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A view of Rajpath shrouded in smog in New Delhi | PTI

Pollution is attacking human capital and affecting GDP: Economist Alex Tabarrok

At a seminar in Delhi, economist Alex Tabarrok said studies show how severe pollution has immediate effects on productivity and performance of the workforce.
Delhi suffers from dangerous levels of pollution yet again this November

Air quality in Delhi dips to ‘severe’ category, AQI crosses 400 mark

Greater Noida is the most polluted with an air quality index of 441, followed by Ghaziabad at 436 and Noida at 425.
Delhi smog

Smog towers for Delhi pollution are like paracetamol for dengue — won’t cure real disease

Supreme Court order to install smog towers in Delhi can be an experiment, but engineering solutions are just band-aid. The real problem is state capacity.
The Supreme Court of India | Photo : Manish Mondal | ThePrint

SC slams Punjab & Haryana — ‘People are in a gas chamber, finish them with explosives’

Supreme Court also hit out at the central and state governments for their ‘blame game’ on the issue of air and water pollution in Delhi.
'Missing' posters featuring Gautam Gambhir seen in New Delhi

Gautam Gambhir ‘missing’ posters surface after he skips MPs’ meeting on Delhi pollution

The cricketer-turned- politician had earned the ire of social media after it emerged he was in Indore for the first India-Bangladesh test, around that time.
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SC right to slam Delhi’s odd-even plan. Arvind Kejriwal need not continue the charade

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Volunteers hold placards reminding drivers to follow the odd-even rule in New Delhi. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

SC says odd-even scheme half-baked, not a long-term solution to Delhi-NCR’s air crisis

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said only the middle and lower classes are affected by odd-even scheme as affluent people have a lot of cars.
Cars plying through smog in Delhi

In 2016, IIT-K studied what causes Delhi’s air pollution & how we can deal with it

The IIT-Kanpur study focused on five major components — air quality measurements, emission inventory, air quality modeling, control options and action plan.
Cars plying through smog in Delhi

What is hydrogen fuel? Supreme Court’s solution to Delhi’s air pollution crisis

SC has asked govt to explore hydrogen fuel tech to find solution to Delhi's air crisis. Hydrogen is zero-emission fuel, but manufacturing the gas is quite polluting.

On Camera

Tablighi Jamaat will have to change its ways in post-Covid world order

Jamaat’s religious puritanism can’t be an excuse for endangering public health, nor can its criminal negligence in keeping infected foreign preachers be condoned.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.