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.

UJJAIN: Ujjain municipal corporation (UMC) on Tuesday banned the sale of Chinese crackers and toys during Kartik Fair that sees footfall of over 4 lakh people in span of 25 days.

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