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Gariahat Market
Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.21

Markets flout mask mandate

“Most of the markets in Baguiati, Kestopur and other areas off VIP Road are drawing huge crowds. Most are not wearing masks or maintaining any social distancing norms. We carried out a drive tod...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Police: Need for discipline in shoppers

A senior bureaucrat said the idea behind staggered timings was to reduce the crowd at the markets and to discourage people from stepping out of their homes for things that could be obtained online as ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Stirrings of the 9pm heartbeat in Calcutta

A ride through some of the busiest city roads a little after 9pm used to give a deserted midnight vibe till a month ago. Not anymore. The traffic snarls are back at night and the parking lots busy. P...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

At Gariahat stalls, not 'even thieves'

When the pavement stalls in Gariahat reopened on May 27, the hawkers were asked to follow the odd-even formula of opening shops on alternate days to prevent overcrowding of shoppers. After more than ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Fish bite into Bhai Phonta pockets

 Hilsa sold at Rs 1,500 a kilo at Gariahat, Maniktala and other markets in the city on Thursday. Topshe cost Rs 750 and parshe Rs 500 plus.A day before Bhai Phonta, the price of Bengal’s favour...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.19

Tiered parking lot to ease Gariahat shoppers’ woes

The hunt for space to park your car at Gariahat is set to get easier by July with Calcutta police building a three-tier parking facility at the busy shopping hub.The automated parking facility will ha...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.19

Flames in Gariahat blaze debris

A fire broke out in the charred portion of Gurudas Mansion in Gariahat on Sunday, less than a month after two sari shops in the landmark five-storey building were gutted.Labourers were clearing the de...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.19

Virat Kohli has made Indians extremely proud

Sir — By being named the Test Cricketer of the Year, ODI Cricketer of the Year and the Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council, the captain of the Indian men’s cricket team, Vir...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.19

Glare on familiar safety flaws

The old, five-storey building at 161/A and 161/B Rashbehari Avenue that caught fire early on Sunday allegedly did not have even a barebones firefighting system comprising an alarm, sprinklers and a re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

Calcutta's hawker-free zone not free of hawkers

Hawkers asked to vacate their stalls within 50ft of the Gariahat junction have left behind their furniture to demarcate territory and new hawkers have moved in to take over empty slots created over th...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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