Stubble Burning

Clearing the air: Battling stubble burning and smog in India

Every year, as autumn sets in, a thick blanket of smog reaches the northern regions of India, causing a shadow on the lives of millions. The culprits behind this annual environmental disaster are the burning fields of Haryana and Punjab, where farmers, desperate to prepare their land for the next crop, ignite stubble and inadvertently […]

Punjab’s Stubble Burning Continues To Choke Delhi

It was a case of the lesson not learned as Delhi continued to choke with poor air quality while Punjab failed to stop its farmers from stubble burning. Shockingly, almost 2500 stubble-burning cases were reported on Monday, and the cases have now crossed a whopping 32,000.

AAP Seeks 1 Year To Curb Punjab Stubble Burning, Blames Centre

Amid a spiralling controversy over the rising pollution levels in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday took responsibility for continuous stubble burning in neighbouring AAP-ruled Punjab and sought a year to fix the issue. Burning of crop residue in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh is blamed for high pollution levels in the national capital […]

Kejriwal Announces 15-Point Plan To Combat Pollution Ahead Of Winters

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced a 15-point plan to fight air pollution ahead of winters.

Delhi Air Pollution: Ban On Construction, Demolition Activities To Continue

NEW DELHI: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Monday announced that they have banned construction works in the capital until further notice in view of the worsening air pollution situation. Electrical work, interior decoration, plumbing and carpentry have been allowed to continue. Announcing that the third phase of ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign would […]