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News  /  Published 17.11.21

Some students reach Kolkata schools on cycle

Some students of Sanskrit Collegiate School in central Kolkata cycled to class so they could avoid using public transport. At least 10 students who used to avail buses, rode bicycles as parents feare...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Weekend Metro services for all Kolkata commuters

Metro Railway’s weekend services, allotted only for railway employees and ‘essential service providers‘, will be available for all commuters starting November 20.  “We wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Bengal govt works out CNG package for diesel bus operators

The Bengal government is working on a package for private bus operators to switch from diesel to CNG.   This move is part of the state’s initiative to stand by the bus operators who a...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Metro to increase trains

Metro Railway will increase the number of daily trains if the passenger count shoots up substantially following the resumption of local trains. The carrier runs 266 trains every weekday now. Before t...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.11.21

Trains to Kolkata too crowded

The overcrowding on trains and in stations triggered fears of a spike in Covid numbers. But for countless daily passengers, the choice between lives and livelihood was very difficult. Ansar Ali Laska...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 01.11.21

Back on track after six months!

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"https://assets.telegraphindia.com/telegraph/2021/Nov/1635767732_g0016634-1.jpg","caption":"Commuters at Bidhannagar Road station on Monday morning. Local trai...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.11.21

Local train services resume after 6 months, railway braces for weekday crowds

Local trains were not jam-packed on the first day of formal resumption of the suburban service on Sunday. Around 640 trains chugged out from Sealdah and some 350 from Howrah on Sunday,...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

Local trains to run from Sunday with 50 per cent capacity in Bengal, Covid restrictions extended

The Bengal government on Friday gave the green signal to allow local trains to resume services, and also  schools and colleges to reopen, while extending Covid restrictions till the month of Nove...
By Our Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Buses off Kolkata roads as diesel scores a ton

Several routes in Kolkata witnessed a nearly 40 per cent drop in the fleet strength of private buses and minibuses since Thursday morning following the rise in the diesel price beyond Rs 100 per litre...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

No mask? I can’t be heard, too hot…

“The most common excuse people give for not wearing masks is that they feel uncomfortable wearing one in the hot and humid conditions,” said a police officer posted at Esplanade where doze...
in Kolkata


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