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May stop private vehicles in Delhi if pollution gets worse, says official

Delhi air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday due to stubble burning, vehicular exhaust and a drop-off in wind speeds.

30 Oct 2018 5:43 PM

Delhi air quality turns ‘severe’; pollution may rise ‘faster’ now: Official

The overall AQI was 401, falling in 'severe' category, the highest this season, Central Pollution Control Board said.

30 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

Delhi air quality just 3 points below 'severe', worst pollution of season recorded

Air quality of Delhi was recorded at 397, just three points below severe level. Seventeen areas of Delhi recorded severe air quality.

30 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

Delhi records worst air quality of season as thick haze engulfs city

The overall Air Quality Index of the national capital was recorded at 381 which falls in the very poor category

28 Oct 2018 1:44 PM

Delhi air quality falls to 'very poor', Mumbai shows slight improvement

Air quality is predicted to remain 'very poor', for next two days. Experts say stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana is increasing pollution.

25 Oct 2018 11:18 AM


Air quality slips to ‘very poor’ again

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 328 at 4 pm.

25 Oct 2018 1:19 AM

Delhi’s air quality continues to be ‘poor’

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the city’s overall AQI at 252 at 11 am.

24 Oct 2018 1:26 AM

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, may deteriorate again

Air quality improved from 'very poor' to 'poor' Monday, but experts said it can deteriorate due to toxic air from fire at Bhalswa landfill.

23 Oct 2018 3:26 PM

Half-marathon in Delhi uses radio waves to clean smoggy air for runners

Pictures of the event, which began at 5 am showed relatively clear skies, with the early morning sun visible through a sight haze.

21 Oct 2018 5:45 PM

Delhi air ‘very poor’ first time this season

Wind now flowing from stubble burning areas in Punjab, Haryana.

18 Oct 2018 1:02 AM


Delhi's air quality reaches 'very poor', inches towards 'severe' category

Overall Air Quality Index of Delhi was recorded at 309, according to data of the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research.

17 Oct 2018 4:28 PM

As Delhi air quality worsens, emergency action plan to kick in tomorrow

Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.

14 Oct 2018 2:52 PM

‘Delhi’s improved air quality is a meteorological factor’

More comprehensive actions required for sustained clean air days.

30 Jul 2018 12:31 AM

Delhi air quality improving rapidly, still at severe levels

The dispersion of pollutants became faster after local winds picked up speed and led to reduced pollution levels and improved air quality.

17 Jun 2018 2:20 PM

Air quality in Delhi sees improvement, still in ‘severe’ category

Authorities have expressed hope that the air quality would improve during the day due to the dispersion of pollutants by local winds.

16 Jun 2018 4:04 PM


Delhi air quality in ‘severe’ category

The AQI was recorded at 372, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. It was dangerously close to the 400 mark, which is under the ‘severe’ category.

26 Dec 2017 1:35 AM

After a day of breathing easy, air is ‘poor’ again

On Sunday, after a long gap, Delhiites got to breathe easy as the air quality index was in the ‘moderate’ category, at 198.

19 Dec 2017 2:15 AM

Air quality continues to remain in ‘severe’ zone

The recovery to ‘very poor’ is now expected only by the afternoon of 14th Nov. 2017.

14 Nov 2017 2:18 AM

Scientists are 'constantly monitoring' pollution level, says Delhi Min Gopal Rai

The govt scrapped plans to implement odd-even scheme after NGT said there won't be exemption for women, two-wheelers and govt servants.

13 Nov 2017 9:49 PM

Power plant shut; Delhiites to pay higher parking fee if air quality worsens

Delhiites may have to shell out more as parking fee, possibly four times the current amount.

18 Oct 2017 7:59 AM