Concerned about the rising pollution levels in Siliguri, a voluntary organisation on Tuesday sought measures to be taken against the same.

The green panel had earlier issued notices to the West Bengal government, state pollution control board, Siliguri Municipal Corporation and its Deputy Commissioner in the case.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of ARK Nirman Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Subhas Datta and Others dated 02/03/2017 regarding pollution of river Mahananda, Siliguri, North Bengal during Chhat Puja. NGT Vide order dated 01.11.2016 had disallowed construction of bridges across the river Mahananda.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of West Bengal dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution of river Mahananda in Siliguri, District Darjeeling and indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste all over the city. NGT issues noitce to the State of West Bengal, West Bengal State Pollution Control Board, Municipal Corporation Siliguri and Deputy Commissioner Siliguri .

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.

A wild elephant rampaged through West Bengal's Siliguri town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending frightened residents running.

Health Dept meets private nursing home reps to review problem

The environment ministry has been pulled by the Supreme Court for not taking steps to stop casualty of elephants in train accidents. The apex court also condemned the decision of West Bengal government to sterilise elephants.

On a day Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan put the death toll in West Bengal due to encephalitis at 208, the state government Monday suspended North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH)

Only six patients admitted to NBMCH in 24 hours: Director of Health Services