Tag: Kolkata Municipal Corporation

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  • Narada case: officials of panchayat, transport depts under CBI scanner

    Narada case: officials of panchayat, transport depts under CBI scanner

    A CBI source said that the summons to those officials were necessitated since they were the ones who were also the beneficiaries of the Narada money that had changed hands

    July 14, 2019
  • Kolkata Municipal Corporation issues warning to latecomer workers

    Kolkata Municipal Corporation issues warning to latecomer workers

    The competent authority has taken a very serious view of the habitual latecoming and early going.

    July 13, 2019
  • Dial 18003451213 and speak to Mayor on Wednesdays (4-5 pm)

    Dial 18003451213 and speak to Mayor on Wednesdays (4-5 pm)

    "A call to any of the civic body departments is either responded with false assurances or one needs to continuously keep calling to a point where officials go on transferring calls."

    July 2, 2019
  • Several buildings collapse in city

    Several buildings collapse in city

    Meanwhile, KMC officials have reiterated that the civic body has been constantly carrying out campaigns through hoardings and by other means, asking house owners to get their buildings repaired by KMC.

    July 2, 2019
  • Urban regression

    Urban regression

    It is cause for alarm that several tonnes of plastic had to be segregated from the muck when cleaning of the drains began.

    March 4, 2019
  • Kolkata hit by nor’wester, trees uprooted, cables snapped

    Kolkata hit by nor’wester, trees uprooted, cables snapped

    Nor'westers were also reported from different parts of south Bengal, leading to damage of hutments and electric poles in some areas, official sources said.

    February 25, 2019
  • Will new Mayor sweep away environmental cobwebs?

    Will new Mayor sweep away environmental cobwebs?

    While a Rs 5 crore fine may be inconsequential to the budget of the state government, it should serve as a wake-up call.

    February 8, 2019
  • No water to drink!

    No water to drink!

    The short point must be that people of Tollygunge and Jadavpur have been consistently complaining about the water problem, but with little or no effect. They need water to drink and can well do without the frippery masquerading as fast connectivity.

    December 12, 2018
  • KMC gives away Kolkata Shree awards

    KMC gives away Kolkata Shree awards

    Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Monday announced the name of Puja committees that have won the Kolkata Shree award 2018.

    October 16, 2018
  • KMC announces Puja winners

    KMC announces Puja winners

    Over 1600 committees took part in Swastha Bandhab Sharod Samman 2018

    October 15, 2018
  • Puja bonanza

    Puja bonanza

    With puja pandals sprouting up across Kolkata and the rest of the state, there is collective jubilation over Mamata Banerjee’s bonanza of Rs 28 crore to all puja committees. A fair amount of money will, therefore, be shelled out by the West Bengal government that since 2011 has contended with a torpid economy. Doublethink runs …

    September 17, 2018
  • Kolkata: Mutilated body recovered from room adjacent to FB office

    Kolkata: Mutilated body recovered from room adjacent to FB office

    According to locals and some office bearers of the Forward Bloc party office, the stench was emanating from the area for quite some time now.

    September 10, 2018
  • Kolkata’s roads

    Kolkata’s roads

    The boast of the Mayor of Kolkata that “the roads here are in a better condition than in the rest of the country” may not, after all, be wholly off the mark. The truth is that the city’s roads may actually be better than those in Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru. Lutyens’ Delhi has excellent roads …

    August 28, 2018
  • Hefty penalty on pvt firm for failing to reinstall KMC pumps

    Hefty penalty on pvt firm for failing to reinstall KMC pumps

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is taking measures to ensure that every drainage pump remain functional during this monsoon season in order to prevent severe waterlogging, while the civic body intends to impose heavy penalty on a private firm that failed to reinstall the pumps after maintenance works. The civic body is carrying out inspection …

    July 5, 2018
  • KMC tests apple samples; finds natural wax

    KMC tests apple samples; finds natural wax

    The apple samples picked up by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) food safety officers reveal no trace of chemical wax as suspected and instead natural wax has been found on testing the samples. The KMC has been carrying out food safety drives and picking up samples of apples after reports surfaced that apples are being …

    June 19, 2018
  • KMC conducts food safety drive

    KMC conducts food safety drive

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Thursday conducted food safety drives in the city while BJP and Congress party workers had staged a protest near the civic body headquarters in relation to the carcass meat supply case. The KMC on Thursday conducted food safety drives in several areas in the city, mainly in Esplanade and …

    May 4, 2018
  • Bengal rains claim 8 lives

    Bengal rains claim 8 lives

    Torrential showers accompanied with lightning on Monday disrupted life in both Kolkata and its districts while claiming a total of eight lives, this morning. The sudden rainfall caused traffic snarls at various crossings of Park Street, Camac Street and other major points. The commuters faced great difficulties after a sudden thunderstorm and gusty wind, at …

    May 1, 2018