India  /  Published 10.07.22

Kanwar Yatra: UP to ban meat

CM Adityanath, at a recent meeting, directed officials to clear the roads taken by Kanwar yatris and to ban sale of meat in open along them...
By Our Bureau, PTI

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Shopping minus plastic bags

A week into the government ban on single-use plastic, The Telegraph checks out the changes in packing practices being effected in some of the shops, malls and markets in the township...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Bangur turns zone of no-plastic shopping

Most shopkeepers, fruit and vegetable sellers in Bangur are happy with the recent state-wise ban...
By Showli Chakraborty

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Drive against plastic bags in New Town markets

A senior official said they collected a total of Rs 2,000 in fines from shopkeepers across the markets they visited...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 07.07.22

Report plastic bag units on 1800-345-3390 or on Paribesh mobile app to get Rs 500

West Bengal Pollution Control Board has been making the appeal through social media campaigns since July 1...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 06.07.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation yet to slap penalty for plastic bag use

Receipts that would be issued against penalties not with us yet, says official...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.22

Difficult path: Recent ban on plastic

The ban must be accompanied by sensitisation and awareness measures directed both at law enforcement agencies and citizens...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

Trade licence threat to enforce plastic ban

We have been repeatedly appealing to traders in local markets not to use the carry bags or styrofoam items: Deputy mayor ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

News  /  Published 02.07.22

Plastic ban not hasty, says central minister in Kolkata

Union environment minister urges West Bengal artisans to manufacture replacements...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.07.22

New Town community market’s biodegradable effort from 2021

Grocery, fruits, fish and meat in paper bags, clay pots and biodegradable plastic bags ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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