Calcutta  /  Published 25.01.21

Tram routes to be colour-coded

The West Bengal Transport Corporation, which runs on subsidy from the state government, has of late been trying to popularise the age old mode of transport...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Increase frequency, demand tram users

From 37 routes covering 70km in the 1960s, only six routes covering about 20km were left operational till Cyclone Amphan struck south Bengal on May 20...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.12.20

Car papers valid till March 31

Earlier through various notifications, it was advised that such documents may be treated to be valid till December 31...
By PTI, Reuters in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.20

Dhanbad autos call off strike

Minimum fare fixed at Rs 10, routes to be allocated within February...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 26.11.20

Airlines seek support

The Indian airlines have sought an interest-free credit line of at least $1.5 billion for the sector...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Left rally for trains in Birbhum

Suburban rail services in Bengal have recently resumed under Howrah and Sealdah divisions, but don’t extend beyond Burdwan. Commuters in districts such as Birbhum are left out of the loop...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

Fitness certificate, licence, road permit fines waived

A fall in the passenger count in the past few months because of the pandemic has hit their earnings and many bus operators have said they would not run their vehicles to avoid paying huge fines...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.20

Operators root for revised fare

Operators demand revision of old tariff, while passenger demand for the reintroduction pre-lockdown price for public transport...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Fewer buses can pose transport challenge

Most operators have withdrawn their vehicles from 60-odd routes ending at the bus terminus adjoining the station complex in Howrah...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Tyre artwork park in Esplanade

The West Bengal Transport Corporation has decided to convert dumped tyres into art installations using bright paint and innovative design...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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