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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Kolkata Municipal Corporation


West Bengal: BJP meets Governor over ‘unconstitutional’ KMC board

May 09, 2020 5:08 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Rahul Sinha said, “The state government has formed a board of administrators to run the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, which is unconstitutional. Moreover, it did not take the consent of the Governor who is the constitutional head of the state

Mahalaya deadline: Rain halt to road repair work in Kolkata

September 13, 2019 8:08 am

The Kolkata Port Trust, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) and Public Works Department (PWD) has also sent a list of damaged roads in their jurisdiction.

Waste segregation initiated in 20 new wards: KMC officials

February 27, 2019 4:52 am

As part of the initiative, each house in the 20 wards were given two bins — a white bin for dry waste and a green one for wet waste.

Kolkata: TMC retains KMC ward 117, vote share up by 19 per cent

December 20, 2018 4:51 am

TMC candidate Amit Singh bagged 7,926 votes out of a total 12,015 (65.97 per cent), which is around 19 per cent more than the previous election, when it received 46.86 per cent of the vote.

Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor with 121 votes, sets agenda

December 04, 2018 12:48 am

After winning the mayoral election, Hakim became the first Muslim to hold the post of Kolkata Mayor post independence. The result was announced by municipal secretary Harihar Prasad Mondal.

Kolkata: Hakim files nomination for Kolkata mayor post, election on December 3

November 29, 2018 5:50 am

BJP candidate Meena Devi Purohit, who is a councillor, also filed her nomination papers an hour later.

West Bengal: On Firhad Hakim’s agenda, water supply, dengue outbreaks

November 24, 2018 1:02 am

Hakim’s appointment was announced after the previous mayor, Sovan Chatterjee, resigned on Thursday.

Kolkata Municipal Corporation trying to suppress dengue outbreak instead of controlling it: Left Front

October 30, 2017 1:02 am

Three deaths due to dengue were reported on Friday, while at least two more people passed away due to the vector-borne disease on Saturday. The official dengue death toll in the state was 38 and the recent deaths were yet to be verified.

Kolkata: Century-old residential building collapses, two dead

July 26, 2017 5:40 am

Many such dilapidated buildings, all will be evacuated, says Kolkata Mayor. “The building was definitely very old. However, it seems that the continuous rain brought down the building. The broken bricks were completely wet,” said a police officer.

Bandh: 3 strikes halt Bengal, after ruckus over civic poll results

May 01, 2015 12:55 am

State buses once again bore the brunt of the strike. Buses were ransacked in several areas across the city. As many as 25 buses were stoned in different parts of the state.