stubble burning

Air pollution: Supreme Court asks Centre to come out with concrete steps to deal with stubble burning

The top court was hearing a petition which has raised the issue of pollution caused due to stubble burning in neighboring states of Delhi.

published on : 11th January 2021

Stubble burning has stopped but Delhi's air pollution situation remains serious: Javadekar

CPCB has issued a notice to the Delhi government to take strict and swift action on the complaints forwarded to it about activities causing pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region.

published on : 4th December 2020

CMs should work together to tackle stubble burning: Arvind Kejriwal in virtual meet with PM

Recently the Delhi Assembly’s Committee on Environment demanded strict action against the two CMs and said that a case can be registered against them for negligence in stopping crop residue burning.

published on : 25th November 2020

Air quality management commission should consider use of bio-decomposer for stubble: Rai

According to scientists at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, the solution can turn crop residue into manure in 15-20 days and can prevent stubble burning.

published on : 24th November 2020

Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor' due to slow winds; Dip in stubble burning

Stubble burning, which accounted for 12 percent of Delhi's PM 2.5 pollution on Sunday, contributed six percent on Monday.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Fine to be imposed for stubble burning in Jhansi

Taking cognizance of stubble burning at 259 places, District Magistrate Andra Vamsi said police would monitor the situation for the next 15-20 days.

published on : 23rd November 2020

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

Incentivising farmers 'can solve' the problem of Delhi's yearly air pollution woes

Environmentalists say there are many solutions to end stubble burning, but lack of implementation sees the same problem repeat every year.

published on : 12th November 2020

Four farmers fined for burning stubble in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

According to Kairana Tehsildar Praveen Kumar, four farmers -- Rajiv, Murari Singh, Aleem and Janisar -- were found burning stubble in their fields on Tuesday.

published on : 11th November 2020

Stubble burning: Cases lodged against 30 farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur in past two days

Several states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, have banned stubble or crop residue burning to check air pollution.

published on : 7th November 2020

Atrocities on farmers under guise of stubble burning 'extremely condemnable': BSP chief Mayawati

On Friday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had instructed officials to ensure that farmers are not harassed when action is taken against stubble burning.

published on : 7th November 2020

Stubble burning: Delhi govt forms impact assessment panel to ascertain effect of Pusa bio-decomposer

The panel will have 15 members, including MLAs, and officials from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, and Agriculture Department.

published on : 6th November 2020

Stubble burning share in Delhi's pollution soars to 42 per cent, season's highest

Experts said that raging farm fires and a fall in the wind speed and temperatures pushed air quality in Delhi-NCR to the worst levels in around a year on Thursday.

published on : 5th November 2020

Stubble burning: Pusa bio-decomposer successful; will tell SC, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi has found a solution to the problem of crop residue burning and "no state can now make any excuse", he told reporters in Hiranki village in North Delhi.

published on : 4th November 2020

Farm fire share in Delhi's pollution 40 per cent, but Opposition in denial: Minister Gopal Rai

He said the Delhi government has been doing everything possible to curb biomass burning, and vehicular and dust pollution.

published on : 2nd November 2020
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