two days in view of a harmful spike in air pollution.
Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution
Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered the dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday.
Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers
Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to conduct random checks on three-wheelers running on polluting fuels and to file a report about it. It also said that the Odd-Even scheme may not be a permanent solution, especially when the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that cars constitute three percent of pollution levels.
Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism
According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker.
Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said a final call on extending the Odd-Even scheme would be taken on Monday as the air quality is expected to improve in the next two-three days
Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Odd-Even to end today: Supreme Court to hear petition challenging scheme today; Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla to appear before Parliamentary panel to discuss J&K, Ladakh situation; and more
The petition, filed by a Noida-based advocate, has alleged that the Delhi government's 1 November notification on the scheme also violates fundamental rights. It alleged that the odd-even rule violates citizens' rights to practice any profession, carry out any occupation, trade or business and to move freely throughout the country.
Delhi's air pollution has already caused irreversible lung damage in its youngest residents, and it’s only getting worse
Monuments may be yellowing and the weather worsening, but the biggest burden of air pollution is undoubtedly its impact on public health.
WHO Global Platform on Air Quality and Health data show that air pollution in New Delhi is 14.3 times over the safe limit set by the WHO.