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Krishna Chakraborty
News  /  Published 04.07.22

Wires around poles in Salt Lake pose threat to commuters

A spokesperson for the power utility said their job was to maintain the supply lines and ensure electricity reached the posts. “The BMC is in charge of maintaining the lights, posts and the jun...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 23.06.22

Salt Lake civic body pulls down illegal hoardings

A number of unauthorised billboards were pulled down on Wednesday in Salt Lake and several places along VIP Road by teams from the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), officials of the civic body ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.06.22

Faulty street lights leave Salt Lake roads in darkness after dusk

Driving and even walking through Salt Lake’s roads after sundown is turning out to be risky as most plunge into darkness because of faulty street lights. Lamp posts are installed at an interval...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Parking racket ‘attendants’ fleece car owners across Salt Lake

Pal told this newspaper that she was not given any receipt or parking ticket for the ‘fee’. In Sector III, a vacant plot beside AMRI Hospitals had a number of cars parked on it. Many bike...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.06.22

Monsoon at doorstep, Salt Lake road repairs yet to start

Cars, bikes and even buses were seen moving dangerously while trying to negotiate the 100m stretch. The worst stretch, however, is near the Salt Lake stadium where there is no sign of the blacktop on...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

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News  /  Published 12.05.22

Giant craters grow in Salt Lake after showers

A vast stretch of First Avenue, which leads to the tank number 5 bus stand from Baisakhi, is riddled with craters. In some sections, the surface has worn off, exposing the bricks beneath. Such is the...
By Snehal sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Battered roads dot Salt Lake & it’s not yet monsoon

Cars and bikes sway dangerously while crossing this stretch, in front of a fuel pump opposite the stadium’s gate number 1. A number of residents of IA Block, which is adjacent to the stretch, t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Water meters to be installed at Salt Lake homes, tanks

Both the exercises were done at the insistence of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that had pumped in funds to modernise the water supply system in the city. In Salt Lake, a civic official pointed ou...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation moots property tax hike in Salt Lake

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has proposed to hike property tax for residential houses and apartments in Salt Lake. The corporation has in its budget proposed a hike for which in some cases the e...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Varanasi loses artistes to Covid

At least half-a-dozen artistes have died of Covid in the past one month in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency and a centre of classical music, with the family of at least one ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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