Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 13/09/2017 regarding construction work being undertaken in the name of Ganga river bank development towards Kolkata and Howrah side thereby encroaching upon the river Hoogly.

At least a dozen pollutant industries in Bengal have been ignoring closure orders from the Central Pollution Control Board, The Telegraph has found while following up on the apex agency's reprimand

The minister said that West Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, East Burdwan and Bankura have been worst affected in the floods, while districts such as South and North 24 Parganas, Purulia, Nadia, Birbhum

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biplab Kumar Chowdhury Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding sand mining continuing unabated at various parts of West Bengal especially Hooghly and Bankura districts.

It is stated in the Application that despite specific prohibition on sand mining vide aforesaid order, the said activities are continuing unabated at various parts of the State. NGT directs the respondents to file their affidavit-in-opposition and state on the factual aspects.

HOWRAH: Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee and Howrah's mayor Rathin Chakraborty visited ward number one at Badhaghat Chara area under Howrah Municipal Corporation following reports that river Hoog

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Gopal Krishna Ojha Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 03/01/2017 regarding noise and air pollution caused by cutting of woods and wooden logs by a manufacturer of furniture, Hooghly, West Bengal.

The record of proceeding also states that direction has been issued to the private respondents to obtain consent to operate for use of electrical (motorized) machine for its manufacturing activities.

The rainfed areas receive mean annual precipitation in range of 500-1500 mm with high degree of variability and are beset with problems of mid-season drought and associated impacts on the crop productivity. In this paper, analysis of weekly, monthly, annual rainfall and weekly rainfall probabilities in relation to crop productivity has been carried out for all the stations of the study area in West Bengal where rain-fed agriculture is predominant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chairman Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/11/2016 regarding khatals and piggeries existing on both the banks of Adi Ganga. The report filed by the State PCB indicates heavy pollutants in the sediment settled at the bottom of the Adi Ganga.

The central executive committee of peasants’ organisation, All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS), has demanded that the West Bengal government immediately pay compensation to share croppers, landle

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kedar Nath Yadav Vs State of West Bengal And Others dated 31/08/2016 regarding acquisition of land by Tata Motors Ltd. to an extent of about 1000 acres within the mouzas Gopalnagar, Singherberi, Beraberi, Khaserberi and Bajemelia, P.S. Singur, District Hooghly, West Bengal.

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