West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Crash kills 3 of family, biker

Four persons, including two women and a child, died in a road accident in Milanpally area on NH81 in Malda district on Thursday night. Sources said an autorickshaw and a two-wheeler collided head-on ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.20

‘Molested’ passenger jumps off auto in Calcutta

The driver of an autorickshaw allegedly molested a woman who was seated beside him, forcing her to jump off the vehicle when it slowed down near the CAP camp island bus stop near the CF block swimming...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Six injured as auto keels over

Six people, including two pedestrians, were injured when the front wheel of an autorickshaw came off and the vehicle keeled over on Govindo Auddy Road in Chetla around 7.30pm on Monday.One of the pede...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.20

In his auto from Mumbai to Bokaro, driver tests positive

A 43-year-old autorickshaw owner, who came to Bokaro driving his vehicle 1,800km from Mumbai with his daughter, tested positive for Covid-19 late on Thursday night. The district health department pick...
By Our Bureau in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.19

Pick-up and drop-off points royally ignored

Efforts to streamline traffic and prevent congestion near roundabouts by demarcating pick-up and drop-off points on busy intersections have come a cropper as police are nowhere to be seen to prosecute...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.20

Dhanbad auto drivers submit fare proposal

Autorickshaw drivers here prepared a fare chart for different routes and submitted it to the district administration for approval, following their complaints against the state government’s guideline...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Tough times for Dhanbad autorickshaw drivers after fare hike

The drivers of autorickshaws in Dhanbad are facing a tough time amid the Covid-19 pandemic as they find few takers for new charges under the Lockdown 5.0 rules.The situation is such that a majority of...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.19

Surge pricing by Salt Lake autos during Book Fair

The beeline for the Book Fair in Central Park has led autorickshaw drivers to introduce their own version of surge pricing, raising fares by up to Rs 20 once demand peaks in the afternoon.The Book Fai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Bengal government to revise rent of contract carriages

The Bengal transport department has decided to revise the rates of contract carriages or vehicles which are booked to carry passengers in the Darjeeling district.The revision will be the first since 2...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

Molest arrest sparks auto rampage

The arrest of an autorickshaw driver in connection with an alleged molestation triggered a road blockade in south Calcutta that continued for around one-and-a-half hours and led to an attack on a poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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