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News  /  Published 31.12.22

KMC garbage clean-up leaves telltale scars on Maddox Square

Three major black patches were found on the ground where, according to the locals, the plastic and leaves were burnt in the open...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.12.22

Sparkling platform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shabby station for the rest

Parts of the 117-year-old station have been spruced up for the PM’s visit...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.12.22

Mayor Firhad Hakim wants more litter prosecutions by KMC

Instruction came after grievance of a Kolkatan, who said that despite civic body removing waste, residents were throwing garbage on road...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.22

Kolkata police to dispose of unclaimed, seized vehicles

Sources in the police said at present there are 1,073 vehicles that were lying unclaimed on the dumping grounds earmarked for Kolkata police...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.22

CM asks mayor to immediately clean the area around Prinsep Ghat

The Telegraph has been writing about how accumulated waste lying in a place for days on end turn into mosquito-breeding grounds...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 21.11.22

Seized cars still on Kolkata police premises, officers wait for completion of formalities

Two days pass after mayor Firhad Hakim’s letter to the commissioner...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.11.22

Salt Lake dengue walk puts onus on public

Cases are regularly being reported from across Salt Lake, areas off VIP Road, including Kestopur, Lake Town, Bangur, Baguiati, Teghoria and Kaikhali...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 17.11.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation mulls jail term for dirty premises

Firhad Hakim says he had spoken with the state government on the proposed provision...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.11.22

14-point advisory on dengue mandates hospitals to keep count of admissions, total cases

Many residents in Kolkata, Salt Lake and Dum Dum have said entomological visits have been infrequent this year...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.11.22

KMC removes garbage from Sudder Street wall of Indian Museum

The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that waste was lying on the pavement in the heart of the city for days, at a time dengue infections is at its peak...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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