New research has shown that the largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in northern India.

Bengal, Rajasthan top in arsenic contamination

More than four crore people in rural India drink water contaminated by heavy metals, fluoride, arsenic, and nitrate.

PATNA: A team of the Centre for Biological Sciences (CBS) at Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) has found two strains of bacteria that reduce the arsenic concentration in groundwater.

Elections may come and go, but Tiwaritola’s fate seems cast in stone

AMONG THE 144 wards under Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), 100 have significantly higher arsenic contamination in water than the limits deemed safe by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

This Report of the Committee deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in the First Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject ‘Occurrence of High Arsenic Content in Ground Water' pertaining to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

Researchers in Kolkata have discovered what may be a hidden trigger for Down's syndrome, which could prove crucial in the global fight against the debilitating genetic disorder.

Littered cigarette butts may be an important source of metal contaminants leaching into the marine environment and potentially entering the food chain, revealed a research.

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Monday, expressed concern over the lackadaisical attitude of the West Bengal government in checking Arsenic menace in the state.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Others. Vs.