Delhi Air Pollution News

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Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, minimum temperature rises
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Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, minimum temperature rises

According to Ministry of Earth Science's air quality monitor SAFAR', the air quality is likely to improve from Friday onwards due to better wind speed.

'Giving you 24 hours or...': Supreme Court raps Centre, Delhi over rising air pollution levels
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'Giving you 24 hours or...': Supreme Court raps Centre, Delhi over rising air pollution levels

Data from the Central Pollution Control Board revealed that Delhi's air quality in November was the worst for the month in seven years

With an AQI of 362, Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; vehicles banned from entering Capital
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With an AQI of 362, Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; vehicles banned from entering Capital

The India Meteorological Department has said relief was unlikely until after Sunday when calm wind conditions are predicted to emerge making dispersion of pollutants difficult

‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution
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‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution

The oral remarks came in response to the submission of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi government, that stubble burning was one of the contributors to air pollution

Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR
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Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR recorded its air quality in the very poor category on Wednesday morning and no major improvement is likely until Sunday, authorities said.

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem
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Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem

Delhi's government has been vowing for years to clean up the city's air. The burning of agricultural waste in Delhi's neighbouring states — a major contributor to the city's pollution levels every winter — has continued despite a Supreme Court ban.

Delhi’s air pollution is a perennial problem; singling out Diwali firecrackers and stubble burning won’t help much
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Delhi’s air pollution is a perennial problem; singling out Diwali firecrackers and stubble burning won’t help much

Since the Central Pollution Control Board started measuring Delhi’s AQI in 2015, the city has had just 10 ‘good air’ days, five of which occurred during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in 2020