Calcutta: Environment experts in the city have criticised the draft "national clean air plan" (NCAP), recently introduced by the environment ministry to combat air pollution as being "too Delhi-cen

Gradual change in temperature and rainfall patterns in Darjeeling hills is beginning to affect production of the famous Darjeeling tea.

Kolkata: The Clean Air Collective network comprising citizens’ groups, civil society organizations and farmers’ bodies have labelled the draft National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) a paper tiger with

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has set up 75 air quality monitoring stations in the state to check air quality level and combat pollution, a top official said today.

Experts say climate change, unusual Western Disturbance main reasons

Calcutta: The city had the highest rate of rise in the level of PM 2.5, an ultra-fine toxic pollutant, among the metros between 2014 and 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.

Calcutta: The Atreyi, the Teesta and three other north Bengal rivers have been severely affected by human encroachments and waste dumping, affecting marine life and livelihoods of local fishermen,

KOLKATA: Pollution monitoring and control has always been a challenge in India, and one of the key loopholes has been a weak and lax monitoring and compliance enforcement mechanism.

KOLKATA: A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally confirmed that Kolkata is the second-most polluted metropolis in the country, next only to Delhi.

Nabanna: The state government is working on ways to regulate the entry of non-BS IV vehicles into Howrah and Calcutta after being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal for its failure to do so.

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