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Kolkata metro services partially disrupted after man attempts suicide at Gitanjali station

An unidentified elderly person attempted suicide at 9.28 am at the station, leading to a partial disruption in services, a Kolkata Metro Rail official said.

Shop owners to get ad hoc aid of Rs 50K each: KMRCL

A committee has been formed to address the grievances faced by shop owners. The decision was taken after a meeting with shop owners Friday, said KMRCL officials.

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East-west Metro corridor: Soil not subsiding any more in Bowbazar area

The soil in the area started to subside after a tunnel-boring machine of the KMRCL accidentally hit an aquifer on August 31.

Kolkata Metro work: Experts survey buildings damaged in Bowbazar

The team surveyed eleven houses on Tuesday, a day after the KMRCL started the demolition work of five buildings, which were beyond repair, at Durga Pithuri Lane in the Bowbazar area.

Kolkata Metro services hit after suicide bid by woman

According to Bowbazar police sources, the woman allegedly attempted suicide around 8.15 am, after which the services were suspended for a nearly half an hour.

Houses damaged by metro tunneling work in Kolkata: Stranded, families retrieve valuables, IDs

In the afternoon, the police allowed one resident per family to retrieve important documents and valuables within ten minutes, the official said.

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As heritage houses develop cracks due to Kolkata Metro work, anxiety grips Bowbazar residents

About 260 people were evacuated as nearly 18 buildings developed cracks due to the ongoing underground tunnel boring work for East-West metro railway project.

Kolkata: 18 buildings in Bowbazar develop cracks by tunnel boring work for Metro; 254 residents evacuated

According to the officials of Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited (KMRCL), 18 houses were damaged as the underground tunnel got waterlogged.

Kolkata Metro rake finishes 22-station trip with doors open

Kolkata Metro, which is operated by the Ministry of Railways, faced massive criticism from the ruling TMC government that claimed such incidents were a fallout of poor maintenance.

Packed Kolkata Metro train completes entire journey with door open

"There was a technical glitch in one of the doors of a coach. It was ensured that the door was guarded by an RPF constable, a loco inspector and another official. The train successfully completed its run," PTI quoted a Railway spokesperson as saying.

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A sneak peek into Kolkata Metro's East-West line

On an average, 7 lakh commuters will cross the Hooghly on the East-West Metro to Kolkata. The eventual route from Howrah Maidan to Sector V in Salt Lake will accommodate 12 stations

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