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Suvendu Adhikari
West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Minister among new patients in Bengal

Bengal’s transport and irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikari, deemed a key leader in the topmost tier of Trinamul, and his mother tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday night. The...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Narada: scan on TMC leaders' assets

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent letters to some Trinamul leaders and to a suspended IPS officer seeking details of their bank transactions and properties in connection with the probe into th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Sharp drop in bus count across Calcutta

Over the past few weeks the state government had cajoled the owners of about 1,900 buses into rolling out their vehicles. On Monday, the count came down to 900. More and more private bus operators ar...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Government suggests bus fare tweak

The transport department on Wednesday proposed to private bus operators to work out a model for fare revision for the government to consider so that services can resume from May 18.Transport minister ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.19

Bengal drags feet on stiff road rule

State transport minister Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday said the Bengal government was not going to implement immediately the new motor vehicles act, which is scheduled to become effective from September...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.19

NoC pause on Haldia jetty

Construction of a jetty here for boats sailing on the Hooghly from across Nandigram has come to a halt, apparently because the project didn’t have an NOC from the Haldia Port. The Rs 3 crore jetty w...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Phone peril in app cabs

Actress Sonam Kapoor had recently tweeted of her “scariest experience” with Uber in London saying she was “super shaken”. In Calcutta, hundreds of people using app cabs, particularly at night,...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Driver loses licence for talking on phone

The transport department on Wednesday revoked the licence of a man who was spotted by transport minister Suvendu Adhikari talking on a mobile phone while driving a small bus ferrying schoolchildren.Of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Bullet hits teen in Bankura TMC-BJP clash

A Class VIII boy buying books at a market in Bankura’s Patrashayar was hit by bullets along with two others during a clash between BJP and Trinamul supporters soon after a rally by Bengal minister S...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.20

Bengal rules out bus fare hike

The fares of private buses will not be increased and the government will try to bring in more state buses to cater to the rising demand, transport minister Suvendu Adhikari said on Saturday.“The far...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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