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SC sets aside Calcutta HC’s blanket ban on firecrackers in the state

SC sets aside Calcutta HC’s blanket ban on firecrackers in the state

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the Calcutta high court order imposing a complete  ban on use of firecrackers in West Bengal during the ongoing festival season. “…we are convinced that Calcutta High Court should have called upon parties to give explanation before passing such an extreme

Diwali 2021: Here are state-wise guidelines on bursting of firecrackers

Diwali 2021: Here are state-wise guidelines on bursting of firecrackers

New Delhi: Ahead of Diwali, states and Union Territories (UTs) across the country have issued new guidelines restricting bursting of firecrackers as directed by the Supreme Court (SC). The top court has banned bursting of firecrackers claiming it causes pollution. However, the apex court recently clarified that there is no