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Lifestyle  /  Published 14.04.22

Ditch the muggle traffic with these magical modes of travel

We recommend that you book tickets for Hogwarts Express on those weekends when you feel like getting away. With its comfy coaches and slow pace, this would be the perfect slow ride around the city, ta...
By Upasya Bhowal

Opinion  /  Published 31.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Public transport can ease the pain of fuel price hikes

Choose wisely Sir — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered a global energy crisis, leaving countries struggling to meet their internal demands. In India, fuel prices were hiked six times...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.03.22

Workers join two-day strike

Banking operations and public transport were hit in several states as thousands of workers joined a two-day strike against the Union government’s policies. Essential services, however, were not ...
By PTI

News  /  Published 06.01.22

Peak-and-lean transport ache

The fresh curbs imposed by the state government to check the surge in Covid cases have changed the pattern of crowding in public transport. Local and Metro trains and buses are teeming with passenger...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 06.01.22

Car sales slump 11% in Dec

Semiconductor shortages continued to impact the auto sector with passenger vehicles retail sales slumping about 11 per cent year-on-year in December, automobile dealers’ body FADA said on Wednes...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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News  /  Published 10.12.21

Metro Railway steps up efforts to enforce Covid mask mandate

The campaigns were held at several stations, including Dum Dum, Central, Kalighat and Tollygunge. Public announcements were made throughout the day. Posters and banners were also put up across statio...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.12.21

Monday downpour during exam time poses challenges for Kolkata schools

Some parents said they could not get an app cab in the morning - the app showed “No cars available.” “I tried two operators and then after 15 minutes I decided not to wait anymore b...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.11.21

Some students reach Kolkata schools on cycle

Some students of Sanskrit Collegiate School in central Kolkata cycled to class so they could avoid using public transport. At least 10 students who used to avail buses, rode bicycles as parents feare...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Buses off Kolkata roads as diesel scores a ton

Several routes in Kolkata witnessed a nearly 40 per cent drop in the fleet strength of private buses and minibuses since Thursday morning following the rise in the diesel price beyond Rs 100 per litre...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

No mask? I can’t be heard, too hot…

“The most common excuse people give for not wearing masks is that they feel uncomfortable wearing one in the hot and humid conditions,” said a police officer posted at Esplanade where doze...
in Kolkata


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