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Runners expressed frustration at being forced to take precautions unnecessary elsewhere, like wearing masks that filter pollutants but also restrict breathing.
The government on Thursday brought in state-owned firms to begin finding a solution to the stubble burning issue and the consequent exacerbation of air pollution in the national capital.
The observation came as none of the authorities, including the city municipal bodies, were able to show they had complied with the court's urgent directions of last week.
Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas.
The national capital woke up to a moderate foggy Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 14.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the Met office said.
According to V Faye McNeill, associate professor of Chemical Engineering in the institute, the impact of the odd-even scheme fizzles out eventually as drivers find ways around the restrictions.
SC to hear fresh plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR; NGT says no review plea on odd-even scheme filed
The fresh plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.
At least 69 trains were delayed, 22 rescheduled and eight trains were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.
Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.
Dust storm in the Middle East also behind Delhi smog crisis: System of Air Quality And Weather Forecasting And Research
A Centre-run pollution agency has identified a late October dust storm in the Middle East and stubble-burning in northern states as the prime factors behind the ongoing air pollution crisis in Delhi.
The scheme will be in place from 8 am to 8 pm and there will exemptions for women drivers and two-wheelers, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said.
WATCH | Smog leads to three pile-ups after collisions involving over 20 vehicles on Yamuna Expressway; 22 injured
Dense smog hampered visibility and led to three instances of pile-ups, involving over 20 vehicles, on the Yamuna expressway resulting in injuries to at least 22 people.
Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia all outdoor activities in schools, including morning and afternoon assemblies, have been suspended.
Long power cuts due to grid failure or a natural calamity can cause disruption in mobile telephony services in Delhi NCR.
The passengers will be picked up from the bus bays only and not from any other place at the terminals, a DTIDC official said.