News  /  Published 23.01.23

Footpath food stalls can’t use gas or coal, says Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The restriction, which may not come into effect immediately, aims to reduce the risk of fire...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.01.23

Kolkatans and architect voice concern over KMC nod to tin sheets over hawker stalls

Hawking rules prepared by the state government prohibits use of plastic sheets above stalls on footpaths because those are flammable...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 28.12.22

Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim brings out report card after a year

Improving the city’s air quality still among his priorities...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.11.22

Hawker survey resumes in New Market

This is to identify hawkers not adhering to hawking rules and to inform them about the rules that had stopped midway resumed again on Saturday...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.11.22

Hawking rules flouted in markets across Kolkata

Hawkers across the city have made a mockery of the rules prepared by Kolkata Municipal Corporation ...
By Subhajoy Roy


News  /  Published 19.11.22

Firhad Hakim alleges inaction by police commissioner on violation by hawkers

Kolkata mayor also accuses a section of cops of being hand-in-glove with hawkers...
By Subhajoy Roy and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.22

Hawker’s son gets IIT seat

His struggle and perseverance will inspire many, says institute’s deputy director...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 02.11.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation survey to identify errant hawkers

Survey will cover Gariahat, New Market and Hatibagan from November 7 to November 20...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.06.22

59,000 city hawkers to get vending certificates

Each stall to be assigned an identification number...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.12.21

Newspaper hawkers get Rs 6,000 Covid aid

The state government has spent Rs 4.38 crore on this account...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


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