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HC seeks action plan to bring down air pollution in Delhi
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, January 15, 2016

Concerned over poor air quality in the national capital, theDelhi High Court today directed the Centre, AAP government and other authorities to submit plans to bring the pollution levels within the pr ...More


SUSTAINED METHODS TO TACKLE AIR POLLUTION
RK Pachauri
The Pioneer , Friday, January 15, 2016

While the odd-even scheme has successfully created public participation, this is not enough. An appropriate approach to deal with air pollution is to carefully assess the nature and account of the sou ...More


Odd-even worked as a single short-term emergency measure
Nitin Sethi
Business Standard , Friday, January 15, 2016

The 15-day odd-even car experiment turned Delhi in to the petri dish for the largest road apportionment experiment ever tried in a city in India. The audacious attempt by the AamAdmi Party to redirect ...More


Delhi High Court seeks action plan to bring down air
The Asian Age , Friday, January 15, 2016

Highlighting the issue of poor air quality in the national capital, the Delhi high court on Thursday directed the Centre, the AAP government and other authorities to submit plans to bring the pollutio ...More


Tamils hope Jallikattu doesn't disappear
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, January 15, 2016

Stunned by the Supreme Court's refusal to allow Jallikattu, many in Tamil Nadu hope and pray that the ancient bull taming sport doesn't fade away. The Supreme Court ruling came on Wednesday, a day ...More


Unintended benefits
Business Standard , Friday, January 15, 2016

Delhi’s bold odd-even plan may not have reduced air pollution, but it offers many lessons for policymakers The rationale for the Delhi government’s road rationing plan based on odd and even licence p ...More


Working on other ideas like electric two-wheelers, polluter-pays policy: Ashish Khetan
Aditi Vatsa
The Indian Express , Friday, January 15, 2016

According to you, what are the lessons we have learnt from the odd-even scheme? The biggest lesson is that the odd-even scheme has led to reduction in traffic congestion. The peak levels of pollution ...More


Delhi’s odd-even plan as a public policy experiment
Suvojit Chattopadhyay
Live Mint , Friday, January 15, 2016

Outcomes aside, the Delhi government’s odd-even plan has yielded a rich bounty. It sets the template for citizen engagement with a public policy reform experiment: heightened awareness regarding the c ...More


Experts worry over ‘poor’ air quality
Rupsa Chakraborty
The Asian Age , Thursday, January 14, 2016

City fails to improve despite temperature rise, clearer sky, which reduce pollution Despite a rise in temperature and a clearer sky, the city has once again recorded ‘poor’ air quality on Wednesday. ...More


People dying of pollution; why challenge Delhi’s odd-even: SC
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Supreme Court threw out petitions challenging Delhi’s odd-even scheme on Thursday and called the pleas a publicity stunt, a day before the radical road rationing plan to clear up the city’s toxic ...More


Dust pollution: 14 Delhi Metro sites fined Rs 50,000 each
The Asian Age , Thursday, January 14, 2016

Acting tough on the construction sites flouting dust pollution norms, the Delhi government has penalised 14 Delhi Metro sites and 42 major projects, imposing environmental compensation charge of Rs ...More


Kejrigovt to mark odd-even 'success' with stadium event
Deccan Herald , Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Arvind Kejriwal government will organise a function to mark the ‘successful’ completion of the odd-even experiment. He and his cabinet will thank police, along with other agencies, for successf ...More


Pollution worsens with fog
The Hindu , Thursday, January 14, 2016

The level of pollutants in the atmosphere rose on Wednesday evening as a thick blanket of fog enveloped parts of the city, a situation that is likely to persist on Thursday, an India Meteorological De ...More


Simply put: Aims and hurdles of cleaning the Ganga
Amitabh Sinha
The Indian Express , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

It isn’t walking on water, but still a very difficult job — one that India has been trying unsuccessfully to accomplish for the last three decades. AMITABH SINHAlists the steps the government has plan ...More


CPCB to Delhi: Take specific steps to check pollution, meet deadline
PragyaKaushika
The Indian Express , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take some specific steps to control pollution and asked it to start working on some of the measur ...More


Here's an electric alternative to control pollution in Bengaluru
BK Chandrashekhar
The Economic Times , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

BENGALURU: Despite access to private vehicles, there is still a large portion of the city that relies on public transport and non¬motorised mobility. Public transport will and should continue to be an ...More


Odd-Even Scheme: AAP Claims Dip in Pollution Levels, TERI Doesn't Agree
Richa Sharma
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

NEW DELHI: With just three more days to go for the odd-even trial to end, ambiguity continues over the level of pollution in the national capital with the Delhi government claiming that the pollution ...More


Delhi split 50-50 over odd-even
The Hindu , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Most are happy with implementation, but many say they will buy a second car if the rule is extended, reveals survey. In a survey of 1,00,000Delhiites, a little over 50,000 feel that the AamAadmi Part ...More


Burning garbage may now attract Rs 1 lakh fine
Mohit Sharma
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Burning garbage or leaves, one of the key causes of air pollution in the city, may now attract a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh. The municipal corporations have decided to impose the maximum amount of fine ...More


Pollutants, dust mites are big culprits
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Pulmonologists blame atmospheric pollution due to vehicular emission and petrochemical wastes for the rise in bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis in the city. Stop buying cars and plant more tre ...More


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