Calcutta Municipal Corporation Cmc
West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.19

Darkness at noon, downpour follows in Calcutta

The city was battered by nearly 100mm of rain in three hours on Thursday, the heaviest this season, because of a cyclonic circulation over Bangladesh that was on its way to Gangetic Bengal.Several par...
By Debraj Mitra and Samyabrata Das in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Calcutta doctors threaten protest

A team of junior doctors met the director-general of Bengal police on Saturday and alleged no action had been taken in at least 60 cases of assault on doctors across Bengal since their week-long strik...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

At last, a dolphin research centre in India

Sir — It is a matter of great relief that India’s first dolphin research centre is set to come up in Patna, nearly a decade after it was first mooted. This will hopefully bode well for the fate of...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.20

Rule tweak for Covid-19 last rites

The health department’s clearance is no longer required to hand over the body of a Covid-19 patient to the Calcutta Municipal Corporation for cremation.“Formal request from the department of healt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Weather alert for dengue spurt

The monsoon is over and the weather pleasant — conditions ideal for mosquitoes to breed indoors.Health workers of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, keen on preventing a renewed outbreak of dengue,...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

129 realty projects allowed to resume work in Calcutta

As many as 129 construction and renovation projects got the Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s permission to resume work over the past week.The civic body has told the builders that the workers have t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Containment zones to be smaller

Containment zones will become smaller and have fewer homes within its ambit, sources in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) said on Wednesday.A civic official said around 40 people from a Central...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Subsidence & letter riddles

Metro and Calcutta Municipal Corporation have twin tasks at hand: to decide whether a letter was sent and whether the subject of the missive took place at all or not.Stretches along CR Avenue, under w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Crater anger spills on to Kidderpore road

A crucial road in Kidderpore that connects port with Karl Marx Sarani has been lying in a deplorable state for over a month with giant craters and waterlogging making it almost impossible to commute o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

Ordinance planned on Calcutta civic rule

The Bengal government is all set to promulgate an ordinance for appointment of an administrator at the Calcutta Municipal Corporation as the existing law doesn’t provide for such a mechanism at the ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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