- Cloud over signature projects

India is likely to join forces with China to lobby for changes - and even partially block - in a UN-brokered global deal to freeze carbon emissions by the aviation industry at 2020 levels.

The eastern bench of the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the state pollution control board to "continuously measure PM 2.5", the tiniest and most potent air pollutant, in Calcutta and

More people died in Bengal from acute respiratory infection than in any other state every single year from 2009 to 2014, according to a Union government report.

Delhi is the country's pollution capital but Calcuttans are breathing in more toxic air because of higher exposure, a study has shown.

India's monsoon is in no danger of catastrophic collapse in response to global warming and air pollution, two atmospheric scientists said today, refuting earlier predictions that the monsoon could

Poll-wary govt fears effect on 3 lakh kiln workers

Big trucks entering Delhi will have to pay Rs 1,300 and smaller commercial vehicles Rs 700 with the Supreme Court today ordering an experimental pollution compensation charge from November 1.

The expansion of NTPC-SAIL Power Company's captive power plant in Durgapur at an investment of Rs 362 crore has got an environment clearance.

The Narendra Modi government plans to use a combination of satellite surveillance, high-security tamper-proof documents and decentralised decision-making to regulate mining of sand and other minor