Shop  /  Published 23.09.22

This jute bag is a worthy addition to your accessory collection

Looking for a chic, quirky and sustainable accessory to go with your  wardrobe? Take a look at the Circle of Life Jute Bag from Craft Maestros. The multi-colour accessory boosts your fashion game...

Business  /  Published 23.08.22

Jute set to go beyond East

The central government is exploring the possibility of growing raw jute beyond the eastern states to cover the shortfall between demand and supply of bags and reduce logistics costs. The department o...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 21.08.22

The Jute Press

When an industry opens its doors to women workers, it can expose how regressive its factory floor is. The face of the jute industry in Bengal has changed over the last 50 years; now more than ever bec...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Business  /  Published 10.07.22

Certification for Jute

The government on Saturday introduced certification of authenticity for jute products with the unveiling of the “Jute Mark India” logo by the Union textile secretary U. P. Singh. It is an ...
By PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 23.06.22

In pics: Artworks of Arunima Chowdhury and Shahidul Alam on display at KCC

The exhibitions are on display till August 20...
By Subhadrika Sen


Business  /  Published 20.05.22

Price cap on jute sales lifted

The central government has lifted the cap of Rs 6,500 per quintal on the purchase of raw jute of TD5 grade by the jute mills and other end users. The move comes as a relief to the jute mills of Bengal...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.05.22

Shristie Budhia’s Kolkata label Tula brings mindful luxury to the fore

Do you want to scale up at some point? In some ways, I suppose. A lot of the things we make aren’t easy to over-produce. It’s all very labour-intensive, so we would have to employ a large...
By Ujjainee Roy

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.22

Jute crusade earns Arjun Delhi call

Arjun Singh was on Saturday summoned to Delhi by Union minister of textiles Piyush Goyal, a day after the BJP’s Barrackpore MP wrote to the chief ministers of five states, including Bengal, aski...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.03.22

Jute MSP raised by Rs 250

The cabinet committee on economic affairs on Tuesday approved an increase in the minimum support price of raw jute by Rs 250 to Rs 4,750 per quintal for the 2022-23 season. The approval is based on t...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.22

Jute mill shuts: 4,000 rendered jobless

Around 4,000 workers of the Gondalpara Jute Mill lost their jobs in one swoop from the first day of the New Year and trade unions as well as the mill owners indicated that more jute mills would be sus...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Pinak Ghosh in Bolpur/Calcutta


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