Stubble burning

‘Other states more to blame for pollution’: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

The CM also added that base data of Delhi air pollution in the last one year will be ready from April 1 next year.

published on : 18th October 2019

Data that stubble burning contributes just 10 per cent to Delhi pollution misleading: Kejriwal

The chief minister said these 'guessing games' should be stopped and the agencies should behave more responsibly about the figures and data they share.

published on : 16th October 2019

Kejriwal urges states, SC and NGT to do something about smoke from stubble burning

The Delhi government has announced an action plan, including measures such as the odd-even traffic rationing scheme, to curb pollution. 

published on : 14th October 2019

Stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and western UP: SC asks MoEF to file status report

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi touched the 301 marks by 10 pm on Sunday and during night, the air quality had plunged to the 'very poor' category.

published on : 14th October 2019

Stubble burning cases see a spike, Pakistan a culprit too 

Punjab so far has recorded 630 cases of stubble burning incidents till October 11 this year, while Haryana recorded 587 stubble burning incidents in the same period.

published on : 14th October 2019

Smoke from stubble burning in neighbouring states causing 'severe' pollution in Delhi: Kejriwal

In a series of tweets in Hindi, Kejriwal said that Delhi’s air pollution went down by 25 per cent in the remaining months of the year.

published on : 11th October 2019

Delhi pollution: Much needs to be done to deal with stubble burning, says Javadekar

Addressing a press conference here, the minister said the problem of stubble burning was old and steps have been taken to tackle it by the Modi government.

published on : 7th October 2019

Punjab warns farmers on stubble burning

The Agriculture Department has urged the Rural Development and Panchayats Department to ensure clean, green and pollution-free environment by preventing stubble burning.

published on : 29th September 2019

Punjab to prevent stubble burning to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR

A 2018 survey reported 50,479 stubble fires, post-harvest, forcing Punjab government to form 5,250 farmers groups with a minimum of eight members each.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Plan afoot to reduce pollution from stubble burning, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Stubble burning, blamed mostly on neighbouring Punjab and Haryana, has been seen as the primary driving force behind the soaring air pollution levels in the national capital. 

published on : 1st September 2019

Punjab taking steps to counter stubble burning

This initiative of setting-up the plant near Dera Bassi at cost of `17 crore is expected to generate direct employment for around 75 people.

published on : 17th August 2019

NGT surprised over stubble burning at government institute in Jaipur, issues notice

The tribunal passed the order after taking note of a news report about stubble burning after harvesting of crops at Agricultural Research Institute in Jaipur.

published on : 31st May 2019

Air pollution from stubble burning costing India USD 30 billion annually: Study

The researchers observed that as crop burning increased in the northern Indian state of Haryana, respiratory health worsened.

published on : 4th March 2019

Stubble burning: Supreme Court asks Punjab and Haryana to consider doles 

The top court had said it would hear on January the plea seeking steps to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR caused by stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 21st February 2019

Government advances BS-VI fuel roll out in Delhi to April 2018 in bid to cut pollution

Vehicular emissions, as well as illegal crop burning in the farm states surrounding New Delhi, have caused air quality to deteriorate dramatically, prompting calls for tough action.

published on : 15th November 2017
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