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Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

12 days on, a messy maze at Jodhpur Park

Among thousands of trees felled by Cyclone Amphan was a peepal tree that stood in a bylane in Jodhpur Park. Almost a fortnight after the storm, the tree and a tilted electric pole with wires dangling ...
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 28.05.20

Terms set for chopping trees

Firefighters will not chop any big tree entangled with wires unless power utility linemen physically verify and confirm that supply has been cut off, the state fire department said on Thursday.The mov...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri 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

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 27.05.20

Vacant stare at static fan

Power supply has been temporarily restored to many places of the city since Amphan struck a week ago but thousands of people are still in the dark. The Telegraph went to two such pockets of Behala on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Police norms to prevent 'hijack'

In a south Calcutta neighbourhood, police on Tuesday tried to lay down the rules to be followed when a CESC team worked, while people from several power-less pockets waited to snatch the technicians a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury 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

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

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Fallen tree or power first?

A chicken-and-egg question has developed in the city following a “Pehle Aap” phenomenon: what should be tackled first, the fallen trees or the flow of power?Officials of the Calcutta Municipal Cor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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