News  /  Published 01.07.22

Online meets to lodge complaints in New Town

The New Town Kolkata Development Agency (NKDA) has taken the technology route to communicate directly with residents and listen to their grievances. Video conferences are being organised whereby resi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee, Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Finger at snarls on Kolkata airport approach arteries for regular flight delays and misses

The last few kilometres of roads in northeast Kolkata leading to the airport are a traffic mess. A meeting of the airport advisory committee on Tuesday discussed how traffic congestion was leading to...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Hangout zone in New Town

A hangout zone has come up below the Axis Mall flyover in New Town where people can enjoy board games. A few temporary snack stalls have also come up in the zone. The idea was to create an entertainm...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Move to check New Town pavement hawkers

Though the rehabilitation exercise is expected to take place simultaneously, the first spot to see action is likely to be near Ecospace as the number of hawkers there is almost the same as the number ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 31.05.22

Concrete Benfish stall near Deshapriya Park blocks pavement

An organisation under the state government, Benfish, has built a concrete stall on the footpath opposite Deshapriya Park in south Kolkata, though rules bar setting up of any concrete structure on a pa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 30.05.22

Police and KMC oblivious to stall encroachment on roads at Gariahat intersection

The stalls even have boards announcing their names — Bapi Special Tea and Coffee and Bapi Special Lassi. Halder said the same person owned both. Across the road, at the north-west corner, anoth...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.05.22

Flower vendor claims heritage Zenana Ghat lease

A vendor from the Howrah flower market is using the Ramchandra Goenka Ghat or Zenana Ghat as storehouse and claims that he has taken on lease the 132-year-old heritage structure. A visit to the ghat ...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Eviction: Kejriwal targets BJP

Slamming the anti-encroachment drive being carried out in various parts of the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said if bulldozers raze shops and houses of 63 lakh people in Delhi, which...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.22

Stop destruction: Sisodia to Shah

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah urging him to stop the ''destruction'' ensuing in the national capital due to the anti-encroachm...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Eviction drive: Protest erupt, AAP MLA detained

Civic authorities on Thursday carried out anti-encroachment drives in various part of the city, with locals and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters staging a protest in Madanpur Khadar to stop demolition...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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