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What the FAQ: What is Air Quality Index and why is it relevant the day after Diwali?

A 2020 report by Swiss organisation IQAir found 22 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities were in India, with Delhi ranked the most polluted capital globally

Published on 5th November 2021

Firecrackers: Cannot infringe right to life of other citizens under guise of employment, the top court says

The apex court had earlier refused to impose complete ban on sale of firecrackers and said that sale can happen through only licensed traders and that only green crackers can be sold

Published on 28th September 2021

Mizoram to ban bursting of firecrackers on Christmas, New Year 

Apart from firecrackers, the use of sky lanterns and other pyrotechnics including toy guns has also been banned. Prohibitory orders in this regard will be issued by deputy commissioner

Published on 24th November 2020

Telangana bans sale and use of firecrackers after High Court order

The petitioner submitted to the court that the condition of people already infected by virus would deteriorate and that children and senior citizens will be more vulnerable

Published on 13th November 2020

NGT imposes ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR from Nov 9 to Nov 30

The green panel said financial loss or loss of employment cannot be a consideration not to remedy the situation affecting the lives and the health of the citizens, aggravated by COVID

Published on 9th November 2020

NGT issues notice to MoEF, four state governments to ban firecrackers from November 7 to 30

The NGT also appointed senior advocate Raj Panjwani and advocate Shibhani Ghosh to assist it as amicus curiae in the matter

Published on 2nd November 2020

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