Delhi air

Kejriwal and Delhi's worsening air quality

According to Central Pollution Control Board, the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi stood at 447 as on November 4 evening. Speaking at a press conference, Kejriwal said it is not time for "blame game and politics" and finding solutions is the need of the hour. Opposition parties and several people online have pointed out the inconsistency in Kejriwal's stand on the factors behind Delhi's toxic air in recent years.

published on : 5th November 2022

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'severe' category, SC suggests lockdown

The Supreme Court on Saturday termed the rise in air pollution in Delhi-NCR an "emergency" situation and asked the Centre and the Delhi government to take emergency measures to improve the air quality.

published on : 13th November 2021

AAP doesn't deserve to run Delhi: BJP MP Vijay Goel on bad air and water in Delhi

On November 21, BJP MP Vijay Goel took a shot at the AAP government for the poor quality of air and water in the city.

published on : 21st November 2019

Chennai beats Delhi in pollution, records 'very poor' air quality

Velachery, Ramapuram, Manali, Kodungaiyur, Anna Nagar, Chennai Airport clocked pollution levels as high as 341, while Delhi stood at 254.

published on : 7th November 2019

Delhi Pollution: Air quality gets toxic in National Capital Region

An action plan to tackle air pollution in the National Capital Region was enforced on October 15 as the region’s overall air quality slipped to “very poor” levels.

published on : 16th October 2019

Light rains across Delhi expected to bring relief from smog 

Providing relief from the ever growing poisonous particulate matter in the air Delhiites were breathing since past few days, light rains lashed parts of Delhi on Tuesday night.   

published on : 14th November 2018

Delhi chokes for oxygen as air quality slips to 'very poor'

On Air Quality Index, particulate matter 10 level at 286 and PM 2.5 level at 373, in 'Poor' and 'Very Poor' categories respectively was recorded at Lodhi Road today.

published on : 13th November 2018

Entry of medium & heavy goods vehicles banned in Delhi for 3 days 

As air quality worsens in Delhi, the Delhi police has put a ban on the entry of heavy and medium goods vehicles in the city from 11 pm on November 8.

published on : 9th November 2018

How Delhi plans to celebrate 'Green Diwali' this year

As India celebrates Diwali this week, Delhiites share their plans for the 'Festival of Lights'. Will they be bursting 'Green Firecrackers'? Let's find out.

published on : 5th November 2018

Air quality in Delhi continues to remain poor

Air quality in Delhi remained in the poor category as stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana continues to take a toll on the city’s atmosphere. 

published on : 22nd October 2018

Delhi: IndiGo ground staff thrash passenger, say sorry after 23 days

In the video, a passenger is first seen being stopped from entering a coach, then pulled back by a ground staff.

published on : 8th November 2017

Indian Medical Association declares public health emergency in Delhi

After a thick layer of smog engulfed the national capital with pollution level remaining critical on Tuesday, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) declared a public health emergency. 

published on : 7th November 2017