- Tag results for firecrackers
The top court said the Article 21 (right to life) of Constitution applies to both segments of people and it needs to maintain a balance while considering a countrywide ban on firecrackers.
The Supreme Court today said around 20-25 per cent of children in the city suffer from respiratory problems due to abnormally high levels of pollution during the Diwali festival.
Workers were engaged in mixing highly inflammable chemicals for making fancy varieties of crackers, when fire engulfed one of the manufacturing units inside the Karpagaraja fireworks factory.
A 23-year-old was killed and two others suffered serious burn injuries after the firecrackers stored in a building as part of a chapel feast caught fire accidentally in Angamaly on Sunday night.
Earlier this month, the apex court decided to hear a plea seeking a ban on the use and manufacture of firecrackers across the country.
Raipur diaries: Hotels to let non-customers use toilets, ban on firecrackers, spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev on 'Save Water' mission
It seems the civic authorities in Raipur will do whatever it takes to make sure the city figures among the top ranks in the next cleanliness survey.
The fresh orders came a day after Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday allowed the bursting of firecrackers on November 4.
In a communication sent to Rajnath Singh, the CAIT asserted that firecracker traders in Delhi incurred huge losses.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ordered bursting of firecrackers in the two states and Union Territory Chandigarh only between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
Tathagata Roy particularly targeted the petitioners and “award-wapasi people” who are trying to get the minority vote-bank and the fact that Diwali is celebrated only on one day and isn't an issue.
A special public awareness campaign will be undertaken seeking support of people to prevent air and sound pollution during the ensuing festival in the state.
The Supreme Court today lifted "for the time being" its order of suspending the permanent licences for sale and retail of fire crackers within the National Capital Region (NCR).