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Delhi's overall air quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' pollution

According to the Centre-run SAFAR, the overall air quality index in the city was recorded at 387, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

21 Nov 2018 12:36 PM

On Delhi air, govt to consider artificial rain if situation worsens

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Tuesday due to unfavourable wind and high humidity, authorities said.

20 Nov 2018 1:44 PM

After short respite due to rains, Delhi air deteriorates

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed the overall AQI at a “poor” 282.

17 Nov 2018 1:11 AM

Delhi air quality improves after overnight rains

Twenty-eight areas in Delhi recorded “very poor” air quality, while three areas recorded “poor” category, the data said.

15 Nov 2018 1:10 AM

Declining quality of air causing sickness and discomfort to 89 per cent people in Delhi

A majority of the respondents (33.4 per cent) said they accessed air quality information "sometimes" and 12 per cent said "never".

13 Nov 2018 8:55 PM


NGT asks chief secys of 4 states to appear November 15

Stresses on need to find long-lasting solution to stubble burning.

13 Nov 2018 12:49 AM

Relief from hazardous air unlikely anytime soon

According to the CPCB, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was recorded at 406 which falls in the severe category.

13 Nov 2018 12:49 AM

Arvind Kejriwal under fire over reported Dubai trip amid pollution crisis

For a second year the chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has likened Delhi to a 'gas chamber' because of the pollution.

10 Nov 2018 7:07 PM

Massive crop burning near NCR, air to be ‘severe’ again

Stubble burning in neigbouring states ‘largest-ever recorded’ this year.

10 Nov 2018 1:15 AM

Supreme Court ban on firecrackers goes up in smoke

City records worst air quality of year, 10 times permissible limit.

09 Nov 2018 12:31 AM


Thick haze engulfs Delhi as SC’s cracker curbs violated on Diwali

SC had allowed bursting of crackers from 8 pm to 10 pm only and also manufacture, sale of only ‘green crackers’.

08 Nov 2018 8:16 AM

Delhi wakes up to hazy Diwali morning, air quality remains 'poor'

Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to 'severe plus emergency' category after Diwali, SAFAR said.

07 Nov 2018 12:45 PM

Delhi to plunge in lethal post-Diwali smog despite new measures

Air quality will be 'bad' on November 8 even if 'partial toxic crackers' are burned compared to last year.

06 Nov 2018 9:44 AM

Delhi records season’s worst air quality ahead of Diwali

The air quality turned severe for the first time this season on October 30.

06 Nov 2018 1:03 AM

Thick smog covers Delhi before Diwali, pollution 20 times over safe limit

On Monday, the levels of the pollutant PM2.5 was at a “severe” 644 or 20 times the safe limit prescribed by World Health Organisation.

05 Nov 2018 10:47 AM


Is he really an IIT graduate? Amarinder Singh jabs Arvind Kejriwal

Amarinder Singh presented certain figures to rubbish the claims and asked the Delhi chief minister to check facts before blaming Punjab.

04 Nov 2018 7:15 PM

'Pollution in Delhi same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day,' says expert

To showcase the ill effects of air pollution, an installation depicting human lungs was unveiled at a city hospital Saturday.

03 Nov 2018 9:11 PM

Authorities warn of severe deterioration from Monday

Authorities record stubble burning in UP for 1st time this season.

03 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

Delhi's air quality on the brink of turning 'severe', say authorities

Overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 392, which falls in the 'very poor' category and is just 8 points from turning severe.

01 Nov 2018 12:28 PM

Air quality improves slightly, diesel curbs likely

Environment body urges Delhiites to use public transport from November 1 to 10.

01 Nov 2018 12:55 AM