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Worst crisis: Air remains in ‘severe’ category for fourth consecutive day

The city is facing its worst pollution crisis since Diwali.

26 Dec 2018 1:28 AM

NCR sees good air day after 2 months, but respite short

Neighbouring Ghaziabad and Faridabad recorded “poor” air quality, while Gurgaon and Noida recorded ‘moderate’ air quality, the CPCB data showed.

14 Dec 2018 1:25 AM

New Delhi's air quality 'very poor', pollution likely to rise

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded an overall AQI of 314, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

03 Dec 2018 2:21 PM

Delhi: Air pollution at 'very poor' category, situation likely to worsen

SAFAR has predicted that air quality is likely to remain in the same category with a slight decline by tomorrow due to enhanced wind speed.

01 Dec 2018 4:50 PM

Thick layer of smog engulfs Delhi, air quality falls to 'very poor' category

SAFAR has predicted that the air quality of the region is likely to show slight improvement due to the change in wind speed.

29 Nov 2018 4:05 PM


No respite as city air remains ‘very poor’

Pollution watchdog CPCB also noted that actions of the public and enforcement bodies have been “inadequate” in curbing pollution.

22 Nov 2018 12:44 AM

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