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Aug 04, 2018
Haryana govt to launch statewide campaign against burning crop residue; farmers who obey to be felicitated on 15 AugustThe Haryana government on Friday said it will launch a massive campaign in the state to create awareness among farmers about proper management of crops residue and the ill effects of stubble burning in view of the ensuing paddy harvesting season.
Apr 03, 2018
NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt for failing to file action plan on crop burning reformsThe National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop them from burning crop residue to prevent air pollution
Dec 19, 2017
Stubble burning discussed in Rajya Sabha: Pratap Singh Bajwa urges Centre to give financial aid to farmersThe Rajya Sabha expressed concern over stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana causing environmental and health concerns in the National Capital Region (NCR)
Dec 08, 2017
Punjab faces flak from NGT for inaction over stubble burning issueAsking the Punjab government why it has not yet invited tenders to start biomass or pellet plants, NGT directed it to submit the steps it has taken to stop stubble burning
Nov 07, 2017
NGT pulls up Delhi, UP, Haryana govts as capital's air pollution reaches dangerous levelsAs the national capital reeled under heavy smog, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday took governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to task.
Nov 05, 2017
Delhi air quality back in 'severe' category at several places after short-lived relief from pollutionDelhi and NCR on Sunday saw a considerable dip in the air quality, which was back under 'severe' category at several places, while pollution levels at some places during morning hours were 12 to 19 times the permissible limit.
Oct 27, 2017
Delhi pollution: Putting farmers in jail for crop burning not the solution, amicus curiae tells SCHusk burning in Punjab and Haryana is a "huge problem" causing pollution in and around Delhi but taking punitive action against the farmers was not a solution to resolve the issue, the Supreme Court was told
Oct 08, 2017
NGT takes stern view of crop burning, but farmers in Punjab and Haryana say they have little choiceWhile the NGT coming down heavily on stubble-burning, farmers in both Punjab and Haryana say they have few options available to avoid burning the crop residue.
Nov 07, 2016
Delhi pollution: Before blaming farmers, take a look at what is choking themIf the common people in Delhi are dying little by little out of breathlessness, the poverty and helplessness of farmers is forcing them to commit suicide.