News  /  Published 26.09.22

Transport dept to press in more buses for Puja

In order to ease public mobility, especially during the festivities, “The West Bengal Transport Corporation will run more than 100 buses,” said the West Bengal transport minister Snehasis ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 18.09.22

WB transport minister to issue notice to check arbitrary bus fare hike

The West Bengal transport department will issue a notice before Durga Puja asking private buses and mini buses to refrain from increasing fares arbitrarily. Transport minister Snehasis Chakraborty sa...

News  /  Published 18.09.22

Kolkata to have additional fleet of 100 buses before Puja

Kolkata will have a fleet of 100 new buses, including 59 air-conditioned ones before Puja. Senior officials said the routes of these buses have been finalised after studying the demand from commuters...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.22

Mamata no to capital grant for bus repair

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give a capital grant to the transport department for the repair of several buses lying idle at various depots, saying that the government could not give subsidy...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

News  /  Published 27.08.22

Several transport-related services will be online soon: Minister

Hassles faced by the common man at the Regional Transport Offices throughout West Bengal will soon be a thing of the past with the state government deciding to provide services from vehicle registrati...


News  /  Published 23.08.22

Green activists point finger at KMC for spending pollution funds in non-priority areas

Notwithstanding a massive Rs 536 crore received by Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) since 2019 to combat air pollution, the City of Joy has recently been ranked second on the pollution count by a s...
By The Plurals News Network

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

Fund worry for state-run bus fleet

A cash-trapped South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) is not rolling out half of its regular fleet to various destinations in south Bengal, including Calcutta, from its Durgapur headquarters...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

News  /  Published 06.08.22

Pollution fight tops environment minister Manas Bhunia’s list

Manas Bhunia, the new state environment minister who took charge on Friday, identified air pollution and degradation of rivers and canals as the greatest challenges faced by the department. Bhunia, g...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.22

Wheels of change

The tram service is the pride of Calcutta. News of two tramlines that were dysfunctional being brought back to life will thus make people happy. But in the interest of speed and avoiding traffic conge...
By Nitya Nanda

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Plans underway to prepare climate action plan for Kolkata, says mayor Firhad Hakim

A comprehensive climate action plan for Kolkata will soon be prepared with help from climate experts, said city mayor Firhad Hakim at Kolkata Press Club on June 5. The mayor was speaking at Kolkata&r...
By The Plurals News Network


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