SC-Stubble burning

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SC Orders Punjab & Haryana To Stop Stubble Burning Amid Pollution

The Supreme Court in its order has directed that the state governments of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi to ensure that crop burning is stopped, for which a meeting will be convened tomorrow. It also added that the local Station House Officer (SHO) will be responsible for it under the overall supervision of the Chief Secretary. The decisiion after the Delhi AQI worsened.

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 12:39 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Environment news, Pollution, Stubble Burning, Supreme Court, delhi pollution

Courtesy: News 18

Farmer burning stubble in his field.

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Farmers Demand Rs 7K Per Acre To Stop Stubble Burning: Punjab

Famers in Punjab demanded 7,000 rupees compensation per acre to stop stubble burning. Reportedly, farmers are burning their stubble in their fields due to the non-availability of better options. Moreover, farmers alleged saying ''propaganda is being run against'' them. "We are burning stubble because we are helpless. To stop this practice government should provide compensation," said a farmer named Darshan to ANI. 

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 05:42 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Indian Farmers, Stubble Burning, Air Pollution, India, delhi pollution

Courtesy: ANI

National Green Tribunal

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NGT Directs UP Govt to Keep Check on Illegal Operations of Brick Kilns

The National Green Tribunal has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to check for illegal operation of brick-kilns to prevent polluting air in the NCR region. The bench held that brick-kiln industry alone contributes to 5-7% of PM10 emissions. It had also slammed the state Chief secretary over violating earlier orders which prohibited the activity during COVID-19 lockdown. The petitions by Journalist Shailesh Singh and others alleged 600 brick-… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 04:05 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: NGT, Delhi-NCR, Air Pollution, Stubble Burning, Brick-kiln, illegal business, Uttar Pradesh, Chief Secretary, PM10

Courtesy: The Hindu

MB Lokur

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SC Asks Former Justice Lokur to Submit Report on Stubble Burning

The Supreme court on October 16 appointed a single-member panel of former Judge Madan Bhimarao Lokur to monitor and file a report on stubble burning within two weeks. Reportedly, Justice Lokur will be assisted by the members of the National Cadet Corps, Bharat Scouts and National Service Scheme. The court also ordered the Environment Pollution Control Authority and administrative bodies of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to support the… read-more

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 03:28 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Stubble Burning, Supreme Court, Farmers, Enviroinment, MB Lokur

Courtesy: The Hindu

Stubble Burning

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UP: Over 180 FIRs Lodged In 240 Stubble Burning Cases In October

Uttar Pradesh authorities have imposed a total fine of Rs 3.5 lakh against stubble burning instances in the month of October. The state's Additional Chief Secretary Devesh Chaturvedi said that 240 stubble burning cases were reported since October 1, and over 180 FIRs have been filed. He asserted that they are creating awareness and providing "equipment related to stubble management" to farmers, in order to discourage stubble burning. 

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 10:30 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Stubble Burning, Air Pollution, Fine, Farmers

Courtesy: Business World

 Stubble burning

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We Do Not Have Any Proper Solution: Punjab Farmers After Burning Stubble

The farmers from Meharbanpura village of Amritsar continued stubble burning in their fields as they "do not have any proper solution". However, one of the farmers stated that there are other sources of pollution too, but stubble burning is pointed out excessively. Punjab's Minister Aruna Chaudhary urged to stop the practice as it would worsen the COVID-19 situation as well. Reportedly, many panchayats have passed orders against stubble… read-more

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 07:37 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Stubble Burning, Indian Farmers, Air Pollution

Air pollution in Delhi rises amid stubble burning

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Delhi: Air Quality Index Falls Back To 'Poor' After Three Months

Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) fell back to 'Poor Category' on October 7 after three months break from June, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board. Experts stated that the changing weather and farm-fires in border states could have caused the dip. Reportedly, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research stated PM 2.5 as major pollutant during winters and opined that the AQI could further worsen. 

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 01:09 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: environment, Air Pollution, Delhi, Stubble Burning, SAFAR, MoEF&CC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Burning crackers causing Pollution

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RSHRC Directs Rajasthan Govt To Curb Use Of Fire-Crackers During Diwali

Saying that further air-pollution will pose a threat to COVID-19 patients, Rajasthan's State Human Rights Commission has instructed the government to curb the use of fire-crackers during Diwali. RSHRC said, pollution from crackers is harmful for asthma patients and may increase lung-infections in people. The commission took media reports into consideration while giving these directives. Justice Sharma said, “...if crackers are burst on Diwali… read-more

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 03:02 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Rajasthan Government, human rights violation, Human Rights, Covid -19, Stubble Burning

Courtesy: Outlook India

Delhi Pollution

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Delhi Government To Launch Anti-Pollution Drive to Counter Stubble Burning

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has announced that a mega anti-pollution campaign will be launched from October 5 to deal with stubble burning. He added that the Union government as well as adjoining states have been requested to use the chemical developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute. Reportedly, the farmers have to fill a form stating details along with the date, on which the government can spray the chemical.

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 08:20 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Delhi, Stubble Burning, Indian Farmers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

MoEFCC held a meeting regarding stubble burning air pollution

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MoEFCC Holds Meeting with States Adjoining Delhi to Discuss Stubble Burning

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) met with the environment ministers from states adjoining Delhi, to discuss the stubble burning issue. The virtual meeting which was held on October 1 was attended by Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. Earlier, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had written to the Ministry, suggesting the use of… read-more

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 01:53 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Stubble Burning, Air Pollution, ICAR, Union Environment Ministry

Courtesy: ANI News