Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

Action against rash drivers must be sustained over time

A lot of problems are surmountable if there is a mix of imagination and political will in devising their solutions. In the absence of these factors, the same problems can persist and even worsen over ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Crackdown on errant bikers in Calcutta

Helmetless bike gangs that are often seen zigzagging down empty roads in Calcutta at night in violation of traffic rules almost disappeared on Wednesday night following a crackdown by police on unruly...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.19

Grilles off, grilling time for traffic

Road dividers on five points on the Straight Mile Road stretch linking Baug-E-Jamsheed in Sakchi with Keenan Stadium in Northern Town have been temporary removed by civic body Jusco, making it easy fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 14.05.19

Traffic eases on national highway

Traffic flow has eased on the pothole-filled National Highway 37 near Don Bosco High School here in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district after a traffic guard and a police constable were deployed followi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 07.05.19

Hail a ‘captain’, steer clear of traffic snarls

In an effort to overcome traffic congestion and help people reach their destination on time, Rapido, the bike app, was officially launched here on Tuesday.The Bangalore-based organisation, which has r...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.20

Free helmet facility at petrol pump in Dhanbad

Samadhan, a Jharia-based youth organisation, on Monday launched a “helmet junction” at Green View Petrol Pump here to help bike riders.Two-wheeler riders who forget to carry helmets can borrow the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Using city roads is a danger to life and limb

Roads in India cannot be called very safe. In 2016, the annual report of road accidents in Indian cities with populations over 50 million from the ministry of road transport and highways placed Calcut...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

LED bulbs at New Town traffic signals

Solar-powered LED bulbs are being fitted at all major traffic signals in New Town.Traffic signal posts have solar panels attached atop to power the bulbs that are brighter than conventional ones. At p...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.19

Secretary Ajoy Kumar Singh junks transfer row

State urban development secretary Ajoy Kumar Singh on Sunday denied allegations that he punished traffic DSP Ranjit Lakra with a transfer for pulling up a car in which his wife was travelling, but con...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 20.01.20

Air traffic growth hit

Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday said domestic air passenger traffic grew to 14.41 crore in 2019, an increase of just 3.74 per cent compared with 2018.The domestic air passenger traffic grew 18.6 per...
By PTI in New Delhi


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