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National Clean Air Programme leaves out 231 cities with toxic air: Study

National Clean Air Programme leaves out 231 cities with toxic air: Study

The massive hike in the clear air plan budget may come as a relief, but…

A Toxic Childhood

A Toxic Childhood

All health studies prove that children are the most vulnerable to air pollution. While toxic…

India pushes to dilute norms to cut deadly NOx emissions?

India pushes to dilute norms to cut deadly NOx emissions?

After delaying the emission deadline from 2017 to 2022, India’s power industry, led by state-run…

Coal plants around Delhi caught producing power illegally, without retrofitting equipment

Coal plants around Delhi caught producing power illegally, without retrofitting equipment

Coal plants around Delhi yet again missed the emissions deadline after they were found operating…

India’s top power generator, NTPC, rejects foreign tech to cut toxic emissions, experts blame power lobby

India’s top power generator, NTPC, rejects foreign tech to cut toxic emissions, experts blame power lobby

Documents show that India’s top electricity generator, state-owned NTPC, has rejected the emissions-cutting technology of…

Ministers deny link between air pollution and deaths, discredit own govt’s study

Ministers deny link between air pollution and deaths, discredit own govt’s study

In what is seen as a sustained attempt to deny prevalence of air pollution deaths,…

India’s air pollution battle unwinnable without energy transition

India’s air pollution battle unwinnable without energy transition

As India attends the UN climate conference in Spain this week, there are multiple things…

Deadly air, with the stench of apathy

Deadly air, with the stench of apathy

Critically poor air quality has become typical of winter months in India, especially in northern…

Top court rebukes Centre, states over polluted air: Better to bomb ‘all in one go’

Top court rebukes Centre, states over polluted air: Better to bomb ‘all in one go’

India’s top court has said governments must compensate people if they fail to provide them…

Odd-even: a necessary exercise that needs further study

Odd-even: a necessary exercise that needs further study

As the Delhi government’s third iteration of “odd-even” comes to a close, preliminary results have…