Drainage System
Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Moderate rains, choked drains swamp Salt Lake

The rainfall was moderate on Wednesday but several pockets of Salt Lake and areas off VIP Road still witnessed waterlogging. An official of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation said debris, leaves a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.08.19

Over half of Ranchi drains have no cover

Ranchi Municipal Corporation wants to cover open drains with a combination of concrete slabs and steel mesh to prevent tragedies like the death of a four-year-old girl in Hindpiri last month. The task...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.19

Mamata tells off Hakim for drainage woes

Mamata Banerjee on Monday publicly admonished urban development and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim for his alleged failure to improve drainage systems. The Bengal chief minister gave Hakim th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.19

Open drain kills girl in Ranchi shocker

A four-year-old girl fell into an open, waterlogged drain barely 100 metres from her home in Hindpiri to be fatally swept away on Wednesday afternoon, her family blaming the Ranchi Municipal Corporati...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.19

Are children watching too many soap operas?

Sir — I was recently happy to hear sounds of children from my apartment complex playing with one another. This is encouraging in an age when children are mostly glued to electronic devices. But my a...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.19

Sewage floods wider link in Dhanbad

Sewage is flooding the 5.5km Dhanbad-Barwaddah road that recently had been widened to four lanes at a cost of Rs 34.43 crore.Over 10,000 daily commuters between Dhanbad and Barwaddah, which connects t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Criminal indifference in Mumbai

Mumbai is often described as the city that never sleeps. One of the primary causes for the sleeplessness of India’s financial capital could be the monsoon that has now besieged the city. Each year, ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.19

Urban mess? True, say Ranchi residents

Residents of the state capital do not seem happy with their city, in what will come as bad news for the Raghubar Das-led BJP government that is seeking a fresh mandate in the Assembly polls due later ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Now, threat of flooded roads

Most of the foliage and twigs from trees uprooted by Cyclone Amphan have been swept to the roadside over the past week to clear the thoroughfares, raising the risk of waterlogging during the approachi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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