Editorial: Pollution, solution

Taking a tough stand in view of deteriorating air quality, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a total ban on the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region from 9 November midnight of 30 November. Continue Reading

Sivakasi workers stare at bleak future over court order and govt restrictions on crackers

With a court order that made the government to impose time restrictions on bursting of firecrackers already posing a threat to the livelihood of lakhs of workers and their families in and around Sivakasi, recent actions by Odisha, Rajasthan and Delhi governments are now adding more to the agony. Continue Reading