Updated : 1 hour, 22 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwat Mann on Wednesday hit out at the Centre, stating that government praises the farmers for growth in paddy production and later punishes them for stubble burning.
Updated : 5 hours, 56 min ago IST
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 21 (ANI): In a drive to contain stubble burning amid worsening levels of air pollution, Bareilly administration has registered 81 FIR's against the erring farmers indulging in the prohibited practice.
Updated : 6 hours, 5 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): The air quality in Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad again plunged to 'very poor' category on Thursday and is expected to fall into 'severe' category by tomorrow, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting
Updated : 1 day, 15 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Delhi BJP chief and party MP Manoj Tiwari said Delhi government should have spent Rs 50 crore to buy stubble from farmers in the National Capital Region (NCR) to help tackle deteriorating air quality but instead it has provided a budget of Rs 200 crore for
Updated : 2 days, 6 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 19 (ANI): A discussion on air pollution and climate change is expected to take place in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday afternoon on the second day of the Parliament's winter session.
Updated : 2 days, 18 hours ago IST
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): The newly-formed Haryana cabinet on Monday held a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, in which several key decisions were taken, including one to set up a new department by the name of Department of Foreign Cooperation to promote
Updated : 3 days ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh home department has instructed the district administration of 10 districts in the state to give a report by November 20 on incidents of stubble burning.
Updated : 5 days, 1 hour ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday issued strict instructions on stubble burning and has directed officials to ensure that burning of crops does not take place in the state.
Rohtak (Haryana) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said that stubble burning is not the only reason behind air pollution and urged the central and state governments to provide an alternative to farmers.
Updated : 5 days, 18 hours ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Punjab government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has so far disbursed over Rs 19.09 crore to 29,343 non-basmati paddy cultivating small and marginal farmers from across the state, who have not burnt the paddy residue.
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Sirsa (Haryana) [India], Nov 13 (ANI): The Haryana government on Wednesday said that 189 farmers have been penalised for stubble burning in the state.
Updated : 1 week, 1 day ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (ANI): Supreme Court advocate Vijay Panjwani on Wednesday expressed concerns about the air pollution in Delhi and held stubble burning from the neighboring states responsible for the rising menace in the region.