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Transport
India  /  Published 28.10.19

Strike drags on, conductor kills self

A woman bus conductor of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation, whose employees have struck work since October 5, allegedly hanged herself at her home here on Sunday night, police said.Neeraj...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Business  /  Published 11.03.19

Tatas on green turf with electric buses

Tata Motors will finish the delivery of 255 electric buses to six states within three months. The company had bagged the contracts from the state transport corporations (STCs) under the FAME I scheme....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Hopes for Jet refunds brighten

Fliers who had booked tickets of Jet Airways, which was grounded on April 17, and are still waiting for refunds are set to get back a part of their money, sources said.There is no word yet when the re...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.18

January debut for electric bus fleet in Calcutta

Calcutta’s centuries-old mass transport system is set to shift gears and go green as battery-run buses hit the roads by January-end.Eighty such buses will ply across 10 routes. The move is aimed at ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

AC bus to Howrah from Karunamoyee

Residents of Salt Lake have got a new year gift in the form of an air-conditioned connection to Howrah station. The West Bengal Transport Development Corporation launched a route on Wednesday that wil...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

CNG buses roll in West Bengal

Buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) were introduced between Asansol and different parts of the state, including Calcutta, on Wednesday.Chief minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off the green fl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

HSBC files Wind-up petition against IL&FS arm

Global banking giant HSBC has filed a winding up petition in a Singapore court against an overseas subsidiary of IL&FS Transport Services Ltd (ITNL) for recovery of dues totalling more than Rs 1,0...
By PTI in Singapore

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Opinion divided on free transport for women in Delhi

The Delhi government’s pledge to make public transport free for women split opinion on Wednesday, with supporters hoping it entices more women into work and detractors calling it a sexist gimmick.In...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Curbs eased on agri, poultry, self-employed; no air, road transport

Fresh stay-at-home guidelines issued on Wednesday indicated that the government would allow operations in agriculture, IT and e-commerce after April 20 in safe areas to “mitigate hardships” of the...
By Our bureau and agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

Women's right to safe public transport

On buses and other public transport across a sprawling South Asian city, women are wearing T-shirts and hair brooches saying, “Ga gheshe daraben na”, Bengali for ‘Don’t come too close’. It i...
By Sanjoy Hazarika


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