04 Nov 2019
Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds
An RTI query has now revealed that the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, which is garnering praise for its odd-even scheme, has been sitting on Rs. 900 crore unused Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds.
17 Oct 2019
Delhi odd-even scheme: Arvind Kejriwal announces rules, dates and fine
On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that private vehicles carrying schoolchildren will be exempt from the restrictions of the odd-even scheme.
12 Oct 2019
Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal
As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.
25 Dec 2018
Odd-even scheme could return as Delhi grapples with pollution crisis
Delhi's 'odd-even' vehicle rationing scheme might soon be making a comeback.
16 Oct 2018
Delhi: Emergency action plan rolled out to combat 'worsening' air-pollution
As the air quality in Delhi remains "poor", an emergency action plan has been rolled out which includes steps like banning diesel power generator sets and construction activities.
15 Dec 2017
No exemption for two-wheelers from odd-even, NGT rules
The NGT has rejected the Delhi government's request to exempt two-wheelers from the odd-even scheme, saying giving relaxation to "a major source of pollution" will defeat the initiative's purpose.
05 Dec 2017
NGT slams Delhi government for failing to control air pollution
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up the Delhi government for not providing an action plan about the steps to curb air pollution.
23 Nov 2017
What can India learn from Beijing's Odd Even formula?
The debate surrounding the merits of Delhi's proposed odd-even scheme for cars has continued to rage amid worsening air quality.
14 Nov 2017
Will Delhi have odd-even scheme? The government is confused
The Delhi government seems to be confused about the planned odd-even scheme. Earlier, the NGT had refused to allow exemptions in its implementation, but the government batted for exempting women and two-wheelers.
11 Nov 2017
Delhi Govt calls off "Odd-Even Scheme" for now
In a surprising move, the Delhi Government has now reportedly called off the odd-even traffic scheme, which was to be implemented from 13-17 November.
11 Nov 2017
NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt
The National Green Tribunal, which earlier barred the Delhi Government from re-introducing the odd-even scheme, has given its approval to the Kejriwal-led government to implement the traffic restrictions.
10 Nov 2017
NGT halts odd-even implementation, questions Delhi govt on its efficacy
Calling Delhi's odd-even scheme a 'farce', the NGT has said it cannot be implemented without its permission.
09 Nov 2017
Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17
The Delhi government has decided to implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17 as the capital battles alarming levels of air pollution.
09 Nov 2017
Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again
The severe air pollution in Delhi can kill as many as 30,000 people this year, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned. Lung surgeon Arvind Kumar said only evacuation might protect people.
17 Jan 2017
Delhi to follow Paris and Beijing's anti-pollution policy
Supreme Court approved the 'Graded Response Action Plan' for New Delhi, featuring emergency measures like odd-even scheme and halting of construction activities to improve the capital's air quality.
04 Dec 2016
Need a month for odd-even scheme
The Delhi government stated that it needed a month to prepare before it can re-introduce the odd even scheme after the SC recommended it do so to improve the pollution situation.
19 Oct 2016
No impact of odd-even on Delhi's pollution: CPCB
According to a report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), air quality in Delhi worsened after the implementation of odd-even.
2 May 2016
Odd-even 2.0 saw increased pollution levels: Studies
2 studies have contended that the 2nd phase of the odd-even scheme saw increased pollution levels compared to "the period just before it was in force".
30 Apr 2016
Odd-even 2.0 report card: 99.6% Delhi complied, 8,988 got fined
On the concluding day of the second-phase of the odd-even, Delhi transport minister Gopal Rai said that there had been 99.6% compliance of the traffic rules.
25 Apr 2016
Odd-even attacked in the Lok Sabha
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's odd-even car rationing plan came for a scathing attack in the Lok Sabha
21 Apr 2016
Surge pricing is daylight robbery: CM Kejriwal
After the Delhi government impounded 50 cabs (35 registered outside Delhi) for "overcharging", the Delhi transport minister Gopal Rai said the AAP government was planning a strategy to control the taxi aggregators.
18 Apr 2016
Ola, Uber drop surge-pricing in Delhi after CM's warning
Cab services Ola and Uber temporarily halted the surge pricing during peak hours in the Delhi-NCR area.
15 Apr 2016
500 challans on odd-even phase-2's maiden day
First day of the 2nd phase of odd-even saw the Delhi Traffic Police challan more than 500 people for violations.
10 Apr 2016
Delhi mulls monthly odd-even scheme
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that his government is mulling a proposal to enforce the odd-even scheme for 15 days every month.
6 Apr 2016
Odd-even Phase-2: Women, people with school children get exemption
The Kejriwal government announced that a 3-tier air quality monitoring will be fixed by Delhi government ahead of the second phase of odd-even from 15-30 April.
11 Feb 2016
Odd-even to make a come-back in April
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that odd-even scheme's 2nd phase will be launched on April 15 for 15 days.
19 Jan 2016
Kejriwal security lapse his own doing: Cop
In a meeting with the home minister, Delhi Police Chief Bassi said a cop from Kejriwal's security had complained that "he was asked to step down from the dais when Kejriwal was addressing the gathering in Chhatrasal stadium".
18 Jan 2016
Ink splashed on Kejriwal at odd-even success meeting
The Delhi CM held a meet at the Chhatrasal Stadium to congratulate the people on the success of the odd-even policy.
11 Jan 2016
Odd-even formula to extend for another week
The Delhi High Court stated that the odd-even formula, implemented by the AAP government will continue as scheduled until 15 January.
8 Jan 2016
Delhi may extend odd-even formula
The Delhi government has stated that it may extend the odd-even traffic formula by another 15 days after 15 January.
6 Jan 2016
Can odd-even be restricted to a week: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court questioned the state government why it was essential to continue the odd-even traffic rule for further than a week, and asked if it could close the project directed towards curbing Delhi's pollution.
4 Jan 2016
Delhi tests odd-even scheme on Monday
Monday, the first full-working day after the implementation of the odd-even scheme, saw crowded buses and metros for the first few hours.
2 Jan 2016
Opposition on odd-even rule
As the AAP government introduced its odd-even scheme in Delhi, the BJP said it was done without sufficient arrangements while the Congress chose to 'wait and watch' before commenting on the road-rationing move.
1 Jan 2016
Delhi marches out on the odd-even
Delhi's novel odd-even formula for cars kicked off today as a radical step to lower down smog in the world's most polluted city.
30 Dec 2015
HC questions the exemptions to odd-even scheme
Delhi high court asked Arvind Kejriwal government as to why women and two-wheelers have been exempted from the odd-even scheme.
26 Dec 2015
Vadra says AAP 'odd-even' exemptions breed hypocrisy
Robert Vadra criticized the privilege granted to VIP vehicles by the AAP government in its 'even-odd scheme' to check pollution, saying everyone should adhere to the law.
24 Dec 2015
Women, VIPs exempted from odd-even formula
Delhi CM announced that the odd-even formula "will be enforced in Delhi in the first 15 days of the New Year."
8 Dec 2015
Odd-even vehicle formula from 8 am to 8 pm
Delhi's Transport Minister Gopal Rai stated that the odd-even formula will be enforced from 8am to 8pm and no restrictions would be enforced on Sundays.
6 Dec 2015
CJI endorses Delhi's odd-even solution to control pollution
The Chief Justice of India, TS Thakur said today that "judges have no problems with the odd-even formula of the Delhi government".