Let the central government rule the entire country if you say you can't do anything and everything has to be done by the central government.
Some 2.5 million people in India died from pollution-related causes in 2015.
The modelled source contributions highlight transport (including on road dust), industries (including the coal-fired power plants), and open waste burning as the key air pollution sources in the urban areas of Chennai. The top court made an observation that construction activities were still going on in Delhi despite the temporary ban. And inflammation in the nostrils and all.
As we know that the air pollution levels have been above permissible levels since past few days.
The World Health Organisation's recommended safe daily maximum is a reading of 25.
"I can't even imagine what it must be like to live here under these conditions".
"Looking at the developing situation and consistent deterioration in air quality, a mobile air purifier van has been deployed at the west gate of the Taj Mahal", Regional Officer of India's Pollution Control Board Bhuvan Yadav is quoted as saying this week about the famous mausoleum in Agra, the Times of India reported.
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Farmers have criticised the government and environmentalists for blaming them for the pollution problem.
The Delhi government announced that all schools in the Capital would be closed till November 5.
But national environment minister Prakash Javadekar accused Kejriwal of politicising the issue, while an MP from the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dismissed the odd-even vehicle rule as a "stunt" and said he planned to ignore it.
Stop-gap solutions "can't be a substitute for addressing the major long-term chronic sources of air pollution", Daniel Cass, from global non-profit Vital Strategies, told AFP.
Despite the burning of crop residues now being deemed illegal, agricultural stakeholders said it was expected to continue as impoverished farmers could not afford farming machinery.
"It is a shocking state of affairs that there are unpaved routes and pits in the national capital of the country", the bench observed during the hearing.
Siddharth Singh, a climate policy expert, said the traffic restrictions are "ineffective".