EPCA suggests diesel vehicle ban to combat winter smog. It also suggested additional emergency measures such as “stickers indicating fuel and age on all vehicles through PUC”, so that categories of vehicles can be prohibited based on threat level.

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday issued a slew of directions to deal with the situation, including banning construction and industrial activities and entry of trucks, while lambasting the De

The ban on use of generator sets, with exceptions for essential services, has been in force in Delhi since 17 October when the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control)

IMD forecasts reduction of AQI to ‘very poor’ from Saturday

NEW DELHI: The capital's roads will once again have only odd numbered cars on odd dates and even numbered cars on even dates from November 13.

CNG, electric & hybrid, women-only vehicles, those carrying kids exempt.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in its order of October 24, 2017 had banned the use of pet coke and furnace oil (FO) in NCR from November 1, 2017 and had asked industries to meet standards stipulated in draft notification issued by MOEF&CC by December 31, 2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding the deteriorating air quality of Delhi NCR. National Green Tribunal in the Order said that the Judgement of the NGT dated 10th November, 2016 had "clearly postulated the steps that were required to be taken on long term and short term basis keeping in view the precautionary principle to ensure that the ill-effects and adverse impact of polluted ambient air quality in the previous year is not repeated in the year 2017.

MoEF secretary C K Mishra wrote to the chief secretaries of Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana — all the states EPCA had written to a day earlier — asking them to follow the steps required

With Delhi's air quality touching the 'severe plus' level today, Union Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma called for public participation in tackling the situation and said politics sh