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Doctors declare health alert in Kolkata on National Pollution Day

Kolkata/UNI: On the occasion of National Pollution Day, eminent doctors and health experts came together, to raise the red alert and share alarming data and facts on the issue of air pollution in the city at a press conference here on Monday.

Lucknow: Govt to cut 64,000 trees on banks of Gomti for Defence expo

Lucknow/UNI: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided cut around 64,000 trees on the bank of Gomti river for holding different programmes during the next year's Defence Expo.

BSP chief Mayawati expresses concern on pollution in UP

Lucknow/UNI: Expressing concern over the state of pollution in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said the government should immediately pay attention towards it, so that the problem can be resolved at the earliest.

Lok Sabha debates on pollution: Farmers solely should not be blamed

New Delhi/UNI: Lok Sabha members, cutting across party affiliations, on Tuesday said that farmers who were burning their stubble in the fields were not the only one responsible for causing air pollution and they should not be solely blamed for it.

No need for odd-even scheme as the weather has cleared: Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the odd-even scheme was no longer necessary as the haze enveloping the city has cleared.

My work will speak for itself: Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi/Indore/IBNS: Amid social media trolls and criticisms by the Aam Aadmi Party over not attending a crucial meeting on Delhi air pollution, former Indian player and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir responded by saying that his work will speak for itself.

AAP targets Gautam Gambhir for skipping crucial meeting on Delhi pollution

New Delhi/IBNS: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday attacked BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir for skipping the Parliamentary meeting on pollution trouble in Delhi.

Will consider extension of Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government will consider extension of the Odd-Even rule to control air pollution in the national capital.

'Odd-Even' to remain suspended on Nov 11-12: Kejriwal

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the ongoing odd-even road rationing scheme will not be in force on Nov 11 and 12 to allow hassle free commuting to Sikh community on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Pakistan, China may have released poisonous gas to cause air pollution in India: BJP leader

Meerut/IBNS: In a bizarre statement, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vineet Agarwal Sharda has said Pakistan and China may have released some poisonous gas to cause air pollution in India, media reports said.

Supreme Court voices concern over rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday summoned Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab on Wednesday in connection with the alarming rise of pollution in Delhi-NCR region.

Arvind Kejriwal did nothing to control pollution but imposed Odd-Even rule: BJP's Vijay Goyal

New Delhi/IBNS: Slamming the Delhi Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goyal has said Arvind Kejriwal took no step to control the air pollution in the national capital but imposed Odd-Even rule which is in place from Monday.

New Delhi Air Pollution: Odd-Even traffic rules start from today

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to tackle the air pollution trouble in the city, the Delhi government implemented the Odd-Even scheme from Monday.

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Goel says odd-even scheme inspired by vote bank politics

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior BJP leader Vijay Goel on Sunday said the Delhi government's scheme was inspired by "vote bank politics" and he will not abide by the rule which will be effective from tomorrow in the national capital, media reports said.

Centre intervenes as Delhi Air Quality enters severe category

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has decided to take measures to tackle the air emergency in Delhi after the Air Quality in the city entered the severe category.