News  /  Published 14.03.22

Survey on defunct streetlamps in Salt Lake

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will start next week a survey to find out the number of non-functional street lights. Most roads in the township have been plunging into darkness after sundown over ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 29.01.22

Ward 108 councillor laments lack of lights, drainage from Anandapur to Bantala

A councillor on Friday spoke about the woes in his ward that covers a large part of southeast Kolkata and many of them are true for other parts of the Kolkata municipal area as well. Sushanta Ghosh, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Darkness engulfs Salt Lake streets as LED streetlights stop working

This Christmas, many residents would be wishing for illumination on the streets. Several lanes and bylanes in Salt Lake are plunging into darkness as even newly installed LED streetlights have stopped...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.12.21

Environment takes back seat in Kolkata civic elections

Cleaning Calcutta’s air Scrapping old smoke-belching vehicles Bringing clean fuel to the city Protecting the East Calcutta Wetlands Restoring network of canals Enforcing noise rules ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkatans express woes they want the municipal corporation to address

Elections come and go. Little changes in between.  Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is tasked with maintaining roads and street lights, supplying drinking water and providing drainage and hea...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 05.11.21

Dysfunctional streetlights plunge Salt Lake roads into darkness

Most roads in Salt Lake are plunging into darkness after sunset because a majority of the street lights have stopped working. In Salt Lake’s three sectors, there are street lights every 20-25m ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.21

Darkness descends on Salt Lake roads

Apart from this dud cables are strewn along several stretches of the road that make it extremely dangerous for pedestrians and two-wheeler riders. Similarly several stretches of Broadway, a nearly 3-...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Not a lamp that shines in Salt Lake

Several roads and lanes in Salt Lake plunge into darkness as soon as the sun sets because the street lights installed there do not work. The 4km road that connects EM Bypass to Salt Lake has street l...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.21

LED lights across New Town

The New Town authorities have decided to install LED lights across all three action areas, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) said on Tuesday. The LED streetlights will ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.01.21

18,000 streetlights lying defunct

As many as 18,000 streetlights installed across the town under the 14th Finance Commission tenure are lying defunct due to poor maintenance including the non-payment to contractors. The streetlights ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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