Calcutta Municipal Corporation (cmc)
News  /  Published 31.07.22

Mayor plan to stop tax evasion

No property in the city will remain outside the property tax net in another few months, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday.  The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) has started organising spec...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 03.07.22

Don’t tear me to tears

G.M. Kapur  of Intach, Calcutta, says, “Not all development looks incongruous.” He cites the examples of Srijan House at 36/1A Elgin Road and the DBS Bank building at the crossing of ...
By Anasuya Basu

News  /  Published 15.05.22

KMC starts WhatsApp chatbot for complaints

City residents can now upload pictures and state their complaints about civic services through a new WhatsApp service that the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will launch next week Show to Mayor...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 15.05.22

IIM Calcutta shifts classes online to contain cases

IIM Calcutta has decided to switch to online classes from Monday after 28 one-year MBA executive programme students tested Covid positive over the past few days. In all, 76 students are pursuing the ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Kinsuk Basu in Joka

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Soil testing in Bowbazar

The Calcutta Metro Railway has been asked to test the soil condition in Bowbazar to decide the fate of the buildings that have developed major cracks, the city's mayor Firhad Hakim said on Friday....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

Houses in Bowbazar area develop cracks

The 16.6-km-long East-West corridor, connecting the twin cities of Calcutta and Howrah, is under construction in the congested area, marked by several old and dilapidated structures. A senior Calcutt...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.22

Hakim snubs Kunal on SSC

The alleged anomalies in recruitment through the school service commission (SSC) has laid bare the power struggle within the Trinamul Congress with urban development minister Firhad Hakim throwing his...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Left beats BJP in vote share

Results of Sunday’s elections to the 107 civic bodies showed on Wednesday that the Left dislodged the BJP to emerge second in terms of poll percentage, something that was visible since the Calcu...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Iron hand

With the national focus on the five assembly elections — particularly in the all-important state of Uttar Pradesh — it is understandable that the recent round of elections to municipalitie...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Calcutta: The story of an ageing city

When a city grows, its denizens seldom have reason to cheer. Because cities seldom grow. Leaning on actual and amplified demand, cheered on by corporators, administrators and ambassadors, cities overv...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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