Tag: firecrackers

  • Nation-wide ban on firecrackers: SC sends notice to Centre

    Nation-wide ban on firecrackers: SC sends notice to Centre

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea seeking a country-wide ban on the manufacture, sale and bursting of firecrackers, including burning of stubble by agriculturists. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan gave the Centre four weeks time to respond to the plea by a child,…

  • No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR: SC

    No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there will be no sale of firecrackers during Diwali, as it restored a November 2016 order banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region. A bench headed by Justice A.K. Sikri, while restoring the order, said: “We should see at…