Environmental Impact
India  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi HC extends time for giving suggestions to draft EIA 2020

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended till August 11 the period for giving suggestions to the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2020, which provides for post facto approval ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

When greenery is harmful: Parthenium a breath hazard

The empty plots of New Town are getting encroached. Not by outsiders but by certain bushes growing at break-neck speed, harming the plants and people living around it: parthenium. “For my morning w...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

The plastic 'carpet-bombing' of India

As soon as the Rajdhani leaves Delhi, a man comes around with our bottles of Rail Neer and a small bottle of hard plastic containing a thimble of spicy lassi. A bit later he comes back with the tea se...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.19

Could trams save Calcutta?

Calcutta witnessed a series of firsts during the latter half of 2018. First fashion store on wheels in September, and first restaurant on tracks a month later. Novel ideas and potential tourist attrac...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.14

Managing the planet: The odds are not in our favour

By Gwynne Dyer in

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Kejriwal to Denmark summit via video

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the C-40 Climate Change Summit through a video conference on Friday, October 11, 2019, after the Ministry of External Affairs denied him permission to...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Aarey is govt land, not forest: Fadnavis

Amid protests against the proposed felling of thousands of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to make way for a Metro car shed, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said it is the govern...
By PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Return of the natives

Bad times have their own dream sequence. All that wildlife pouring onto city streets in a steady stream. The Arabian Sea flushed pink from thousands of flamingoes. Sometime in early March, the people ...
By Judhajit Dasgupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

When greenery is harmful: Eucalyptus a wrong choice

It’s not enough to plant trees; one also has to take care to plant the right kind of trees. The Telegraph Salt Lake spoke to Biswajit Roy Chowdhury, environmentalist and chairman of South Asian Inst...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.19

The disorder of nature

 Sir — In a scene reminiscent of the animated series, Madagascar, a pair of blue penguins recently waddled into a sushi stall in New Zealand. But these were not the savvy birds that won hearts ...
By The Telegraph in


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