Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) dated 29/11/2016 regarding pollution of river Mahananda, West Bengal. National Green Tribunal expressed dismay at the condition of the river Mahananda as evident from the photographs placed by Subhas Datta, the applicant, indicating the situation after Chhat Puja, 2016.

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

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

NAGPUR: As Durga Puja and Dussehra festivities concluded on Tuesday, city's water bodies once again bore the brunt of people's callousness across Nagpur.

Conical loudspeakers, which give out high-decibel sound, were used at a religious event held in Shantinagar a few days ago

Hundreds of Durga idols were immersed at around seven Yamuna ghats across the national capital today, with authorities trying to ensure that non-biodegradable items do not make it to the already po

KOLKATA: In a unique Durga Puja celebration, people in Central Kolkata's Nonapukur Lohapatty area have made pandals out of scrap automobile materials and spare parts.

THANE: With an aim to practice the traditional way of celebrating Durga Puja and limit the noise pollution, a city-based Durga Puja organising committee has shifted its celebration indoors.