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Updated : 1 day, 18 hours ago IST
Punjab Minister BS Jimpa on Monday said there was a notification from his department that if someone burnt stubble, a red entry was made.
Updated : 1 day, 20 hours ago IST
The Agriculture Minister emphasized on the need for farmers to adopt alternative methods for stubble management and this is the need of the hour that farmers support the government in making the state pollution free.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
The meeting was held with Chief Secretaries of four states through video conferencing under the chairmanship of NHRC Chairman Justice Arun Kumar Mishra regarding air pollution.
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
Delhi's air quality improved due to the decline in farm fires in its neighbouring states.
Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
The air quality in Delhi witnessed improvement on Sunday morning as the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital stood at 320, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) at 8:00 am.
NHRC heard the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday in connection with its suo motu cognizance of unabated air pollution in Delhi-NCR as reported in media.
In addition, the plant is expected to reduce stubble burning on 40,000-45,000 acres, causing an annual reduction of 1, 50,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide emissions and 20,000 MT of fly ash currently produced due to paddy straw burning.
Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
NHRC expressed strong concern over stubble burning cases in North India, especially in Punjab as the air quality has turned 'severe' in many cities and has been affecting the health of the people as well as putting seriously impacting those with existing illnesses.
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined an urgent hearing of a plea seeking measures worsening air pollution in Delhi-NCR and a complete ban on stubble burning.
Updated : 3 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that air pollution-related stubble burning cases have witnessed a rise by 160 per cent in Rajasthan and 20 per cent in Punjab this October as compared to October 2021.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
The issue of stubble burning turns out to be a hot topic of discussion, especially at the onset of winter with the deteriorating air quality in Delhi NCR every year.
The Janata Dal (United) chief further said he had been working to convince the people of Bihar to shun or give up 'parali' (stubble) burning since 2018.