Diwali 2020: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, others allow sale of green crackers, here’s what you need to know
Green crackers come in two categories: one without barium salt and the other with lesser quantities of barium. Both would lead to a 30 percent to 35 percent emission reduction
For Diwali, the government has urged the people to purchase only from licensed sellers. It also asked the people to not buy firecrackers from e-commerce websites.
Why ban just firecrackers when automobiles are major pollutants too, asks Supreme Court; posts matter for hearing on 3 April
Hinting at a rethink of the ban, Supreme Court on Tuesday asked why firecrackers should be targeted when automobiles could be the leading cause of pollution.
The BJP MP further asserted that he will burst crackers only when he finishes his Diwali rituals and not during the time stipulated by the Supreme Court