KOLKATA: Warm winds singed the city on Monday and pushed the mercury up to 40.6°C — the highest maximum temperature of the season so far.

KOLKATA: In 2017, more than 1,000 idols were immersed in the city ghats. But the remains of Durga idols along these ghats have caused heartache to environment activists.

KOLKATA: The city is in the grip of severe air pollution that remains largely unassessed and so is its health impact.

Kolkata: The Clean Air Collective network comprising citizens’ groups, civil society organizations and farmers’ bodies have labelled the draft National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) a paper tiger with

KOLKATA: Pollution monitoring and control has always been a challenge in India, and one of the key loopholes has been a weak and lax monitoring and compliance enforcement mechanism.

KOLKATA: A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally confirmed that Kolkata is the second-most polluted metropolis in the country, next only to Delhi.

KOLKATA: A squall lashed Kolkata with a wind speed of 98km an hour — the third fastest to hit the city since Aila — and brought life to a halt at the end of a scorching Tuesday.

KOLKATA: A 28 year old IT employee was recently rushed to a private hospital near city's EM bypass road.

KOLKATA: The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has decided to spray Bacillus Thuringiensis Israelensis (BTI) , a kind of bacteria that destroys mosquito larvae, to prevent dengue outbre

KOLKATA: It has been suspected ever since dengue outbreaks started turning frequent earlier this decade. Now, it’s official.