News  /  Published 23.10.22

Cyclone Sitrang puts the spotlight on hazards lurking on Kolkata roads

Bamboo scaffolding erected ahead of Durga Puja to put up temporary hoardings are yet to be removed from many places...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.10.22

Leaning lamp posts in Salt Lake pose threat to motorists and pedestrians

Engineer from Kolkata Municipal Corporation lighting department said cracks appear in a street pole because of heavy cables hanging from top...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 22.09.22

Low-hanging wires pose safety hazard to double-decker buses with Durga Puja tourists

Tourism dept writes to Kolkata Municipal Corporation to move cables to at least 19 feet above the road level ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.08.22

Dangers posed by cables in Salt Lake

Wires hang dangerously low on many stretches, make it harder for pedestrians to spot at night...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.06.22

KMC selects five roads where overhead cables will be shifted underground

Focus on Park Street, Alipore Road, Asutosh Mukherjee Road, Hazra Road and Judges Court Road...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 14.06.22

Overhead cables along five city roads to be shifted underground

KMC decided to replicate its Harish Mukherjee Road project where it has successfully removed overhead wires ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.03.22

Cut defunct overhead cables tied to trees, guardrails in south Kolkata

Work had to be suspended on four roads after a few cables of traffic signals and CCTV cameras installed by police were accidentally snipped...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

Krishna has job in hand

We spoke to the chosen mayor to figure out the key issues the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will be tackling over the next five years...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 20.12.21

Issues that dictated voters’ choice in Kolkata civic body polls

The civic polls have put the limelight on ‘local issues’...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkatans express woes they want the municipal corporation to address

Five days to the civic elections, The Telegraph spoke to residents in most of the 144 wards for a taste of what the city actually wants...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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