Civic Issues
News  /  Published 21.01.22

Work starts on pumping station, sewer network in Mukundapur, Nayabad and Purbalok

Residents of the Kolkata municipal area can now give a self-declaration to get their new properties assessed and get a mutation certificate, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thursday. The owners of new pro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

Clean-up drive in Kurseong

Conservancy workers of Kurseong municipality organised a clean-up drive in the civic area of the hill town on Thursday and cleared garbage from drains and streams. Kurseong is located around 40km fro...
By Bireswar Banerjee

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to desilt north Kolkata underground sewer at Rs 140 crore

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will take up the desilting of an underground sewer between Moulali and Palmer Bazar that could reduce waterlogging in large parts of north and central Kolkata. The...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.01.22

What barricades at complexes mean

Several housing complexes such as Urbana, Brindavan Gardens, Silver Spring and Prasad Exotica have been declared micro containment zones. Police on Tuesday barricaded the entrances to some of the blo...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.01.22

Pothole repairs begin on Salt Lake roads

The civic polls in Salt Lake and the adjoining areas are round the corner and the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has started patchwork repairs of the roads in the township rather than relaying the ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


News  /  Published 31.12.21

Kestopur to get a drainage pumping station soon

Close on the heels of  the foundation of a stormwater drainage pumping station being laid near City Centre II, close to Chinar Park, on December 3, the construction of another pumping station was...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 29.12.21

Cables through tunnels or above trays: Kolkata Municipal Corporation board mulls new law

“We have already done such a thing on Harish Mukherjee Road in south Kolkata.” A cable TV operator said their business is regulated by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.12.21

Waterlogging, parking, hawkers, air quality — priorities for Kolkata mayor in new term

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Tuesday promised to solve some of the old problems of Kolkata in his second term as mayor. He wants to tackle waterlogging, regulate hawkers, pull down dilapidated buildings and...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Christmas: 5 held for drunken brawl outside nightclub

Five persons have been arrested for an alleged drunken brawl inside and outside a nightclub on Theatre Road and assaulting cops who went to stop them early on Christmas morning. Around 3.15am on Satu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Theatre Road

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata motorists in sunroof offence

Four motorists were prosecuted on Park Street on Christmas Eve because one or more occupants in each of the four cars were standing with their torsos jutting out through the open sunroof. Police said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Street


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