With Delhi's AAP government giving out more details of the odd/even car formula to curb the capital's dangerous pollution levels. Will Delhi be ready to implement it next month? We discuss on Left, Right and Centre.


In a radical step to curb alarming air pollution, Delhi Government on Friday restricted plying of private vehicles bearing odd and even registration numbers to alternate days from 1 January in the national capital.
The measures were announced following an emergency meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a day after the Delhi High Court compared the city to a "gas chamber".

A move that will change the way you travel in the national capital. A move that could save our lives. We are talking of alternate day car use in Delhi. A move that is literally a breath of fresh air. Will it work? Or are we going to be all pessimistic and say that it won't?

In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Anand Narasimhan & Tina Sharma, panelists -- Aman Panwar, Spokesperson, Congress; GVL Narasimha Rao, National Spokesperson, BJP; Ashish Khetan, Leader, AAP; Vimlendu Jha, Environmentalist & Founder, Swecha; Sumaira Abdulali, Environmentalist & Activist; Maxwell Pereira, Fmr Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police; and Sunita Narain, Director, Centre for Science and Environment -- discuss Delhi Government's announcement about restricting plying of private vehicles bearing odd and even registration numbers to alternate days to fight air pollution le

Delhi is being labelled by the WHO as the most polluted city in the world.

The quality of air in Delhi, going through one of its worst smog spells this season, largely fell in the 'very poor' category with the National Air Quality Index recording 'severe' level of pollutants in areas such as Anand Vihar.

On Prime Time a discussion on the alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi and the surrounding cities and whether governments are doing enough to curb it. While the Delhi government suggesting shutting down schools on days when pollution levels are recorded to be very high, the Delhi pollution board disagreed with the proposal. The unchecked burning of waste, rubber, plastic, paper and leaves especially in poor neighbourhoods during winter increases particulate matter in the air.

The Delhi government has made a surprising decision to counter the capital's deadly pollution problem - to start alternate day car use. It's a decision which, if implemented, may get rid of at least 50 per cent of Delhi's air pollution. Will this be feasible?

Mon, 2014-06-23 (All day)