Delhi Smog

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.

published on : 13th November 2017

Rain may bring some respite from smog soon in Delhi

After a relative respite on Saturday, the national capital was enveloped in a thick blanket of smog on Sunday due to high levels of humidity.

published on : 13th November 2017

Air quality remains ‘severe’ in Delhi, NCR on Sunday

Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 12th November 2017

AAP says Punjab stubble burning is not causing Delhi smog, but industrial and vehicle pollution

The Aam Aadmi Party said the smog in Delhi is not due to stubble burning in Punjab, but is being caused by industrial and vehicle pollution.

published on : 10th November 2017

No need to panic over air pollution in Delhi: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

The minister, said it was expected that in another 24 hours things would be under control due to measures being undertaken by various government agencies.

published on : 9th November 2017

High Court issues emergency directions to curb killer fog in Delhi

Calling it an "emergency situation", the bench asked the government to consider the option of "cloud seeding" to induce rainfall artificially, as an immediate step.

published on : 9th November 2017

Stubble burning the main villain behind poor air in Delhi: High Court

The High Court said October to January was a "critical period" when the air quality in Delhi is poor due to the weather conditions and the stubble during this period acted as a 'trigger'.

published on : 7th November 2017