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Odd-even scheme

Delhi government faces opposition; plea challenging odd-even scheme filed in NGT

A plea challenging Delhi government's decision to implement the odd-even scheme in the national capital has been filed in National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Sep 16, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Odd-even scheme not needed, New Ring Road will lessen Delhi pollution: Nitin Gadkari

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government for reintroducing the odd-even scheme in Delhi for 12 days, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that the scheme was not required as the newly-constructed Ring Road had reduced pollution levels in the national capital significantly.

Sep 13, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Odd-Even scheme will be implemented from November 4 to 15 in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Appealing to the residents of Delhi to help in combating the menace of pollution which assumes alarming proportions during winter, Kejriwal said that Delhi government will also procure and distribute masks to the people.

Sep 13, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Odd-even scheme may be brought back, says CM Arvind Kejriwal as air pollution rises in Delhi

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.

Dec 25, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

Air quality deteriorates, pollution board asks Delhi-NCR to be prepared to implemment odd-even scheme

Earlier, the NCR faced an "emergency or severe plus" air pollution situation between November 7 and 14.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Air quality improves marginally from 'severe plus' to 'severe' in Delhi-NCR

According to CPCB the average Air Quality Index of NCR, including Delhi, was 398 on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Is odd-even a good idea? NGT to examine Arvind Kejriwal's decision to bring it back to fight air pollution

The tribunal will examine the Delhi govt's decision to implement the odd-even scheme at 2pm today.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Odd-even scheme may be back in Delhi; DTC officials asked to be ready

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot had asked the DTC officials to be "fully geared up" for implementation of the odd-even scheme.

Oct 26, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

'Challenging' but will roll out odd-even if required, says Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain

Days after the Centre notified a graded response plan to counter pollution, Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain said today odd-even scheme will be implemented if air pollution touches 'emergency' level in the national capital.

Jan 17, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

'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.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

NGT questions AAP govt over Delhi Odd-Even scheme, seeks info on pollution level, money spent

The NGT has asked the Delhi govt and the Pollution Control Board to explain "what was the difference in pollution level during, before and after the Odd-Even scheme".

May 11, 2016, 14:02 PM IST

Opposition tried to fail Odd-Even scheme: Kejriwal

 Taking a jibe at the foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged the opposition tried to ensure the failure of odd-even scheme as the initiative was being praised "world over".

May 05, 2016, 02:57 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal admits for first time, odd-even not a long-term remedy

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday admitted for the first time that the odd-even scheme cannot be a long-term "remedy" to air pollution.

May 04, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Next Odd-Even phase only after public consultation: Satyendar ​Jain

The Delhi government will consult people on the Odd-Even scheme and take into account the experiences of the first two phases before announcing the next round of the traffic rationing measure, PWD Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.

May 02, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

MP Pappu Yadav attacks odd-even scheme, calls Arvind Kejriwal 'psychopath': Watch Video

Lok Sabha ML Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, Monday, launched a scathing attack on Delhi Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal over odd-even car rationing scheme.

Apr 26, 2016, 07:46 AM IST

Odd-Even scheme: MPs who intentionally flout rules will be fined, says Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said Parliamentarians violating the odd-even scheme "intentionally" will be challaned but those who flouted the rule by mistake while going to Parliament today will be spared.

Apr 25, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Some MPs seeks relief from Odd-Even scheme

Raising the issue, TRS leader A P Jithender Reddy said even Parliamentarians like him were facing problems in commuting in Delhi due to the Odd-Even scheme as they had only one car here.

Apr 24, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

Panel to study spike in traffic during odd-even phase II in Delhi

Taking cognizance of reports of heavy traffic during odd-even phase two, the Delhi government on Saturday formed a six-member panel to study the reason for more vehicles on the roads. Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai announced random checking of cars bearing CNG stickers on Tuesday to check if they were actually being run on CNG.

Apr 23, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Six-member panel to study congestion during odd-even scheme

The decision was taken at a review meeting on traffic situation chaired by the transport department today.

Apr 23, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Over 450 challaned on 8th day of odd-even scheme in Delhi

Enforcement teams of Delhi government and Delhi Traffic Police booked as many as 488 motorists for violating the odd-even scheme on Friday.

Apr 22, 2016, 22:44 PM IST