Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicFirecracker ban

Topic: firecracker ban

This is what happens to those arrested in Delhi-NCR for bursting firecrackers around Diwali

Delhi Police data shows 281 people — 138 for selling and supplying firecrackers and 143 for bursting them — were arrested between 28 September and Diwali on 4 November.

Noida shopkeeper arrested for allegedly carrying 21.5 kg firecrackers amid cracker ban

According to the police, Lal was arrested on Friday when a police team deployed on Lala Lajpat Rai Marg intercepted his vehicle after a brief chase and recovered the firecrackers.

‘We aren’t against any community’: SC says manufacturers can’t play with citizens’ lives

An apex court bench said they want to send a strong message that they are here for the 'protection of fundamental rights of citizens' through the ban.

Stalin urges Kejriwal, 3 other chief ministers to lift ‘unreasonable’ ban on firecrackers

In a letter to his counterparts in Delhi, Rajasthan, Odisha & Haryana, the Tamil Nadu CM said firecrackers' sale falling within the norms of Supreme Court & NGT must be permitted.

Delhi govt orders complete ban on storage, sale & use of firecrackers during Diwali

Delhi CM Kejriwal said the ban is in place seeing the severe pollution levels during Diwali for the last three years and appealed traders to not store crackers unlike previous year.

850 arrested in Delhi on Diwali day for flouting NGT ban on crackers

According to data with the Delhi Police, the force filed over 1,000 cases and seized 1,314.42 kg of firecrackers on 14 November, the Diwali day.

If not pollution, Hindu groups still have 2 good reasons to support firecracker ban on Diwali

The use of firecrackers during Diwali did not likely start before the 18th century, when Maratha rulers would organise firework displays for the general public.

Supreme Court allows green crackers in Telangana for 2 hours during Diwali

The Telangana HC on 12 November came out with an order asking the state government to ban firecrackers, which was challenged by the traders association in the top court.

Chinese fireworks ban to green crackers, Rs 1 lakh penalty — What states are doing for Diwali

Across India, different restrictions have been imposed on sale and use of firecrackers during the festive season in light of high levels of air pollution. A look at what they are.

Why Diwali firecracker ban is explosive combination of health, religion, politics, economics

The ban on firecrackers and the subsequent reversals by some states reveal the political undertones to the issue. But there are economic and health implications too.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.