Fire Cracker

MP: Woman dies in Sagar hospital, action taken after video of staff lighting fireworks outside labour room goes viral

What prompted the action was a media report about some staff members lighting fireworks in the corridor outside the ward and being careless about attending to the patient hours before her death.

published on : 7th November 2021

Over 100 FIRs lodged in Noida for flouting firecracker ban during Diwali week

The police have urged citizens not to use the prohibited variety of firecrackers and warned of action against violators.

published on : 6th November 2021

Quieter Diwali for Mumbai this year as compared to 2020 despite more use of crackers, says NGO

It attributed the dip in the noise level to the use of 'green firecrackers' that have lower decibel levels as compared to the traditional ones.

published on : 5th November 2021

Bursting firecrackers not matter of religion, let people breathe: Gopal Rai

The minister said that Delhi's air quality a day before Diwali this time was the best in five years.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Animal harassers to face music this Deepavali

Collectors, other officials told to keep watch on incidents of cruelty; activists stress on need for more awareness

published on : 3rd November 2021

SC says firecracker ban not against any community

The SC had said it cannot infringe the right to life of other citizens under the guise of employment while considering a ban on firecrackers and its prime focus is the right to life of citizens.

published on : 28th October 2021

Curbs, third Covid wave fears may cast dark clouds over firecracker makers’ Deepavali

While most sectors are bouncing back post the second wave, the situation is bleak for manufacturers, dealers and sellers of crackers.

published on : 28th October 2021

Hope for a cracking time

After losing business last year, traditional cracker-makers in the district wish they will have good sales this time and race to beat deadline with Deepavali around the corner.

published on : 27th October 2021

MP Anant Hegde taunts Aamir Khan’s advertisement against bursting crackers

The actor advises in an advertisement advising people against bursting fire crackers.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Plea in Delhi HC against grant of temporary fireworks licence to permanent shops

The petitioner has alleged that the temporary licence for the ensuing Diwali festival is illegal and contrary to the provisions prescribed under The Explosives Act, 1884 and The Explosive Rules, 2008.

published on : 16th September 2021

Future and dreams of eight families gutted in Warangal

In a major fire at fire cracker factory in Warangal, almost all those killed were daily labourers, who shouldered the dreams and livelihood of their families.

published on : 5th July 2018