Levels of salt, fat in junk foods way higher than proposed thresholds: CSE study
The report names HUL’s Knorr and Nestle’s Maggi, Too Yumm chips endorsed by cricket captain Virat Kohli, Haldiram’s Classic Nut crackers, and samples at McDonald’s, Burger King, Domino’s, Pizza Hut and Subway with excessively high salt levels.
Air purifiers cannot save us from pollution: Sunita Narain
Narain, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog EPCA, said clea...
Dust storms worsen air in North India as part of deadly 'New Normal'
In recent months, dust clouds and storms have killed hundreds of people,...
Supreme Court tells Graphite India: ‘polluter pays’
GIL earlier made a submission that the factory was not causing pollution and that the plant would be shut down by the end of November.
Mega action plan to clean Delhi's air nearly finalised
Environment ministry today gave about seven days to various agencies to respond whether deadlines listed in a mega plan to clean Delhi's air by a Supreme Court-monitored panel suit them or not.
Supreme Court bans use of Pet Coke, furnace oil in Delhi-NCR
The court ordered a ban on the sale and use of furnace oil in and around the capital and ordered implementation of strict emission norms by the end of December.
Pollution panel bans diesel gensets in Delhi till March 15
The ban won't apply to “essential services“ such as hospitals, mobile towers and Metro. However, generators can't be used at weddings, housing societies and malls.
Missing MHA bureaucrat Anand Joshi cleared FCRA notice against Sunita Narain's CSE
Joshi, who had been called for questioning by CBI on Wednesday, disappeared, and left a note with his family alleging “mental harassment”.
Graded action plan against air pollution enforced across Delhi-NCR
The emergency action plan under GRAP, which proposes a ban on construction activities, odd-even scheme, ban on entry of trucks and closure of schools, shall come into force when PM2.5 levels cross 300 µg/m3 or PM10 levels cross 500 µg/m3
COP21: PM Narendra Modi, world leaders hail Paris deal, CSE’s Sunita Narain calls it weak
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the Paris deal as a victory of 'climate justice' while the pact evoked mixed reactions from environmentalists.
It is Narendra Modi's prerogative to choose team: Sunita Narain on being dropped
The Director General of CSE said she and her team of scientists would continue to work on the issues of climate change.
Heavily penalise those violating construction norms: LG
In the meeting, CSE director general Sunita Narain said there is no evidence to suggest that construction sites are the primary cause of pollution in Delhi.
Mobile app 'Hawa Badlo' launched to fight air pollution in Delhi
The app is currently focused on incidences of pollution through construction activities, garbage burning and maintenance of roads, but has the scope to include other pollution-linked violations.
River needs more water, not STPs: Sunita Narain
Environmentalist Sunita Narain has called for a radical change in the approach to cleaning rivers.
Political parties should not unnecessarily drag corporates into their politics: Gautam Adani
"I have seen what Jairam Ramesh has said recently. He has raised issues of the Rs 200-crore fine and something in Chhattisgarh. Let me address all these."
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