An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP
An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP

‘Everything is polluted right now’: anger rises as toxic haze chokes India’s capital New Delhi

This week the air was the worst it has been all year, with microscopic particles spiking to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organisation

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An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP
An Indian farmer harvests mustard leaves amid heavy smog on the outskirts of Amritsar, in the northwestern state of Punjab. Photo: AFP
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