KOLKATA: BJP workers on Thursday took a pitcherful of Hooghly water to the Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s vandalised statue to “purify” it.

KOLKATA: The diagnosis is out and it does not sound very pretty for the city as it heads for another season of vector-borne diseases.

KOLKATA: It’s a tale of two water sources at Bagha Jatin — A KMC-piped water tap at D Block and a tubewell at J Block.

KOLKATA: After a brief respite, the PM2.5 count again rose above 300 g/m3 on Tuesday morning.

KOLKATA: The air that you inhale inside the warmth of your home could be as poisonous or even worse than the outdoor air, warns a study conducted by a group of city environmentalists and the Calcut

KOLKATA: City residents on Sunday hit the streets to spread awareness on the dangers of Kolkata's declining air quality index.

KOLKATA: The gap between male and female child mortality rates has reduced considerably in Bengal, propelling the state to the list of the best five Indian states in terms of this key developmental

KOLKATA: The city can expect a replacement for the most polluting of fuels — diesel — in the next three months, thanks to a Bengal government decision to enter into a joint venture with GAIL (India

KOLKATA: The persistent early morning fog — innocuous though it may seem — has left a trail of illnesses in Kolkata, including a drug-resistant cough that has been affecting children.

KOLKATA: The city's air qual-ity index (AQI) finishing ab-ove 450 at 10am, when most of Kolkata's working popula-tion and students are out on the street, has prompted environmentalists and health e