New Market
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

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

Food  /  Published 13.09.19

Anjan Chatterjee reflects on what makes up the taste of Calcutta during Durga Puja

Since time immemorial when man hunted for his food, it has been an irredeemable fact that people have to eat to live. However, this same adage does not hold true for all Bengalis who live to eat! Whet...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Villagers far more panicked: New Market sit-in organisers

The sit-in near New Market was withdrawn on Thursday with a call to take the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register to rur...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

Vigil continues at city centre

“Yes,” roared the crowd.The question was whether they wanted to continue with the vigil near New Market after the Supreme Court asked the Centre to respond in four weeks on petitions against the C...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Pandemic no bar for stealing jeans

A garments store inside New Market that has been under lock and key since the lockdown in Calcutta started on March 23 was broken into and around 30 pairs of jeans were stolen.Police said Laltu Mallic...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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