Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.19

Bus bays in poll-code race

Decks have been cleared for completing the tender process of Transport Nagar in Ranchi and the new bus terminus in Dhanbad by the end of this month so that the construction work can begin before the m...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Poor policies make public transport unsafe

Sir — The state government had said in June that it will do away with the ‘commission system’ of earning for bus drivers and conductors. The ‘commission system’ — under which bus workers e...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 03.10.19

Static wheels bring life to a standstill

Commuters in Assam had a tough time on Thursday after hundreds of buses went off the roads during the 24-hour statewide chakka bandh called by the All Assam Motor Transport Association from 5am, deman...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.19

Trams could help fight air pollution

By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Chopper cheat in net

A cellphone store employee was arrested late on Thursday on charges of cheating a New Town resident of Rs 58,000 by promising her a helicopter ride from Guwahati to Shillong, police said.The ride usua...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 16.08.19

Passenger is king

Sir — In the past six months, the Mumbai Regional Transport Office has allegedly cancelled the licences of around 900 autorickshaw drivers for refusing customers. Fourteen special squads have been f...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Calcutta airport clears out trolley touts

Calcutta airport appears to have been rid of its pesky trolley touts, although there is still no escaping the purveyors of wheelchairs for a fee and taxi rides with fares that shock.Passengers arrivin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Assam lockdown curfew from 6pm to 6am

Assam imposed a curfew from 6pm to 6am while providing a slew of relaxations to green-zone districts as the nation slips into lockdown 3.0 from Monday. The curfew was imposed owing to the coronavirus ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Book bus ticket through single channel: ASTC

The Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) has appealed to the stranded people to register for the inter-state bus journey only once per person, instead of doing so though multiple numbers.ASTC offi...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 26.04.20

Commute proves difficult during lockdown

Absence of public transport is capping industry’s efforts to restart business operations despite partial allowance given by the authorities during the nationwide lockdown, a survey conducted among b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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