Suvendu Adhikari
Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.20

Registration of cars from June 1

Registration of vehicles will start at motor vehicle offices from June 1 with fewer employees at lower levels, the transport department has decided.Cash counters will remain open between 10.30am and 3...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.19

TMC leader killed inside party office in Panskura

A Trinamul leader was shot dead inside a party office in East Midnapore’s Panskura on Monday night.While Trinamul accused the BJP of the murder of Kurban Shah, 32, Trinamul’s working president in ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Minister to unveil bust of language martyr

Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari will inaugurate a bust of Abul Barkat in Murshidabad’s Salar on Friday, which is the 21st International Mother Language Day. The Mother Language Day was announced...
By Alamgir Hossain in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

TMC rally to counter Rahul

The Trinamul Congress will on Monday organise a public meeting at the same venue in Chanchol where Congress president Rahul Gandhi organised a rally on Saturday and targeted Mamata Banerjee and the ru...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.19

Smart card for ferries, buses and trams

A pre-paid smart card that can be used on ferries, government buses and trams was launched on Friday.The card can be swiped or held against devices installed at ferry ghats, buses and trams to pay far...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.19

Salt Lake mayor rings wetlands alarm bell

Realtors are filling up the East Calcutta Wetlands and complaints to the environment department have had no effect, Salt Lake mayor Sabyasachi Dutta alleged on Saturday.Dutta was speaking in the prese...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.20

Text updates for driving licence plea status

The transport department will send text messages updating an applicant for a driver’s licence about the status of the application at every stage so that he or she is not fleeced by touts, who extort...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Calcutta set for AC tram debut

Air-conditioned trams are set to start ferrying passengers in Calcutta for the first time this summer.The routes of the two single-coach trams, which were inaugurated on Monday, will be decided shortl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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