West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

‘Crushing sound and the queue broke’

'People were crying out in fear. The children were screaming loud, looking for their near and dear ones'...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

5 die in stampede at Loknath temple gate

Several people in the crowd scaled a 9ft-high roadside wall to jump the queue, when a portion of the wall gave way, triggering panic and chaos...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 08.12.18

6 dead, 35 injured in Itay nightclub stampede

The dead included five three girls and two boys, and an adult woman...
By AP in Rome

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.18

Why do bridges keep collapsing in India?

Regular monitoring and infrastructure upgrades cannot be novel ideas for those responsible for maintenance...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.18

Santragachi footbridges 8 years in the making

Delay costs lives: Officials...
By Sanjay Mondal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.18

Santragachi station stampede kills two

Santragachi is among the busiest stations in Bengal but it has only one footbridge, around 5ft wide...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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