News  /  Published 16.10.22

Kali Puja preparations, Big B’s birthday, Bowbazar house cracks and more

A quick look at the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 16.10.22

Bowbazar: 70 homes ‘beyond repair’

Total area of the households that have to be pulled down would be about 20,000sqm or 2.20lakh...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.10.22

Families in Bowbazar scramble to move belongings

Throughout the day, people were seen entering their houses and coming out with stuffed trolley bags...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.10.22

Govt sets new conditions for tunnelling work

KMRC will have to inform Kolkata Police and KMC before taking up any underground work in Bowbazar in the future...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.10.22

Bowbazar cracks throw up safety questions

Engineers assess what went wrong...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.22

Metro work: Cracks in 10 Bowbazar houses

Residents of these houses were being shifted to nearby hotels...
By Our Web Desk in Calcutta

News  /  Published 14.10.22

Metro tunnel work to resume in Bowbazar

In May, KMRC had suspended the work of constructing an underground tunnel in Bowbazar in the wake of a fresh round of subsidence on Durga Pituri Lane following leakage of underground water...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

People  /  Published 24.09.22

Worshipping Goddess Durga as ‘Shakti’ at the Sen family’s Bowbazar puja

Started nearly a century ago at their mansion off Amherst Street, the Sen family puja has rules for new couples and no ‘sindoor khela’...
By Somen Sengupta

News  /  Published 01.09.22

Bowbazar residents in Metro collapse zone protest delay

3 years on, promise of home unfulfilled...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.08.22

Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation to compensate Bowbazar traders

The owners suffered 'loss of business' following the May11 subsidence underground in the area and the evacuation that followed...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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