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Mulching, Stubble burning, Climate change, Punjab Farmers

How farmers in Punjab are using the practice of mulching to fight climate change

Increasing soil fertility, avoiding stubble burning.

VARIETY

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Air quality, Delhi pollution, Stubble burning, Firecracker ban

Don't make firecracker bans a 'Hindu-Muslim' event. These are vital for all

Crackers harm those who use them. And those who make them. It's time we heed the Supreme Court decision and stop burning ourselves up this way.

VARIETY

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Stubble burning, Sardar Patel, Delhi pollution, Run for Unity

Making children sprint in the Run for Unity in this polluted air would have miffed Sardar Patel

Experts have warned that inhaling the air, especially in the morning and evening, could have disastrous consequences on one’s health. But who is bothered about the kids' well-being?

POLITICS

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Farmers, Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab, Stubble burning

Why Punjab farmers are defying NGT orders on stubble burning

Often targeted by the state pollution control board, Punjab’s farmers feel victimised as cases against them are being registered for burning paddy straws.

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Agriculture, Stubble burning, Pollution, Delhi Smog

Why we should not blame Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh farmers for Delhi pollution

In this annual ritual of blame game, the farmers are the biggest losers.

VARIETY

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Air Pollution, Stubble burning, Air Quality Index, Delhi air quality

Politicians want us to believe stubble burning is behind Delhi's smog. Why it's just not so

As Delhi chokes again on poisonous air, India needs better air quality governance.

VARIETY

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Stubble burning, Smog, Punjab Farmers, Farm distress

Delhi air pollution: Why have we stopped debating burning of farm stubble?

It's time we helped our farmers out of this morass.

VOICES

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Stubble burning, Diesel Vehicle ban, Delhi pollution, Delhi Smog

This smog shows why Delhi shouldn’t wait for 2020 to switch to BS VI fuel

There are two major causes — stubble burning and vehicular pollution.

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Stubble burning, Green cess, Delhi Smog, Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi is gasping for breath because AAP government did not use Rs 1,500cr it had to fix the problem

Team Kejriwal had both time and money to tackle the smog, all it seems to lack is the will to do so.

VARIETY

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Odd-even rule, AQI, Arvind Kejriwal, Stubble burning

Why is no one taking responsibility for the spike in pollution?

While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants Haryana and Punjab to control stubble burning, Captain Amarinder Singh seeks Centre's intervention.