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The power trip caused some inconvenience to the revellers travelling between the northern and southern parts of the Kolkata, albeit for a short while.
The man identified as Sharat Sethi, a washerman, was sitting at a nearby tea stall when the low-intensity blast took place on October 2 morning.
October is here and so are the festivities of both Pujo and Navratri.
While the city’s residents are gearing up for Durga Puja festivities beginning next week, countries with consulates in the city have already begun.
Six fire tenders were pressed into service as the fire broke out at the building in Zone II, of the complex on Basanti highway under the Kolkata Leather Complex Police Station area.
The group started harassing her and when she deboarded at the Mahanayak Uttamkumar station, the accused molested her, he said.
According to the DCP, 10 police personnel, including two officers-in-charge of Gariahat and Lake police stations, were injured in brickbatting by the protesters.
At the entrance of the marquee of north Kolkata's Ahiritola Jubak Brinda, the tastefully done graffiti and other installations convey the untold story of the sex workers.
A top official of TERI said at an event that a number of European cities run trams and buses on the same electric overhead wire network.
Rumours went round that a slab of the flyover was loose and was about to fall causing vehicular traffic over and under the flyover to be halted for some time.
Samples have been collected from the spot and forensic tests are being conducted to ascertain what type of material was used in the blast in Nagerbazar.
The explosion was reported outside a fruit shop on the ground floor of the building in the congested Kazipara area under the jurisdiction of Dum Dum Police Station around 9 am.
The authority said two railway employees were suspended immediately after the incident and a high-level probe initiated.
A senior officer of state police said precautionary measures have been taken in connection with the Muharram procession.
The fire gutted at least 1,000 business establishments inside the G+5 building, causing huge losses to traders ahead of Durga Puja.