Pollution

Breathing space for the capital

Print edition : November 10, 2017

A smog-enveloped Connaught Place, in the heart of New Delhi, a few days after Deepavali on November 5, 2016. Photo: ALTAF QADRI/AP

Activists protesting against the ban on the sale of firecrackers in New Delhi on October 13. Photo: RAHUL SINGH/AFP

By restoring its earlier ban on the sale of fireworks, the Supreme Court has affirmed that air pollution has become a serious health hazard in Delhi and the NCR.
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