India  /  Published 11.05.22

Eviction drive in Najafgarh

Civic authorities on Wednesday carried out an anti-encroachment drive in Najafgarh and other areas in south Delhi, as bulldozers continued to roll in the city to carry out the action. A day earlier, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Bulldozers: New Friends Colony hit

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Tuesday carried out anti-encroachment drive on Gurudwara Road in New Friends Colony as civic officials reached the spot with bulldozers and removed ille...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.04.22

Hawkers refuse to vacate New Town pavements, cite fear of losing customers

Road and pavement-grabbing shacks that sell anything from biryani to mobile phone accessories are a common sight in New Town. The temporary hangars set up by the New Town Kolkata Development Authorit...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Elderly factory owner wields gun to threaten hawker in Behala

According to the rulebook, no one has the right to flaunt or brandish his or her licensed gun before others without justifying the extent of threat or insecurity he or she had felt to do so. “E...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Parnasree

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Fire destroys New Town shacks outside Hiland Woods

A woman was allegedly stabbed by a friend of her grandson in Baguiati’s Arjunpur on Wednesday. Saraswati Sarkar was taken to a health centre where doctors declared her dead. Police said the boy...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


News  /  Published 28.03.22

Pavements in Kolkata are not meant for walking even if encroachment-free

Being able to walk on a footpath in Kolkata is a rare opportunity. Either they are encroached upon or in such a bad shape that walking on them is impossible. The Telegraph found stretches of the foot...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation seeks private role in pond conservation

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is mulling over handing water bodies in the city at minimal cost to non-profit firms, clubs and other organisations against obligatory pisciculture. “Legal o...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.02.22

BJP office razed

Local administration along with the utility company JUSCO on Wednesday razed unauthorised construction on encroached land at Ramnagar under Kadma thana area.  Set up on the land which comes unde...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.22

Dhanbad: Civic body gets cracking

Intended at ensuring hassle-free movement of vehicles and also providing a wider look to recently broadened national highway 32, Dhanbad Municipal Corporation on Friday carried out an intensive e...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 20.12.21

Issues that dictated voters’ choice in Kolkata civic body polls

Living in a place as busy as Moulali gives Gaurav Golani a sense of the deteriorating air quality of Kolkata. “I want the next civic board to treat air pollution with utmost importance,”s...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy


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