The National Green Tribunal today said it would consider later this month the steps taken by the Centre and Punjab and Haryana governments to check burning of crop residue by farmers to curb air po
Bathinda: Openly defying the orders of the Punjab government banning stubble burning, farmer organization Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) called upon its members to lay siege to the officials
NOIDA: In a hearing on an ongoing case in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) based on prevention and abolition of crop burning, a principal bench of the Tribunal headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar ha
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Punjab Government to produce before it 21 farmers which it claimed to have helped by giving incentives and infrastructural facilities to prevent
Diwali, this year, is 11 days earlier than last year and Delhi might see a little respite since temperatures have, as of yet, not dipped as much as they had last year.
NEW DELHI: It's around this time every year that air quality in the capital and its adjoining areas starts plunging — due to the onset of winter, coupled with crop burning in Punjab and Haryana and
CHANDIGARH: The farm practice of setting wheat and paddy stubble on fire has come under sharp focus for being a key contributor to the smog in Delhi and surrounding areas, causing severe respirator
While no one factor may be termed as the biggest contributor to air pollution in Delhi, the morning after Diwali last year saw a massive spike in levels of air pollutants.
Over the past week, images from NASA, available through its Fire Mapper, have revealed a considerable upsurge in the number of fires in not just Punjab, but also Haryana and western UP, between Sep
The Tribunal asked the state to consider if the state can provide direct monetary incentive to the farmers in return for putting a stop to crop burning
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