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Business  /  Published 27.07.20

Electric vehicles set for long ride

The current pandemic is expected to speed up the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the medium term as the economics of the technology used in this sector has improved significantly. EVs in India coul...
By Anasuya Basu 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

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.19

Rogue e-rickshaws clog capital artery

Erratic parking by unlicensed e-rickshaws on the 3km stretch of Main Road is not only causing traffic congestion, but also leading to losses for traders in the state capital.“I was going to Ranchi s...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.11.18

Tring, tring, e-ride on call is a hit

On Statehood Day, when Jharkhand ponders its hits and misses these past 18 years, here’s a young face of its enterprising spirit that does the state proud. The capital’s Bariatu resident Akshay Ma...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.19

Ranchi bus fare a big plus

Commuters gave the city bus service a largely favourable response as they enjoyed a hassle-free ride on the 4km stretch between Albert Ekka Chowk and Rajendra Chowk on the second day of the e-ricksha...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

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North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Pedestrian woes on Dhubri roads

The poor development of a proper transport and communication system in the Dhubri town, which was first constituted as a municipality in 1883, has become a source of major inconvenience to pedestrians...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.08.19

RMC gauges footpath benefit

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Thursday demarcated a four-metre wide area along the 400-metre stretch between Albert Ekka Chowk and Sarjana Chowk on Main Road for pedestrians on a trial basis t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.09.19

Ban angst hits bus drive in Ranchi

A section of e-rickshaw drivers, banned by Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) on the capital’s Main Road from Sunday, September 1, targeted their ire at a city bus.Two passengers sustained minor inj...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.19

Clock ticks on Totos

The high court on Tuesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the state government’s “illegal” decision to allow plying of e-rickshaws, popularly known as Toto, across the...
By OUR LEGAL REPORTER in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Risky ride on mostly illegal three-wheelers

Improvised three-wheeled contraptions fitted with an electric motor, popular as e-rickshaws, do not have any safety feature but form the backbone of last-mile connectivity in New Town that still limps...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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