Delhi air pollution hearing: 'Better to kill all in one go'; Supreme Court slams Punjab and Haryana govts for increase in stubble-burning
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta took serious note of stubble burning in the two states and said that the life span of millions of citizens has shortened and people are suffocating due to pollution in Delhi-NCR.
'Missing' posters of Gautam Gambhir found in Delhi's ITO after BJP MP skipped meet over air pollution crisis in National Capital
Apart from East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir, as many as 24 MPs from various parties and DDA vice-chairman Tarun Kapoor and all three MCD commissioners did not attend the meeting
Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category
After almost five consecutive days of choking on toxic air, Delhi and neighbouring NCR on Sunday woke up to some respite with the Air Quality Index (AQI) improving to 'poor' category from 'severe' category on Saturday
Firstpost looked at the AQI levels in Delhi between 1 November to 15 November to see how Delhi's air quality fared during the time the scheme was implemented.
Schools in Delhi and neighbouring Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida also reopened on Saturday after remaining shut for two days in view of a harmful spike in air pollution.
Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution
Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered the dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday.
Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers
Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to conduct random checks on three-wheelers running on polluting fuels and to file a report about it. It also said that the Odd-Even scheme may not be a permanent solution, especially when the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that cars constitute three percent of pollution levels.
Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism
According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker.
Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Odd-Even to end today: Supreme Court to hear petition challenging scheme today; Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla to appear before Parliamentary panel to discuss J&K, Ladakh situation; and more
The petition, filed by a Noida-based advocate, has alleged that the Delhi government's 1 November notification on the scheme also violates fundamental rights. It alleged that the odd-even rule violates citizens' rights to practice any profession, carry out any occupation, trade or business and to move freely throughout the country.
Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt; Odd-Even restrictions lifted in Delhi for Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra Governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt after BJP expresses inability to muster up numbers; Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces; and more
The Odd-Even rule in Delhi will remain suspended on 11 and 12 November in view of the celebrations for Guru Nanak Jayanti.
Arvind Kejriwal govt to take decision on lifting Odd-Even rule on Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary today
Arvind Kejriwal said his government respects the feelings of the Sikh community and that a decision on lifting the Odd-Even rule on 11 and 12 November to ensure a hassle-free commute on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev will be taken by Friday.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to inaugurate much-awaited Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; IMA calls for 24-hour shutdown in Karnataka to extend support to striking doctors in Bengaluru; and more
Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a total 406 challans on the third day of Odd-Even vehicle scheme
Delhi air pollution updates: 'Stop stubble burning on priority', SC directs Punjab, Haryana, UP to give incentives, subsidised machinery to farmers
SC on Delhi air pollution LIVE Updates: A Special Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday directed the Haryana, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh governments to provide an incentive of Rs 100 per quintal to the states' farmers in seven days.
Delhi air pollution: SC gives Punjab, Haryana 7 days to implement action plan, says it is question of life or death for crores
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court hearing petitions regarding the rising levels of air pollution in Delhi, on Wednesday gave the authorities seven days to formulate a plan to buy crop from cultivators.
Day two of Odd-Even scheme: 384 challans issued in Delhi till 2 pm; Manish Sisodia says public 'religiously following' rule
According to official data, 384 challans have been issued in Delhi till 2 pm on Tuesday, while on Monday, the first day of the odd-even implementation, 271 challans were issued
Delhi pollution: PMO sets up panel to monitor air quality in National Capital as smog lifts, visibility levels improve to 'normal'
Amid a flurry of activity from various authorities to try to combat the alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi, the smog lifted on Tuesday after a week-long siege in the National Capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that winds gusting up to 25 kilometres per hour were 'flushing pollutants out faster'
Delhi Air Pollution Updates: NGT recommends compensation to daily-wage workers after SC bans construction, demolition activities in National Capital
Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday recommended to the Centre that a stipend or compensation be given to daily-wage labourers who have become unemployed as a result of the ban on construction activities to bring down the severe pollution levels in Delhi.