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

Hours after the Supreme Court order regulating use of fire crackers across the country, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) sprung into action.

KOLKATA: The air quality in the city has deteriorated over the past few days and experts put some of the blame on the festivities.

Madurai: A public interest litigation has been filed before the Madurai bench of the Madras high court seeking a direction to the authorities to ban the use of loudspeakers in vans, autos, load veh

Sivakasi's fire industry is not just battling ban but many questions are raised on its not so enviable safety record.

The Government’s top think tank, Niti Ayog has favoured imposing a “green cess” from tourists to arrest the environmental degradation caused by the rising footfalls in the Indian Himalayan region.

MUMBAI: Ahead of the final immersion day of Ganeshotsav, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis defended the Bombay high court’s ban on DJ and Dolby sound on Sunday and said Lord Ganesha does not need su

In a welcome departure from the past, the decibel levels came down markedly on the streets of Mumbai on the last day of the Ganesh festivities on Sunday, as more than 250 leading Ganpati mandals to

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court directed the Maharashtra government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday to detail the steps taken against unauthorised pandals across the state a

NEW DELHI: Delhi government on Wednesday suggested to the National Green Tribunal to put a regulatory mechanism in place to restrain use of polluting firecrackers in the capital rather than putting

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