KOLKATA: New Delhi may be reeling under severe air pollution, but Kolkata has not only touched the country's capital city but have also surpassed the city quite a few days in terms of air pollution

As per section 5.2.8 (IV) of National Environment Policy (NEP) - 2006, Ambient Noise is included as environmental quality parameter and is being monitored in specific urban areas regularly.

This report focuses on the regulatory and operational aspects of Intermediate Public Transportation (IPT) in Kolkata, India.

KOLKATA: The city's air was more toxic than Delhi's on four days last week.

The capital is recording its best November-end air quality in three years.

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