Noise Pollution
Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

A rare symphony: Sound of silence

Each day begins with a raga. The melody is composed of distinct, mellifluous notes: bird-calls —avians have not deserted cities completely — the sound of the breeze or, during monsoon...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Naihati senior citizens seek curbs on festival noise nuisance

Over 200 elderly residents of Naihati have submitted a petition requesting the administration to ban high-decibel audio systems and loud firecrackers during Kali Puja this weekend.The signatories, who...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

Odisha  /  Published 08.11.18

Bhubaneswar air pollution shoots up on Diwali

Diwali celebrations pushed up the air pollution level here by a few notches despite the efforts of the city administration to ensure an eco-friendly festival.While pushing up the pollution level, Diwa...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Pollution spike in ‘solidarity’

The city’s air and noise pollution levels, which had been below the limits since the lockdown started, took a sudden leap after 9pm on Sunday when people burst firecrackers to show solidarity in the...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Our apathy towards our intangible heritage

René Goscinny, the witty comic book writer who created Asterix along with the illustrator, Albert Uderzo, was wrong. The Gauls are not crazy; but visitors to Gaul can be loony. Maurice, a cockerel, w...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

Noise pollution shows rot in the moral fibre

Upholding the law seems to pose a serious threat to life and limb. Haradhan Mal, a senior citizen, was beaten to death in Murshidabad after he protested against the loud music that was being played at...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.18

Birds give Jamshedpur's Jubilee Park a miss

Local birds of many feathers are slowly and steadily skipping the landmark Jubilee Park in Bistupur and preferring quieter zones in and around the steel city.Experts believe that rise in sound polluti...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Green activists to move court

Environment activists will move court seeking action against the state administration for failing to comply with a National Green Tribunal order and prevent Chhath Puja rituals at Rabindra Sarobar.The...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Calcutta blasts away noise norms on Diwali

Parts of Calcutta erupted like previous years on Diwali night with noisy crackers that kept going off till early on Monday.The state pollution control board recorded 140 complaints and green platform ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Top cop miffed over noise norm violation in Calcutta

By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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