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Air pollution: Every breath we take, we’ll be watching the government
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, November 13, 2016

Last week, I was in Uttar Pradesh, trying to gauge the mood of the poll-bound state. As I stood on the banks of the Ghagra that meanders through what was once the regal Awadh, listening to stories abo ...More


Temperature dips, pollution levels may rise in Mumbai
The Indian Express , Sunday, November 13, 2016

The dip in temperature is likely to increase Mumbai’s air pollution levels further. City’s air quality was categorised as “poor” on Saturday as the air quality index (AQI) increased from 267 on Friday ...More


Crackdown begins in Delhi on diesel vehicles older than 15 years
Sweta Goswami
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, November 13, 2016

Around two lakh polluting diesel vehicles older than 15 years are set to go off the capital’s roads as the Delhi government has started the process to de-register them and asked the traffic police to ...More


Pollution is capital punishment for Delhiites: HC
AKANKSHA JAIN
The Hindu , Saturday, November 12, 2016

Punjab says crop burning in its areas does not affect air quality in the Capital; court accuses State of being in denial Calling air pollution “capital punishment killing Delhiites for no fault”, the ...More


Delhi a wake-up call for world on air pollution: Unicef
PTI
The Times of India , Saturday, November 12, 2016

UNITED NATIONS: The "record-high" air pollution in New Delhi is a "wake-up call" for the world that unless decisive actions are taken to reduce air pollution, the smog in India's capital and its adver ...More


Fighting pollution: What Delhi needs to do, short and long term
Rajendra Shende
The Economic Times , Saturday, November 12, 2016

Way back in 1972, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had famously and inextricably linked poverty and environmental pollution at the United Nations Conference on Human Environment in Stockholm. Much earlier ...More


Air pollution: SC favours suspension of fire cracker licenses
The Times of India , Saturday, November 12, 2016

NEW DELHI: Concerned over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court on Friday mulled over the prospect of directing the Centre to suspend and not renew the licence for possessing, stoc ...More


Mumbai’s air quality worse at night, temperature drops
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, November 12, 2016

Over the week, concentration of pollutants has been higher during the day than night, said researchers from the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) which measures air qualit ...More


'Dirty air could be killing 4 kids every hour in Uttar pradesh'
Shailvee Sharda
The Times of India , Saturday, November 12, 2016

LUCKNOW: Four kids could be dying every hour in UP of pneumonia caused by respirable suspended particulate matter (PM) 1, 2.5 and 10, which form a large part of the air we breathe. Alarmingly, the num ...More


Air pollution: Supreme Court favours suspension of fire cracker licenses
PTI
The Indian Express , Saturday, November 12, 2016

Concerned over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court on Friday mulled over the prospect of directing the Centre to suspend and not renew the licence for possessing, stocking and se ...More


Pollution in Delhi Rises to Severe Level Again, Air Quality Turns Poor
IANS
News 18 , Saturday, November 12, 2016

New Delhi: After a day's respite, the air pollution level in the national capital again rose to "severe" category on Friday. Most places in the city recorded soaring levels of PM 2.5 pollutant which ...More


Delhi pollution: HC claims govt inaction, 'stubble burning' responsible for reducing life expectancy
First Post , Friday, November 11, 2016

New Delhi: Government inaction and stubble burning in Punjab are the real culprits in robbing 20 million Delhi'ites of three years of their life expectancy, which amounts to "genocide" and "murder", D ...More


Govts have least concern for citizens health: NGT on pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, November 11, 2016

"Governments elected by people have the least concern for the health of its citizens", the National Green Tribunal today said as it passed a slew of directions including setting up of centralised and ...More


Mobile emission checking units to smoke out polluters in Bengaluru
Bharath Joshi
The Economic Times , Friday, November 11, 2016

BENGALURU: A dozen vehicles fitted with emission checking equipment will patrol the streets of Bengaluru to crack down on polluting vehicles as authorities are pulling up socks to ensure the IT capita ...More


NGT prescribes 'environment emergency' measures to control air pollution in Delhi
Anusha Soni
India Today , Friday, November 11, 2016

Expressing its concern on the high pollution levels in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today slammed the Centre and states for inaction over the issue. The tribunal has prescri ...More


MPCB to set up 10 more air monitoring centres
The Indian Express , Friday, November 11, 2016

With air quality levels of Mumbai deteriorating and set to worsen further, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials said Thursday 10 more air monitoring centres would be set up in the ...More


Air pollution: NGT defines emergency norms for Delhi, 4 other states
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Friday, November 11, 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday defined the term “environmental emergency” and listed measures to be taken by Delhi and its neighbouring states whenever the air quality index ...More


National Green Tribunal seeks explanation on noise pollution in state
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, November 11, 2016

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Thursday, sought explanations from the West Bengal Environment Department, director general of West Bengal Police and commissioner of ...More


Student's effort to tame air pollution
India Today , Friday, November 11, 2016

The pollution caused by motorists idling their vehicles at short halts or red lights has prompted a school student to come up with an idea, which, if implemented, could stir their conscience with pity ...More


To combat air pollution, NGT comes out with a range of directions
PTI
The Hindu , Friday, November 11, 2016

Panel directs the States to enforce their orders on vehicular pollution, dust pollution, solid waste and crop burning. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday passed a slew of directions, inclu ...More


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