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Delhi air quality shows improvement this year as crop fires reduce

Delhi air quality shows improvement this year as crop fires reduce

Air quality in Delhi is another indicator of reduced crop burning this year. 

Exceeding limits: Increasing noise pollution, particulate matter in Delhi creating havoc

Exceeding limits: Increasing noise pollution, particulate matter in Delhi creating havoc

The report added that the values of SO2 (sulphur dioxide) are within permissible limits for all locations monitored.

Supreme Court declines to entertain plea on reducing pollution

A plea, seeking an order for fixing the exhausts of all vehicles on the top rather than in the bottom claiming that this would lessen pollution, has been rejected by the Supreme Court.

Beware! Increase in vehicular density causing spike in NO2 levels in Delhi air

Beware! Increase in vehicular density causing spike in NO2 levels in Delhi air

In 2015, the average level of NO2, a toxic byproduct of diesel combustion, was 73 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3), as against the permissible annual average of 40 ug/m3.

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

According to experts the rainfall that took place between January 25 to 27 was the reason behind the two-day breather.

Cipla initiates campaign for a pollution free Delhi; starts #saveyourlungsdilli

Cipla initiates campaign for a pollution free Delhi; starts #saveyourlungsdilli

According to a TGI Survey, 34 percent (approx five million) of Delhi people are suffering respiratory problems including Asthma, Bronchitis, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 

'If need be, Delhi govt prepared to roll out odd-even'

Odd-even plan was implemented twice by the AAP government in the national capital-- in January and April last year.

Centre seeks lifting of ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR

Centre seeks lifting of ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR

The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking lifting of the ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi and NCR, saying it was affecting the economically weaker section of people.

Delhi Smog – Let’s not live on borrowed time

At the onset of the New Year, we must pledge not to convert Delhi into a gas chamber that we experienced it to be in the last months of 2016.

Delhi pollution: Air quality four times ahead of the prescribed standards

Delhi pollution: Air quality four times ahead of the prescribed standards

This year the situation has marginally improved riding on the back of strong wind movement for about a fortnight.

NGT questions Najeeb Jung's decision to lift construction ban, asks Delhi govt to clarify stand on waste burning

NGT questions Najeeb Jung's decision to lift construction ban, asks Delhi govt to clarify stand on waste burning

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday questioned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s government and Delhi Pollution Control Committee to clarify their stands on waste burning and its management. 

Delhi: Pollution level drops, ban on demolition, construction work lifted

Delhi: Pollution level drops, ban on demolition, construction work lifted

After the Delhi Pollution Committee recorded a 1/3rd fall in the particulate matter (PM) 10 levels and 1/4th fall in PM 2.5 levels, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday lifted the ban imposed on construction and demolition activities in the city, in the second review meeting held today. 

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Delhi pollution: Crackdown on 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles begins

Starting Sunday, more than 15 years old heavy diesel vehicles will have to make a disappearing act from Delhi roads.

This is what Delhi needs to do to fight pollution – Read

This is what Delhi needs to do to fight pollution – Read

Air pollution, which now is a pervasive phenomenon in urban areas anywhere in the world, has become a deadlocked debate in Delhi over the last few days.

Delhi pollution impacted my health: Nitin Gadkari

Admitting that the recent Delhi pollution has taken a toll on his health, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday suggested that farmers, instead of burning paddy straw, should produce ethanol from it.

Delhi smog to haunt people again as pollution levels may go up!

Delhi smog to haunt people again as pollution levels may go up!

Delhiites this week have been breathing cleaner air as compared to last week's disaster but this breather is temporary, claims a report.

Delhi 'worst city' in terms of pollution, says HC; NGT stays ban on old diesel vehicles

Delhi 'worst city' in terms of pollution, says HC; NGT stays ban on old diesel vehicles

The Delhi high court on Thursday pulled up the Arvind Kejriwal government and other agencies over the prevailing pollution in the city and ranked it as the worst in the country.

Air quality remains 'severe' in Delhi

Air quality remains 'severe' in Delhi

The air quality in Delhi continued to remain "severe" on Wednesday and the weather experts have predicted hazy days from Friday.

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Delhi pollution: 568 vehicles booked for not having PUC

Launching a crackdown against old vehicles to tackle air pollution in the city, about 236 non-distant vehicles were returned at borders and denied entry by the police in Delhi on Tuesday.

7-day ban on construction work in Delhi-NCR; parts of UP reel under smog

The air quality in Delhi and several districts of Uttar Pradesh continued to remain "severe" on Tuesday, though visibility improved in Delhi while Lucknow witnessed thick smog.