Culture  /  Published 03.07.22

A Hundred Years of Gastritude

The cafe has also bridged great distances. North Calcuttans, naturally, flock to its doors in great numbers. But southerners can be spotted too. Partha Chakraborty, almost 50 years old, has been makin...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Business  /  Published 14.05.22

Swiggy to buy out Dineout

According to Swiggy, the acquisition is designed to capitalise on Dineout’s unique assets and leading position in the dining out space and following the purchase, it will ramp up the synergies w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.22

Apps and downs

A mong the most innovative startups of our time are app-based aggregation and delivery platforms. Classic examples are Uber and Ola in transport and Swiggy and Zomato in food delivery: in fact, the pr...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Met Gala reveals fashion no longer blind to politics

Winds of change Sir — Progressive politics and the world of fashion have not always seen eye to eye. In recent years, a welcome change has been discernible. The Met Gala, considered to be the b...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.04.22

Analysis: What Kolkata ordered the most during Ramzan

A spike in the orders for Biryani, Haleem and Nihari during Ramzan as compared to previous months Kolkata’s favourite early morning bites during the season of Ramzan were chicken popcorn and ...
By Lygeia Gomes


Business  /  Published 16.04.22

Rapido raises $180m

Rapido, the bike taxi platform, has raised $180 million (over Rs 1,370 crore) in a Series D round of funding led by new investor Swiggy. The round also saw investment from TVS Motor Company, along wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 06.04.22

Swiggy back in action

Food delivery apps Zomato and Swiggy reported a nationwide outage on Wednesday that appeared to have been caused by an Amazon Web Services snag that many online platforms rely on, reported C...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.04.22

Ola Restrooms to Zomatcho - did you fall for these pranks by brands?

Jump to 2021, and Zomato’s Instagram account had a video with a Tinder-inspired aesthetic announcing that they would help people find the chhole to their bhature. The first 10K users were to be ...
By Rumela Basu

India  /  Published 04.03.22

Four eatery workers killed

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of former JNU student Umar Khalid in a case of a larger conspiracy in connection with the Delhi riots of February 2020. The court saidthe...
By PTI in Gurgaon

Business  /  Published 25.01.22

Swiggy raises $700m in fresh funding

Food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday said it has raised $700 million (nearly Rs 5,225 crore) in new funding, led by investment firm Invesco, which will be mainly used for accelerating growth of its...
By PTI in New Delhi


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