News  /  Published 02.03.22

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

The drive is facing unanticipated challenges. Work had to be suspended on Sarat Bose Road, Hazra Road, Sambhunath Pandit Street and Elgin Road, all in south Kolkata, after a few cables of traffic sign...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

Krishna has job in hand

By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 20.12.21

Issues that dictated voters’ choice in Kolkata civic body polls

Living in a place as busy as Moulali gives Gaurav Golani a sense of the deteriorating air quality of Kolkata. “I want the next civic board to treat air pollution with utmost importance,”s...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkatans express woes they want the municipal corporation to address

Elections come and go. Little changes in between.  Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is tasked with maintaining roads and street lights, supplying drinking water and providing drainage and hea...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.11.21

TV operators ignore underground KMC ducts, keep overhead cables hanging

Tapash Das, a joint secretary of All Bengal Cable Operators United Forum, blamed the delay on some technical issues. “There were some issues like how to take the cables to individual houses from...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


Business  /  Published 28.09.21

Activism erupts over JSPL director pay

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has flown into the crosshairs of proxy advisory firms that include Glass Lewis & Co over a proposal to pay a one-time remuneration to four independent directors...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Cable risk unchecked in city and Salt Lake

Last week, a 26-year-old biker riding home suffered fatal head injuries after the front wheel of his motorcycle got caught in a mesh of cables lying on the road near Salt Lake’s Baisakhi island ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

Salt Lake cable mesh takes a life

By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

Cables pose great risk in Salt Lake

To add to the risk street lights along several arterial roads as well as inside the blocks have stopped working. The Telegraph drove around various blocks in all three sectors of Salt Lake on Wednesd...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Cable mess shifts to pavements

An autorickshaw driver said the cables had been lying there for days. “We are forced to walk on the road though it is a busy crossing and vehicles come from all sides. The footpath is blocked b...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kasba


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