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Potholes
West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.21

Potholes dot two highways

A large number of vehicles from various south Bengal districts use NH14 to travel to and from north Bengal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore, Suri

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Roads being repaired, but method in question

Smoke-belching machines, fed on coal, are in action in multiple blocks, to heat up liquid bitumen and in the process, are choking residents and passers-by...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Potholes: Salt Lake’s bumpy ride to Puja

Pandal-hoppers may have to brave cratered roads as the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is still to start repairs...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Rush and potholes trigger snarls

Travel time up by 90 minutes near airport...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Potholes trigger traffic snarls in city

Adding to the problem, traffic guardrails placed in a zig-zag manner on both the roads narrow down the carriageway and increase the travel time...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Road repairs start, but method under scanner

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is relying on patchwork — a layer of bitumen that is laid over craters — as a quick-fix solution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.20

Dug-up roads? Wait for a month

No short-term respite in sight: civic official...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.19

Risky ride on key Dhanbad road

Water leaking from the old and rusty pipes leads to the development of potholes...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Road repairs start, but method under scanner

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is relying on patchwork — a layer of bitumen that is laid over craters — as a quick-fix solution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Craters back on township roads

Quick-fix often preferred choice...
By Snehal Sengupta and Subhajoy Roy in Salt Lake


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