New Market
News  /  Published 29.06.22

‘Fake’ call centre busted in Salt Lake, 8 arrested

A man who was allegedly found in possession of fake appointment letters and an employee identity card of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation was arrested by officers of the New Market police station on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 16.06.22

KMC draws ire of New Market shop owners over maintenance fee hike

Shop owners in New Market have said they will not pay an enhanced maintenance fee, almost three times the existing rate, to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) because the civic body has failed to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation begins survey of 40 markets in Kolkata

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) started a survey of its 40-odd markets a few weeks back to find ways to introduce maintenance fees, officials of the civic body said. Shop owners at these markets ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.05.22

Five ‘impersonators’ posing as army officers arrested from New Market

Five men who allegedly posed as army officers and cheated at least one person in Kolkata promising him a job in the army were arrested from New Market on Monday night. Police said the men from Gazipu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Market

Places  /  Published 26.04.22

Kolkata Night Bazaar outside New Market… if only we had one!

Iftekhar Ahsan is a Calcutta tragic; hopelessly in love with this metropolis, warts and all. He is also the founder of Calcutta Walks and Calcutta Bungalow ...
By Iftekhar Ahsan


News  /  Published 16.04.22

Sales of Easter eggs and buns pick up after two-year Covid lull

Small businesses were content with the sales this year. Shelley Joseph, who sells pickles, jams, cakes and other items from home, said orders had been coming in from mid-March, when she started posti...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.03.22

Cops focus on commercial licence of gutted Mirza Ghalib Street guesthouse

The owner and the managers of Rahbar Guesthouse at Mirza Ghalib Street in central Kolkata where a fire killed one of the guests and injured two others on Saturday, have been remanded in police custody...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mirza Ghalib Street

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Fire breaks out in guesthouse near New Market, Bangladeshi woman's body recovered

The charred body of a woman from Bangladesh was found inside a guesthouse in the Free School Street area in central Kolkata on Saturday after a fire broke out in the building, police said. The blaze ...

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.02.22

Kolkata’s freshest artisanal cold cuts need room in your pantry (and belly!)

Their bacon, lean chops, lean ham and their famous meatloaf and spiced collars have been loved by Kolkatans for years. If you’re stepping out to shop for a big weekend meal, stop by this beloved...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 19.01.22

Bandel cheese: Savour it while you still can

Although Bandel cheese production and demand has seen some progress in recent years, it is unfortunate that the artisans who have been making it are slowly turning away from it and looking for alterna...
By Rangan Datta


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