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Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Rethink on meter box location: Hakim

The fire brigade and the CESC have to think about old houses with electric meter boxes below staircases and close to exits, Firhad Hakim, the chairperson of the CMC’s board of administrators, sa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Power back in many areas of Calcutta: 12.5 per cent truth

The state government had tweeted on Sunday, quoting a CESC report, that power supply was restored to several parts of Calcutta, including Regent Estate in Jadavpur.On Monday, residents of Regent Estat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.20

... But CESC claims power restored to 90 per cent consumers

CESC on Sunday started sharing details of its post-Amphan power restoration activities — being undertaken on a “war-footing” — and reported completion of restoration of power to 92 per cent of...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Don't indulge in politics, have patience: Mamata Banerjee

After protests in several cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged people to have patience as the administration was working tirelessly to restore water ...
By PTI in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Bengal power firms on toes

A CESC official has expressed the hope that underground cables will protect power supply its coverage area in the city during the storm but added that the main concern revolved around snapped branches...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

Job unfinished, ‘fatigued’ linesmen detained

CESC linesmen working at Regent Estate to make permanent arrangements for power supply were detained in a hall for four hours on Saturday when some employees of the utility told the team to leave for ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

CESC cash centres shut

Several cash collection centres of CESC remained shut on Wednesday because of poor network, officials of the power utility said. A resident of an apartment in Kasba found one such centre, near the Sie...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

No power; toil to ration use of phone

Around 10 families in Ranikuthi have been struggling without electricity since Cyclone Amphan ravaged the city a week ago.On Monday, supply was restored to most of their neighbours’ houses but not t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.20

Fire at CESC station hits areas off Bypass

A fire at an 11KV distribution centre of CESC on Friday evening caused a power outage in phases across several parts of the city’s southern and eastern fringes.The blackout, that made the ongoing lo...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Power cut replay sparks protests

Residents of Kestopur and Rajarhat were out on the streets on Thursday to protest the power cut in their homes since Wednesday evening when the city was hit by a squall.Officials from neither the civi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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