Concerned about the rising pollution levels in Siliguri, a voluntary organisation on Tuesday sought measures to be taken against the same.

Food safety offenders will now be booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) with criminal charges while Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will continue to conduct food safety drives in collaborati

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board is providing over 700 sound monitors to the police in Kolkata as well as other districts to help them curb noise pollution, an official said on Wednesday.

Necessary permissions related to construction of a planned pumped storage hydro power plant have been received from the Centre, power and renewable energy minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay said on Th

For the first time, the residents of a locality in Bidhannagar has come together to install solar panels in the rooftop of their community centre.

Three members of a family, including a minor, were crushed to death on Wednesday when their house collapsed in a landslide in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling district, an official said.

The West Bengal government has set a target to construct toilets across all villages of the state by March 2019 to enable open defecation free (ODF) rural Bengal, an official said.

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said West Bengal has been slow in issuing soil health cards to farmers with only two per cent of them receiving the benefit.

The state government has decided to rejuvenate the river bed of Gangeshwari river in Bankura under MNREGA and has appointed Kalyan Rudra to inspect the river bed for the purpose.

Bakery associations in West Bengal on Tuesday claimed tests conducted on bread samples produced by around 4,000 establishments in the state have revealed their products are "safe" for consumption.