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.
It's time to strike balance between development, air pollution to minimise economic losses, health risks
Air pollution is a major health risk in India as it is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world. This imposes significant economic costs on its citizens.
Emission row: Volkswagen to object to certain recommendations of NGT panel, says vehicles from group BS-IV compliant
The company insisted that its vehicles were compliant with Indian emission norms and claimed that "the committee appointed by the NGT has accepted that Volkswagen Group India has not violated the permissible limits under BS-IV norms".
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says report
Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.