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NGT okays odd-even, says only emergency vehicles exempted

New Delhi, Nov 11, The National Green Tribunal on Saturday gave the go ahead to the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme from November 13-17 and said there will be no exemption for women, two-wheelers and government vehicles. It said that in future the odd-even scheme will automatically come into force if the PM2.5 level goes above

Third phase of odd-even likely from November 13

New Delhi, Nov 9, The Delhi government appears set to implement the third phase of odd-even traffic rule from November 13 to 17, as the national capital faces an environmental emergency.The Supreme Court appointed environment body and the Delhi Lt. Governor on Wednesday instructed the Delhi government to stay prepared to roll out the odd-even

No strike; we support odd-even, say petrol dealers

New Delhi: The Delhi Petrol Dealer Association (DPDA) on Friday dismissed a report that it is going on strike against the odd-even scheme, saying it stands with the government’s initiative to reduce air pollution.”There is no strike. This is a rumour. Someone might have said in their individual capacity which was misunderstood. The association supports

Prashant Bhushan terms odd-even a ‘gimmick’

New Delhi: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday termed the Delhi government’s odd-even traffic restriction scheme a “gimmick”.Citizens could offer better solutions to pollution, suggested Bhushan, formerly a key member of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and a close associate of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.”Citizens may offer better solutions for pollution, bike lanes, better public transport/BRT,