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News  /  Published 20.09.22

Traffic and crowd management around VIP Road pujas throws up challenge for cops

Traffic management and crowd control on VIP Road in northeast Kolkata during Durga Puja emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the Bidhannagar commissionerate on Monday. The meeting was...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Salt Lake starts street light repairs

The Salt Lake authorities started repairing street lights along main roads in the township this week. The parks and lighting department of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has already fixed...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Bad roads, defective street lights in Salt Lake

Arterial roads and streets across all three sectors of Salt Lake that are riddled with giant potholes and dysfunctional street lights have turned several stretches into potential death traps for motor...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.22

Wires around poles in Salt Lake pose threat

Wires wrapped around roadside poles pose a risk to commuters across Salt Lake. On Sunday, The Telegraph spotted open junction boxes at several places in Sectors I, II and III that had cables sticking...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 04.07.22

Wires around poles in Salt Lake pose threat to commuters

A spokesperson for the power utility said their job was to maintain the supply lines and ensure electricity reached the posts. “The BMC is in charge of maintaining the lights, posts and the jun...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

Hamlet credits teacher

“The Left did nothing in 34 and Trinamul too was indifferent towards bringing electricity to Namo Jamdoba. I was surprised to know during my election campaign during last year’s Assembly p...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

News  /  Published 20.06.22

Power bill thieves dupe 2 Kolkatans of Rs 7.7 lakh

Two Kolkatans lost around Rs 7.7 lakh on Friday and Saturday after responding to text messages threatening to disconnect power supplies to their homes if they did not pay Rs 11. Senior officers of Ko...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.04.22

Plea for non-stop power, ORS for West Bengal higher secondary examinees

The Bengal board’s higher secondary examinations began on April 2. After a break because of the byelections to the Ballygunge Assembly seat and the Asansol parliamentary constituency, the exams ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

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

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Power turned off in flood zones

Rain-related woes continued into Thursday in East Midnapore, where a 10-day spell of near continuous rain battered dykes and caused widespread inundation, displacement and fatalities related mostly to...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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