India  /  Published 28.07.20

Delhi job portal, nod to hawkers

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a free job portal and allowed hawkers to return to work after four months, turning his attention to the Covid-pummelled economy on a day the cap...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Park Street hawker’s son shines in ISC

An 18-year-old scored 94.5 per cent in the ISC exams and is preparing for IIT and other engineering entrance tests. Nothing unusual for a boy of his age, except that he lives in a one-room house and h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.19

Ranchi's RIMS cleared of encroachments

A team from Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) removed encroachments from RIMS premises, Kutchery Chowk, Jaquir Hussain Park and Radium Road on Saturday to ensure smoother movement of traffic through ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.20

Help for job-hit train hawkers

Forty persons with visual impairment, many of them out-of-work hawkers on local trains, got a few days’ dry ration from two NGOs on Saturday.People who depend on a day’s work for a day’s meal ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.19

10 years of wait

Shop owners of Baisakhi market went on strike from Wednesday demanding space inside the AMP Vaisaakkhi mall. In 2008, the then CPM-led civic body had asked them to move out of the streets to a ground ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.19

Vending zones for 44 urban hubs in Jharkhand

The state urban development department is proposing vendors’ marts in Jharkhand’s cities to take hawkers off roads and ease the way for traffic.State urban development department secretary Ajoy Ku...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

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

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Calcutta mayor draws hawker line for crossings

Hawkers will not be allowed to do business within 50ft of “important crossings” anywhere in the city and, wherever it is legal to set up stalls, tarpaulin or plastic cannot be used as a roof or pa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.19

Forensic sleuths see stall as seat of fire

Electrical wires entangled in the knitted bamboo ceilings of stalls in front of Gurudas Mansion and joints without any insulation are the focus of the forensic investigation into the fire early on Sun...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.19

All hawkers not atal on leaving road

The Ranchi Municipal Corporation is all set to enforce the non-vending zone on 1.5km-stretch between Sarjana Chowk and Kutchery Road from Monday, July 1, but it is easier said than done, many hawkers ...
By Raj Kumdar in Ranchi


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