Pollution matter: SC asks states about arrangements made to prevent stubble burning | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has asked governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan about the arrangements made by them for preventing stubble burning which is a source of pollution in the region. The apex court has also asked the states concerned to apprise it about the instances of stubble burning in previous year, its locations and also how many farmers were responsible so that “special arrangements” could be made in advance for those areas. “With respect to stubble burning, we would like to hear, by…

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No BS4 vehicles to be registered till decision on their sale during lockdown: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday directed that no BS-IV vehicles will be registered with the authorities till it decides the issue of sale of such vehicles during the lockdown period. The top court was earlier irked over the violation of its order and had pulled up the automobile dealers association by saying that the BS-IV vehicles were sold during the lockdown in last week of March and after March 31 also. The bench had on July 8 recalled the March 27 order by which it had allowed sale of…

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SC recalls its order allowing sale of BS4 vehicles for 10 days after lifting of lockdown

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday recalled its March 27 order by which it had allowed the sale of BS4 vehicles for 10 days across the country, except in Delhi-NCR, after lifting of COVID-19 induced lockdown. The apex court said automobile dealers violated its directives and BS4 vehicles were sold during the lockdown in last week of March and after March 31 also. “Do not take advantage of this court by playing fraud” a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra, S A Nazeer and Indira Banerjee, said while hearing the matter…

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