Delhi Pollution

Yamuna’s toxic foam – A looming environmental crisis

The Yamuna River, an ancient watercourse revered by generations, now stands as a grim testament to environmental negligence, with its waters cloaked in a toxic foam reminiscent of a blizzard’s aftermath. Against the backdrop of this ecological calamity, the Chhath festival, a celebration of the sun god Surya, unfolds at the polluted river, highlighting a […]

Firecrackers ban: Balancing environmental concerns

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed a comprehensive ban on the use of firecrackers, including the use of “green crackers,” until January 1, 2024. This ban has been introduced more than a month ahead of the Diwali festival, which is scheduled to occur on November 12, 2023. To ensure strict enforcement of the […]

Delhi sees 30% reduction in pollution levels: Arvind Kejriwal

CM launches Summer Action Plan, says Delhi’s air quality has improved significantly over the past six years, from 2016 to 2022

Delhi to fight pollution with real-time supersite

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated SuperSite and Mobile Air Quality Monitoring Station

Enjoy Shimla-like weather in Delhi till Wednesday

Delhiites will have to cope up with dense fog and colder-than-hills weather conditions till Wednesday, December 28, India’s weather forecast agency has predicted. On Tuesday, residents of Delhi and surrounding areas woke up to very dense fog, which reduced visibility to the minimum and forced drivers to tread cautiously on the roads. The national capital […]

Delhi Pollution: Ban On Truck Entry, WFH For Govt Employees

The Delhi government banned the entry of trucks other than those providing essential services in the national capital under the fourth stage of GRAP (Graded Response Action Plan).

Pollution In Delhi Turns Severe: Gopal Rai Calls For High-Level Meeting

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has implemented Stage 4 of GRAP (Graded Response Action Plan) in the national capital as the pollution level crosses over into the severe category.

As Delhi Pollution Peaks Khattar, Mann Spar Over Stubble Burning

There is a dirty fight going on between Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann over stubble burning. Ever since it came to power, Aam Aadmi Party has always blamed Punjab farmer’s stubble burning for Delhi’s pollution woos. With  AAP coming in power in Punjab as well, they are being […]

Gopal Rai Imposes ₹5L Fine On L&T For Violating Construction Ban

Delhi Environment minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday imposed a fine of ₹5 lakh on Larsen and Toubro, a construction company, for violation of environmental norms at the construction site of the BJP headquarters extension.

Red Light On, Gadi Off: Delhi Govt Resend File To LG

The ambitious campaign of the Delhi government – Red Light On, Gadi Off – stuck in a war between the Delhi government and Delhi LG Vinai Kumar Saxena over the issue of its positive result.