POLLUTION

  • Delhi bans 15 year old vehicles: Can this be implemented? December 3, 2014

    Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus advises not to burst crackers on Diwali October 24, 2014

    To curb the air pollution on Diwali, Cyrus Broacha urges his viewers to not burst crackers. ...
  • Our effort to reduce use of crackers has not been successful, CSE admits October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Programme manager of Centre for Science and Environment Vivek Chatopaday said that their efforts to reduce use of crackers had not been successful. "We saw pollution levels reaching upto 10 times higher than normal," said Chatopaday. ...
  • CJ Madhevraj highlights the polluted condition of a lake in Bangalore February 2, 2014

    CJ Madhevraj reports on the polluted state of a fresh water lake in Bangalore. The condition of Varthur Lake is deteriorating all thanks to the unfiltered sewage that flows into it. ...
  • AAP more interested in autorickshaws than environment: Sunita Narain January 29, 2014

    Environmentalists have criticised the Aam Admi Party (AAP) government in Delhi after a study found that it is the world's most polluted city, ahead even of Beijing. Environmentalist Sunita Narain has alleged that the Delhi government is doing nothing to put pollution checks in place. ...
  • FTP: Crackers and pollution: Should crackers be banned on Diwali? November 5, 2013

    The national capital is feeling the aftereffects of Diwali as air pollution levels peaked in Delhi on Sunday evening. Reports show harmful Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulphur Dioxide were all above their permissible levels even on Monday morning. ...
  • CJ Show: Switch on the sun June 9, 2013

    Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh appeals for renewable energy in Delhi. He calls for utilization of solar energy in homes for a safer environment. Brikesh turns CJ to spread his green message. ...
  • CJ Show: Say no to plastic June 9, 2013

    CJ's Ayan and Ananya talk about their initiative for clean and green environment. As part of their school project, these students are on a mission to eliminate the use of plastic for a green tomorrow. Watch their inspiring story! ...
  • CJ Show: Bahar Dutt takes viewers questions June 9, 2013

    Our environment editor, Bahar Dutt answers viewers' questions about coverage on environmental issues and more. ...
  • CJ Vimlendu draws attention to pollution in Yamuna June 9, 2013

    Environmentalist, Vimlendu Jha turns CJ to explain the pollution levels in Yamuna. He takes a walk along the river bank to get a reality check and tells us how the waters are polluted in Delhi. ...
  • CJ Abid fights air pollution in kashmir town June 9, 2013

    In Khrew Kashmir, cement factories have turned a nightmare for the environment. These factories puff out toxic gases into air, thus threatening the ecology of the area. CJ Abid reports on how cement factories are polluting Kashmir. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show: Environment Special June 9, 2013

    In this weeks show, CJ's report on issues threatening the environment of our country. From polluted waters of Yamuna to toxic air in Kashmir,our environment special highlights the dangers to the nature. ...
  • Chinese businessman sells canned fresh air February 4, 2013

    Recent concerns over China's increasing Air pollution has led to one Chinese businessman cashing in on it and how! Chen Guangbiao and his colleagues took to the streets selling cans of fresh air supposedly collected from the pollutionfree regions of the country. ...
  • Is a crackerless Diwali possible? November 14, 2012

    Diwali was less noisy but more polluted with nearly 50 per cent jump in toxic gases. ...
  • News 360: 2G spectrum auction ends November 14, 2012

    The reauction of 2G mobile spectrum has been a massive disappointment, ending at less than Rs 10,000 crore way below the government target of Rs 40,000 crore. Idea is the provisional winner in seven circles while Videocon is also the provisional winner in seven circles. Others like Airtel and...
  • FTN: Should festivals be exempt from noise pollution rules? October 23, 2012

    There are in fact strict rules on noise pollution in India and there are legally prescribed decibel levels for residential areas. But these rules are usually ignored at festival time. ...
  • Is it too late to save the Ganga? June 5, 2012

    On World Environment Day, CNN IBN's month long campaign culminates, focusing on how dams and pollution threaten the Ganga's future. ...
  • Kanpur's leather industry a bane for the Ganga June 5, 2012

    What is worse is that Rs 900 crore of the Ganga Action Plan have simply gone down the drain. It's also the place where the Ganga is at it's dirtiest. ...
  • World Environment Day: Sewage, climate change affecting Ganga June 5, 2012

    Experts point out climate change and flowing of sewage into the Ganga is affecting the river adversely. ...
  • World Environment Day: What is harming the Ganga? June 5, 2012

    Activists and experts talk about what is harming the Ganga, India's sacred river. ...
  • Saving the Ganga Episode 4: Kanpur's leather industry a bane May 12, 2012

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's most sacred river. ...
  • Saving the Ganga Episode 3 : Haridwar, the gateway to the land of gods May 5, 2012

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's most sacred river. ...
  • Saving the Ganga Episode 1: Goddess in distress April 22, 2012

    The Ganga is today one of the five most polluted rivers in the country and large parts of it are dry. ...
  • Constructions for CWG claim Delhi's trees June 5, 2010

    Samir Sangal exposes the unplanned construction work carried out by the PWD in the national capital. ...
  • A green army which fights pollution June 5, 2010

    Bharti Chaturvedi and her green army are working to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cities. ...
  • CJ fights against burning garbage illegally June 5, 2010

    Pradeep Bhatia takes on municipal authorities for not taking garbage to disposal plant. ...
  • Crores spent to clean up Dal Lake, its still looking dull January 24, 2010

    Dal Lake, known as the jewel of Srinagar, has almost lost its sparkle. Government after government has promised to give the Dal Lake the shine it deserves. But so far, nothing seems to have worked. Interestingly, it's not for the lack of any funds or money as sources have revealed...
  • Govt introduces new air quality norms to check pollution November 19, 2009

    The Government has revised the air quality norms after 15 years. ...
  • Watch: Diwali pollution crosses permissible limits October 20, 2009

    This Diwali was one of the loudest and most polluting across the country. Data recorded shows that despite the numerous campaigns pollutants released were still 3 times higher than permissible limits. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai's sound pollution on the rise October 20, 2009

    Activist Sumaira Abdulali of Awaaz foundation, a nongovernmental organisation did a spot check of noise levels over the weekend. The decibel levels in many areas throws up some bad news. ...