Opinion  /  Published 18.04.22

Right direction: Public transport

Calcutta has a much-maligned public transport system, congested buses, venom-spewing, ancient taxis and autorickshaws driven on spurious fuel — kata tel — being some of its ignom...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 06.04.22

United Nations panel pats Kolkata for public transport

In chapter 5 of the 2,900-plus-page report, Kolkata’s transport model figures among nine international case studies showcased.  Apart from the one on Kolkata, the case studies are from Indo...
By Jayanta Basu

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.11.21

Dhanbad: 30 auto drivers face penury

More than 70 days after the implementation of new regulation for auto rickshaw, over 2,000 local auto drivers who were plying vehicles in the town for a long period of time are awaiting the unique cod...
By Praduman Choubey

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.21

Dhanbad auto men on dharna

A month after the implementation of new regulations for auto-rickshaws in Dhanbad, which put a cap on the number of auto rickshaw entering Dhanbad town to 2500 from around 10,000, over 100 auto driver...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

Auto fares rocket on Salt Lake routes

Autorickshaw drivers on four routes originating in Salt Lake charged nearly double the earlier fares on Thursday, Day 1 of resumption of public transport following relaxation of curbs imposed on May 1...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

Fare double standard on auto and bus in Calcutta

Tens of thousands of people in Calcutta and its adjoining areas depend on private buses for their daily commute. But the state government does not allow bus owners the freedom to fix fares, a privileg...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Autos out on Calcutta roads despite curbs

Red Road will be closed to vehicles from 6am on June 5 to 10pm on June 17 for the replacement of damaged masonry arch culvert on the artery by the public works department, said traffic department offi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.21

Auto driver killed in road accident

An auto driver died in a road accident in Burrabazar early on Tuesday morning when his autorickshaw collided with a private car on the MG Road and Kalakar Street crossing. Police said the incident ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Burrabazar

India  /  Published 22.04.21

Heading home from Delhi by auto

Narrating his woes, Tarkeshwar said he and his brother have “not slept for around two nights. We have been resting under the trees during the day to escape the heat. We haven’t bathed for ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Auto runs over elderly pedestrian near JU

An elderly woman who was trying to cross the road in front of gate number three of Jadavpur University died after being hit by an autorickshaw on Monday morning. The accident occurred on the first wo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur


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