Haryana ranks at the bottom in terms of average health expenditure (2012-2017) among seven states that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) examined to assess the progress towards attaining su

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Other dated 08/07/2019 regarding destruction caused to East Kolkata Wetlands.

West Bengal and Sikkim are very close to achieving 100 per cent ODF coverage.

Interim report by board could not identify the source of around one-fifth of Calcutta’s PM2.5 pollution

Given that water is a State subject, it will take the exercise of “cooperative federalism” to achieve the Modi government’s big-ticket agenda of providing piped drinking water to all households by

World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June each year to raise awareness and improve actions towards protecting the environment.

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), in an interim order, has directed several measures to be taken for protection of the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding exploitation of East Kolkata Wetland, to the detriment of the environment and ecology. Subhas Datta had conducted a survey that revealed large number of constructions that have sprung up within the said area for different purposes which includes commercial/ industrial and other activities that are deleterious to the water body in violation of the East Kolkata Wetland (Conservation and Management) Act, 2006 and rules framed thereunder.

NEW DELHI: Over 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the Ce

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