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West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Car crash kills family of 3 in Murshidabad

An elderly couple and their daughter died when their car collided head-on with a Berhampore-bound bus on NH12 in Murshidabad’s Rejinagar around 5.30pm on Wednesday. The three were returning hom...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Rush and potholes trigger snarls

Vehicles crawled on Belghoria Expressway, Jessore Road and the airport’s slip road on Tuesday, a day after the total lockdown, because of a heavy rush and innumerable potholes on the roads. Veh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Signal jump proves fatal for biker at Esplanade

A motorcyclist came under the wheels of a lorry after he jumped a traffic signal at the Dorina crossing in Esplanade and collided with a lorry moving towards Lenin Sarani on Wednesday, police said. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Calcutta airport chaos shifts gates

The airport had on Tuesday witnessed congestion at the entry to the terminal and security check counters. On Thursday, the congestion shifted to gate 3C, in front of the ticket counters of various air...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Traffic rule reminder for Kolkata cyclists

Cyclists will have to follow traffic rules, especially the one-way rule, police said on Monday while extending the permission for free movement of cycles on all roads barring main arterial roads till ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Potholes trigger traffic snarls in city

A series of potholes on VIP Road and Jessore Road near the airport is causing long traffic snarls during rush hours every day, even on days the city is under lockdown. Commuters headed towards the ai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

Rains trigger severe traffic jam

Tens of thousands of vehicles were stranded in central Calcutta on Monday — the picture reminiscent of the days before the lockdown when commuting in the heart of the city was often a nightmare....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Driver falls off, bus rams into tree

The driver of a government bus fell off the vehicle apparently after suffering a stroke near the Maidan, while the bus kept moving for about 200 metres till it smashed into a tree on Dufferin Road on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Lockdown: car hits cop, flees

Two men, who were neither from an essential service nor in any emergency, allegedly jumped the lights at the Hudco crossing and in Kankurgachi and hit a traffic sergeant who tried to stop their car fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai


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