Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Rohtak (Haryana) [India], Nov 25 (ANI): As much as 200 kg's of stubble got burnt in an accidental fire here on Saturday.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Expressing his concern over the menace of increasing air pollution across the country, Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) Chairman Bhure Lal on Friday said that more straw burning has been recorded this year.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday rubbished the claims of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that the stubble burning in Punjab was solely responsible for the high levels of pollution in the national capital.
Jalandhar (Punjab ) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Even as the air quality index in the national capital continues to deteriorate, farmers in various parts of Punjab are continuing to carry out stubble burning in their farms.
New Delhi [India], Nov 1 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Climate Change Harsh Vardhan has directed officials from Punjab and Haryana to ensure prompt action against incidents of stubble burning as data point out only 30 per cent decline since last year.
New Delhi [India], Oct 28 (ANI): As air quality in the city and adjoining areas continues to deteriorate due to stubble burning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat on Sunday urged farmers to do away with the practice.
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Oct 27 (ANI): Despite the deterioration in air quality in New Delhi and the adjoining areas, farmers in Amritsar continue to burn paddy-stubble and further deteriorate air quality, despite an order of prohibition.
New Delhi [India], Oct 27 (ANI): There is a decline in the paddy stubble-burning in Punjab this Kharif season, said Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Saturday.
Fatehabad (Haryana) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Even after prohibition, farmers in the state's Fatehabad district continues to burn stubble in the region.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Air quality in the national capital remained in the poor category on Saturday as stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana continues to take a toll on the city's atmosphere.
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Oct 18 (ANI) Protesting against the prohibition on stubble burning, hundreds of farmers blocked the Amritsar-Jammu and Kashmir rail route by sitting on 'Dharna' on the tracks in Batala, 40 kms from Amritsar, on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning.