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How Illegal Factories, Distilleries Mushroomed In Himachal Pradesh

How Illegal Factories, Distilleries Mushroomed In Himachal Pradesh

The incident has raised alarm in the state’s industries department as Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri draws a parallel between Delhi’s 'Uphaar Cinema' fire of 1997 asking for an independent probe.

24 February 2022
NGT Issues Notices To Collectors Of Four MP Districts Over Plea On Firecracker Order Violation

NGT Issues Notices To Collectors Of Four MP Districts Over Plea On Firecracker Order Violation

The petition said that the collectors of the four districts did not ensure compliance with the NGT's order issued in October and firecrackers were burst even...

05 February 2022

Salman Khan Requests Fans Not To Burst Crackers Inside Theatres During 'Antim' Screening

Actor Salman Khan posted a video of a screening of his latest movie, 'Antim,' and asked his fans to avoid bursting crackers inside movie theatres as it could...

Delhi Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term Of Man For Causing Firecracker Injury On Diwali

Delhi Court Upholds 6-Month Jail Term Of Man For Causing Firecracker Injury On Diwali

A Delhi Sessions Court has upheld an order convicting a man for causing permanent damage to a person's eye by negligently lighting a firecracker on Diwali in...

17 November 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: It's An Emergency Situation, Stop Vehicles Or Impose Lockdown, Asks SC

The Supreme Court said: ‘everybody has the passion of blaming farmers. Have you seen how crackers are being burnt in Delhi for the last seven days? It is an...

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06 November 2021
Delhi Pollution: Air Will Take Two Days To Normalise, Predicts SAFAR Chief

Delhi Pollution: Air Will Take Two Days To Normalise, Predicts SAFAR Chief

Delhi AQI: Dr BS Murthy, Project Director at SAFAR, tells Outlook that bursting crackers during Diwali had led to a significant increase in air pollution in...


05 November 2021
Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

The explosion killed a father and his 7-year-old son who were heading to Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district to celebrate Diwali after procuring country-made...


05 November 2021
Not Just Crackers, Delhi Environment Minister Blames 'Farm Fires' For Thick Smog Day After Diwali

Not Just Crackers, Delhi Environment Minister Blames 'Farm Fires' For Thick Smog Day After Diwali

According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.


04 November 2021
Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.


04 November 2021
Diwali: UP Man Killed After Two Groups Clash Over Bursting Firecrackers

Diwali: UP Man Killed After Two Groups Clash Over Bursting Firecrackers

The two groups clashed and attacked each other with stones, following which two people were left injured, police said.


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04 November 2021
Diwali 2021: What Are Electronic Crackers And Are They Truly Green?

Diwali 2021: What Are Electronic Crackers And Are They Truly Green?

Electronic firecrackers are devices that can be operated through remote controls once plugged into an electricity source.


03 November 2021
Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai on Tuesday said to prevent the purchase, sale and burning of firecrackers, especially in the border areas, Delhi...


01 November 2021
Diwali Firecracker Ban: SC Says Cannot Impose Complete Ban, Here's What That Means

Diwali Firecracker Ban: SC Says Cannot Impose Complete Ban, Here's What That Means

The apex Court’s ruling has come, following Calcutta High Court’s order to ban firecrackers during the festivals.


28 October 2021
Diwali 2021: Firecracker Ban Not Against Any Community, Says SC

Diwali 2021: Firecracker Ban Not Against Any Community, Says SC

The apex court said: ‘all firecrackers were not banned. It was in larger public interest. There is a particular impression being created. It should not be...


08 October 2021
Muzaffarnagar: Sec 144 imposed Ahead Of Festive Season, Ban On Carrying Firearms

Muzaffarnagar: Sec 144 imposed Ahead Of Festive Season, Ban On Carrying Firearms

The district administration has restricted assembly of more than four people in public place, carrying of firearms and other weapons, celebratory firing, and...


05 October 2021
Death Toll Rises To 5 In UP’s ‘Illegal’ Firecracker Factory Explosion

Death Toll Rises To 5 In UP’s ‘Illegal’ Firecracker Factory Explosion

With one more injured worker in UP’s Shamli firecracker factory explosion succumbing to his injuries, the death toll has mounted to five.


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15 September 2021
Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers During Diwali

Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers During Diwali

The government has banned the storage, sale and use of firecrackers during Diwali in the national capital


12 February 2021
Fire Explosion In Tamil Nadu Firecracker factory, 11 Killed In Blast

Fire Explosion In Tamil Nadu Firecracker factory, 11 Killed In Blast

Chief Minister E.K. Palaniswami announced Rs 3 lakh for the families of the deceased.


02 December 2020
Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.


17 November 2020
Allahabad MP Rita Bahuguna's Granddaughter Dies Of Burns

Allahabad MP Rita Bahuguna's Granddaughter Dies Of Burns

Bahugana's six-year-old granddaughter died around 2 am on Tuesday after receiving severe burns.


15 November 2020
Virat Kohli, Anushka Draw Flak For Urging Netizens To Avoid Firecrackers On Diwali

Virat Kohli, Anushka Draw Flak For Urging Netizens To Avoid Firecrackers On Diwali

Twitter was abuzz with hashtags against the cricketer as well as Anushka Sharma for asking people to refrain from bursting firecrackers.


15 November 2020
Delhi's Air Quality Back To 'Severe'; Diwali Firecrackers Add To Misery

Delhi's Air Quality Back To 'Severe'; Diwali Firecrackers Add To Misery

A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.


14 November 2020
Delhi’s Air Quality Turns ‘Severe’

Delhi’s Air Quality Turns ‘Severe’

High levels of PM10 and PM2.5 particles are expected to be present in the atmosphere between 1 am and 6 am, officials said.


14 November 2020
Telangana Govt Permits Sale, Use Of Green Crackers

Telangana Govt Permits Sale, Use Of Green Crackers

The specified time period for bursting of crackers is between 8 PM and 10 PM on Deepavali day


11 November 2020
SC Refuses To Interfere With Calcutta HC Order Banning Crackers Use, Sale

SC Refuses To Interfere With Calcutta HC Order Banning Crackers Use, Sale

'We are in a situation where at this time, preservation of life is more important and the high court knows what is required at the ground level: SC


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