Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.21

Lifeline restored

Metro Railway resumed services for all on Friday after a gap of 61 days. Officials said the footfall was high during the morning and evening rush hours. A passenger who boarded a train at Esplanade i...
By Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.02.21

Dakshineswar Metro makes commute a breeze for many

Sarabjit Singh, 32 Lives near Vikram Market in Dunlop, works with a real estate developer’s office near Tollygunge Phari Usual route: Auto from Dunlop to Noapara and then Metro Usual time: 75...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

Dakshineswar Metro flagged off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Dakshineswar-Noapara route of the north-south Metro corridor on Monday. A train decked out in flowers but without passengers left Dakshineswar s...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.02.21

Plea against skywalk encroachment

Members of the Dakshineswar Kali temple trust have appealed to police to not allow stalls owners on the skywalk that leads to the temple to encroach on space meant for pedestrians. In 2018 chief mini...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Dakshineswar Metro from February

Metro trains should start running up to Dakshineswar by the end of February, an official said on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, a train undertook a trial run on the Noapara-Dakshineswar stretch of th...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 14.11.20

Bhog ruled out across Kali temples

Kali Puja will be without the customary bhog for devotees visiting Dakshineswar, Kalighat and other temples across Calcutta and in the adjoining areas this year. Almost all temple committees have dec...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

Dakshineswar to reopen

The Kali temple in Dakshineswar will reopen on June 13, the shrine authorities said on Wednesday.A series of safety measures, including reduced hours, have been announced to ensure devotees do not co...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

March date for Metro till Dakshineswar

A new Metro line between Noapara and Dakshineswar that can ease the pressure on Tallah bridge is almost ready but it will not become operational before March next year despite railways and the state g...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

Dismantling work raises Metro hope for Calcuttans

Dismantling a portion of the old Belghoria Expressway over BT Road is set to resume after more than five months, a development that will pave the way for work to start on a stretch of the Noapara-Daks...
By Sanjay Mandal in Baranagar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.18

Pre-Kali Puja opening for Dakshineswar skyway

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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