Delhi  /  Published 10.11.18

70 shanties gutted in Delhi slum fire

No casualty has been reported...

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.18

California fires show cost of climate change

The authorities have allowed development near wilderness areas with an eye on tax revenue...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Blame game over Sushil Ansal passport

Sushil and Gopal Ansal, brothers and the owners of Uphaar, had received bail after nine months in jail...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.18

Déjà vu: a city's symptom of grave illness

Calcutta's infrastructure tragedies are symptoms of a seemingly incurable condition: administrative apathy...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.18

Exit: fire safety in one more hospital

A trolley parked in front of a fire exit, fire extinguishers with doubtful records, hi-tech gadgets lying unused — the NRS Medical College and Hospital is completely fire-unready ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


India  /  Published 04.10.18

Fire case bias burns bright

The buildings in question: Bagree Market and Calcutta Medical College and Hospital. One is owned by Bagree Estate Pvt Ltd and the other by Bengal government...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.18

Change eludes Calcutta Medical College a day after blaze

Little sign of preparedness...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.18

Calcutta Medical College: run by state, as vulnerable as Bagree

The pharmacy storeroom where the fire started has apparently been operating without the mandatory fire safety certificate...
By Subhajoy Roy and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.18

Metro survey flagged hazards mirroring Bagree plight

Observations made during a survey of buildings appear to mirror why a disaster like Bagree is just a jolt away...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 04.11.18

Festive alert for fire-fighters

Traders selling fire crackers have been asked to keep fire extinguishers on their trade premises...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna


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