Firhad Hakim
News  /  Published 28.05.22

Mayor promises action against waterbody fill-up

Several complaints regarding waterbody fill-up and administrative inaction have prompted the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to create a mechanism to ensure that each such complaint is looked into...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 26.05.22

Temporary bar on Rabindra Sarobar rowing only for novices, says mayor Firhad Hakim

A meeting between the police, representatives of the clubs and officials of the KMDA, custodian of the lake, that was scheduled for Thursday has been deferred, sources in the state administration said...
By Kinsuk Basu, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs talk of life savers

Club officials were tight-lipped on what happened at the meeting, convened by the Bengal Rowing Association and held at the Calcutta Rowing Club. The final set of SOP will be decided at a meeting on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.22

Preserve tigers and their habitat

Complete care Sir — The environment ministry has notified Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary as a tiger reserve. This area is considered by conservationists as critical to the tigers’ m...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Police & KMC engineers made accountable for pond filling

Police will be accountable for illegal filling of water bodies and so will be the engineers from the building department of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), mayor Firhad Hakim said on Wednesday. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 17.05.22

New Town gets 5 CNG buses from Sukhobrishti to Ultadanga

The Telegraph had reported in April about the township’s lack of transport options and the residents’ demand for more buses linking New Town with other parts of the city. The need for ade...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.05.22

KMC starts WhatsApp chatbot for complaints

City residents can now upload pictures and state their complaints about civic services through a new WhatsApp service that the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will launch next week Show to Mayor...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Future uncertain, Bowbazar jewellers demand damage charges

Four senior Calcutta High Court advocates told The Telegraph the traders would get a compensation order in their favour if the court was convinced about their losses. “The traders can seek inte...
By Kinsuk Basu , Tapas Ghosh in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Jamini Roy facade at second community centre in New Town

The facade has a giant Jamini Roy style painting with graphic wall fins. “We tried to make the architecture welcoming. In the ground floor, the oval public space that opens out to the lawn is de...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

Houses in Bowbazar area develop cracks

The 16.6-km-long East-West corridor, connecting the twin cities of Calcutta and Howrah, is under construction in the congested area, marked by several old and dilapidated structures. A senior Calcutt...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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