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Stubble Burning: Pusa Bio-decomposer Successful; Will Tell SC, Says Kejriwal

Stubble Burning: Pusa Bio-decomposer Successful; Will Tell SC, Says Kejriwal

Delhi CM proposes bio-decomposing solution developed by Indian Agricultural Research Institute

04 November 2020
West Bengal To Observe November 4 As Anti-Stubble Burning Day

West Bengal To Observe November 4 As Anti-Stubble Burning Day

The Agriculture department will also work towards dissuading farmers from burning stubble, the official said.

04 November 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Turns 'Very Poor' After Marginal Improvement

Air quality likely to dip on Wednesday and Thursday, monitoring agency warns.

Delhi Breathes A Little Easy As High Winds Clear Air

Delhi Breathes A Little Easy As High Winds Clear Air

Government sets time for fireworks during Diwali, Christmas and New Year's eve

02 November 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Remains In The 'Very Poor' Category

‘Unusually high’ instances of farm fires in Haryana and UP have had an adverse impact on Delhi’s air quality, officials say.

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12 December 2020
Greening the Green Revolution – Stop Stubble Burning

Greening the Green Revolution – Stop Stubble Burning

Stubble-burning draws occasional attention of some urban activists and “breaking news” leading to one-off judicial intervention. But it is not difficult to...


29 October 2020
Have Come Out With Ordinance On Curbing Pollution, Centre Tells SC

Have Come Out With Ordinance On Curbing Pollution, Centre Tells SC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta apprised the bench of the Ordinance.


29 October 2020
Stubble Burning Share In Delhi's Pollution Rise To 36%

Stubble Burning Share In Delhi's Pollution Rise To 36%

The number of farm fires in neighbouring states was 2,912 on Wednesday, the highest so far this season, according to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air...


27 October 2020
Turn Stubble To Fodder: Himachal Varsity’s Solution To Ease Air Pollution

Turn Stubble To Fodder: Himachal Varsity’s Solution To Ease Air Pollution

Use stubble to prepare silage and not burn it, says university VC.


26 October 2020
SC Keeps In Abeyance Order To Set Up Panel To Monitor Stubble Burning

SC Keeps In Abeyance Order To Set Up Panel To Monitor Stubble Burning

Centre’s plan for legislation to deal with air pollution, including stubble burning, prompts move.


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12 December 2020
Throwing Straws Against The Wind

Throwing Straws Against The Wind

Crop residue or stubble burning is banned in Punjab and Haryana, but satellite images show a substantial increase in farm fires that add to the air pollution...


21 October 2020
Delhi's Pollution Levels Worsen, Air Quality Index Still In The 'Poor' Category

Delhi's Pollution Levels Worsen, Air Quality Index Still In The 'Poor' Category

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 268 on Wednesday morning.


17 October 2020
Early Harvest, Labour Unavailability Due To COVID-19 Led To More Farm Fires This Time: Officials

Early Harvest, Labour Unavailability Due To COVID-19 Led To More Farm Fires This Time: Officials

Haryana has also recorded an increase in farm fires -- from around 1,200 incidents till October 16 last year to 2,016 this year.


16 October 2020
Delhi Pollution Levels Dip Slightly; Stubble Burning Contribution Rises To 18%

Delhi Pollution Levels Dip Slightly; Stubble Burning Contribution Rises To 18%

With Delhi-NCR bracing for months of poor air quality, experts have warned that high levels of air pollution can aggravate the COVID-19 situation.


16 October 2020
Centre Didn’t Favour Lokur Panel To Downplay Stubble Burning Issue: AAP

Centre Didn’t Favour Lokur Panel To Downplay Stubble Burning Issue: AAP

The SC directed the court-appointed EPCA and chief secretaries of Haryana, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh to assist the Lokur panel to enable it in physical...


16 October 2020
Amid Rising Pollution In Delhi, SC Appoints Ex-Judge To Monitor Stubble Burning

Amid Rising Pollution In Delhi, SC Appoints Ex-Judge To Monitor Stubble Burning

During his tenure as an apex court judge, Justice Lokur had dealt with pollution matter which included the aspect of stubble burning.


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15 October 2020
Stubble Burning Accounted For 6% Of Delhi's PM2.5 Pollution On Oct 15: SAFAR

Stubble Burning Accounted For 6% Of Delhi's PM2.5 Pollution On Oct 15: SAFAR

PM2.5 refers to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter which can penetrate deep into lungs, impairing their function, and even the...


13 October 2020
States Must Stop Blaming Each Other And Work Together On Stubble Burning: Kejriwal

States Must Stop Blaming Each Other And Work Together On Stubble Burning: Kejriwal

'While farmers of neighbouring states and people of Delhi are bearing the brunt of stubble burning, governments have shut their eyes,' the Delhi CM said.


11 October 2020
CM Arvind Kejriwal To Launch Spraying Of Anti-Stubble Burning Solution On Tuesday

CM Arvind Kejriwal To Launch Spraying Of Anti-Stubble Burning Solution On Tuesday

This year, the Delhi government is going to use the solution on the land where non-basmati rice is grown.


11 October 2020
Delhi Air Quality Remains Poor, Likely To Improve In Coming Days

Delhi Air Quality Remains Poor, Likely To Improve In Coming Days

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the AQI is likely to improve to the “moderate” category by Monday.


10 October 2020
Stubble Burning, Pollution, And Politics

Stubble Burning, Pollution, And Politics

Stubble-burning, in a nutshell, is an unintended consequence of the technology developed for the Green Revolution.


06 October 2020
Punjab Government Waives Farm Machinery Rental For Small, Marginal Farmers To Manage Stubble

Punjab Government Waives Farm Machinery Rental For Small, Marginal Farmers To Manage Stubble

Marginal farmers are those who cultivate (as owner or tenant or sharecropper) agricultural land up to 1 hectare, while small farmers are those who cultivate...


01 October 2020
As Harvesting Season Nears, Delhi Set To Launch Anti-Air Pollution Campaign From October 5

As Harvesting Season Nears, Delhi Set To Launch Anti-Air Pollution Campaign From October 5

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that a centre is being set up in Najafgarh to produce a chemical to deal with stubble burning.


24 September 2020
Will Urge Other States To Use Indigenous Tech To Manage Stubble, Says Kejriwal

Will Urge Other States To Use Indigenous Tech To Manage Stubble, Says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to address the issue of stubble burning.


25 November 2019
'Get 15 Explosives, Kill People In One Go': SC Pulls Up Centre, States For Air Pollution In Delhi

'Get 15 Explosives, Kill People In One Go': SC Pulls Up Centre, States For Air Pollution In Delhi

The top court asked the government if it can treat people like this and allow them to die due to pollution


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