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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 13.09.19

Cylinders slow demolition in Bowbazar

The LPG cylinders lying under the debris of the Bowbazar buildings that have collapsed or are crumbing are a key reason why the demolition of the affected structures has been slow, engineers said.Resi...
By Sanjay Mandal in Esplanade

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Respite from East-West Metro tunnel seepage

There has been no seepage of water into the East-West Metro tunnel in Bowbazar for more than a day and no fresh subsidence, engineers said on Thursday.They also held out the hope that residents of som...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

East-West Metro readies building

The East-West Metro authorities have started evacuating settlers from a six-storey building near Poddar Court on Thursday to make room for people displaced from their homes and shops after tunnel-digg...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

When a Calcutta minister has to pack up & leave

Chandra Dutta, only son of Dilip and Pratima, was busy shifting his pets — two parrots and two cockatiels — from their flat on BB Ganguly Street. On Wednesday night, Metro engineers turned up and ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Cloud on families’ return to Bowbazar

Some of the displaced families in Bowbazar may not be able to return home ever, or at least in the near future, a section of engineers and officials associated with East-West Metro implied.Hundreds of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Firhad Hakim sees KMRC negligence

Mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thursday that a “big negligence” on the part of the East-West Metro authorities led to the water seepage into the tunnel in Bowbazar, resulting in displacement of a larg...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

KMRC accepts CM’s proposal of Rs 5-lakh damages

The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the implementing agency of East-West Metro, on Wednesday accepted Mamata Banerjee’s proposal to give a one-time compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the Bowba...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Tunnel tips from British engineer

East-West Metro on Wednesday flew in a British engineer who has worked at over 100 underground railway stations to supervise troubleshooting in Bowbazar, where water seepage into a Metro tunnel has ca...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

East-West work only with court permission

East-West Metro has stopped construction on the affected stretch and work will resume only with the court’s permission, the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) told Calcutta High Court on Wednesda...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


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