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East West Metro
West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Metro okays puja in Bowbazar

Residents of Bowbazar who had to leave their homes following the August 31 subsidence in the area have been given allowed by Metro authorities to hold Durga Puja. The clearance with riders came on Sat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Denizens of Calcutta's Bowbazar count their losses

I was in central Calcutta’s Bowbazar area five days after 52 houses in the neighbourhood came crashing down because of the troubled East-West Metro tunnel boring operation. “Just imagine,” says ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

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 23.09.19

Residents of 14 buildings can return home: Metro

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By Subhajoy Roy and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Bowbazar displaced put off festive purchases

A family evacuated from Bowbazar’s Durga Pituri Lane after their house was damaged beyond repair in the subsidence triggered by East-West Metro work will not be buying new clothes this Puja.Brothers...
By Subhajoy Roy in Bowbazar

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 16.09.19

East-West Metro soil test in cave-in zone

Samples of soil are being collected from the Bowbazar area that has been affected after a machine boring an East-West Metro tunnel hit a sand aquifer containing a large amount of water, leading to sub...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

The way forward for East-West Metro

Engineers are considering the option of digging the remaining part of the affected tunnel of East-West Metro using the machine that is burrowing the other tunnel of the project.One option is to let th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Esplanade

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 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


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