Articles by Gurvinder Singh
No baaraat, hence no band or baaja: In Kolkata, ban on social gatherings cripples many livelihoods
COVID-19 underlines crisis in jute mills in Kolkata suburbs
How digitisation has silenced the typists on their Remingtons outside Calcutta High Court
How released female prisoners in Kolkata are trying to build a new life
Eight months after launch, Kolkata’s ‘pink taxis’ hardly in the pink of health
The pink taxis launched in Kolkata in February 2019 meant to provide a safe commute option for women. They also promised to open up a new world for the 10 women drivers chosen to drive the fleet. Today, not only are they not making enough money, their days are filled with challenges on the roads and off.
Yeh dil maange more: Kolkata, New Town love their e-buses, but more needed for impact
Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage
Waste mounds in open landfills grow higher as Kolkata brazenly ignores SWM rules
Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution
Contesting elections without pamphlets: Kolkata candidate explains why
Kolkata based entrepreneur Niraj Agarwal is contesting the large urban constituency of Kolkata South with a single agenda: To make people more aware of the need for policies to effectively tackle pollution and climate change. True to his mission, he wants to get as close as possible to a ‘zero-emissions’ campaign trail.