News  /  Published 28.03.22

Pavements in Kolkata are not meant for walking even if encroachment-free

Being able to walk on a footpath in Kolkata is a rare opportunity. Either they are encroached upon or in such a bad shape that walking on them is impossible. The Telegraph found stretches of the foot...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.03.22

Kolkata cops list spots for islands to aid pedestrians

Police have drawn up a list of 13 big intersections that pedestrians find it difficult to walk across at one go, resulting in accidents. “These intersections have been identified considering th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Pedestrian deaths rise, cops worried

The number of road deaths in Calcutta dropped to 267 in 2019 from 294 in 2018 but the number of accidents involving buses, autos and pedestrians went up.In 2018, close to half of those killed in road ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Hawkers step beyond kiosks in Calcutta

Hawkers in Gariahat, who were given stalls by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, are now occupying double the width of the footpath than what they used to do before. The hawkers have kept their old d...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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