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Stubble burning: NGT junks Punjab plea to recover penalty

Stubble burning: NGT junks Punjab plea to recover penalty

New DelhiThe National Green Tribunal has refused to entertain a plea by Punjab government seeking directions to recover pending environme...Read More

Rollback of two minor but vital farm reforms will hurt environment and bankrupt state electricity boards

Rollback of two minor but vital farm reforms will hurt environment and bankrupt state electricity boards

In a conciliatory gesture, the Centre on Wednesday agreed to roll back two much-needed farm sector reforms. Both may be minor only relati...Read More

Delhi air slightly better, stubble burning share down by 3%

Delhi air slightly better, stubble burning share down by 3%

The air quality of the national capital improved on Wednesday due to change in wind direction which brought down the fire-related intrusi...Read More

Bhopal: After Covid, choking smog adds to worries

Bhopal: After Covid, choking smog adds to worries

Stubble burning suffocating people residing on city outskirts

64 farmers held, many get notice for burning stubble in Uttar Pradesh

64 farmers held, many get notice for burning stubble in Uttar Pradesh

Farmers in several districts allege they are being harassed and tortured by the police over the farm waste matter

2,000 farmers booked for stubble burning in UP

2,000 farmers booked for stubble burning in UP

Over 1,100 FIRs have been lodged against 2,000 farmers in Uttar Pradesh for stubble burning.Nearly, 144 FIRs have been lodged in differen...Read More

Nearly 40,000 stubble burning incidents reported in Punjab this year

Nearly 40,000 stubble burning incidents reported in Punjab this year

As per data by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), around 40,000 incidents of stubble burning have been reported so far this year, said ...Read More

GST collections cause 
for cautious optimism

GST collections cause for cautious optimism

The economic numbers are beginning to look up after the coronavirus hiatus. Though the pandemic is still around, economic activity is gai...Read More

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it
a hard row to hoe in the long run

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it a hard row to hoe in the long run

A single kilo of rice demands 3,000 to 7,000 litres of water, depending on the variety. Close to 30 lakh hectares of paddy are cultivated...Read More

SC appoints ex-judge MB Lokur to monitor stubble burning; Delhi, Haryana, Punjab asked to assist one-man panel

SC appoints ex-judge MB Lokur to monitor stubble burning;

The Supreme Court Friday appointed retired apex court judge Justice Madan B Lokur as a one-man committee to take steps for preventing stu...Read More

UP govt seeks reply from various district police chiefs over incidents of stubble burning

UP govt seeks reply from various district police chiefs over incidents of stubble burning

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday sought answer from police chiefs of 26 districts of the state over incidents of stubble b...Read More

29 farmers arrested for stubble burning in UP's Pilibhit, over 800 FIRs filed

29 farmers arrested for stubble burning in UP's Pilibhit, over 800 FIRs filed

Stubble burning has become a major issue in Uttar Pradesh and over the last few days an increasing number of farmers have been arrested a...Read More

Delhi AQI 'very poor' as stubble burning spikes

Delhi AQI 'very poor' as stubble burning spikes

New Delhi: A toxic haze of poor quality air covered the Delhi NCR region on Monday with the air quality index (AQI) dipping to 376 in the...Read More

After some respite, pollution in Delhi rising again due to stubble burning: Arvind Kejriwal

After some respite, pollution in Delhi rising again due to stubble burning: Arvind Kejriwal

He said that people are suffering immensely due to the rising air pollution and that we should put an end to the practice of stubble burn...Read More

Stop stubble burning immediately: Kailash Gahlot

Stop stubble burning immediately: Kailash Gahlot

New Delhi: Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot has urged the neighbouring states to stop stubble burning immediately and increase t...Read More

Government should do yagya to please god of rain: UP Minister's 'solution' for Delhi pollution

Government should do yagya to please god of rain: UP Minister's 'solution' for Delhi pollution

Delhi has become a gas chamber with heavy smog, poor visibility and extremely high pollution levels with the AQI (Air Quality Index) touc...Read More

Lack of planning lets dust, stubble burning to choke Delhi

Lack of planning lets dust, stubble burning to choke Delhi

New Delhi: A heavy smog is holding crores of men, women and children captive in Delhi-NCR. Majorly constituted of dust and smoke from stu...Read More

Watch: Air Quality reaches ‘Unhealthy’ category in Delhi

Watch: Air Quality reaches ‘Unhealthy’ category in Delhi

With a dip in mercury in the national capital, air quality recorded in 'Unhealthy' category on October 17. According to Air Quality Index...Read More

Punjab warns farmers on stubble burning

Punjab warns farmers on stubble burning

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Sunday warned farmers against stubble burning and said those cultivating panchayat lands would be ba...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal slams Central, Punjab govt for inaction to stop stubble burning, says Delhi will become gas chamber

Arvind Kejriwal slams Central, Punjab govt for inaction to stop stubble burning, says Delhi will become gas chamber

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flayed the Centre and the neighbouring state governments for their inaction to ...Read More

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