World  /  Published 01.08.20

Picasso mural torn down in Oslo

Since the 1970s, Oslo’s modest government quarter has been dominated by a huge work of art: The Fishermen, a concrete mural by Pablo Picasso and the Norwegian artist Carl Nesjar that overlooks t...
By Thomas Rogers in New York

World  /  Published 13.07.20

Kapoor Haveli in in Peshawar stares at demolition

The ancestral home of Bollywood’s Kapoor family in Pakistan’s Peshawar is facing a demolition threat as the current owner of the house is adamant on building a commercial complex at the si...
By PTI in Peshawar

North East  /  Published 06.05.20

GMC demolishes RTI activist’s house

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation demolished the house of RTI Activist Dulal Bora which was said to have been constructed illegally without permission in Rukminigaon.A source from the GMC said accord...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Bulldoze plan for unsafe buildings in Calcutta

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will pull down dilapidated buildings that are likely to crumble and build temporary structures in their place to accommodate occupants.The corporation will soon star...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Traffic plan ahead of Tallah bridge demolition

The Lockgate flyover will be open only to vehicles headed for BT Road from Girish Avenue, according to the city police’s new traffic diversion plan ahead of the Tallah bridge shutdown from January 3...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.19

Calcutta Municipal Corporation central team for demolition

A demolition team will be stationed at the Calcutta Municipal Corporation headquarters and will set out to raze an illegal structure soon after an order is issued, the move aiming to cut down the resp...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Suggestion to raze Kalighat bridge

The Kalighat bridge that connects Alipore and Kalighat over the Tolly’s Nullah has to be demolished, a government-appointed committee running a health check on bridges and flyovers has recommended.T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Jaw crusher to pull down Tallah bridge

A machine called jaw crusher will be used to tear down the 57-year-old Tallah bridge to minimise the amount of dust released in the air and the vibration caused by demolition, PWD engineers said.The g...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Jail for inaction on old houses in Calcutta

Refusal to vacate a crumbling building or sitting on a notice from the civic body to repair dilapidated portions could land the owners and occupiers of the structure behind bars if a proposal of the C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

Tallah shut: bitumen scrape on Day 1

The dismantling of the Tallah bridge began hours after it was closed to traffic on Friday midnight.Drilling machines started digging up the bitumen layer of the road from the bridge’s Shyambazar-end...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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