With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a national Air Quality Index (AQI), India on Monday joined a global league of nations which includes US, France, China and Mexico that have implemented s

The BJP-led Central government’s decision on Monday to launch the Air Quality Index to monitor pollution in Delhi and other cities has been cautiously welcomed by environment experts.

Prime minister also announces measures to provide green clearances within 30 days

City Fails On Debut; 3 Of 5 Monitoring Stations Record Very High Pollution

India does not have a mechanism to reduce peak pollution

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the release of the much-awaited National Air Quality Index (AQI), which will be used to inform people about daily air quality and provide a

Amidst the growing debate about the grim situation of air pollution in the national capital, and the Central government again expressing its serious intent to tackle the deterioration of air qualit

India's government launched a new air quality index on Monday, under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.

Delhiites could be inhaling a cocktail of toxins all through winter, with `good air' days few and far between.

Air quality in Noida this winter seems to have been even worse than Delhi's. It recorded 33% 'severe' days and 46% 'poor' days, compared to 7% severe and 58% poor days in 2013-14.