Public Transport
Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Promise for new look into bus demand

First a hint of stick, then the carrot. On Tuesday, the state government had threatened to requisition private buses if they did not hit the roads within 24 hours. On Wednesday, the government assur...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

School buses for public

The state government will run 200 AC buses, which are used to ferry school children at other times but are now lying idle, and 200 other buses to boost public transport in the city.The decision was ta...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.06.20

'Avoid bus, pay for office car'

A section of mid-level companies is asking employees to avoid public transport and reach their workplaces either by private vehicles or by paying for office-arranged transport.The fear that lax social...
By in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.20

Transport distress

Calcuttans came out in large numbers and more offices opened but public transport was scarce.Hundreds of people were waiting at bus stops for a commute home till late Monday evening. The number of bus...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.05.20

Refiners rush to ramp up capacity

The oil industry expects fuel demand to start limping back to the pre-Covid period from this month with the relaxation in lockdown and increased movement of vehicles across the country.Analysts said a...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 19.05.20

Delhi: Public transport resumes with distancing norms in place

Public transport resumed in Delhi on Tuesday with buses, auto-rickshaws and taxis plying on the road, albeit with a limited number of passengers, after a gap of nearly two months due to the Covid-19 l...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Passengers face ticket booking woes in Assam

The transport department on Monday deployed several buses across the state but the commuters are facing issues with the digital ticket booking system.Many commuters claimed that the new system will be...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

Assam green zones try to get back on track

Assam’s green zone areas woke up on Monday to a “comparatively” busy day with business activities and public transport resuming on a small scale after Dispur decided to ease lockdown restriction...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Auto  /  Published 03.05.20

Covid-19 pandemic aftermath: Used cars in demand

Operators in the used car business expect sales to rise as more people will prefer personal vehicles to public transport in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. “With the Covid-19 pandemic, consu...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Social-distancing economics worries bus owners

The Bengal government has asked the district magistrates of seven districts that have been identified as Covid-19 green zones to make a realistic assessment of the bus routes where services can resume...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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