SC bans diesel-run SUVs to curb pollution in Delhi

New Delhi (PTI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday banned registration of diesel-run SUVs and cars having engines beyond 2000 cc in Delhi and NCR from March 1, next year.

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In addition, the court announced slew of measures to curb the pollution levels in the city.

Apex court raised the Green cess by 100 per cent being levied on commercial vehicles entering the capital.

Commercial vehicles, which are not Delhi bound, will not be allowed to enter national capital through entry points NH-8 and NH-1.

Also, Commercial vehicles registered before 2005 cannot enter Delhi and only CNG-run taxis will be allowed to ply in Delhi and NCR, says SC.

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