UP man invents bicycle-based shredding machine to avoid stubble burning

Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.

published on : 6th December 2019

59 farmers in Bihar deprived of government benefits for burning stubble

According to official sources, 59 registered farmers of Patna division have been deprived of all benefits for the next three years because they indulged in stubble burning.

published on : 5th December 2019

Smog, stubble burning deter migratory birds from wetlands in Punjab, Haryana

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) experts say the number of birds arriving at the two sites have fallen by a whopping 50% this year as assessed till November 30.

published on : 3rd December 2019

FIR against six farmers in Bihar for burning stubble in fields

Agriculture department officials of Rohtas, known as the 'Rice Bowl of Bihar', are instructed to take necessary initiatives to educate the farmers about the environmental hazards of stubble burning. 

published on : 1st December 2019

Stubble to become a source of income, says Union Minister Kailash Chaudhary

Kailash Chaudhary said that the government is considering such measures, so that farmers do not need to burn stubble, instead they can increase their income.

published on : 29th November 2019

Haryana cut down farm fires by 45 per cent, complete prevention in two years

Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab in October-November is considered one of the major reasons behind the annual episodes of smog in Delhi-NCR.

published on : 29th November 2019

'People forced to live in gas chamber, better to kill them': SC rips into Centre, state govts

The court directed Centre and Delhi government to keep their differences aside and finalize plans within 10 days for setting up air-purifying towers in different parts of the city.

published on : 25th November 2019

Stubble burning in UP, Punjab, Haryana reduced by 19 per cent since 2018: Government

The Delhi government has time and again blamed stubble burning in the neighbouring states for the severe air pollution in the capital.

published on : 24th November 2019

Punjab sees steady rise in stubble burning cases

On a single day on Tuesday, 1,289 cases were reported from across the state.

published on : 20th November 2019

16 farmers arrested in Mathura for stubble burning

Lekhpals were responsible for preventing stubble burning but they failed in their mission, resulting in punitive action against them.

published on : 19th November 2019

Don't vilify farmers for stubble burning: Congress, BJD, BJP members in LS

Pinaki Misra (BJD) said stubble burning is not a major contributor of pollution in Delhi and the farmers should not be vilified.

published on : 19th November 2019

Stubble burning in Punjab more than 2018, serious administrative issues to be dealt with: Env secy

Tractors and machines to control stubble burning were distributed among farmers and the government was trying to analyse its impact, Environment Secretary CK Mishra added.

published on : 18th November 2019

Delhi pollution: Punjab takes biomass power route to stop stubble burning

Punjab Police has registered stubble burning cases against 1,630 farmers.  In all 1327 farmers have been arrested and bailed out till October 16.

published on : 18th November 2019

Strong correlation between stubble burning and spike in pollution: CM Kejriwal

Kejriwal and the ruling AAP have criticised stubble burning in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana as one of the major reasons for high levels of air pollution during winters in Delhi.

published on : 18th November 2019

North India air pollution: Environment Secretary calls for high-level meeting with four state Chief Secys

Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been called for a high-level meeting over the severe air pollution in these states.

published on : 18th November 2019
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