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CIMA Gallary
Delay conspires with disaster
Two hours and 45 minutes is the time the police disaster management team took to reach Kestopur as people died, trapped in the bus that fell into Lower Bagjola Canal on Friday afternoon....  | Read.. 
Lives lost & changed forever
The Mondol family of Atghara, in the interiors of Baguiati, had boarded the 217B bus from Babughat on Friday afternoon. Rahim...  | Read.. 
Step by step, the save-the-passenger drive
For a long time, only the upturned wheels of the bus were visible. ...  | Read.. 
A peril path called VIP Road
This is one stretch of asphalt where accidents have become a way of life — and death. Hardly a month passes by without blood ...  | Read.. 
No-bail slap awaits driver
The driver of the bus that fell into the canal will be charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. ...  | Read.. 
‘It was suffocating... I thought I was going to die’
Metro caught up with those who suffered and saw... ...  | Read.. 
Rag-tag band of rescuers
Unlike police, people dive in to save passengers

The sound of a sudden splash followed by the wails of a child alerted autorickshaw driver Joydeb Das to the tragedy. ...  | Read.. 
AS IF DEEP IN SLEEP... ...  | Read
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Post-mishap melee clogs airport road
Friday’s accident near the Kestopur crossing triggered a massive traffic snarl on VIP Road. Vehicula...  | Read.. 
Killer cuts survive
In September 2007, members of the Bengal Bus Syndicate — one of the promine...  | Read..