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  • Firhad Hakim may lose transport portfolio

    Firhad Hakim may lose transport portfolio

    The state cabinet may also discuss the issue of the industries minister Partha Chatterjee who is under the CBI probing the School Service Commission scam.

    May 26, 2022
  • Toll tax bane for bus operators

    Toll tax bane for bus operators

    Tapan Banerjee, secretary of Joint Council of Bus Syndicate points out that toll tax in all the toll plazas across Bengal has gone up since April.

    May 14, 2022
  • Arrest culprits: Aliah students write to cops

    Arrest culprits: Aliah students write to cops

    The students of university, addressing the media said they have written a letter to the Techno City Police Station, demanding the immediate arrest of Jim Nawaz, who they termed a “goon” and alleged that Nawaz, along with the rest of the people heard in the audio clips, were planning the operation for the past eight months.

    April 6, 2022
  • Firhad Hakim to meet imam opposing Babul as Ballygunge candidate

    Firhad Hakim to meet imam opposing Babul as Ballygunge candidate

    “Minister Hakim called me today and requested me to reconsider my decision. He has also asked me to meet him at his office at Writers’ Buildings on Tuesday evening to discuss the issue. We would stick to our demand to withdraw Babul as a candidate with Trinamul Congress ticket,” Yahiya said.

    March 15, 2022
  • Mayors: Two retained, surprise pick in Asansol

    Mayors: Two retained, surprise pick in Asansol

    In a major surprise, Mr Bidhan Upadhyay, MLA of Baraboni & Burdwan West district president of TMC has been appointed as the new mayor of Asansol Municipal Corporation. He has never contested in any civic polls, though for the past few years has shifted to Shriti Nagar in Asansol town from Baraboni area

    February 19, 2022
  • KMC plans zero blockage drainage system: Hakim

    KMC plans zero blockage drainage system: Hakim

    He highlighted, as per an agreement with the Kolkata Port, in the next two to three months RO-RO vessel services will be introduced for Calcutta-bound goods vehicles which will reduce the load on the second Hooghly Bridge. He added that electric trolleybuses will be introduced by next March if the trials are successful

    February 5, 2022
  • Hakim vows to rid Kolkata of waterlogging woes

    Hakim vows to rid Kolkata of waterlogging woes

    “Waterlogging in Behala will be solved when the Asian Development Bank project that includes canal desiltation work, gets completed. In Kidderpore, one more pumping station will be set up. Areas like Lake Gardens and Amherst Street will also get a pumping station and undergo desiltation work. The same would happen in Tollygunge and Jadavpur.” Hakim said the KMC will soon start ‘Show the Mayor’ programme which will be on the lines of the Talk to Mayor.

    December 29, 2021
  • Turbid water in N. Kolkata: Hakim blames DVC for raising Ganges silt

    Turbid water in N. Kolkata: Hakim blames DVC for raising Ganges silt

    He alleged that the discharge of large cusecs of water by DVC increased the level of silt in the Ganges. He said that treatment plants are not being able to filter to their full capacity due to the same.

    October 5, 2021
  • Hakim attacks BJP for ‘politics with corpse’

    Hakim attacks BJP for ‘politics with corpse’

    “BJP is living in a fool’s paradise if they think dancing with the corpse in Bhawanipore will fetch votes. No one has the right to disrespect the dead,”

    September 25, 2021
  • Hakim inaugurates ‘largest career fair’ in Kolkata

    Hakim inaugurates ‘largest career fair’ in Kolkata

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently announced that a career guidance portal will soon be launched by the education department to provide students with an overview of the opportunities and courses offered in all institutes across the globe

    September 4, 2021
  • KMC places budget for 2021-2022

    KMC places budget for 2021-2022

    The budget of 2021-22 is the exact same as the last financial year except for minor alterations which include the waiver of mutation fees and setting up of booster pumping stations in areas of Tollygunge and Jadavpur for which an amount of Rs 210 cr has been allotted.

    August 22, 2021
  • Firhad Hakim rules out any immediate rejig in KMC BoA

    Firhad Hakim rules out any immediate rejig in KMC BoA

    Firhad Hakim, apart from being the state transport minister, was also appointed the chairman of Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO), last month. Hakim additionally continues to hold the post of KMC BoA chairman and have led the board through the covid period, since the outbreak in 2020.

    August 20, 2021
  • Hakim opens ‘Partition Museum’ on trams

    Hakim opens ‘Partition Museum’ on trams

    The ‘Museum on Wheels’ beautifully depicts the efforts of our freedom fighters and the impact of division of Bengal and Punjab on the national psyche”.

    August 17, 2021
  • Govt rolls out two dual engine CNG buses to reduce pollution, fuel cost

    Govt rolls out two dual engine CNG buses to reduce pollution, fuel cost

    The vehicles can switch to diesel, during unavailability of CNG. The dual fuel kit will enable the bus to run by using 60 per cent diesel and 40 per cent CNG.

    August 10, 2021
  • Torrential rain lash Kolkata, many areas waterlogged

    Torrential rain lash Kolkata, many areas waterlogged

    The meteorological department has predicted more rain in most parts of the districts in South Bengal in the next 24 hours till Friday.

    June 17, 2021
  • Narada: Larger HC bench hear bail recall plea; 4 still under house arrest

    Narada: Larger HC bench hear bail recall plea; 4 still under house arrest

    With acting Chief Justice, Rajesh Bindal presiding over the larger Bench going for leave tomorrow, the matter will be heard on Wednesday.

    May 25, 2021
  • Narada sting case: Calcutta HC orders house arrest of heavyweight TMC leaders, stays bail plea

    Narada sting case: Calcutta HC orders house arrest of heavyweight TMC leaders, stays bail plea

    The politicians under house arrest are two Bengal cabinet ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee and two former ministers Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee. They have been in judicial custody since Monday.

    May 22, 2021