KOLKATA: For several years now, pollution in Indian cities has reached levels that are genuinely hazardous, with the situation this year being particularly dire.

Kolkata traffic police — long criticized for carrying out a sham in the name of pollution checks — seem to be getting its act right.

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Thursday, sought explanations from the West Bengal Environment Department, director general of West Bengal Police and commissioner

If pollution scenario in Delhi is 'dreaded', Kolkata is not far behind.

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: Golpark in its southern part of Kolkata emerged noisiest locality in the country on the night of Diwali.

Kolkata: Night pollution in the city continues to remain high, even three days after Diwali.

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 city remained quieter than the last two previous years on Diwali night by around five decibels but the average noise level still soared to 98 decibels, substantially higher than the permissible

KOLKATA: If cops ensured that the city remains quiet on Kali Puja, it needed a divine intervention to neutralize the air pollution triggered by bursting of 'safe' firecrackers.