KOLKATA: Increase road tax on cars, make parking expensive and entry into congested areas prohibitive, suggests environment research and advocacy group Centre for Science and Environment that succe

KOLKATA: The sense of despair over the foul air that hangs like a shroud over Kolkata can change to hope if it learns from American cities that were as polluted but have since cleaned up their act,

KOLKATA: In the past two-and-ahalf years, Kolkata's air qualified as 'good' only once for a fortnight in August 2015.

KOLKATA: In the past 12 months, the city has lost over 1,000 full-grown trees, around 100 of them uprooted in storms and the rest hacked down to make way for infrastructure projects.

Sunita Narain, one of the country's leading writers and activists on environment and sustainability, plans to engage with the state government post the election to thrash out an action plan on impr

GREATER NOIDA: Mercedes-Benz India Ltd's winning streak in the luxury race has been threatened by the Supreme Court-imposed curb on sale of diesel vehicles with higher engine capacity in the Nation

KOLKATA: In a year's time, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport could become one of the greenest facilities in the country with a substantially smaller carbon footprint.

Strict protocol laid down for handling and disposal of biomedical waste has gone for a toss in the city and some districts, particularly Howrah and Haldia.

KOLKATA: On the eve of World Environment Day, environmentalists slammed the state pollution control board for deliberately sidestepping issues related to environment and pollution.

KOLKATA: A senior American diplomat has cautioned that Indian cities, including Kolkata and Delhi, may have difficulty in retaining and attracting talent if they do not clean up the air.