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NGT Fines Bengal Rs 5-cr for Air-pollution in Kolkata

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 5-crore fine on West Bengal government for the failure to take measures in containing air...

Violating court order, police allow Chhat Puja in Rabindra Sarobar

Kolkata: In gross violation of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling, hundreds of devotees today afternoon performed Chhat Puja in Rabindra Sarobar in south...

Police vow to crackdown on DJ music, sound crackers during Chhat

Kolkata: The city police have vowed to implement the ban on the use of DJ sound systems and sound crackers during the Chhat Puja...

Kolkata surpasses Delhi in air pollution as demonic sound crackers take over the city

Kolkata: Notwithstanding the writings and discussions in news media and customary warning by concerned authorities, Kolkatans have once again failed themselves as regards celebrating...

Metro Railway introduces bottle crushers at 6 stations

Kolkata: To enable passengers to their part in keeping the stations clean, Metro Railway has introduced bottle crushers at six of its stations. The six...

Hope lives on as Supreme Court orders stay on Jessore Road tree felling

Kolkata: The struggle and hope to save the centuries-old trees on Jessore Road in North 24-Parganas live on. Acting on a petition by a civil...

After minister’s exit, “close friend” Baisakhi Banerjee resigns from wetlands body

Kolkata: Baisakhi Banerjee, a “close friend” of Kolkata Mayor and Trinamool minister Sovan Chatterjee, has stepped down as a specialised committee member of the...

Godrej launches innovative refrigerator in Kolkata; to recollect 10% of old ones

New model is India’s first single-door refrigerator with separate vegetable drawer

Battery-powered electric buses to hit Kolkata roads soon

State govt has already procured the buses

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