Transport Department
News  /  Published 02.12.22

West Bengal transport department, not police, to suspend driving licence

The notification — issued a nine-point SOP for punitive action...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.11.22

March 2023 deadline set for tracking devices for buses, taxis in West Bengal

The state government has been trying to implement the system of installing vehicle-tracking devices with emergency buttons for some time...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 15.10.22

Fix fare of autorickshaw aggregators: Court

On Thursday, Justice MGS Kamal heard the petitions and suggested that authorities and companies arrive at a compromise and make common submission...
By PTI in Bangalore

News  /  Published 18.09.22

WB transport minister to issue notice to check arbitrary bus fare hike

Bus operators say fare hike essential to continue services...

News  /  Published 25.08.22

Kolkata rallyists demand Bilkis Bano convicts be sent back to jail

Hundreds of women assembled in front of the now-shut Purna cinema in Kalighat on Wednesday afternoon and walked to Ranu Chhaya Mancha near the Academy of Fine Arts...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 02.06.22

More West Bengal govt buses to run on CNG, says Firhad Hakim

CNG station in Kasba the first to be set up in a government bus depot...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.05.22

Tax relief in West Bengal for vehicles powered by green fuels

Move aimed at incentivising use of vehicles powered by environment-friendly fuels to reduce carbon footprint...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.05.22

1,200 electric buses to replace government fleet in two years

West Bengal to pay an amount every month to the companies which will run the buses, maintain them and arrange for drivers...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.02.22

Traffic fines of Rs 194 crore remain unpaid in Kolkata for at least six years

The amount of pending fines will be much more than 41 per cent if the period before 2016 is taken into consideration...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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