Delhi pollution: Air quality improves to 'satisfactory' after mild showers
The air quality of Delhi has improved on Nov 29. According to AQI,...
Relief for Delhiites! Air quality dips to ‘moderate’ category
The air quality of national capital improved on Nov 28. A clear sky was observe...
No decision yet on extending odd-even scheme
"A final decision about extending the odd-even rule could be taken on Friday, depending on the s...
Sky is clear, no need for odd-even scheme extension: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on November 18 cleared the suspense of odd-even scheme. On being asked implementing odd-even scheme onc...
No need of odd-even scheme now as pollution levels down: Kejriwal
The scheme concluded on November 15 with Kejriwal saying it could be extended if required. He had said that a final decision on extension will be taken on Monday.
Air quality dips to 'poor' category in Delhi
Delhiites woke up to a smoggy morning on Nov 22. A layer of smog was seen at the India Gate. The air quality dipped to 'poor' category. Acco...
Odd-even scheme may be extended if required: Arvind Kejriwal
"If need arises, we will extend it (odd-even scheme)," Kejriwal said in response to media queries on whether the scheme, aimed at curbing vehicular pollution, will be further extended. Delhi-NCR gasped for breath today as the smog from farm fires pushed pollution levels in the region towards the "emergency" zone for the third time in 15 days.
Delhi: Odd-even scheme ends today, air quality remains 'severe'
Citizens of Delhi breathed toxic air again on Friday as the Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded as 482. The increase of PM10 and PM 2.5 pol...
Air pollution: Vijay Goel protests against odd-even scheme
BJP leader Vijay Goel once again staged protest against ‘odd-even scheme’ on Nov 14. He was accompanied by other party workers and they held...
No Odd-Even restriction in Delhi on November 11,12
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the decision came after people from the Sikh community requested the government to relax the rules as they celebrate the birth anniversary of their faith's founder on November 12. The national capital is witnessing the Odd-Even scheme from November 4 and it will continue till November 15 to keep air pollution in check.
View: For a solution to Delhi pollution, let’s start by renaming it ‘north Indian haze’
From calling it ‘Delhi pollution’, we need to rechristen it the ‘north Indian haze’. The north Indian haze, by definition, cannot be made a single state political issue. It has to be dealt with together. And since we are talking about haze, we can go to the heart of what causes it — stubble burning.
Smog-hit Delhi should consider 'car planning': Supreme Court
A policy limiting cars per family will need the Centre and the Delhi government to take on board the SC’s observation that the capital’s pollution levels require measures much more “substantive” than odd-even, which the bench critiqued as “half-baked”.
Delhi: Pollution levels likely to drop due to wind, air quality remains 'very poor'
At 9.44 am, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 365. On Monday, the city's average AQI stood at 370 at 8.30 pm due to a slight increase in wind. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
Electric vehicles exempted from odd-even scheme
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot in a statement said that the number of registered electric vehicles in the city was less than 1,000 and they are not likely to cause any congestion.
Odd-even rule kicks in as pollution in Delhi remains severe
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged people to follow the 'odd-even' rule--an anti-pollution measure, persistently for their own health reasons. "Namaste Delhi, odd-even is starting from today to reduce pollution. Please do follow it for yourself, your family, kids and your breath. Share cars," Kejriwal said in an early morning tweet.
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