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My Right To Breathe: Delhi residents demand clean air solutions from politicians ahead of polls

New Delhi,/IBNS: Thousands gathered at town hall meetings across New Delhi recently to demand clean air from their representatives led by My Right to Breath (MRTB), a citizens' movement.

Overall improvement in Delhi air quality: Javadekar

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) There has been an overall improvement in the air quality of Delhi in 2019 successively from 2016 and the government is taking several initiatives to curb air pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

CSE welcomes latest Supreme Court anti-pollution direction to environment ministry

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): In a notable ruling, the Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta has directed the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to notify the comprehensive action plan for Delhi and National Capital region of Delhi (NCR) within two weeks.

Delhi pollution : NGT to examine Odd-Even schem today

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IBNS) : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday said it would examine  the Delhi government’s decision to implement  odd-even car rationing scheme for five days starting from November 13, The Hindu reported.

Not just Delhi, Air in most Indian cities hazardous; Greenpeace report

New Delhi| Jan 11 (IBNS): Damning information obtained by Greenpeace India through online reports and Right to Information applications from State Pollution Control Boards across India, shows that none of the Indian cities comply with standards prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and very few cities in southern India comply to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) standards.