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Ahead of Diwali, firecracker bans and U-turns

Ahead of Diwali, firecracker bans and U-turns

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned bursting or selling firecrackers in the Delhi-National Capital Region…

It’s Diwali Everyday in Polluted Chennai’s Ennore-Manali industrial corridor

It’s Diwali Everyday in Polluted Chennai’s Ennore-Manali industrial corridor

For 17-year old G. Santosh, who lives near Tamil Nadu’s fossil fuel capital in Manali,…

Repeating the Mistakes: Why the New Commission on Air Quality is not going to ensure clean air

Repeating the Mistakes: Why the New Commission on Air Quality is not going to ensure clean air

The Central government has brought in a new law through an Ordinance which was promulgated…

Unfit for habitation: Life in Chennai’s industrial badlands

Unfit for habitation: Life in Chennai’s industrial badlands

Decades before fossil fuel became the villain of the climate movement, frontline communities of dalits,…

Centre brings new ordinance to tackle air pollution in the NCR

Centre brings new ordinance to tackle air pollution in the NCR

The Indian government today passed the “The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital…

Nationwide air quality data reveals big gaps, uphill climb in battle against pollution

Nationwide air quality data reveals big gaps, uphill climb in battle against pollution

A week after the State of Global Air 2020 revealed that India had faced the…

Exposure to air pollution in India last year worst in the world: State of Global Air Report 2020

Exposure to air pollution in India last year worst in the world: State of Global Air Report 2020

The State of Global Air 2020 report released this week and while there were several…

Top court summons chief secys of 4 states over stubble burning incidents

Top court summons chief secys of 4 states over stubble burning incidents

As crop stubble burning begins ahead of the season, the Supreme Court of India has…

Crop burning already: ‘‘Early varieties’ of crops being harvested

Crop burning already: ‘‘Early varieties’ of crops being harvested

Crop residue burning, one of the main causes of air pollution in Delhi and north…

Expert committee recommends imposing huge fines on NTPC, Essar Power for ash dyke breaches in Singrauli

Expert committee recommends imposing huge fines on NTPC, Essar Power for ash dyke breaches in Singrauli

The disastrous twin breaches of toxic ash dykes at two large coal plants in Madhya…