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Firecrackers ban: Supreme Court says need to consider both economic and health aspects of people

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.

published on : 15th August 2018

Supreme Court to examine whether there should be total 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.

published on : 1st August 2018

On May Day, worker killed in fireworks factory explosion in Tamil Nadu

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.

published on : 1st May 2018

Kochi: One dies in firecracker mishap at Karukutty

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.

published on : 17th April 2018

Supreme Court refuses to lift ban on bursting firecrackers in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

Earlier this month, the apex court decided to hear a plea seeking a ban on the use and manufacture of firecrackers across the country.

published on : 15th December 2017

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.

published on : 1st December 2017

Firecrackers bursting banned in Chandigarh except on Gurpurab

The fresh orders came a day after Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday allowed the bursting of firecrackers on November 4.

published on : 2nd November 2017

CAIT demands compensation post ban on sale of firecrackers

In a communication sent to Rajnath Singh, the CAIT asserted that firecracker traders in Delhi incurred huge losses.

published on : 16th October 2017

High Court gives time slot for bursting firecrackers in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

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.

published on : 13th October 2017

Politics behind Supreme Court's ban on sale of firecrackers: Tripura Governor

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.

published on : 11th October 2017

Chhattisgarh government bans use of firecrackers with high decibels during Diwali

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.

published on : 10th October 2017

Supreme Court changes order banning sale of fire crackers in Delhi-NCR

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).

published on : 12th September 2017