North East  /  Published 10.01.19

Meghalaya mulls joint teams to check mines

Such teams will be authorised to seize and confiscate any illegal mines, including machinery and equipment...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Business  /  Published 08.01.19

Breather for Vedanta

Supreme Court clears reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.19

Hot mix plant outside city

The move comes after the NGT asked the civic body in October to shut down its 2 hot mix plants that produced bitumen...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Dec report admits to illegal mining

CM Conrad K. Sangma has admitted that the government was aware of continued illegal coal mining...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.12.18

2 more miners may be in flooded Meghalaya mine

It has been nearly a week since 13 miners got trapped, but rescue teams have not made much progress...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


Opinion  /  Published 03.12.18

Fines are clearly not enough

Public pressure, on the other hand, can force a government to act in the interests of the people...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.18

NGT fines Bengal Rs 5cr for air pollution

Bench says state has failed to take effective steps to control vehicular emission and the plying of old trucks...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

Littering is a deeply rooted cultural problem

Legal provisions to combat such offences already exist in many places, and the real problem is one of implementation...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.19

1 car: 2 fume tests passed, 2 failed

Police officers said they often found cars with valid PUC certificates failing their pollution tests...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Akash Vani: God, men, and men of God

Ravi Shankar had previously stated in no uncertain terms that the solution to the Babri Masjid issue was a grand temple...
By Upala Sen


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