West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Urgent work only at transport offices

Only urgent applications for renewal of licence and No Objection Certificates will be entertained at regional transport offices “till further orders”, the state government has said in a directive ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

25 pick-up & drop-off points marked

Public transporters, like city buses and auto-rickshaws, picking up passengers close to crossings and roundabouts and causing traffic snarls will soon be punished with fines of up to Rs 500.On the req...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.20

Control room to fight Covid-19 in Jamshedpur

A round-the-clock control room, quarantine centres and sanitization of long-distance buses are some of the measures the East Singhbhum district administration has initiated to counter the spread of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.19

Delhi Metro freebie — policy with an eye on populism

There are free lunches — in New Delhi at least. The state government, headed by the Aam Aadmi Party, has proposed free rides for women commuters in buses and on the Delhi Metro. The proposal — it ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

The time is right to turn electric

The West Bengal Transport Corporation recently launched 20 electric buses. Another 60 are in the pipeline for the coming months. The Delhi government had assured the Supreme Court in February that 3,0...
By Jitin Yadav


North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Pedestrian woes on Dhubri roads

The poor development of a proper transport and communication system in the Dhubri town, which was first constituted as a municipality in 1883, has become a source of major inconvenience to pedestrians...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Business  /  Published 27.01.20

Govt to sell 100% stake in Air India

The government on Monday announced sale of 100 per cent stake in debt-laden Air India as it issued the preliminary bid document for the strategic disinvestment with the deadline for submitting express...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.19

Steel city stores locked in solidarity

Responding to the call given by apex body Confederation of All India Traders, businessmen here on Monday observed a three-hour shutdown from 9am to show their solidarity with bereaved families of the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Buses burnt after death

Locals incensed at the death of a schoolgirl in an accident on a national highway in Jalpaiguri torched three buses and ransacked two others on Saturday. The protesters, who held up traffic for around...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

China, Bangla nod to river project

China and Bangladesh have given a no-objection to the Assam Inland Water Transport Project (AIWTP) on the Brahmaputra, funded by the World Bank.The bank in its project appraisal document says any proj...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati


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