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India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

In its new analysis, Greenpeace reveald that only two of India's 10 most polluted cities - Delhi and Faridabad - are covered by the government's real-time air quality monitoring system, leaving more than one billion unprepared for toxic episodes.

Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

If pollution levels touch emergency proportions, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA may enforce a host of emergency measures, including implementation of the odd-even scheme on Delhi roads.

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

The study pointed out that it's not just Delhi, but none of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the WHO standards.

India witnesses 12 lakh air pollution-related deaths annually; Delhi most polluted city: Greenpeace

India witnesses 12 lakh air pollution-related deaths annually; Delhi most polluted city: Greenpeace

The Greenpeace report also claimed that none of the 168 cities it assessed complies with air quality standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Our report will open talks on need for better clean action plan: Greenpeace

Downplaying Greenpeace India's recent report which said India overtook China's air pollution levels in 2015, the Centre Tuesday said the study was based on "extrapolated and constructed" data "without" field validation.

Greenpeace says registration to operate in India cancelled

Greenpeace says registration to operate in India cancelled

The NGO said the fresh notice of cancellation of its registration was an extension of the "deep intolerance" for differing viewpoints.

Greenpeace urges India to improve 'National Air Quality Index'

Claiming that the current information dissemination system was "unreliable", Greenpeace India today urged the government to make improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI).

Greenpeace launches 'clean air' campaign, seeks improved NAQI

Greenpeace India Tuesday launched its 'Clean Air Nation' movement and appealed to the government for "urgent" improvements to National Air Quality Index (NAQI) to help citizens tackle pollution effectively.

Coal India rubbishes Greenpeace allegations

Coal India Ltd, preparing to sell additional shares to investors, Tuesday rubbished allegations levelled by Greenpeace India, saying that the charges indicated a "sinister design" to stop coal mining in the country and raise dependence on imports.