Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

Life-and-death reasons

It is easy to blame and ridicule people for crowding buses but some have literally life-and-death reasons...
By Kinsuk Basu and Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.06.20

Agonising wait for buses

Unlock day 1: passengers toil for a place in the vehicles...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Some private buses to resume servive in Bengal

The state government has said buses will be allowed to carry passengers per seating capacity, while refusing to increase fares...
By PTI in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.20

Private bus threat & signal

Some operators will consider running buses with the present fare structure if the govt bears the fuel cost...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Precaution prolongs bus wait in Calcutta

Buses with fewer than the prescribed number of passengers allegedly not stopping at designated halts...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Passengers face ticket booking woes in Assam

On Monday when the new phase of the lockdown came into force, the Assam State Transport Corporation deployed almost 300 city buses to ferry commuters...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

Bus operators in Bengal seek relief for survival

The coordination committee also demanded that the validity of insurance of buses be extended by six months from the original date of expiry...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Buses for emergency teams

Each bus cannot ferry more than 20 persons to follow social distancing rules...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.20

Queue for long-distance buses

Passengers walked from Howrah and Sealdah stations to Esplanade to catch the few long-distance buses that were plying...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.20

Interstate bus services suspended till March 31

A bare minimum number of suburban trains and Kolkata Metro trains will be operational till Sunday night...
By PTI in Calcutta


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