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West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Protest over Pous Mela stall rent hike

Over 100 traders from Bolpur demonstrated against Visva-Bharati on Friday against a three-fold increase in the rent and security deposit for stalls at the Pous Mela.The four-day annual winter fair sta...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Chief secy cracks old car whip

Chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Friday asked officials of several departments and police to “show results” of the crackdown on 15-year-old vehicles instead of exchanging data or making plans to cu...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

‘Rs 2-crore green fine’ on Salt Lake civic body

The National Green Tribunal on Monday fined the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation Rs 2 crore for failing to comply with its order to cordon off a dumping site near Sector V to prevent contamination of...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Close 4,744 industries near Delhi's residential areas: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to immediately shut down 4,774 industrial units running in residential areas.A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel p...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.11.19

NGT suggests coal mining vigil system

A National Green Tribunal-constituted panel has suggested that the Meghalaya government put in place a coal mine surveillance system (CMSS) and develop a standard operating procedure to ensure effecti...
By Andrew w. lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 14.11.19

Plea in top court over NGT nod to mega dam

Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the National Green Tribunal’s order dismissing a plea seeking reconstitution of an expert committee to look into the s...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.19

In Tehran, art with a potent message

Sir — Iran recently unveiled new anti-US murals on the walls of the former embassy of the United States of America in Tehran to mark the 40th anniversary of the storming of the ‘den of spies’. T...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Clean air is a fundamental right

The Union health minister has suggested, in all seriousness, that fellow Indians should consume carrot in greater quantities to survive pollution. Even though this is the time to wield not the carrot ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

NGT seeks pollution plan

The tribunal also asked the chief secretary to personally monitor the actions the government would take to implement its orders related to the Sunderbans, Adi Ganga, East Calcutta Wetlands, Ganga poll...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Mauling of Sarobar worsens

If Saturday was bad, Sunday was worse at Rabindra Sarobar.Worshippers descended on the premises of the south Calcutta lake to perform Chhath Puja early on Sunday and placed oil-filled lamps on the wat...
By Subhajoy Roy and Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta


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