87% Of Indian Vehicle Owners Ready To Buy Electric Vehicles If That Reduces Pollution: Survey

New Delhi: About 87% of Indian drivers and vehicle owners would buy an electric vehicle (EV), if that helped reduce air pollution, according to a new survey. Only 12% would switch to EVs to avoid...

India’s Most Industrialised State Has Country’s Most Polluted Rivers

New Delhi: One of India’s most industrialised states, Maharashtra, was the worst at keeping its rivers clean, accounting for 16% of the country’s polluted river stretches in five years to 2012, sh...

A Bangalore Neighbourhood’s Toxic Air Portends India’s Future

  On the day this story was written, April 10, 2015, the area with India’s most toxic air—among 10 cities where a new National Air Quality Index functions—was south Bangalore’s BTM Layout, a booming residential area dotted with restaurants and located conveniently near office towers and a web of highways.   There wasn’t enough data … Continued