Banning Fireworks on Diwali: A Window Into Money and Politics in India
By Prashant Waikar
What looks like an eminently sensible decision, given the extremely polluting effects of fireworks, has become a politically contentious issue.
India Prefers a Hazy Diwali to a Safe One
By Priyanka Borpujari
Despite a Supreme Court ban on fireworks, old habits prevailed.