Chhath Puja celebrations take place at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar lake despite NGT ban, activists' campaign
Chhath Puja celebrations took place over two days at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar Lake this week in brazen disregard for the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling.
Around 51,837 industries in Delhi under National Green Tribunal scanner; operate from residential areas without approvals
The green panel asked the apex pollution monitoring body to form a two-member committee to look into the entire matter and take appropriate action in accordance with law.
Women in Punjab’s Bhotna village say no to 'cancerous farming', adopt organic methods to save state's soil
Often called the cancer capital of India, Punjab's Malwa region has registered around 42,000 cases of this killer disease in the past decade.
Experts say Yamuna 'at its healthiest' now due to floodwater inflow, call for anti-pollution steps to maintain quality
The water level in the Yamuna had crossed the danger mark on Monday, forcing the evacuation of around 10,000 people.
MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants ends up giving carte blanche for industrial pollution
The MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants is as good as a clear exemption for the establishments from the environment clearance process.
Punjab govt gives dyeing industries two-month deadline to adhere to environment norms or warns of 'strict action'
Soni held a meeting with representatives of the dyeing units and set a deadline of two months for them to adhere to the rules
Much has been said and written about Delhi's pollution woes, but Kolkata is reeling under an onslaught on its air, water and land. Satwik Paul conducts a pollution check across the city, in this photo essay
Scientists have identified absorbent materials that can help soak up pollutants found in urban waste water in less than 24 hours.
Punjab grapples with fallout of grave ecological disaster as leak from sugar factory kills thousands of fishes in Beas river
In what could be Punjab’s worst environmental disaster in recent history, a leak from a sugar factory in Gurdaspur has contaminated the Beas river water.
Every year, 22 March is celebrated as World Water Day, with an aim to bring about awareness over the water crisis faced by countries like India. Take the quiz now to check your water quotient
NGT's reluctance to hold big pharma accountable for polluting Telangana waters unfortunate; body is simply passing the buck
There will be another case, a few more committees, a couple more in-depth studies until the water pollution crisis in Telangana's Patenchuru area turn as toxic as Delhi's air
Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution
Despite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.
The NGT has directed the Delhi government and the civic bodies to clean and restore expeditiously all water bodies in the city and not become a waste-dumping yard.
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Move could pave way for effective environmental laws
The Uttarakhand High Court recently declared River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities — a first of its kind recognition in India.
Given the corrosive damage that is being caused to ACs, it's no great leap of logic to assume that the health of people living on the banks of the Yamuna is also under threat.
Toxic foam overflowed from Varthur lake in Bengaluru due to excess pollution and spilled on the road causing traffic disruption.
Getting a drink of water is often not as simple as turning on a tap. For families in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, it's a labour-intensive process that often results in diseases like diarrhoea and typhoid.
Modi's government announced another 20.4 billion rupees ($340 million) for a new "Ganga Mission" in its first budget last Thursday.
As much as 88 per cent of the open ocean's surface contains plastic debris, raising concern about the effect on marine life and the food chain.
As part of a drive against water pollution, Chinese police have started targetting people who discharge unprocessed waste water into local rivers and underground waterways