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A contempt plea has been filed in the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Bench, urging it to take action over the pollution caused to Rabindra Sarobar lake in Kolkata during last month's Chhath puja,

The usual chemical froth layer on the water of the Yamuna, there is now all kinds of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste lying on the ghats

Chhath is also about cleanliness and caring for rivers ponds, lakes and canals where the prayers are offered.

KOLKATA: Even though showers eased Diwali pollution in the city, air and noise quality degraded two days later, thanks to immersion processions and celebrations after Brazil's victory in the Under-

India is a land known for its countless religious festivals and rites. Unfortunately, a majority of the rituals are proving to be harmful for the environment.

KOLKATA: Though a National Green Tribunal (NGT) glare on Rabindra Sarobar lake saved the waterbody from being polluted deeply, rules set by the green body were grossly flouted on the occasions of p

Kolkata: Chhath Puja can be performed at Rabindra Sarovar this year but devotees have to maintain a distance of 3 feet from the water's edge, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed on Thursday.

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) no-entry-to-Rabindra-Sarobar order for Chhath devotees has put the Mamata Banerjee government in a bind.

The Panchavati division of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Thursday collected three tonnes of 'nirmalya' (puja material) from the banks Godavari river after the Chhath Puja celebrations c

The Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has started cleaning of water bodies that will be used for performing rituals in Chhath but the drive is being carried in a very limited sense — clean the sur