Private Buses
West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.23

Private buses keep off roads after attack

Indefinite bus strike was lifted following assurances from police and district administration...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.23

Buses off roads to protest auto raj

None of over 800 buses, went off the road, inconveniencing passengers...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.22

57C 5858 meets 57C 5858

The similarities remained “unnoticed” till a few passengers saw the two vehicles parked side by side on Wednesday at Nadia’s Karimpur bus stand...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 18.09.22

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

Bus operators say fare hike essential to continue services...

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.22

Buses bear brunt of diesel price hike

There are around 5,500 private buses on local and long-distance routes across north Bengal, but hardly 2,500 buses run on roads...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


News  /  Published 04.11.21

Bengal govt works out CNG package for diesel bus operators

This move is part of the state’s initiative to stand by the bus operators who are struggling to cope with the increasing diesel prices and diminishing returns...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.21

Bus owners hike fares to start service

A ride from Baguiati to Ultadanga could cost Rs 12, instead of Rs 7 and a trip from MG Road to Howrah station will cost Rs 10, instead of Rs 7...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.21

Buses don’t budge amid crowd curb, diesel price

Private bus service across the state resumed on Thursday following the state govt’s easing of Covid restrictions ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bolpur(Birbhum), Krishnanagar

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.21

‘We understand owners’ woes’: Firhad Hakim

According to senior officials of the transport department, a committee had been set up to look into the demands of tariff revision by private bus and minibus operators...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.21

Bus owners want to fix their fares

The state government has decided to partially lift the ban on public transport by allowing them to run with 50 per cent passenger capacity from July 1...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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