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 […]
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 […]
CM launches Summer Action Plan, says Delhi’s air quality has improved significantly over the past six years, from 2016 to 2022
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated SuperSite and Mobile Air Quality Monitoring Station
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 […]
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).
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.
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 […]
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.
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.