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Supreme Court upholds pollution levy on trucks entering Delhi

The apex court will give an order on Monday based on directions prepared by amicus curiae

About 60 per cent OECD population exposed to dangerous PM2.5 pollution levels: report

Nearly half of all the countries from the group were found to have an annual PM10 …

Air pollution levels in Delhi drop by 60 per cent on car-free day

Delhi government has proved that reducing car numbers can significantly bring down …

A noisy Diwali ahead: Supreme Court refuses to put blanket ban on firecrackers

Trends in air quality data show that the level of pollutants in the National Capital Region …

Green levy on trucks entering Delhi to stay, says Supreme Court

The contractor responsible for toll collection had approached the apex court …

Toll contractor refuses to levy ‘green tax’ on trucks in Delhi

Says collecting tax from trucks entering Delhi as ordered by Supreme Court is 'an …

Fireworks make Diwali a dangerous festival for all

Farm fires, firecrackers and burdgeoning vehicular pollution will choke the air in cities …

Paddy fields burning: Smog shrouds national capital

The smoke resulting from burning crop residues combined with vehicular emissions make …

Respiratory, cardiac diseases on the rise

In ten years from now, New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai together will record the highest …

How fireworks kill you: part by part

A look at the chemical composition of commonly available fireworks, their roles and …

CSE recommends measures for cleaner air

Costlier diesel, stringent PUC compliance and higher taxes on older vehicles are some …

Paddy burning: NGT orders fine imposition on erring farmers

According to the green tribunal, crop burning is a serious issue which contributes to …

Negotiations in Montreal Protocol move at a slow pace

Parties start discussion on core challenges in a more focused way

10 years on, Supreme Court order on firecracker composition gathers dust

Authorities have released composition-based guidelines for only four of 40 categories of …

Government did not do enough to stop crop burning, say farmer representatives

Scientists urge that worsening air quality in Delhi may have a direct link with crop …

Pollution in your city: Is wearing a mask the solution?

Originally intended to safeguard industrial and health workers, masks have now emerged as …

MOP concludes with hope to bring amendment to phase down HFCs in 2016

Parties succeed in laying a path for the functioning of contact group on the feasibility …

Union, Delhi governments urge residents to observe ‘cracker-free’ Diwali

Kejriwal, Javadekar issue appeals to residents of national capital

Despite appeals and fines, paddy crop residue burning on the rise in Punjab

Data from state pollution control board reveals increase in incidents

Diwali blues: Ministry issues health advisory for residents

Scientists have predicted that Noida and Delhi University will witness the highest …

Firecracker sales may go up by Wednesday

It is difficult to calculate the exact quantity of crackers sold in the market as a large …

Pollution levels on Diwali night were 'unacceptably high', says CSE

But official ambient monitoring shows slight improvement over last year