Delhi pollution

Government aggregator policy for adoption of EVs in Delhi

Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the policy will provide a necessary push to the aggregator industry to become environment friendly.

published on : 16th January 2022

Delhi: Air quality improves as winds pick up pace, respite likely for two days

Air quality is likely to remain so over the next two days owing to easterly winds blowing in the city, carrying moisture that further allows trapping of pollutants.

published on : 4th January 2022

Air quality plunges to 'severe' zone in Delhi

Delhi saw the longest bad air spell in December with six consecutive ‘severe’ air quality days and a fortnight of ‘very poor’ days.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Delhi: Most polluted December in national capital annals

This December saw the longest spell of bad air since air quality records are being maintained in the national capital.

published on : 1st January 2022

Air pollution, COVID: Delhi continues to fight major health issues with little gains

Stubble burning, rampant firecracker bursting on Diwali and unfavourable meteorological conditions in the early phase of winters turned the city into a gas chamber again.

published on : 31st December 2021

Delhi gets rain relief with light showers but air quality index back to 'very poor' zone

Delhi recorded an overall air quality index of 305 in the 'very poor' zone on Tuesday, as against 283 in the 'poor' zone, the previous day.

published on : 29th December 2021

Feeling of Déjà vu as the year nears end

The winter has set in with the chilly winds but one can’t be complaining. Thank the good God for having sent those winds to Delhi to clear it of the poisonous air.

published on : 27th December 2021

Rain likely in Delhi, may end bad air spell 

The city’s air quality stayed in the ‘severe’ range for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday, the longest bad air spell the city has seen in a go this month since 2019.

published on : 26th December 2021

Cannot compromise on pollution, will take action if AQI deteriorates: Delhi minister Gopal Rai

The authorities withdrew the emergency measures in view of a continuous improvement in the air pollution situation, he said.

published on : 24th December 2021

Delhi's AQI remains severe, improvement likely by Dec 27 after rain 

Air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the ‘severe’ zone for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, as winds remained calm, allowing little or no ventilation.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Delhi's air quality turns severe as winds die down

The AQI over the past 20 days has mostly been in ‘very poor’ zone, only occasionally improving to poor for a brief period.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Several schools reopen in Delhi for classes 6 to 12, some decide to begin from January 3

CAQM allowed the authorities in the Delhi-NCR to resume physical classes for students of class 6 and above, colleges and other educational institutions with immediate effect.

published on : 20th December 2021

Ban partially lifted on construction in Delhi

“Since the current AQI is within ‘very poor’, it would not be advisable to allow operations at all C&D sites. Based on the air quality forecast, the decision will be reviewed further,” the CAQM said.

published on : 18th December 2021

Delhi government imposes Rs 1crore fine on construction body for violating norm

Environment minister Gopal Rai said that the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) issued a notice to the NBCC to shut the Netaji Subhash Nagar site, with immediate effect. 

published on : 18th December 2021

Schools in Delhi welcome decision to allow resumption of physical classes for classes 6 and above

The panel said it received a large number of representations, arguing the 'compelling necessity' to open the schools and educational institutions.

published on : 17th December 2021
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