The most polluted city among the metros being crowned the country’s lung cancer capital is no coincidence, but Calcutta failed — or rather refused — to see it coming.

The Bengal IT department has initiated the process of setting up an e-waste management and processing unit in an adjoining district of Calcutta.

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has urged small-scale sponge iron units in Bengal to adopt a co-operative model by using the solid waste (dolochar) generated by them to produce capt

Spikes in air pollution over Calcutta seem to increase the count of lightning flashes in the sky and ozone levels near the ground during the thunderstorm season from April to May, a study suggests.

The Mamata Banerjee government’s hands-off land acquisition policy has halted a 1,500km road project in West Midnapore’s Jungle Mahal though the area has got the highest one-time central assistance

Hundreds of dead fish were found floating in the Teesta this morning, sparking a rush to catch them before experts warned that pesticides may have been sprinkled in the water, rendering the fish un

Villagers whose land agitation had forced Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) to scrap a mining project near Asansol apologised to company officials last evening with folded hands and requested them to r

A land agitation has forced Bharat Coking Coal Ltd to scrap a mining project near Asansol and explore options in neighbouring Jharkhand.

The civic spending on setting up pay-and-use toilets has come down by over 100 per cent, prompting officials and opposition leaders to allege corruption in the earlier projects and link the drop to

Calcutta, Sept. 25: At least 53 lakh families in Bengal have to walk half a kilometre or more for drinking water, according to provisional census data.