West Bengal govt identifies seven bridges in Kolkata as 'most vulnerable'; restriction on goods-carrying vehicles to be imposed
The seven bridges are out of the 20, which, the PWD has classified as "distressed" structures. The seven bridges in Kolkata labelled as "most vulnerable" are Bijon setu, Gouribari Aurobindo Setu, Belgachhia bridge, Tollygunge Circular Road bridge, Dhakuria bridge, Tallah bridge and Santragachi bridge, the PWD official said.
Majerhat bridge collapse: Kolkata Police try to restore normal traffic, ban 20-wheeler trucks in city
Two people were killed and around 25 were injured after the Majerhat bridge in Kolkata's Alipore area collapsed on Tuesday.
Majerhat bridge collapse: Mamata Banerjee says at least 20 bridges in city have 'crossed expiry date'; halts metro work near site
The Metro Railways has been asked to stop work "temporarily" near the Majerhat bridge till a committee probing its collapse gives its report, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.
Majerhat bridge collapse: Toll climbs to two; Mamata Banerjee to chair high-level meet with PWD officials today
Mamata Banerjee confirmed reports that the Majerhat bridge allegedly collapsed because of the nearby metro rail work in Kolkata's Alipore area.
Majerhat bridge collapse: Little accountability, shoddy probe, nasty politics make infrastructure a casualty
Which political party has ever campaigned on something as dull as maintenance? They would rather campaign on the promise of building giant statues that nobody needs and bullet trains and triple-decker flyovers.
Kolkata bridge collapse: Rail Vikas Nigam Limited says Majerhat incident not linked to metro construction
RVNL chief project manager/line AK Roy said the collapse of Majerhat road overbridge (ROB) girder over canal portion was a "mid-span failure of RCC girder which are very old and of longer length of approximately 40 metres".
Majerhat bridge collapse: We heard a loud bang and saw portion of bridge cave in, says eyewitness in Kolkata
According to eye witnesses, shortly after Majerhat bridge collapsed, personnel from fire brigade, police and NDRF reached the spot
Majerhat bridge collapse: Blame game begins over Kolkata mishap as Opposition alleges 'callousness' towards maintenance
One person was killed and around 20 were injured after the Majerhat bridge collapsed in South Kolkata's Alipore area.
Kolkata bridge collapse: One dead, several injured in Majerhat mishap; Mamata Banerjee orders high-level investigation
A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata's Alipore area collapsed on Tuesday evening. killing at least one, and injuring 19 people.
Kolkata bridge collapse updates: Rajnath Singh calls Majerhat incident 'extremely tragic', CAPF reaches spot
Kolkata bridge collapse LIVE updates: In wake of the bridge collapse in Kolkata, Home Minister Rajnath Singh took to Twitter to update about the incident. "Four NDRF teams have already reached the spot. One more team is on the way. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured," he said in a tweet.
Majerhat bridge collapse: One killed, around 20 injured; Kolkata peak hour traffic hit; Mamata orders inquiry
At least 20 to 25 people were rescued after the Majerhat bridge collapsed in South Kolkata's Alipore area. Mamata Banerjee has ordered an inquiry into the mishap.
Several political leaders expressed their grief and support over the flyover collapse in Kolkata. Here is what they had to say:
A part of a flyover under construction here collapsed on Thursday, reportedly trapping several people in the debris, police said.