It is only February and monsoon is far away. But the Kolkata Municipal Corporation health department top brass have no respite.

KOLKATA: The East Kolkata Wetlands Bill, which is likely to be placed in the assembly this week, makes the state environment minister the chairperson of the East Kolkata Wetlands Development Author

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sunit Kumar Mallick Chowdhury Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 07/02/2017 regarding filling up of a waterbody (Ukil Bheri) by a housing society in Kolkata to construct a building.

NGT directs the Additional District Magistrate (LR) South 24 Parganas and Officer-in-Charge, Pragati Maidan P.S. to inspect the area and ascertain as to whether the allegations are correct or not. If any construction is going on in the manner alleged, it shall be stopped forthwith.

पश्चिम बंगाल में दक्षिण 24 परगना के भांगर इलाके में पावर प्रोजेक्ट के लिए जमीन अधिग्रहण के खिलाफ चल रहा विरोध प्रदर्शन मंगलवार को हिंसक हो उठा। हिंसक भीड़ ने दस पुलिस वाहनों को आग के हवाले कर दिया,

KOLKATA: A much-awaited study to detect the source of air pollution and quantify the amount of contaminents in Kolkata and Howrah has finally been commissioned by the West Bengal Pollution Control

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 18/01/2017 regarding pollution of Santragachi Jheel, Howrah, West Bengal. Howrah Municipal Corporation shall continue with the task of cleaning the Jheel with the aid and assistance of the Department of Forest. NGT finds the affidavit of Deptt. of Environment woefully short of the court's expectations and said that "expression of inability to declare the Santragachi Jheel area as ‘silence zone’ relying upon the notification issued by the MOEF, Govt.

HOWRAH: Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee and Howrah's mayor Rathin Chakraborty visited ward number one at Badhaghat Chara area under Howrah Municipal Corporation following reports that river Hoog

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Pawan Kumar Somani Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 05/01/2017. The applicant (Pawan Kumar Somani) has prayed for issuance of a direction upon the respondents to first quantify the area of wet land/marshy land/low lying land/water bodies situated within the 314 acres of land given to Hindustan Motors by the West Bengal Government. Hindustan Motors proposed to set up integrated IT Township and Auto-ancillary Park.

Breathing is injurious to health: this should be the statutory warning to party animals out to claim the night.

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