The Delhi chief minister added that air pollution is the "biggest" reason behind the spike in COVID-19 cases in the city and said that the situation had been under control till 20 October
Government and experts said calm wind was exacerbating the effect of stubble burning and a "quick recovery" is not possible unless the number of farm fires reduces drastically
People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic
Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; pollution levels to worsen tomorrow, say authorities
SAFAR said a significant increase in the stubble-fire count was observed around Haryana, Punjab and other neighbouring regions of the National Capital
The IMD said that there are factors other than farm fires which are worsening the air quality in Delhi, such as vehicular pollution and waste burning
Punjab, Haryana officials say early harvest, shortage of labour force due to COVID-19 led to more farm fires this year
According to the Punjab Pollution Control Board, the state has recorded 4,585 farm fires this season so far, compared to 1,631 during the corresponding period last year
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Delhi Assembly polls: Will make National Capital pollution-free if re-elected, says Arvind Kejriwal at third town hall
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday assured that he will make the National Capital pollution-free in the next five years if re-elected in the upcoming Assembly polls, saying though a lot of work has been done by his government during its present term, much more needs to be achieved in the coming years.
The study also revealed that dust mites, moulds and harmful bacterias are also found in these homes.
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.
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Delhi is one of the world's most polluted cities, a sobering fact its residents are reminded of every winter when the visibility in the city is low and mostly remains engulfed by thick smog.
The air quality in Delhi and NCR region remained in the 'Severe' category on Thursday morning as the private and government-run schools in the national capital remained closed for Thursday and Wednesday
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Delhi air pollution: SC-mandated body orders closure of schools in Delhi-NCR on Thursday, Friday as AQI touches emergency levels
The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Wednesday ordered closure of schools in Delhi-NCR for the next two days as pollution in the region hovered close to emergency levels.
Pakistan's Lahore faces smog with AQI touching 447; Punjab province govt orders closure of schools amid criticism for lack of action
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Greenpeace says air pollution in Delhi didn’t drop by 25% as claimed by state govt, AAP dismisses report
The Delhi government's claim of a 25 percent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, Greenpeace India said on Thursday, inviting a quick rebuttal from city's ruling party which dismissed the NGO's report.
'You just want to sit in your ivory towers': SC hauls up Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh chief secretaries over stubble burning
"Can you permit people to die like this and make it fait accompli?", the Supreme Court said Wednesday, while blasting the representatives of governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for failing to prevent severe air pollution in Delhi-NCR on account of stubble burning.
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.