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West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

How protest changed their lives

“Freedom from hunger, freedom from price rise,” a woman in hijab told a crowd that shouted back in solidarity. Dilshad Noor’s headband read “NO CAA NRC”, a reference to the Citizenship (Amen...
By Debraj Mitra and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

Business hit, New Market shuts down

New Market will remain shut till Monday night, traders decided on Saturday in view of the dwindling footfall.Over 1,000 shops dotting the area, including those on Lindsay Street, Bertram Street, Globe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Durga Puja shoppers beat slump in Calcutta

When it is time for the daughter to come home, you shop. Less than a month to Puja, Calcuttans have set aside their concerns about an economic slowdown to gear up for the festival season ahead.Space w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Calcutta civic markets reopen

Shops selling “non-essential” goods such as garments and utensils in all CMC-run markets have reopened following a CMC notice issued on Wednesday allowing such shops to reopen.All non-essential st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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