BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said there should be an independent inquiry to ascertain if there was any conspiracy or sabotage behind the massive blaze in Kolkata's Bagri market
Mamata Banerjee to visit Germany, Italy to secure overseas investments in West Bengal; tour begins on 16 September
Mamata Banerjee said that she was invited by industrialists, businessmen and government from the two European countries during the Bengal Global Business Summit.
Majerhat bridge collapse: Preliminary report blames PWD negligence; Mamata Banerjee says new structure to be built in a year
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that the final report, which will have all details on the Majerhat bridge collapse, will take "some more time".
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.
The body was identified as that of Goutam Mondal (45), a labourer hailing from Murshidabad district, who was missing along with another labourer Pranab Dey since the accident on Tuesday, he said. Mondal was working as a cook in the extension of the Metro rail project going on adjacent to the Majerhat Bridge, he said.
Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata: West Bengal PWD issued tender for flyover's repair work in April 2018
PWD floated the tender in April to sublet the work for which it had invited quotations from companies for the repairs, refurbishing and maintenance of the bridge.
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: Lawyer seeks HC intervention for reports on condition of bridges in West Bengal
A part of 50-year-old Majerhat bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road in Alipore area of the metropolis caved in Tuesday evening, killing one person, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles
Majerhat bridge collapse: NDRF, army personnel continue rescue operations; ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh announced to kin of deceased
Rescue operations are still going on Wednesday after a portion of Majerhat bridge collapsed in south Kolkata.
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.