Earlier this month, PM2.5 levels in Delhi were 1½ times worse than Beijing’s. Being in the city was akin to “living in a gas chamber”. Photo: AFP

Can Delhi’s desperate measures to clean up its air really work?

Laya Maheshwari says the traffic restrictions, fuel requirement and curbs on car sales unveiled won’t be effective if enforcement is not thought through and is consequently lax

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Earlier this month, PM2.5 levels in Delhi were 1½ times worse than Beijing’s. Being in the city was akin to “living in a gas chamber”. Photo: AFP
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