Court directed the West Bengal government to strengthen the checking of firecrackers coming from other states at the state’s entry point
02 Nov 2021 8:48 AM
The Delhi government on Tuesday ordered all concerned departments to begin preparing a winter action plan by September 21
15 Sep 2021 1:40 PM
The NGT order comes amidst speculation of a second wave of coronavirus pandemic just ahead of Diwali
09 Nov 2020 2:46 PM
Several pleas were filed for modification of the order.
13 Mar 2019 2:19 AM
The police has seized more than 3,850 kg firecrackers in the national capital following the Supreme Court’s order on the sale of old firecrackers.
07 Nov 2018 12:43 AM
A case has been registered and investigation is going on to trace the source of the recovered firecrackers or explosive items, police said.
04 Nov 2018 12:56 PM
Desi millenials are expressing their solidarity with the government by opting for green fire crackers to protect the environment.
26 Oct 2018 12:00 AM
The highest sound level this year was from serial crackers of 5000 series measuring 113dB.
25 Oct 2018 1:50 AM
When celebrities take to social media to air their sentiments, it can often put them in trouble too.
14 Oct 2017 12:14 AM
Chetan Bhagat took to Twitter to voice his disapproval for the cracker ban. But why does everything boil down to religious sentiment?
12 Oct 2017 12:10 AM
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray too questioned the proposed ban on firecrackers.
11 Oct 2017 2:59 AM
Traders meet Delhi BJP chief to discuss their losses due to ban.
11 Oct 2017 2:45 AM
Chetan Bhagat took to Twitter to voice his disapproval for the cracker ban. But why does everything boil down to a religious sentiment?
11 Oct 2017 12:18 AM
The apex court has put a ban on selling fireworks but not on bursting.
10 Oct 2017 2:24 AM
Activists want it to be replicated in Mumbai to cut air, noise pollution.
10 Oct 2017 2:21 AM
Asks Delhi govt to suspend all temporary licences granted to traders.
10 Oct 2017 1:23 AM
With losses running into crores, their Diwali was going up in smoke, said shopkeepers in Sadar Bazar and Jama Masjid.
09 Oct 2017 8:38 PM
Diwali is on October 19 and the order effectively means that no firecrackers will be available for purchase before the festival.
09 Oct 2017 12:05 PM