Road Traffic
News  /  Published 21.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally likely to affect Kolkata traffic

Mamata Banerjee, who visited the July 21 rally venue for an hour on Wednesday evening to oversee the arrangements, issued a public apology for the disruption the event is likely to cause. “We c...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally prompts closure of some Kolkata schools on July 21

Several city schools have decided to keep their institutions closed on Thursday fearing traffic disruptions because of Mamata Banerjee’s Martyrs’ Day rally in Esplanade on July 21. Severa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Chaos outside East-West Metro stations in Salt Lake

To counter this and prevent accidents, the Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA) has started setting up iron guardrails along the perimeter of the pavements along the Eastern Drainage Chan...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.07.22

Kolkata police chalk traffic diversion plan for Chitpore bridge

Buses and heavy vehicles using the Chitpore bridge in the north are being diverted through adjoining roads to lessen the load on the structure, which spans across the Chitpore railway yard. Police sa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

Kolkata police fix ‘drop & pick up’ points for school pool cars to streamline traffic

Pool cars dropping children to schools on Loudon Street, Rawdon Street, Hungerford Street and Wood Street in the central business district have been asked to drop students at designated points and imm...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 01.07.22

Kolkata police plan route tweak to ease school-hour traffic around Minto Park, trial soon

Police officers managing school-hour traffic around Loudon Street and adjoining areas in the central business district have sent a proposal to Vineet Kumar Goyal, the commissioner of Kolkata police, t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Worries eat into guardians’ relief over reopening of schools in Kolkata

Summative tests Parents of a Class VIII student of Hare School said his son was worried because the first summative tests could not be held following an early start of the vacation. “It was imp...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Snarls from Deshapriya to Park Circus hassle commuters on Day 1 of South Point reopening

“It took me 45 minutes to reach the Rashbehari crossing from Gariahat,” said a resident of Panchanantala in south Kolkata. The stretch usually takes less than five minutes to cover. Traff...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Gariahat

News  /  Published 21.06.22

Police stress on plugging gaps in median dividers on EM Bypass-Anwar Shah Road connector

There are at least seven gaps for pedestrians in the median divider on the EM Bypass-Prince Anwar Shah Road connector in the southern suburbs, which are not only unscientific but also pose a threat to...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.06.22

Traffic to be affected in central Delhi: police

Vehicular traffic will be affected in parts of central Delhi as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for the second consecutive day in a money laundering probe, the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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