News  /  Published 15.07.22

Scan on Durga Pituri Lane buildings that cracked, KMRC wary of tunneling

Engineers also trying to ascertain whether efforts to contain any further seepage of underground water are paying off...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 14.07.22

The unique stories behind the names of Kolkata’s markets

From people to festivals, central and north Kolkata’s most popular bazaars have an interesting history attached to their names...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata has to wait another year for Sealdah-Esplanade link to be complete

The stretch in the central business district remains the problem area because of subsidence in Bowbazar on May 11...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.06.22

Forty-five days on, goldsmiths of Durga Pituri Lane yet to get information on relief

Few have managed to find alternative space on rent, while most have yet to find a room to relocate with their workers...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 19.06.22

The Great Metro Robbery

Down Under: How East-West Metro impacted residents of Bowbazar...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


News  /  Published 13.06.22

Displaced Bowbazar residents reluctant to one-building plan proposed by KMC

Affected families staying in hotels or rented accommodations said they wanted to return to the houses they had left behind, instead of moving into any new big structures ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Mayor offer for Bowbazar residents

Roads in the affected zone are very narrow and tall buildings cannot be allowed, says mayor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Experts from Jadavpur University to revisit Durga Pituri Lane for assessment

Apart from the houses that have developed cracks, team to study condition of several buildings on adjoining lanes...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.05.22

IIT Roorkee team seeks soil sample from Durga Pituri Lane

Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation has engaged the institute to identify the reasons for the subsidence...
By Our special correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Durga Pituri Lane house owners in dark about fate of buildings

Kolkata Municipal Corporation or Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation yet to spell out stand on structures...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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