Tag: Kolkata

Government neglects dangerous road conditions

 
/ March 14, 2016

Frequent accidents occur due to the poor road quality of National Highway 34(NH34) connecting Kolkata to North Bengal. The stretch between Krishnagar and Murshidabad is particularly bad which keeps commuters and those living alongside the road in a perpetual state of fear. Community has often expressed their concerns to the...

Bhisti Community Usurped By Taps

 
/ January 31, 2012

Bhisti Community, who used to provide water to Kolkata’s inhabitants, is slowly disappearing.

Afghani Culture In Kolkata

 
/ April 28, 2011

Zaffar reports on the particularities of the culture of Kolkata’s Afghan community.

Bhisti Community Usurped By Taps

 
/ April 13, 2011

Bhisti Community, who used to provide water to Kolkata’s inhabitants, is slowly disappearing.

Rickshaw-Pullers In A Fix

 
/ April 4, 2011

Bengal government wants to ban hand-pulled rickshaws but has not offered the drivers alternative employment.

Kolkata’s 23 District

 
/ February 15, 2011

Zaffar Khan reports from Kolkata’s 23 Khidirpur district on prejudices against the neighborhood’s Muslim community.

Kolkata’s 23 District

 
/ July 1, 2010

Zaffar Khan reports from Kolkata’s 23 Khidirpur district on prejudices against the neighborhood’s Muslim community.