East West Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

First phase of East-West Metro unveiled

A 5.3km stretch of East-West Metro, between Sector V and Salt Lake stadium, was inaugurated on Thursday evening.Railways minister Piyush Goyal, who unveiled the stretch, said the rest of the 16.5km co...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.19

Residents of 14 buildings can return home: Metro

By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

Stay on Metro work extended till November 8

A Calcutta High Court division bench on Tuesday extended the order restraining the resumption of East-West Metro’s tunnel-boring work in the Bowbazar area till November 8.The division bench of Chief...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

Bowbazar puja survives crisis

The subsidence in Bowbazar, triggered by East-West Metro work, and displacement of hundreds of people have not come in the way of organising the 58-year-old Durga puja in the neighbourhood.A large ban...
By Subhajoy Roy in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.19

Demolition: KMRC seeks building plans

The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) on Friday sought the building plans and tenancy documents of 20 houses in Bowbazar from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation after it emerged that they might ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bowbazar


Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

The democratic process in the UK is in danger

Sir — The decision of the prime minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, to prorogue Parliament for about five weeks amid the ongoing political turmoil reveals the uncertainties regarding Brex...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

Victims’ plight on Mamata lips

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee highlighted the plight of displaced Bowbazar residents during a discussion on the National Register of Citizens (NRC)in the Assembly on Friday.“When you are given only...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

Underground wall to halt subsidence

Geo-technical analysts and engineers have found that the subsidence zone in Bowbazar has taken the shape of an ellipse and are trying to prevent its spread by building a concrete underground wall arou...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Water-pocket finger at team

Engineers involved in digging the East-West Metro tunnel in Bowbazar had been aware of the presence of a giant water-bearing strata, which has been estimated to be 19m deep and about 600m long, before...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Calcutta HC defers TBM order

The high court on Friday deferred to Monday the verdict on whether the second tunnel boring machine of East-West Metro can be moved five metres under Bowbazar to facilitate maintenance.The court had a...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta


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