Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2017 regarding air pollution caused by bursting of fire crackers. The Court noted that no standards have been laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) with regard to air pollution caused by bursting of fire crackers and it is also not clear whether "Petroleum & Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) is capable of determining the extent of air pollution that could be caused by bursting of fire crackers".

According to official estimates, until July 9, 12,460 people had been infected, and 600 had succumbed to swine flu in the country.

Crop stubble burning may continue this year too as both Punjab and Haryana governments have submitted that it may be difficult to enforce a complete ban on the act.

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi had last year given a call to save cows from plastic, his message brought into focus the hazards of this non-biodegradable product not only for animals but also fo

NEW DELHI: After a forceful intervention from National Green Tribunal (NGT), the north and south corporations have started a crackdown on polluting sites, especially construction sites and industri

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of All India Lokadhikar Sangathan Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 25/07/2017 regarding steel pickling units in Delhi. National Green Tribunal directs Delhi Pollution Control Committee to file affidavit as to why they have not complied with the order of the Tribunal and issued directions under the relevant provision of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 for closure of these industries and consequent to it disconnection of electricity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 25/07/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in public buildings and public spaces of Delhi. All the Corporations, through their Commissioners, are directed to file affidavit stating as to how they propose to deal with the dumping sites under their jurisdiction and any proposed action for construction of waste to energy or any other plant to deal with the municipal solid waste in Delhi.

Doctors and authorities now fear that the number of cases will rise with coming monsoon.

Locals say there is no proper planning by authorities to handle the noise pollution and traffic jams

The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?