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News  /  Published 01.09.22

Bowbazar residents in Metro collapse zone protest delay

More than 250 residents were displaced from Bowbazar following a cave-in triggered by East-West Metro work on August 31, 2019. Three years later, residents of buildings that had to be demolished said...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.08.22

Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation to compensate Bowbazar traders

The Kolkata MetroRail Corporation (KMRC), the agency executing the EastWest Metro project connecting Howrah and Sector V inSalt Lake, has finally decided to award compensation to the affected shop own...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.07.22

In pics: Sealdah Metro station inaugurated by Union minister Smriti Irani

The station, part of the East-West Metro corridor, will start operation on July 14...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 21.06.22

Kolkata Metro and DTDC ink agreement for co-branding rights of Sealdah Metro station

Metro Railway Kolkata and DTDC Express Limited recently inked an agreement for the co-branding rights of the Sealdah Metro station. With this agreement, Sealdah becomes the 12th metro station which h...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Mayor offer for Bowbazar residents

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation will propose to Durga Pituri Lane residents whose houses may have to be pulled down that they allow their new homes to be built in one place instead of separately or ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 04.06.22

Kolkata Metro offers station space for promotion of films

The Metro Railway has decided to offer space on Metro station premises for promoting films. Metro officials have encouraged film producers to take advantage of this opportunity to promote their movie...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Experts from Jadavpur University to revisit Durga Pituri Lane for assessment

Kolkata Municipal Corporation had engaged the JU team in the aftermath of the May 11 collapse. On May 24, it submitted a preliminary report identifying nine buildings as “severely damaged&r...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.05.22

IIT Roorkee team seeks soil sample from Durga Pituri Lane

A team from IIT Roorkee has sought a sample of the underground soil in Bowbazar from the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the implementing agency of East-West Metro, to understand the reasons fo...
By Our special correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.05.22

Durga Pituri Lane house owners in dark about fate of buildings

The owners of several houses on Durga Pituri Lane in central Kolkata’s Bowbazar, which have been labelled as ‘severely damaged’ by experts from Jadavpur University, said they we...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Jadavpur University team puts ‘severely damaged’ tag on nine houses in Durga Pituri Lane

Nine buildings in Bowbazar have been tagged as “severely damaged” by a team that assessed the stability of buildings in the area affected by subsidence caused by East-West Metro work earli...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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