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New Market
Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Civic boss damper for New Market traders

Traders in the New Market area who have been agitating since Wednesday against encroachment of roads and footpaths by hawkers alleged that they were denied a meeting with the municipal commissioner on...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.02.21

New Market plea to shoppers

Traders in the New Market area will distribute leaflets containing their demands to shoppers and others on Thursday in an attempt to build opinion against encroachment of roads and footpaths by hawker...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

New Market steps against hawkers

Traders in the New Market area have decided to organise a rally on Wednesday against the rise in encroachment by hawkers in the shopping hub. They will meet the municipal commissioner and the deputy c...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.02.21

New Market hawker alarm

Traders in the New Market area have threatened an agitation against hawkers who they allege have taken over two-thirds of the road space, making it difficult for buyers to reach their shops. The Join...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Protest songs, short plays on New Year’s Eve

A stage for a musical soiree will come up near New Market on New Year’s Eve. But it will be different from hordes of such stages on the last day of  the year. The stage near Hogg Market wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Mamata revives hopes of two flyovers

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday revived hopes for the construction of two flyovers in Calcutta which appeared to have been shelved — one between Park Circus and Ballygunge and the oth...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Strike fails to have impact

⚫ Central Avenue at 11am: A shutter of Central Metro station was downed by strike supporters ⚫ Garia and Barasat between 9am and 9.30am: Two buses were stopped and the passengers were asked to al...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 30.09.20

Strumming a tribute to memorable characters

I never felt inspired writing about success stories. Or songs about the affluent part of Calcutta or the very familiar sahibs of my Darjeeling. The Nepali ponywallah or the Land-Rover driver was much ...
By Anjan Dutt in

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Lockdown: ‘never-ever’ crisis in New Market

Inside his small shop in New Market, Pradip Kumar Shaw would usually find it difficult to spare time for a cup of tea around this time of the year. Customers would crowd in rows inside his shop lookin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

People  /  Published 27.07.19

A man who made a trophy of being a Calcuttan

Mr Gulab by any other name would be just as well-known in the city of his birth, that is for sure. Long before I knew of him, I heard his name. Uttered over Darjeeling and mismatched pieces of bone ch...
By Upala Sen in


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