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Delhi govt spent over 23 crores in ads but just a few lakhs for bio decomposers to tackle stubble burning induced air pollution: Read...

Stubble burning and the resulting high levels of air pollution have been a regular characteristic of winters in Delhi.

Delhi had the poorest air quality among capital cities of 107 countries in 2021 but politics on it is unlikely to stop: Here’s why

Air pollution in Delhi is a non-issue in both public and political discourse until the arrival of Diwali in Oct-Nov.

PM Ujjwala Yojana reduced air pollution deaths by 13 per cent, prevented over 1.5 lakh deaths in 2019: Study

The PM Ujjwala Yojana entailed providing clean cooking gas to the rural and deprived households in the country.

Delhi records record pollution levels on the morning after Christmas

Activists and environments have not blamed the festival of Christmas so far for deteriorating air quality in Delhi.

Schools shut down in Delhi from tomorrow after Supreme Court slams Arvind Kejriwal govt for reopening them amid air pollution

The Apex court wondered why the Delhi government made work-from-home for adults but children have to attend the school despite high air pollution

NASA reveals what the real cause of pollution in Delhi is, and no, it’s not Diwali crackers

According to Pawan Gupta, who works at Marshall Space Flight Center in NASA, at least 22 million people were affected by smoke produced due to stubble burning on November 11 alone.

‘Environmentalist’ who whined about air pollution on Diwali defends stubble burning saying it happens only for 2-3 weeks

'Environmentalist' Jha said that to blame stubble burning as the major cause of air pollution in Delhi is incorrect because it happens for only 2-3 weeks. However, Jha had very vocally blamed one evening of Diwali celebrations for the pollution in Delhi.

Supreme Court concludes major cause of air pollution in Delhi is not ‘stubble burning’ after Centre says so

The apex court directed the Centre to hold an emergency meeting to discuss issues such as the implementation of work from home, stopping power plants, construction and non-essential transport.

Arvind Kejriwal govt shuts schools for a week so that children don’t have to breathe polluted air, govt offices to work from home

Delhi pollution: Arvind Kejriwal govt orders that schools will be shut for a week, govt offices to work from home, no construction activities

Supreme Court raps Kejriwal Govt, suggests lockdown to curb pollution in Delhi caused majorly by stubble burning in other states

The Supreme court also pulled up the Delhi government over the non-installation of smog towers and emission control projects.

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