Real Estate
Business  /  Published 07.07.22

Surge in apartment sales

Calcutta witnessed most apartment launches in five years in the first half of 2022 as sales outpaced supply, bringing down inventory and lead time for developers to sell an apartment. Sales also rose...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 04.07.22

Demand for RERA in Bengal

Homebuyers’ apex body FPCE has expressed concern over real estate law RERA still being non-functional in Bengal, saying that customers have been left to fend for themselves in the absence of a r...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 25.06.22

Fire no-objection certificate relief for buildings till 15.5 metres

But similar changes were not made to the fire department’s rules, as a result of which the owners of all buildings up to 15.5m continued queuing up for the NOC. “A proposal on relaxing th...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation drive to reclaim Behala pond

A pond in Behala in southwest Kolkata on nearly half-an-acre of land that has been filled up gradually over the years is being recovered as part of a drive-by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation to recl...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Project on Tripura House land in Ballygunge faces CBI probe, Rs 44-crore penalty

She directed the CBI to submit an investigation report in a sealed cover before the registrar general of the high court by June 20. Tripura House situated in the upscale neighbourhood of Ballygunge C...
By PTI in Kolkata


News  /  Published 20.05.22

Bowbazar jewellers pay double rent in neighbourhood, struggle to stay afloat

“Rents have more than doubled following the disaster because landlords have realised there will be a demand for space. Rooms that would earlier come for Rs 2,000 are now being rented out for at ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Police & KMC engineers made accountable for pond filling

Police will be accountable for illegal filling of water bodies and so will be the engineers from the building department of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), mayor Firhad Hakim said on Wednesday. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.05.22

English-medium school for Sunderbans village

The NGO has been teaching literacy and numeracy skills to the children. “An English-medium school is our USP. We saw that not only the students but also the parents were keen to send their chil...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

Culture  /  Published 08.05.22

Sigh society

Last year, this time, the virus was rampaging about. Nothing but deaths, oxygen shortages, lack of hospital beds and more deaths made news. Sudden lockdowns scattered already scattered families; the v...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 17.04.22

Mayor Firhad Hakim's glare on illegal buildings

Mayor Firhad Hakim has instructed civic officials to file FIRs against builders who continue with their illegal constructions despite orders not to do so. He has also asked the municipal commissioner...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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