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NEW DELHI: If no crackers are burst in the NCR this Diwali, the air quality will be “very poor”.

The rising levels of pollution have created an alarming scenario across the country and the situation would only worsen if we do not celebrate Diwali responsibly this year.

Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board requests a time window for bursting firecrackers on Diwali

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Arjun Gopal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding the issue of burning of firecrackers during Diwali and other festivals/occasions.

Supreme Court directs that:

Tamil Nadu is the hub for manufacturing firecrackers.

Modifying its earlier order that fixed a slot of two hours from 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the southern states can burst firecrackers

The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) has directed officials to ensure strict implementation of the Supreme Court’s order on bursting of firecrackers during Diwali and other festiv

Diwali may be two weeks away, but the air quality in Gurgaon has already dropped to ‘very poor’.

Delhi's air quality continued to be in the 'poor' category Tuesday, with the Environment minister directing all officers and agencies to be in "war mode" to combat air pollution.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused a blanket ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers across the country, but said that only 'green' firecrackers will be sold which are less pollut