|  5-minute read
Pollution, Supreme Court, Diwali, Firecracker ban

Why India needs reform and not bans for a clean Diwali

Firecracker ban is actually a complex matter, with legal, scientific, social, religious, and political dimensions, all of which need to be examined.


 |   Long-form
Pollution, Religion, Durga Puja

Durga and Ganesha idol immersions are poisoning India's rivers and lakes

Our traditional festival celebrations were once in sync with nature, reinforcing the eco-friendly practices.


 |  4-minute read
Pollution, Rag pickers, Waste Management, Delhi

Why Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill collapse was a disaster waiting to happen

The city needs waste management strategy, not more landfills.


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 |  3-minute read
Pollution, Delhi

Is Delhi ready for drastic measures against pollution?

Nine out of 10 residents are concerned about the air quality in the capital, finds study


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Pollution, Pollution, Fire, Bangalore

Why does Bangalore's Bellandur lake keep catching fire?

The lake has become a dumping ground for the city's sewage.


 |  Between the Lines  |  4-minute read
Air Pollution, Greenpeace, Pollution, Delhi

We're breathing poison, we need to protest

The fact that air pollution has reached this point despite repeated alarms by activists points to the lack of political will.


 |  5-minute read
Japan, Black Money, Narendra Modi, Pollution

What PM Modi can take from Japan's clear blue sky and clean air

The prime minister can have a chat with Shinzo Abe about how Japan has integrated environmental and economic planning.


 |  5-minute read
Smog, Delhi, Pollution

3 mistakes of ours that's causing Delhi's pollution crisis

The city needs to develop and execute an environment emergency plan.


 |  7-minute read
Pollution, Smog, Delhi pollution

We don't want a quick fix to Delhi's pollution crisis

What is needed is a focused, consistent, all-year-round plan against pollutants.