Road Traffic
News  /  Published 22.09.22

Craters dot Belgharia Expressway, NHAI keen to engage IIT to study subsidence

Subhadeep Halder, a resident of Mathkal, was flung off his scooter while riding home two weeks back. “The front wheel of my scooter skidded while I was trying to negotiate a pothole. I fell and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Belgharia Expressway

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Traffic and crowd management around VIP Road pujas throws up challenge for cops

Traffic management and crowd control on VIP Road in northeast Kolkata during Durga Puja emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the Bidhannagar commissionerate on Monday. The meeting was...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 15.09.22

EM Bypass to be widened for Garia-Airport Metro link pillar work

An engineer of the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), the custodian of the Bypass, said the KMDA had given permission to RVNL to cordon off the Bypass. An approval from the police will...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 14.09.22

Nabanna Abhiyan triggers disruption across arteries in Kolkata

Babughat: As the Howrah bridge was closed to traffic, those who were commuting between Kolkata and Howrah chose to avail themselves of the ferry service. Many residents of Howrah who work in Kolkata s...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.09.22

After Burj Khalifa chaos, crowd control worries at Bidhannagar pre-Puja meet

Crowd control emerged as a major concern at a meeting organised by the authorities to discuss safety measures with puja committees. Held at Divinity Pavilion, Golaghata, on Sunday, the meeting was pr...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 02.09.22

Diversions worked as vehicles kept moving skirting Durga Puja Unesco rally

Many Kolkatans this newspaper spoke to said they either travelled by Metro or did not step out of home at all fearing snarls. A group of women from Jadavpur travelling to Paikpara took Metro from Rab...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.09.22

Craters on roads across Salt Lake Sector V

A traffic policeman posted at the crossing said that they had requested the Sector V authorities to level the craters out because of the risk they were posing to commuters. The situation is worse on ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 31.08.22

Diversion plan for Mamata Banerjee’s Puja rally on September 1

Police on Tuesday promised arrangements to ensure traffic is “least affected” by the roadshow on Thursday to celebrate Unesco’s inclusion of Kolkata’s Durga Puja on its list of...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.08.22

Push carts for Salt Lake hawkers to ease traffic

NKDA chairman Debashis Sen said that they have received the report. The report lists more than 10 steps to ensure smooth traffic movement in the tech township. “We are planning to introduce pu...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.08.22

Drop gate at Sector V Metro to work in tandem with Wipro crossing signal

A central consultancy tasked with easing pedestrian and vehicle movement around the Sector V Metro station has recommended installing drop gates that are dependent on awareness and the compliance leve...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


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