Supreme Court rules out blanket ban, allows 2-hour window to burst crackers
The Supreme Court set the duration for bursting crackers from 8 -10pm for Diwali and between 11:55 - 12:30am on other occasions such as Christmas and New Year
New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday refused to impose a complete ban on sale of firecrackers ahead of Diwali and conditionally allowed sale of fireworks that meet the standards of low emission and decibel in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
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