West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.20

Queue for long-distance buses

Hundreds of people who reached Calcutta by special trains queued up at the long-distance bus terminuses in Babughat and Esplanade between early morning and afternoon on the day of “Janata Curfew”....
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Kidderpore site for terminus

A three-acre plot in the port area has emerged as a possible site for shifting the 11-acre bus terminus in Esplanade after most operators refused to move to a site in Howrah’s Santragachhi.Santragac...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.20

Mamata to youths: Our goals same

The protesting students were trying to push past a barricade standing between them and Esplanade East road that leads to Raj Bhavan. To the left of the protesters was a platform of the Trinamul studen...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Woman feted for harasser arrest

The 32-year-old woman who got a man arrested at Central Metro station on Monday for allegedly harassing her was felicitated by city police on Thursday.The woman had come to the office of the deputy co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Esplanade

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Bowbazar families receive cheques

Nineteen families displaced from their homes in Bowbazar for the East-West Metro’s tunnelling work received cheques of Rs 5 lakh each from the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation on Saturday.More than 80...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Acquifers are a ‘nasty surprise’

East-West Metro’s underground route is full of “nasty surprises” in the form of water pockets, which the tunnel-boring machines had narrowly missed several times, engineers said on Tuesday.Last ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Steel barriers to save Calcutta's East-West Metro tunnel

Steel sheets have been installed in the flooded East-West Metro tunnel in Bowbazar to prevent the accumulated water from spreading and further damage to buildings.Metro went 17 metres underground, int...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.19

Swift clean sweep after Trinamul rally

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Retrieve roster for tunnel-boring machines

Afcons officials said it would take about a month to complete the retrieval.At the front of the machines are cutters that cut through the soil.Each machine is 100 metres in length but a large portion ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 28.04.19

The story of the fifth Bishop of Calcutta

Sometime ago it was reported that the coffin of Daniel Wilson was found in a vault under the main altar of Calcutta’s St. Paul’s Cathedral. Wilson was the fifth Bishop of Calcutta and founder of S...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in


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