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Amid fuss over Diwali fireworks ban, air pollution plagues India

Social media lit up like a fireworks display soon after the Indian Supreme Court on October 9 temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Delhi-National Capital Region. The ruling led to ambiguity and confusion. Intriguingly, a few celebrities  opined that bursting firecrackers on the eve of Diwali had been an Indian […]