KOLKATA, 24 JULY: The city police will soon use battery-operated cars to patrol the recently renovated Hooghly riverfront.

Calcutta High Court on Thursday stoked the dying embers of the campaign against vehicle pollution by asking the Mamata Banerjee government to explain the continued presence of banned commercial tra

KOLKATA, 16 JULY: For the first time in civic history, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will construct 66 community toilets in the city.

KOLKATA, 15 JULY: A sharp rise in fertiliser prices has raised the cost of cultivation by as much as Rs 1,200 per acre.

KOLKATA, 10 JULY: The state government distributed only 12.7 per cent of the food grain "specially" allotted by the Centre for the 10 backward districts in the state in the last fiscal year, said M

KOLKATA, 5 JULY : As the mercury soars is the water going down your throat sans any contamination or traces of arsenic ?

Kolkata, 4 JULY: Methane gas generated from human waste could be used to light up bio-toilets developed by scientists of the Defence Research and Development Organisation.

KOLKATA, 4 JULY: The state government is planning to engage self-help groups and co-operatives to run ration shops, state food and supply minister Jyotipriya Mullick said today at Writers’ Building

KOLKATA, 4 JULY: The state agriculture department is set to engage around 1,500 field officers to improve coordination with the farmers and help them with the latest technologies.

KOLKATA, 3 JULY: The state government is unlikely to introduce the much-awaited West Bengal Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill in the ongoing extended Budget session of the Assem