Chandrachud praises SC judgment

The Supreme Court’s ban on the sale of firecrackers helped Delhi and the NCR breathe better after Deepavali this year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 27/10/2017 regarding landfills in Delhi. The Commissioner of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Special Secretary of Urban Development and officers of Fire Department gave assurance to the Court that steps would be taken up to ensure that none of the landfill sites in Delhi do not catch or are put on fire in future.

The Graded Response Action Plan or GRAP, which promises to take strict action to control air pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region, cannot replace urgent long-term action, experts say

The realisation that pollution is playing havoc with our lives continues to elude Indians.

Green panel orders State to impose penalty of ₹5,000 on violators, carry out raids

Under the scheme, vehicles with the registration number ending with an even number are allowed on roads on an even date while those ending in odd number are allowed on odd dates.

With the air quality in Delhi and NCR increasingly getting worse ahead of winter, the city government has said it may bring back the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme to limit the number of cars on

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Sharma Vs. MoEF & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding restaurants in South Delhi running without obtaining environment clearance. Counsel appearing for Delhi Pollution Control Committee and the Corporation submit that they would ensure that no restaurants are permitted to carry out their operations or commercial activities unless they have obtained consent to operate from Delhi Pollution Control Committee and license from the Municipal Authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral AP Revi IN (Retd.) Vs. Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding use of fresh water for gardening purpose in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. NGT passes direction that DDA/MCD shall ensure that DJB shall supply treated sewage water for gardening at the fixed rate which will be the primary responsibility of the public authority. The residents, DDA/MCD and DJB are prohibited to use fresh water for gardening purpose.

Doctors say even lungs of non-smokers in the city showing signs of toxic deposits due to air pollution

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