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
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 29, 2018 5:50 am
BJP candidate Meena Devi Purohit, who is a councillor, also filed her nomination papers an hour later.
November 24, 2018 1:02 am
Hakim’s appointment was announced after the previous mayor, Sovan Chatterjee, resigned on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.