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News  /  Published 11.08.22

EM Bypass among Kolkata roads to be repaired ‘immediately’

Stretches of the Park Circus connector, EM Bypass, Ruby rotary, Diamond Harbour Road, Mukundapur and NSC Bose Road in Tollygunge will be taken up for immediate repair because they feature on lists pre...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Signal clue to Salt Lake First Avenue traffic conundrum

The traffic situation at the PNB Island has improved somewhat after police looked into residents’ grievances but the root of the problem — regulation of the traffic signal at the exit from...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Clean-up of Chittaranjan Avenue waterlogging culprits

Gully pits are situated along the edges of roads and rainwater falling on a road passes down into the underground network through these pits. But if the mouth of the pit is clogged or if the inte...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Deadlines missed, Durga Puja 2022 now deadline for Tallah bridge

PWD engineers attributed the delay to the process of welding six bow-string-shaped girders at the construction site. The work of welding the girders has been assigned to railway contractors. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Islands come up to offer refuge to pedestrians from traffic in Kolkata

The police and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will conduct joint inspections of all the places where the construction of such islands has been proposed to consider the feasibility. The Telegraph...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 03.08.22

High tide and rain slow down traffic across north and central Kolkata

A man who travelled along Chittaranjan Avenue around 2.30pm said that he found the entire stretch between MG Road and Chandni Chowk waterlogged. The officer said that a stretch of MG Road was waterlo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Widened EM Bypass stretch to be thrown open soon near Metropolitan crossing

A widened stretch of the EM Bypass near the Metropolitan crossing will be thrown open to traffic within a fortnight, promising to bring some respite from snarls at the crossing that is a bottleneck no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally: Two Kolkatas seen on Shahid Divas

Traffic was closed in and around Esplanade in central Kolkata, where tens of thousands of people had converged for the Martyrs’ Day programme of the Trinamul Congress but the city was normal bey...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally likely to affect Kolkata traffic

Mamata Banerjee, who visited the July 21 rally venue for an hour on Wednesday evening to oversee the arrangements, issued a public apology for the disruption the event is likely to cause. “We c...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally prompts closure of some Kolkata schools on July 21

Several city schools have decided to keep their institutions closed on Thursday fearing traffic disruptions because of Mamata Banerjee’s Martyrs’ Day rally in Esplanade on July 21. Severa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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