West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Polyester yarn goes up in flames

Police said at 10.45pm, the godown caught fire and the flames spread fast, engulfing the entire stockpile spanning an area over 4,000sqft. “I didn’t see how the godown caught fire. But ba...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Barricades set up to raze flyover

Work on erecting barricades along the stretch of the Vivekananda Road flyover that will be pulled down in the first phase, began on Friday. Labourers dug holes on Strand Road to put up bamboo poles. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Kasba godown in flames

A fire broke out in a godown stacked with electrical items on RK Chatterjee Road in Kasba, spreading panic among residents in the congested locality. Three fire tenders took over an hour to control th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Come be told, salted tales

On the western banks of the Hooghly river, seven kilometres west of Calcutta, stands a fiery red brick building. It is the 200-year-old Salt Golah of Howrah — dilapidated, abandoned, a prisoner of a...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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