SC suggests work from home as an option to check pollution, orders Center to call urgent meeting

The Supreme Court took strong note of the lack of any credible steps taken by the Center and the Delhi government to tackle rising air pollution in the national capital. The top court slammed the Delhi government for burdening the municipal corporations and gave time till tomorrow for both the central and state governments to … Read more

Delhi gasps for fresh air, AQI falls in ‘severe category’

The air quality in the national capital fell into the ‘severe category’, leaving Delhiites gasping for fresh air on Saturday morning. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said the air quality index in the city is 499, which is in the ‘severe category’. The AQI in Delhi’s Lodhi Road area … Read more

Tankers deployed to sprinkle water to settle dust in Delhi; High wind speed improves air quality

The Delhi government on Saturday deployed 114 water tankers for sprinkling water to settle the dust on the roads, while the air quality improved slightly due to strong wind speed. As the national capital’s air quality deteriorated after the festival of Diwali, 114 water tankers were deployed to sprinkle water on roads to settle dust, … Read more