West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.19

Smooth ride with a few bumps

A signal-free ride down the newly opened ramp of the Parama flyover took Calcuttans used to stutter-and-stall traffic by surprise on Saturday. Traffic moved uninterrupted from Science City down the tw...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.20

Safety first is still not the mantra

Sir — Almost 40 people were booked every hour by the Noida Traffic Police on New Year’s Eve. Many in Calcutta, too, were seen helmetless or with two passengers riding pillion. It is shameful that ...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.19

Vending zones for 44 urban hubs in Jharkhand

The state urban development department is proposing vendors’ marts in Jharkhand’s cities to take hawkers off roads and ease the way for traffic.State urban development department secretary Ajoy Ku...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

Traffic curbs in place

Elaborate traffic management plans have been drawn up for the T20 international between India and Sri Lanka at the ACA Stadium here on Sunday.Deputy commissioner of police (traffic), Ranjan Bhuyan, sa...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.18

Calcutta getting cameras to snag red-light violations even at night

Calcutta police are installing cameras that detect red-light violations even at night and read the registration number of vehicles travelling at a speed of up to 100kmph.In the absence of these device...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

New ATC tower at airport by July

By July, Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi will have a new air traffic control (ATC) tower which will offer better visibility for flight operators who will also have at their disposal better equipment tha...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Auto jumps lanes for customer, gets hit

A bus hit an auto on VIP Road when the three-wheeler switched flanks without warning to pick up a passenger near Baguiati bus stop on Thursday, police said.Five people, who were in the auto, and the d...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.03.19

Road-hog shops return in Jamshedpur

Shops have sprung up again on the key Station-Jugsalai Road barely three months after they were cleared by the district administration to ensure commuters headed to Tatanagar station weren’t inconve...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Traffic safety week starts with reminders

The Calcutta police traffic safety week started on Monday with multiple accidents across the city, including one in which a bus overturned near Victoria Memorial on Queensway — a stretch where buses...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

Video highlights apathy towards farmers' plight

Sir — It was shocking to see a video that recently went viral on social media, of a farmer in Madhya Pradesh falling to the feet of the new district collector of the area for the installation of a s...
By The Telegraph


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