A married couple having a row on the platform of Sodepur railway station ended up fighting off a gang of goons who allegedly demanded proof of their relationship before attempting to drag the woman away to a desolate place.
A passenger underpass that hasn't been completed in four years, a foot overbridge that was dismantled without providing an alternative to crossing the tracks, ticket counters with inadequate lighting and dark corners. Sodepur railway station is a challenge to lakhs of commuters dependent on suburban trains.
Park Street, Alipore Road and Belvedere Road will be rid of the mess of overhead cables by September-end and operators have to pay a "carrying charge" for use of the alternative ducts or channels that are to be created.
Aerial yoga that involves performing seemingly impossible exercises hanging upside down from a hammock is catching up in the city among those looking for a higher adrenaline rush than an exercise mat can provide.
Calcutta University colleges running self-financed postgraduate courses will have to admit students through a centralised system and follow a common curriculum, its syndicate, the highest decision-making body, has decided.