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News  /  Published 28.11.21

Resistance to breath analyser test wanes, say police

Resistance to undergoing alcohol tests on the roads at night is less these days compared to earlier, police officers who have been on the roads over the past few weeks said. The officers attribute th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.11.21

Youth dies while trying to get off moving bus

A 22-year-old man who had arrived in the city for a doctor’s consultation fell while trying to jump off a moving bus and died after the bus ran over him on Saturday, police said. The accident t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Police to conduct alcohol tests on cyclists on Kolkata roads

Kolkata police will conduct a breathalyser test on bicyclists from now onwards to reduce possibilities of road accidents involving cyclists in an intoxicated state. At least 13 accidents involving bi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Entire Chingrighata crossing to be under Kolkata police

The police said there were several challenges in manning traffic. A few of them are:  Residents of Sukanta Nagar have to cross this intersection to fetch drinking water because of lack of pipe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.11.21

Human chain in farmers’ support in Kolkata on Thursday

Expressing apprehension about the resultant traffic snarl, Abhishek Sengupta, who daily drives down to his office in Esplanade from Behala towards late morning, said: “I will definitely check th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 24.11.21

Kolkata Traffic Police start eNOC for lost driving licence

The Kolkata Traffic Police on Tuesday launched an e-No Objection Certificate (eNOC) service for lost vehicle registration certificate (RC) and driving licence (DL) as well as for other services. Pres...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

Cashless fines on the spot

Siliguri Metropolitan Police introduced ePOS (electronic point of sale) machines for the traffic wing for cashless collection of fines on the spot from traffic violators. “Seventy such machines...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Schools open, traffic soars

The Siliguri Metropolitan Police, especially its traffic wing, took up the uphill task of trying to keep traffic smooth across the city on Tuesday as thousands of students headed for schools for the f...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Thief chased at Exide crossing, girl’s phone recovered

Senior officers said traffic sergeant Amal Prasad lost track of the man as he took a left turn and ran towards Lord Sinha Road. Prasad alerted civic volunteer Mrinal Harijan over phone who was posted...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Drive to sensitise civic volunteers in Kolkata

Kolkata police launched a drive to sensitise civic volunteers and constables against whom there are allegations of misbehaviour and overstepping of authority. Between Tuesday and Wednesday, senior of...
By Kinsuk Basu


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