Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): The Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday that there has been nearly 12 per cent reduction in stubble burning incidents compared to the same period in 2018, with 31,402 such incidents detected, of which Punjab accounts for a maximum of 25,366 cases.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday said that the Centre should take concrete steps to convert stubble into organic fertilizers to combat the problem of air pollution.
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Even as farmers continue to burn stubble in Punjab, about 90 challans have been issued for stubble burning in Ludhiana district.
New Delhi [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday stated that there are around 27 lakh farmers in Punjab and Haryana and in last two years only 63,000 farmers have been provided with machines which have methods to use stubble instead of burning it.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Monday in association with Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) launched an awareness campaign, including organizing of street plays, on the issue of stubble burning.
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Farmers in Ludhiana continues to burn stubble in Kot Mana village near Sidhwabet Ludhiana.
New Delhi (India), Nov 3 (ANI): Actor Rishi Kapoor took a dig at the dipping air quality here while sharing an image that stated if you are experiencing the signs of "breathlessness" or "moist eyes", you are "either in Love or in Delhi."
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Nov 3 (ANI): Action has been initiated against as many as 2,923 farmers so far in the 20,729 cases of stubble burning reported till November 1, in the state, said Punjab Chief Minister's Office in a statement.
New Delhi [India], Nov 3 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Minister Sunil Bharala on Sunday said that the governments should organise 'Yagyas' to please Lord Indra for rains to bring some respite to people from pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Nov 3 (ANI): Farmers in Punjab continued to burn stubble even as the air quality in the national capital and its adjoining areas dipped to 'Hazardous' category on Sunday.
New Delhi [India], Nov 3 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that there should be no politics over pollution and all state governments and Centre should come together and discuss the issue.
New Delhi [India], Nov 2 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday wrote to Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javdekar, seeking the Central government's assistance to combat air pollution caused by stubble burning in neighbouring states.