Morning Breaking: To reduce pollution, Supreme Court sets 2-hour window for crackers this Diwali

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck a balance between the interests of the firecracker industry and the right to public health, allowing the manufacture and sale of only “green” and reduced-emission or “improved” crackers, while banning those that are loud and toxic to man, animal and the environment.

Oct 24, 2018, 08:58 AM IST