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.
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.
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.
Velachery, Ramapuram, Manali, Kodungaiyur, Anna Nagar, Chennai Airport clocked pollution levels as high as 341, while Delhi stood at 254.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the video, a passenger is first seen being stopped from entering a coach, then pulled back by a ground staff.
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.