30 January 2023

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CAQM to tap the expertise of reputed technical and scientific institutions to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR(10.11.2022)

The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) has decided to tap the technical/ academic expertise of the reputed scient.....

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Supreme Court bans sale of crackers in Delhi/NCR for testing the effect of the ban on air quality after Diwali(09.10.2017)

The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier verdict banning sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region ahead of Diwali in order to keep a check on the .....

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NGT Raps Centre, AAP Government & Neighbouring States over Failure to Tackle Mounting Air Pollution(07.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) came down heavily on Central Government, Delhi and Neighbouring states for doing little to tackle mounting air pollution.....

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NGT Proposes Setting up of Central Committee to Combat Air Pollution(10.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has proposed constitution of a Central Committee of chief secretaries from five states — Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasth.....

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NGT Seeks UPPCB’s Report on Steps Taken to Combat Air Pollution(11.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to file a status report on steps taken to combat air pollutio.....

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NGT Defines Emergency Norms for Delhi & Four States over Air Pollution(11.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has defined the term “environmental emergency” and listed measures to be taken by Delhi and its neighbouring States when.....

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Delhi HC: Failure of Government to Reduce Air Pollution Amounts to "Genocide".(11.11.2016)

Delhi HC, while slamming Central & AAP Government over alarming rate of Air Pollution in National Capital, has said that, failure of Government to red.....

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SC Asks Government: Are You Waiting for People to Die in a Polluted National Capital?(11.11.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Government and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) whether they intend to just sit back and watch people gasp for breath an.....

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Delhi HC: Air Pollution is Capital Punishment for Delhiites(14.11.2016)

Delhi High Court, while calling air pollution “capital punishment killing Delhiites for no fault”, has said that 20 million people were losing 60 mill.....

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Delhi HC: Delhi Air Pollution Situation is Of An ‘Emergency Nature’(22.12.2015)

Delhi HC has rapped Delhi and Central Governments for failing to comply with its orders seeking information and action plans to tackle air pollution i.....

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Supreme Court Terms Delhi Smog Life-Threatening(15.11.2017)

Supreme Court has sought the response of Centre and the Governments of Punjab, Delhi and Haryana on measures taken to counter smog and pollution choki.....

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Delhi High Court to AAP Govt: Procure Buses for Delhi on ‘War-Footing’(15.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has termed the need for more buses in the city a “grave urgency” and said the AAP government needed to address it on a “war-footing”.

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Delhi HC Gives Direction to Manage Traffic(11.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has given directions and suggestions like on the spot challaning and using of helicopters, with regard to managing chaotic traffic co.....

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Supreme Court: Don't Confine Air Pollution Issue To Delhi, Look Nationwide(29.01.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to look into the problem of air pollution on a nationwide basis and not confine it to Delhi-NCR only, saying report.....

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NGT: Everyone Should Ensure There is No Air Pollution in Delhi(18.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) , while dismissing a builder’s plea challenging penalty imposed on him for causing pollution, has said everyone living i.....

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SC Directs Centre to Explore Feasibility of Hydrogen-Based Japanese Technology to Fight Air Pollution(13.11.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to explore the feasibility of a hydrogen-based Japanese technology as a permanent solution to the air pollution .....

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Air Pollution: Delhi High Court Pulls Up Delhi Govt, Recommends Clutch of Measures(15.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has pulled up the Delhi Government and other authorities over increasing air pollution levels in the city and suggested a clutch of m.....

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Delhi High Court Tells Delhi Govt to Set ‘Measurable Targets’ to Mitigate Air Pollution in Delhi(30.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to formulate “measurable targets” to mitigate air pollution in the state in a time-bound manner.

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NGT to Govt.: Regulate Air Pollution Caused by Fire-Crackers, Bring Them under AAQ Standards.(08.04.2016)

National Green Tribunal, in order to reduce air pollution caused by fire-crackers, has directed Govt. to regulate their chemical composition and bring.....

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NGT Seeks Information on Solid Waste Management & Air Pollution in States, UTs(08.01.2020)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to obtain information from chief secretaries on solid waste management, resto.....

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Delhi HC Directs Govt. to Stop Stubble Burning(15.09.2016)

Delhi HC has irked over growing menace of stubble burning in states like Haryana and Punjab, which is a major cause of air pollution in the national c.....

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NGT Asks Govt to File Proper Report on Study Carried Out to Identify Sources of Air Pollution(04.01.2022)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the government to file a proper report on the study carried out in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram to identify th.....

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NGT Slaps Rs 5 Lakh Fine on Govt. Bodies over Traffic Chaos and Air Pollution(19.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while taking strong note of traffic chaos and air pollution near Kaushambi Bus Terminal on Delhi border, has imposed a .....

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NGT Raps States over Not Submitting Details of Air Pollution(31.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Chief Secretaries of eight States that failed to submit details of air pollution in their cities to do so on.....

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Allahabad High Court to State: Consider Banning Firecrackers to Check Air Pollution(18.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to consider imposing ban on use of generators and firecrackers to check air pollution.

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Prosecute Municipal Officials in Delhi for Their Failure to Address Air Pollution: SC(27.11.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prosecute government officials who have not acted on nearly 250 complaints received .....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 5 Crores Penalty on WB Govt for Non Complying with Orders(30.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a penalty of Rupees 5 crores on West Bengal Government for failing to comply with the directions to reduce air pol.....

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SC Directs CPCB, States to Prepare Action Plan to Check Delhi’s Air Pollution(07.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Environment Pollution Control Authority, Delhi Government and States of Uttar Pradesh,.....

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Allahabad HC Asks Government on Reducing Air Pollution in State(26.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Pollution Control Board about the steps taken by it to reduce air pollution .....

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NGT Directs DPCC to Submit List of Hazardous Industrial Units(07.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said that industrial units operating in residential areas are one of major contributors to air pollution in Capital .....

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Delhi HC Slams Civic Bodies For Failure to Comply With Its Order on Air Pollution(03.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed officials of civic bodies to appear before it for "failure" to comply with its order to remove debris and traffic conges.....

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NGT Seeks Status Report from Delhi Chief Secretary over Alarming Smog & Air Pollution Levels(04.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Chief Secretary K.K.Sharma to file a status report by Friday in connection with alarming smog and air.....

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NGT Directs Pollution Control Boards to Control & Curb Air Pollution in Delhi(04.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while taking cognizance of alarming air quality in Delhi, has asked Central Pollution Control Board and Delhi Pollution.....

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NGT Notices Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum over Air Pollution(05.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to two public sector oil companies asking them whether they use any diesel vehicle which is more than .....

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