West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.20

Collapsed building in Malda gets political hue

The “disappearance” of a primary school building in Malda town turned into a political issue within 24 hours of the matter coming to light. While former minister and Trinamul leader Krish...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.20

Locked school building reduced to rubble

An old primary school building in Malda town has reduced to rubble overnight, much to the concern of residents and officials of the district education department. The Chhatra Bondhu Primary School in...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 30.11.20

How a mom coped with PM visit to Varanasi

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.11.20

PM’s calling card: demolition squad

After the February expulsion, “some of us went outside the city for a few months while others shifted to the lanes and alleyways near Sujabad along the Ganga”, Das said. The families &mda...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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 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

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


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