Delhi Pollution

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Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

20 Dec 2019

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution

25 Nov 2019

Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution

On Monday, the Supreme Court pulled up the Central and Delhi governments for not taking action against the deteriorating air quality in the national capital.

Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today

22 Nov 2019

Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today

The air quality in Delhi, which was marked as 'very poor' on Thursday, will follow a downward trend, and may slip into the dreaded 'severe' category by Friday.

Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

19 Nov 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has raised serious concern over the tormenting air pollution levels in Delhi.

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

18 Nov 2019

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme for now as the air in the national capital has started clearing up.

In polluted Delhi, this bar serves oxygen. No kidding!

16 Nov 2019

In polluted Delhi, this bar serves oxygen. No kidding!

In the face of adversities, new opportunities spring up, and 26-year-old entrepreneur Aryavir Kumar has shown the same.

Air pollution: Five houseplants that can help purify indoor air

15 Nov 2019

Air pollution: Five houseplants that can help purify indoor air

At a time when air quality in our cities have hit such low levels that 'severe' is the new normal, schools have been ordered to remain shut, and government's apathy is incredulous, taking small steps for combating/dealing with pollution is the need of the hour.

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

15 Nov 2019

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

Such is the apathy of our elected leaders, that they are busy enjoying their lives while residents of Delhi are choking due to air pollution.

Six cities with the cleanest air around the world

14 Nov 2019

Six cities with the cleanest air around the world

In the subcontinent, air pollution has affected us rather adversely.

In Delhi, air-quality might slip from 'severe' to 'emergency' today

13 Nov 2019

In Delhi, air-quality might slip from 'severe' to 'emergency' today

After a slight relief last week, air pollution returned to Delhi to choke residents. Courtesy stubble burning, which hasn't stopped despite Supreme Court's orders, the air quality slipped to severe on Wednesday, and could further deteriorate to "emergency".

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

05 Nov 2019

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

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.

As pollution breaks records, odd-even scheme starts in Delhi today

04 Nov 2019

As pollution breaks records, odd-even scheme starts in Delhi today

Delhi is dealing with a grave situation with residents looking towards governments, both Centre and State, to give them a reprieve from air pollution.

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

03 Nov 2019

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

As the national capital gasps for air, an Uttar Pradesh minister has made a shocking statement.

Day before odd-even, Delhi's air quality remains severe despite rains

03 Nov 2019

Day before odd-even, Delhi's air quality remains severe despite rains

A day before the odd-even road rationing scheme comes into force, residents in Delhi woke up to a thick blanket of smog on Sunday morning even as some areas received light rainfall.

Delhi air quality becomes severe: How to protect your children

02 Nov 2019

Delhi air quality becomes severe: How to protect your children

Once again, in November this year, the air quality in Delhi slipped into the dreaded 'very poor' category. In some areas of the city, it has even entered the 'severe' category.

Pollution: Five Yoga poses to help you breathe better

01 Nov 2019

Pollution: Five Yoga poses to help you breathe better

Today, the pollution levels around us are harrowing.

Delhi pollution: Dos and Don'ts to help you stay safe

31 Oct 2019

Delhi pollution: Dos and Don'ts to help you stay safe

The ever worsening air quality in the national capital is no mystery.

Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

17 Oct 2019

Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.

Delhi Pollution: Delhi AAP opposes, while Punjab AAP supports crop-burning

09 Nov 2017

Delhi Pollution: Delhi AAP opposes, while Punjab AAP supports crop-burning

Delhi is facing dangerous levels of smog. To combat this, Delhi government will implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17.

Delhi: The vibrant city continues to chug along

02 Dec 2016

Delhi: The vibrant city continues to chug along

Thanks to the Delhi Police, 2 lakh school children will now be safer on the internet and on the streets.