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NGT pulls up Delhi, UP, Haryana govts as capital's air pollution reaches dangerous levels
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NGT pulls up Delhi, UP, Haryana govts as capital's air pollution reaches dangerous levels

As the national capital reeled under heavy smog, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday took governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to task.

Delhi air quality back in 'severe' category at several places after short-lived relief from pollution
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Delhi air quality back in 'severe' category at several places after short-lived relief from pollution

Delhi 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.

Delhi pollution: Putting farmers in jail for crop burning not the solution, amicus curiae tells SC
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Delhi pollution: Putting farmers in jail for crop burning not the solution, amicus curiae tells SC

Husk 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

NGT takes stern view of crop burning, but farmers in Punjab and Haryana say they have little choice
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NGT takes stern view of crop burning, but farmers in Punjab and Haryana say they have little choice

While 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.

Delhi pollution: Before blaming farmers, take a look at what is choking them
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Delhi pollution: Before blaming farmers, take a look at what is choking them

If 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.