Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority Cmda
West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.22

8 DMs shifted ahead of panchayat polls

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday transferred eight district magistrates in a major bureaucratic reshuffle ahead of next year’s panchayat polls. “Most of the DMs had spent three ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.22

Letters to the editor: Good to see diverse groups celebrating love without fear of censure

Spread the love Sir — Every year on Valentine’s Day, advertisements are replete with youthful, heteronormative and able-bodied couples showing their love for each other. Even if there is ...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.21

Salt Lake road repair worry

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has started the repairs but their engineers are relying on patchwork — a layer of bitumen that is laid over craters — as a quick-fix solution. Krishn...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Tender for wetlands flyover consultant

The CMDA has started the process of hiring a consultant who will prepare a report on the possible impact of a proposed flyover on the ecologically fragile East Calcutta Wetlands. A tender inviting ap...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.21

Bypass survey before overhaul

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) will conduct a “condition assessment” of EM Bypass, which had last received a coat of top layer in 2013 and gets riddled with cracks ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.21

Sarobar: visitors need certificates

The civic bodies in Calcutta and Bidhannagar will put up posters at their parks announcing that only fully vaccinated people would be allowed in. The CMDA has asked guards at its parks to check wheth...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Barricades set up to raze flyover

Work on erecting barricades along the stretch of the Vivekananda Road flyover that will be pulled down in the first phase, began on Friday. Labourers dug holes on Strand Road to put up bamboo poles. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.21

Flyover raze schedule

The dismantling of the Vivekananda Road flyover will be done in four phases beginning from the middle of June, more than five years after a 41-metre portion of the flyover collapsed killing 26 people....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.21

Biker dies, another injured in 2 accidents

A private car hit three pedestrians and a bicyclist near the RK Chatterjee Road and Rashbehari connector early on Wednesday morning.  The accused driver was arrested for rash and negligent drivi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.21

Yaas: agencies activate efforts

The police have also been making announcements to evacuate endangered buildings that are vulnerable to gusty winds. The CMC is opening several cyclone shelters across the city where people living in d...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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