A detailed environmental assessment by IIT-Madras found that despite the cleanup by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in north Chennai, the volume of oil contaminating drinking water has

The National Green Tribunal, Chennai has stopped the Maramalai Nagar municipality from laying a storm water drain connecting several neighbourhoods to Potheri Lake, citing possible environmental po

Patna is at the bottom of the 50 liveable cities of India, while Mumbai is at the top.

Resolutions on reducing weight and kicking the drinking habit are common, but Chennaiites, going by a report by the Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council (WTERT), would do well to resolve

MUMBAI: The highlight of the exercise the fifth edition of National Level Pollution Response Exercise (NATPOLREX-V) conducted by the Indian Coast Guard on December 10, off Mumbai, was participation

Local fishermen community has challenged clearances alleging that approvals were based on false claims made in EIA reports

The power ministry has said it does not expect any delay in the progress of the 4,000 Megawatt Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project which is currently mired in a controversy with locals protesting environmental clearances for the coastal project.

The Rs 24,200-cr coastal project has run into trouble because of differing views on its threat to local ecology

The government's attempt at reviving investor interest in its flagship Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP) scheme after a four-year lull is headed south - quite literally. One of the two such newly-announced projects in Cheyyur village, 96 kilometre south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, has been engulfed in a controversy spanning economic, social and ecological domains.

You don't have to be a smoker to get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which causes severe breathing problems.

Delhi on Diwali is about as happy a city as any other metro but it is certainly the noisiest and smokiest.

Delhi at Diwali is about as happy a city as any other metro - but it is also the noisiest and smokiest.