Punjab Stubble Burning

Stubble burning: Maximum cases in Punjab; anger over farm bills among major reasons

Farmers set their fields on fire to quickly clear off the crop residue left behind after harvesting paddy and before cultivating wheat and potato.

published on : 15th November 2020

Data on Delhi-NCR pollution vindicates Punjab government's stance: CM Amarinder Singh

Flaying his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, the Punjab chief minister asked him to 'stop lying' to divert attention from his 'failure' to protect the national capital's environment.

published on : 15th October 2020

Punjab Pollution Control Board imposes total Rs 12.25 lakh fine in 460 stubble burning cases

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had recently appealed to farmers not to burn crop residue, as it could aggravate COVID-19 conditions apart from leading to pollution.

published on : 9th October 2020

Delhi pollution: Punjab, Haryana to bank on more machines, biomass plants to reduce stubble burning

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, stubble burning contributed significantly to air pollution in Delhi last year.

published on : 16th August 2020