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Puja committees across Delhi seem to have gone all out to ensure that the idols of goddess Durga are made using eco-friendly materials

Environ, a group for the environmental management for sustainable development, is working hard to manage solid waste disposal and is campaigning for a plastic-free puja this year.

MUMBAI: Out of a total 722 Navratri mandaps set up across the city the BMC has found 230 that are unauthorized.

Environ, a group for environmental management for sustainable development, has appealed to all sections of people – especially the puja committees – to ensure celebration of an environment-friendly

GUWAHATI: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration will take strict action this time against those who violate pollution norms during the Durga Puja celebrations.

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed all municipal bodies in Maharashtra to remove illegal pandals that may come up on roads or footpaths during the forthcoming Navratri and Diwali festivals.

BHUBANESWAR: Over the years, Raban Podi, the ritual of burning the effigy of demon king Raban, has become a major attraction for visitors to the pandals during the Durga Puja festival in the city.

The state government has achieved little success to cut pollution that emanates from immersion of idols during the festive seasons, said environmentalists and river experts in the city.

While most of the 167 Durga idols in the city were immersed in Daya and Kuakhai rivers on Sunday, the post-immersion scenario remained a matter of concern as no fully-guarded measures were taken to

LUCKNOW: More than 300 idols and only two pits for environment friendly disposal.