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Delhi air pollution: After EPCA criticism, AAP govt announces plan to roll out 2,000 new CNG buses within a year
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Delhi air pollution: After EPCA criticism, AAP govt announces plan to roll out 2,000 new CNG buses within a year

Censured by the Supreme Court-mandated EPCA for having done "too little" to augment the city's public transport, the Delhi government on Friday announced that 2,000 new CNG buses will be rolled out in next one year.

Delhi air pollution updates: Experts slam EPCA's decision to lift ban on construction, entry of trucks as knee-jerk reaction
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Delhi air pollution updates: Experts slam EPCA's decision to lift ban on construction, entry of trucks as knee-jerk reaction

Air quality remained outside the 'severe plus' category on Wednesday and if the trend prevails till Thursday, emergency measures such ban on construction and entry of trucks may be lifted.

Delhi pollution update: Air quality remains toxic as Kejriwal meets Khattar; decision on odd-even today
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Delhi pollution update: Air quality remains toxic as Kejriwal meets Khattar; decision on odd-even today

Smoggy conditions prevailed over Delhi restricting the visibility to 1,000 meters at around 8.30 am, but the politicking was in order.

Delhi govt sits over Rs 1,500 crore unused green fund even as toxic haze continues to choke capital
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Delhi govt sits over Rs 1,500 crore unused green fund even as toxic haze continues to choke capital

Authorities in Delhi have over Rs 1,500 crore, collected as green fund to combat air pollution, lying largely unused, even as the national capital struggles

Kejriwal, Khattar resolve to improve Delhi air quality; CMs discuss ways to check stubble burning, vehicular pollution
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Kejriwal, Khattar resolve to improve Delhi air quality; CMs discuss ways to check stubble burning, vehicular pollution

Kejriwal had earlier said that Khattar had invited him to Chandigarh today for the meeting as he could not meet him in Delhi because he was very busy.

Delhi to have BS-VI fuel by April next year to mitigate pollution; automobile firms wary of new deadline
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Delhi to have BS-VI fuel by April next year to mitigate pollution; automobile firms wary of new deadline

However, the automakers will not be hurried to change engine requirements because of the new deadlines as previous BS-IV grade are also capable to run on the new BS-VI fuel

Is Delhi's depleting air quality set to replicate a tragedy like London's 'Great Smog'?
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Is Delhi's depleting air quality set to replicate a tragedy like London's 'Great Smog'?

In London, smog killed because people faced breathing problems. But the toxins in Delhi's air could lead to long-term problems and chronic health disorders, and not just short-term health issues

Delhi smog: AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj reacts to HC order, says Centre refuses to allot parking space for buses
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Delhi smog: AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj reacts to HC order, says Centre refuses to allot parking space for buses

Aam Aadmi Party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj issued a statement on Delhi air pollution on Wednesday saying that the state government has no problem in spending money, but they need the cooperation of the Centre.

Delhi air pollution updates: Kejriwal arrives in Chandigarh to discuss smog situation, stubble burning with Khattar
India

Delhi air pollution updates: Kejriwal arrives in Chandigarh to discuss smog situation, stubble burning with Khattar

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution.

Delhi air pollution: As personal ambition and Centre-state politicking become priority, National Capital finds itself deep in crisis
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Delhi air pollution: As personal ambition and Centre-state politicking become priority, National Capital finds itself deep in crisis

Can political leadership at Centre and Delhi government set aside their political differences and unite on an issue which affects millions of people and impacts the capital's image around the world?

Delhi pollution: Nitin Gadkari says vehicles not for city should be diverted to cut traffic congestion
India

Delhi pollution: Nitin Gadkari says vehicles not for city should be diverted to cut traffic congestion

Amid rising pollution levels, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said traffic not destined for Delhi should be diverted from the capital to cut traffic congestion on city roads.

Delhi air pollution: HC seeks reply from AAP govt on plea for postponement of half marathon
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Delhi air pollution: HC seeks reply from AAP govt on plea for postponement of half marathon

Delhi HC sought a response from the city govt, police and DPCC after receiving a letter from IMA urging that the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon be postponed.

Delhi pollution: Rain, snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir to reduce smog in the capital, says Met office
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Delhi pollution: Rain, snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir to reduce smog in the capital, says Met office

The Regional Met Office on Tuesday said rain and snowfall forecast in Jammu and Kashmir will help reduce the smog and pollution levels in Delhi and its adjoining areas.

Delhi air quality back to 'severe plus' as Kejriwal and Khattar squabble; NGT to hear govt plea on odd-even rule today
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Delhi air quality back to 'severe plus' as Kejriwal and Khattar squabble; NGT to hear govt plea on odd-even rule today

As bickering and political deflections riddled the discussions around Delhi pollution and the odd-even rule, the air quality in Delhi-NCR was back to "severe-plus" or "emergency" category towards Monday evening

Delhi pollution: SC asks EPCA to devise comprehensive plan with focus on entire country
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Delhi pollution: SC asks EPCA to devise comprehensive plan with focus on entire country

When the apex court-appointed EPCA referred to its recent report on air pollution crisis in the Delhi-NCR, the top court said it was a "reactive report" and there was a need to have a comprehensive plan to tackle the issue.

Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'severe plus' category, toxicity may further rise
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Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'severe plus' category, toxicity may further rise

The air quality in Delhi-NCR was back to "severe-plus" or "emergency" category towards Monday evening and the monitoring agencies forecast a further rise in toxicity over the next few hours

Delhi smog: Schools reopen in capital even as air pollution continues to choke city
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Delhi smog: Schools reopen in capital even as air pollution continues to choke city

After remaining shut for almost a week citing toxic pollution levels in the air, schools in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad reopened on Monday.

As air quality remains severe, Delhi HC asks traffic police to ensure vehicles comply with pollution norms
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As air quality remains severe, Delhi HC asks traffic police to ensure vehicles comply with pollution norms

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the traffic police and the transport department of the AAP government to check whether vehicles on Delhi roads were compliant with pollution norms.

Delhi air pollution: AAP govt fails to file review petition on odd-even scheme in NGT today
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Delhi air pollution: AAP govt fails to file review petition on odd-even scheme in NGT today

The Delhi government on Monday did not file a review petition in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the odd-even ruling.

Delhi smog: Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda plans to move 'Right to Clean Air Bill' in Lok Sabha
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Delhi smog: Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda plans to move 'Right to Clean Air Bill' in Lok Sabha

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to constitute a committee