NDTV Newsroom Live: Air Pollution Is Not Just A Delhi Problem, Stubble Burning Still Rising

The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi fell from "severe" to "very poor category" on Monday. A day after pollution levels rose to a three-year high, Delhi's air quality index at 4 pm on Monday was 407. It dipped further and at 8.30 pm the AQI stood at 370 (very poor category). Top officials from Delhi, Punjab and Haryana talked about several measures adopted by them to tackle air pollution over the past 24 hours in a meeting held by the Prime Minister's Office on Monday. The measures included fines on farmers involved in stubble burning and sprinkling water in "pollution hotspots" across the states.

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