West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Hawkers back in business in Salt Lake

Hawkers in Salt Lake have returned to some of the township’s renovated footpaths. The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation had evicted 3,000-odd hawkers from footpaths in the run-up to the FIFA U-17 Wo...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.19

Illegal vendors trade at steel city’s busiest market as police watch

If you go to Sakchi market, chances are you will come out with a sore elbow or a nasty knock. Pavements and roads are chock-full of illegal vendors selling everything from fast food to phone accessori...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

Stalls back on Salt Lake sidewalks

Salt Lake: Hawkers have reclaimed several walkways along major roads in Salt Lake as the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has stopped evicting encroachers.A corporation official who oversees eviction...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.20

Digital push to pull up illegal hawkers in Jamshedpur

The city civic body will digitise licensed street vendor’s records to end the perennial problem of traffic congestion and to ensure quality of food dished out in commercial hubs.More than 4,000 lice...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.19

22 stalls gutted in Lake Gardens

Twenty-two stalls on a pavement in Lake Gardens were gutted early on Sunday, injuring two men sleeping inside shops. The stalls at the Lords Bakery crossing included eateries, bedding stores, a ready...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

Few hawkers open stalls

Hawkers in Gariahat were a divided lot — only around 45 of them reopened their stalls on Monday as police failed to issue clear orders on whether they could carry on with their businesses.Scenes wer...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Hawkers step beyond kiosks in Calcutta

Hawkers in Gariahat, who were given stalls by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, are now occupying double the width of the footpath than what they used to do before. The hawkers have kept their old d...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

Fruits delivery at the doorstep

Door-to-door delivery of fruits began in Hailakandi in view of Ramadan from Friday. The agriculture department, in association with the district administration, started door-to-door delivery of fruits...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Using city roads is a danger to life and limb

Roads in India cannot be called very safe. In 2016, the annual report of road accidents in Indian cities with populations over 50 million from the ministry of road transport and highways placed Calcut...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Top cop whip on hawkers in Calcutta

Calcutta police commissioner Anuj Sharma on Friday told all police stations in the city not to allow any new hawker, sources said.He also stressed that plastic sheets should be removed from hawkers’...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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