The AAP government banned all construction activities as the quality of air turned “hazardous” in Delhi on Wednesday. Construction workers will be given Rs 5000 per month, announced CM Arvind Kejriwal. As per pollution data, the air quality slipped into the hazardous category with the air quality index reaching up to 517. “Construction activities have
With Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) resting in the category of ‘very poor’, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said that its 15-point Winter Action Plan (WAP) prevented AQI from reaching the severe category.
The National Capital’s air quality plummeted to ‘very poor’ this morning as people in several parts of Delhi flouted the ban on firecrackers. Delhi’s Air Quality Index worsened as it slipped to 323 that falls under the “very poor category” a day after Diwali. On Tuesday, 6pm Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 323,
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NEW DELHI: Delhi is breathing poisonous air. Even as the air quality continues to dip even further in the severe category in the national capital, the Supreme Court on Saturday said the Central government should consider a two-day lockdown in Delhi if necessary, in order to bring down the pollution level in Delhi-NCR. The remarks
NEW DELHI: Coming under attack of the opposition parties over the issue of air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Environment minister on Saturday said that Arvind Kejriwal government is taking concrete steps to control increased pollution levels post Diwali and has deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on the roads. Speaking to media
NEW DELHI: Delhi and its adjoining areas were engulfed by a thick layer of acrid smog on Friday morning following large scale bursting of crackers by the people to celebrate Deepawali. It appeared that people were venting their emotions amid calls of cracker ban by the law enforcing authorities and the court. The thick layer
NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said that the capital’s air quality had deteriorated due to some people deliberately bursting firecrackers and rise in stubble burning. The national capital woke to a hazy morning. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the city’s air quality remained in severe category. It said that the Air