Essential Services
News  /  Published 29.09.22

Durga Puja curbs on goods vehicles in Kolkata

Close to 20,000 trucks enter the city every day...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.01.22

Food delivery chain partners strike in Kolkata, seek higher pay and bar on outsourcing

List of grievances include recent suspension of incentive...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Fine, jail term for strike by Odisha govt staff

The Odisha Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) Amendment Bill, 2020, which was passed by the Assembly on Monday...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.20

Visva-Bharati: nod to 'essentials'

The university's officiating public relations officer Anirban Sircar issued a news release that said employees and teachers would continue to “work from home”...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.20

Lockdown; axe on flights

Centre suspends services after plea from Bengal government; airlines seek list of total shutdown dates...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


States  /  Published 21.07.20

Lockdown in Sikkim for second time till July 27

Shops dealing in essential goods would remain open from 8am to 5pm and medical shops till 7pm...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Stricter lockdown at four places from July 8

Englishbazar, Old Malda and Kaliachak police station areas to face restrictions...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Delhi  /  Published 01.06.20

Delhi's borders to be sealed for a week: Kejriwal

CM says only those engaged in essential services allowed to cross...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.04.20

Newspaper beats booze in survey

9 in 10 urban Indians picked banks as the most essential service during the lockdown: Survey...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 26.04.20

Pandemic sets the stage for services revolution

The real action of the 21st century is in services — especially if it alters how we live, study, feel and work...
By Rudra Chatterjee


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