West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

How bad is Tallah bridge?

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.19

Row over Puja right of passage

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.19

Wake-up call on South City footbridge

An estimated 1.5 lakh pedestrians crossed Prince Anwar Shah Road near South City Mall on Sunday. Result: a long tail of vehicles and an endless wait even for those not headed to the mall.A plan to bui...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

Fleeing biker drags Calcutta cop for 100m

A traffic constable, who tried to stop a helmetless motorcyclist from fleeing after hitting a pedestrian, was dragged by the two-wheeler for about 100m near Quest mall on Monday night. Tapan Oran, the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Pedestrians killed in accidents

Two pedestrians were killed in accidents across the city between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.A pedestrian was killed near Quest mall in Park Circus around 4.30pm on Wednesday when a pickup t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.03.19

Lessons from the Mumbai bridge collapse

The troubled water has deepened, especially after portions of a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people and injuring more than 30 others. ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

Rally raises walker rights in capital

Do pedestrians have any rights or should they be grateful they have not yet twisted their ankle on a pothole or been injured by a passing bike? A little-known social outfit Paidal Yatri Samaan Sadak A...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

A nation of narcissists

India has always been a crowded country. People have always pushed and shoved, people have always tried to jump queues, people have always pasted themselves on to the person next to themselves without...
By Ruchir Joshi in


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