SC suggests Center to announce two-day lockdown in Delhi to tackle pollution

The Supreme Court on Saturday suggested to the Center a two-day lockdown to tackle air pollution in the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice of India NV Raman, Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant said, “Tell us how we can reduce the AQI from 500 to at least 200 points. Take some necessary measures. … Read more

We are wearing masks even at home: CJI NV Raman on Delhi’s air pollution

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana told the Center that air pollution is a serious condition and masks are being worn even at home. The remarks came during the hearing of a petition on deteriorating air quality in the national capital. On stubble burning as one of the causes of pollution, the top court said … Read more

Favorable wind speed brings down Delhi’s air pollution level marginally

According to agencies, strong winds brought down the pollution levels marginally in the national capital on Monday and the 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) was in the ‘very poor’ category at 390 at 4 pm. Delhi recorded ‘severe’ air quality for three days in a row till Sunday, as emissions from fireworks piling up … Read more