New Market

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Call to tackle parking mafia on Kolkata roads

Parking fee on Rabindra Sarani: Rs 10/hour Actual parking fee on Rabindra Sarani: Rs 100/hour Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has not increased the parking rates in Kolkata for a decade but t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.10.21

Mask drive for hawkers in prime Kolkata markets

A day after Kolkata police re-launched the drive against people for not wearing masks in public places, cops on Wednesday instructed hawkers to mandatorily wear masks while interacting with buyers. P...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 22.10.21

Have you visited this 140-year-old stationery store in New Market?

With the advent of the pandemic, Yacoob Mullick and Son was hit significantly as it had to shut shop for a total of eight months (stretches of four months each in 2020 and 2021). To adapt to the next ...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 11.10.21

Rafiath Rashid Mithila sports a “different” Puja lookbook

For Mithila, the best part is that the sari is pre-stitched. “Bling is new for me, but I love it. The blouse is also very different,” she says. Ankita feels this look defines oomph. &ldquo...
By Saionee Chakraborty


Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.21

Markets flout mask mandate

“Most of the markets in Baguiati, Kestopur and other areas off VIP Road are drawing huge crowds. Most are not wearing masks or maintaining any social distancing norms. We carried out a drive tod...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

From meat row to open sky on the Maidan

Two young men come to the Maidan on most Sundays to set dozens of pigeons free from a cage. They buy the pigeons from New Market, where the birds are usually meant to be slaughtered for meat. &ldquo...
By Debraj Mitra, Gautam Bose in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.21

Widespread rain after tame arrival

The city received uniform and widespread rain on Sunday, the first such spell after the monsoon’s tame arrival a day before. The sun had come out brightly on Sunday morning and stayed overhead ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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


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