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Haryana: 12 per cent spike in stubble burning cases this season

Despite all efforts by authorities to control wheat stubble burning incidents in Haryana, there is an increase of 12 per cent in fire cases this year in comparison to 2017.

Checking stubble burning in Punjab, govt urges Governor V P Singh Badnore

Badnore said farmers of Punjab were knowledgeable and wanted options and solutions to their problems rather than awareness.

India lacks funds to stop crop burning that pollutes Delhi

Stubble burning doubles Delhi pollution: Harvard study

During the post-monsoon season, the air in northern India is particularly stagnant, meaning smoke particles do not vent into the atmosphere as they would during other times of the year.

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Report on stubble burning in three states submitted: Centre to SC

“The report of the sub-committee was discussed by the high level task force on January 6, 2018 and the report was accepted,” Additional Solicitor General A N S Nadkarni said

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Come out with workable solution to stop crop burning: National Green Tribunal

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh governments to convene a meeting on November 28 to work out a clear mechanism.

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Stubble burning crackdown: Four FIRs lodged in Barnala, over 800 field fire incidents detected in a day

On Tuesday, 862 field fire incidents were detected by remote sensing satellite.

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India-Pakistan smog doesn’t recognise boundaries

Amarinder Singh’s silence to the tweet sent to him by the Pakistan Punjab government is not surprising. Our leaderships make pious statements about co-operating to resolve the “real issues” but in reality, we are more comfortable wearing the armour of old hostilities.

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Khattar asks Kejriwal what have you done to end stubble burning

Arvind Kejriwal last week had sought a meeting with counterparts from Haryana and Punjab to discuss ways to manage the worsening air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states.

Despite govt push, Super SMS makes little headway in curbing stubble burning

Basmati rice is harvested mostly manually and its stubble is used as fodder for cattle. As paddy stubble is not that popular for use as fodder, nearly 75 per cent of the total 197 lakh tonnes paddy stubble is burnt  in fields.

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Compensate farmers, Haryana’s agriculture minister Dhankar writes to Centre

Speaking to The Indian Express, Dhankar said financial incentive could be given to the farmers on the purchase of paddy from them.

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Haryana agriculture minister writes to Centre on stubble burning

Minister Om Prakash Dhankar said after getting the residue collected, the village sarpanches may dispose of the material by supplying it to industrialists.

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Delhi pollution: Amarinder Singh calls Arvind Kejriwal ‘a peculiar person’, writes to PM Modi for intervention

“Mr Kejriwal is a peculiar person who has views on everything without understanding the situation. There is 20 million ton of paddy straw, where do I ask farmers to store? So Mr Kejriwal doesn’t understand this problem,” said the Punjab CM. 

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Stubble burning visible villain but what about other factors, says High Court

A bench of Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva was hearing a PIL that it had initiated in 2015, besides another plea filed by a person underlining the poor air quality in the national capital.

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Blanket of smog covers Tricity, experts blame stubble burning in nearby areas

A Chandigarh Meteorological Department official says existing conditions will continue for next few days

Finally, field fires die in Punjab after 54 days

Over 150 farmers booked for burning paddy stubble in Mohali

While the district administration is patting its back by registering the cases, the action drew flak from some sections of the society including the panchayat union