‘Mama ji rocks’: No cracker ban in MP, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges people to celebrate Shri Ram’s return to Ayodhya with firecrackers
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has bucked the nationwide trend and declared that there will be no ban on crackers in the state.
NGT could destroy local cracker industry even as politicians preach ‘vocal for local’, orders severe Diwali restrictions nationwide
The order passed by the NGT will end up affecting the livelihoods of lakhs of people employed in the firecracker industry.
After public suggestions, Karnataka CM does a partial roll-back of blanket firecracker ban on Diwali: Read details
After 8 hours of imposing a blanket ban, the Karnataka government has decided to partially roll back decision to impose blanket firecracker ban on Diwali
The firecracker ban captures perfectly everything that is wrong with governance in India and no, it is not only one political party that should...
The campaign against firecrackers is finally coming to fruition and we are progressing towards a nationwide firecracker ban.
Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other than ‘Green Crackers’
Delhi govt announced that an anti-firecracker campaign will be launched on November 3 ahead of the Diwali festival
Justice V. Parthiban makes landmark observations, says ‘bursting of crackers is an integral part of Diwali festival’: Read details
Justice V. Parthiban, Madras High Court has caught the bull by the horns and concluded that Mr A. Balaji was unfairly and unjustly denied the benefit of employment for bursting crackers on Diwali
Do you fly pollution-free planes? Fireworks company ‘thrashes’ SpiceJet’s ‘No-crackers Diwali’ banner
The festival of lights, Diwali, will be celebrated in India on 27th October this year.
A year after Supreme Court judgement, union government launches eco-friendly green crackers ahead of Diwali
The Union Minister announced that Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) labs have been successful in developing various environment-friendly fireworks such as sound-emitting crackers, flowerpots, pencils, chakkar and sparklers.
Firecracker ban would impact 800,000 families, lead to Rs. 16 billion loss for banks, claims association
TANFAMA had also submitted in the Court that a firecracker ban would have terrible consequences for the lakhs of people dependent on the industry for employment.
The messaging is indeed confusing. Were they fighting pollution or the festival of Diwali itself?