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Punjab, Haryana begin penalising farmers for stubble burning
More than 3,700 farm fires have been reported in the two states. Authorities have imposed environmental compensation of over Rs 20 lakh. Officials said they were determined to control pollution, particularly because experts say contaminated air can aggravate the spread of Covid-19.
Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘poor’ category amid stubble burning
Delhi’s air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on October 18. Th...
The Borlaug legacy: The common link between farmers’ protests in Punjab and stubble burning
Norman Borlaug’s battle against world hunger, whi...
SC appoints one judge monitoring committee in stubble burning case
Supreme Court appoints ex-judge of apex court Justice Madan B Lokur as one-man panel to monitor steps to prevent stubble burning and also di...
Being in denial will not help, Arvind Kejriwal to Prakash Javadekar on stubble burning
Taking to Twitter, the chief minister sought to know why pollution has suddenly increased in Delhi-NCR in the last fortnight if stubble burning causes only 4 per cent pollution.
SC tasks Justice Madan Lokur to deal with stubble burning threatening to overwhelm Delhi NCR
The top court directed the chief secretaries of Punjab, Haryana and UP to assist Justice Lokur, enable physical surveillance of fields where crop residue is likely to be burnt and devise means to prevent the burning of stubble.
Supreme Court appoints ex-judge M B Lokur as one-man panel to prevent stubble burning
The bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, directed the states concerned to provide adequate security, secretarial infrastructure and transport to Lokur panel.
Stubble burning accounted for 6% of Delhi's PM2.5 pollution on Thursday: SAFAR
It was only around one per cent on Wednesday and around 3 per cent on Tuesday, Monday and Sunday, according to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR.
Prakash Javadekar flags off 50 CPCB teams in Delhi-NCR, says only 4% pollution due to stubble burning
The 50 CPCB teams will make extensive field visits from October 15 to February 28 next year and focus on hot spot areas where the air pollution is aggravated. They will visit Delhi and NCR towns Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut in Uttar Pradesh; Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, Jhajjar, Panipat, Sonepat in Haryana; and Bhiwadi, Alwar, Bharatpur in Rajasthan.
Delhi AQI: Air quality turns ‘very poor’ in parts of national capital amid stubble burning
Delhi’s air quality is taking a hit, as it reached ‘very poor’ levels on October 15. Thick blanket of smog enveloped Delhi-NCR. Rampant stub...
Dy CM Manish Sisodia accuses centre of doing nothing to tackle stubble burning
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia came down heavy on central government for not solving the issue of stubble burning. Sisodia accus...
States should stop blaming each other on stubble burning, need to take it seriously: Arvind Kejriwal
The national capital's air quality hit the very poor category on Tuesday morning, the first time since February, with calm winds and low temperatures allowing accumulation of pollutants.
Delhi air quality jumps to 'very poor' category first time this season amid stubble burning
The air quality of national capital once again started to deteriorate as winter approaches. Air quality deteriorates in Delhi with rise of p...