News  /  Published 28.09.22

State tourism offers hop-on-hop-off buses, priority tourist puja pass & double decker ride

The tourism department announced three services on Monday. While two are specific to Durga Puja, the third, a hop-on-hop-off bus service, will operate around the year.  A priority group pass fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 27.09.22

Vistadome coaches begin tri-weekly journey to Darjeeling

The toy train service between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri, which was temporarily closed owing to a landslide between Rongtong and Tindharia, also resumed on Monday. “The service covering Darj...

News  /  Published 27.09.22

Transport minister urges SBSTC staff to call off strike

The contract workers went on strike on September 22 with several demands, including same pay for same work as the permanent staff of SBSTC. The strike has affected bus transportation in south Bengal ...

News  /  Published 26.09.22

Transport dept to press in more buses for Puja

In order to ease public mobility, especially during the festivities, “The West Bengal Transport Corporation will run more than 100 buses,” said the West Bengal transport minister Snehasis ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 26.09.22

Contract workers’ strike paralyses govt bus services in south Bengal

A strike by contract workers of South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) severely affected bus services in the southern and western districts of West Bengal on September 25. The contract work...


News  /  Published 26.09.22

Rohu and katla get costlier, hilsa sells cheaper in Kolkata markets

■ Rohu (cut pieces): Rs 400 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 250 a month ago ■ Katla (cut pieces): Rs 500 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 300 a month ago ■ Hilsa: Rs 1,200 per kilo on Sunday from Rs 1,80...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 23.09.22

Kerala: PFI hartal turns violent

Masked men and miscreants went on a rampage in different parts of Kerala on Friday during the dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Popular Front of India (PFI), under the lens for alleged terror activiti...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Places  /  Published 23.09.22

Bengal Paddle, a steamer from the 1940s will ferry passengers on the river hooghly once more

Party time A 65-year-old company, Eastern Navigation, already runs two vessels on the Hooghly — the Riviera and the Desire, but this one, with a passenger license of 500, is the largest. &ldquo...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Metro Railway touches pre-Covid footfall on north-south corridor

Last week, the Metro authorities had announced that trains would run through the night from Saptami to Navami, like it used to before Covid. Metro officials said they are gearing up to tackle the Puj...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.09.22

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

The West Bengal transport department will issue a notice before Durga Puja asking private buses and mini buses to refrain from increasing fares arbitrarily. Transport minister Snehasis Chakraborty sa...


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