Tag: Majerhat Bridge

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  • Rly Ministry has agreed to set up Majerhat level-crossing: Mamata

    Rly Ministry has agreed to set up Majerhat level-crossing: Mamata

    Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that Railway Ministry has agreed to her proposal of setting up a level- crossing at Majerhat so as to provide an alternate route to vehicles. “I and state chief secretary have personally spoken to the concerned persons in Railways for the level-crossing. Railway has informed us that they …

    September 19, 2018
  • PWD(isaster)

    PWD(isaster)

    Ten days after the collapse of Kolkata’s Majerhat bridge, the report crafted by West Bengal’s Chief Secretary has confirmed the worst misgivings that were expressed on 4 September. Specifically, the Public Works Department is primarily responsible for the peak-hour disaster. Yet eyebrows are bound to be raised over the Chief Minister’s clean chit to the …

    September 18, 2018
  • Bridge collapse: Mamata blames Metro

    Bridge collapse: Mamata blames Metro

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday pointed the accusing finger for the collapse of the arterial Majerhat bridge at the Metro railway making a stinging observation on the latter’s claim on Wednesday that the collapse had nothing to do with its construction near the bridge. The game of passing the buck was played out on …

    September 7, 2018
  • Urban distress

    Urban distress

    The disturbing collapse of the flyover in Majerhat, a lifeline to southern parts of Kolkata, has to be perceived in a context even deeper than the mishap at the Vivekananda bridge in that city in 2016 ~ though both provide ammunition to the Opposition to flay Mamata’s government. That petty politicking, even the Governor chipped …

    September 7, 2018
  • Majerhat bridge collapse | Toll 3, NDRF calls off rescue operation

    Majerhat bridge collapse | Toll 3, NDRF calls off rescue operation

    The police identified the body as that of Goutam Mondal (45), a labourer from Murshidabad district who had been missing along with another labourer Pranab Dey since the accident that took place on Tuesday.

    September 6, 2018
  • How many more?

    How many more?

    Let alone dismantling the Posta flyover, as recommended by IIT Kharagpur, no action has as yet been taken on its report, underlining the “serious flaws in design and poor quality of raw materials” that were used for the construction of the Posta flyover

    September 5, 2018
  • Majerhat bridge collapse | Day Two: Search operations continue for survivors

    Majerhat bridge collapse | Day Two: Search operations continue for survivors

    This is the third bridge collapse in the city in five-and-a-half years. CM Mamata Banerjee has said committee headed by Chief Secretary Malay De will conduct a probe

    September 5, 2018
  • Kolkata: Majerhat Bridge collapses | Many feared trapped; rail, traffic hit

    Kolkata: Majerhat Bridge collapses | Many feared trapped; rail, traffic hit

    The Majerhat Bridge in Kolkata’s Alipore locality collapsed on Tuesday following heavy rains in the city.

    September 4, 2018