East West Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.19

Tales of hope & despair in Bowbazar

Durga Pituri Lane in Bowbazar was a picture of contrasts on Thursday.Paritosh Kar was ecstatic as he stepped into his jewellery workshop after 27 days, while Ananta Das who lived six buildings away in...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

Bowbazar traders told to give details

Forty-four traders from Bowbazar, who have not been able to run their businesses since the East-West Metro tunnel mishap a fortnight back, have been given a form where they have to state their busines...
By Subhajoy Roy in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Bowbazar families receive cheques

Nineteen families displaced from their homes in Bowbazar for the East-West Metro’s tunnelling work received cheques of Rs 5 lakh each from the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation on Saturday.More than 80...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

Unethical construction is a punishment to citizens

In spite of daily gripes, citizens take for granted a certain level of safety in their homes. No social existence is possible without this basic trust — that except when natural disasters strike, th...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Wedding in December, family forced out of Calcutta home

The Deys of Durga Pituri Lane in Bowbazar were trying to call up a caterer last Sunday afternoon when two policemen turned up at their four-storey house. The family has a wedding scheduled for Decembe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.19

Metro axe on 5 buildings

At least five buildings in Bowbazar will have to be demolished after they tilted as a result of water leaking into a tunnel for the East West Metro, railway officials said on Monday. Fifty-two buildin...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Bowbazar evacuation: 'Large chunks on my floor'

A 21-year-old man who lives in a three-storey house in Syakra Para Lane was greeted with chunks of concrete and jolts of vibrations when he stepped into his living room on Sunday morning. He ran out t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Homes emptied after cracks in Calcutta's Bowbazar

Around 250 people had to be evacuated overnight from 13 buildings in Bowbazar after they developed cracks and parts of at least of two of them collapsed while East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work wa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Plea for Metro work

The East-West Metro authorities on Monday prayed before the high court for permission to resume tunnel-boring work between Bowbazar and Sealdah, which stopped after one of the two boring machines had ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

‘Failure trial’ for smooth East-West Metro

East-West Metro is undergoing “failure trial” to make the people who will run it familiar with emergencies.The authorities hope to unveil the first phase of East-West Metro — between Sector V an...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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