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Diesel SUVs: No Entry

The Supreme Court raps diesel car manufacturers on the knuckles and says the ban on registration of new diesel cars will continue. In a stinging comment to car manufacturers including Toyota and Mercedes, the court asked, "Are your vehicles emitting oxygen?"

The Delhi government’s odd-even policy to check air pollution faced its first big test Monday as the capital returned to work after the New Year weekend. With few hassles, stricter policing and augmented bus and Metro services, the policy appeared to be a success, with most commuters willing to follow the rule.

हम लोग : ऑड-ईवन के लिए हम कितने तैयार?
दिल्ली में प्रदूषण कम करने की कोशिश के तहत लाए गए ऑड-ईवन फॉर्मूले को लेकर दिल्ली कितनी तैयार है और लोगों की सोच किस तरह बदल रही है, खास चर्चा 'हम लोग' के इस एपिसोड में...


Fresh data from the Centre for Science and Environment and the Delhi government shows that the odd and even alternate day car use scheme in Delhi is showing some fairly important changes to air pollution in the national capital. We go through these findings point by point. And in doing so we ask this question - Is it time to be less cynical?


The off-even vehicle regulation formula has been put in place in Delhi, with the police even imposing fines on the violators. Has the plan passed or failed?

Charcha Mein: Delhi Odd-Even Formula

Hailing the Supreme Court's decision to curb air pollution in the nation capital, Director General of Centre for Science and Environment Sunita Narain said, "Judges have given a very clear understanding that seriousness of the matter cannot be taken for granted. The court said diesel vehicles are polluting and are toxic."

In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Harish Salve, Former Solicitor General; Sunita Narain, Director, Centre for Science and Environment; Satinath Sarangi, Social Activist; Mohandas Pai, Former Director, HR, Infosys; Vinod Dasari, President SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures) & MD, Ashok Leyland Ltd; Hormazd Sorabjee, Editor, Autocar India; and Raj Kapoor, Auto Analyst -- discuss the Supreme Court's order to ban registration of Diesel-run SUVs, high-end pvt cars with engines 2000CC and above in NCR-Delhi till March 31, 2016, to cu

On Muqabla, a debate on whether the AAP government's plan to restrict the use of private cars to four days a week will help cut down air pollution or simply add to woes of Delhi residents. V.K. Mittal, a former senior scientist with NTRO alleges that the government has taken no action on the polluting vehicles that enter the city in thousands everyday but has hastily taken a decision after observation by the Delhi High Court over the government's inaction over pollution.