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

News  /  Published 29.05.22

Can you spot Doorgachurn Pittoorrey Lane?

1857 map helps engineers in 2022 get idea of age of affected Bowbazar buildings...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


News  /  Published 25.05.22

Jadavpur University team puts ‘severely damaged’ tag on nine houses in Durga Pituri Lane

Experts hand assessment report to Kolkata Municipal Corporation...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Jobless jewellery workers from Durga Pituri Lane wait for employers’ call

Some artisans take up odd jobs close to their houses to tide over the crisis...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 22.05.22

A carat-and-stick story

The construction of Calcutta’s East-West Metro has unseated the goldsmiths of Bowbazar yet again. Truth is, their scattering began long ago...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Monsoon brakes on Metro tunneling work in Bowbazar

Impact on January 2023 deadline of the corridor, which once fully functional will link Sector V with Howrah Maidan ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Land subsidence lens on excessive groundwater withdrawal in East-West Metro project

Halt groundwater extraction in adjoining areas, says expert on Bowbazar mess...
By The Plurals News Network


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