Business  /  Published 24.01.22

Devas to seize govt assets

Unfazed by the Supreme Court upholding the winding up of the company, the shareholders of Devas Multimedia will continue to seek the seizure of Indian government assets abroad to collect $1.2 billion ...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Kolkata school bus owners seek Covid waiver on road tax, penalties

Owners of school buses have appealed to the Bengal government to waive road tax and penalties for late payment of permit fees and renewal of fitness certificates till June to help them tide over the f...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Cooch Behar youth on cycle for 10,000 km

A 21-year-old youth from Cooch Behar, who had cycled for over 10,000km and covered 19 states while imparting messages of peace, amity, integrity and education for all, was felicitated by the Trinamul ...
By Main Uddin Chisti

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengal government to conduct fitness tests on commercial vehicles

The state government has decided that fitness tests of commercial vehicles will now be held at any of the regional transport offices or public vehicles departments. Till now, owners would have to repo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Overloading whip awaits officials

The Bengal government has decided to pull up officials in the transport department after asking them to explain how overloaded trucks and other goods vehicles have started plying on the roads when suc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


News  /  Published 06.01.22

Peak-and-lean transport ache

The fresh curbs imposed by the state government to check the surge in Covid cases have changed the pattern of crowding in public transport. Local and Metro trains and buses are teeming with passenger...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 06.01.22

Car sales slump 11% in Dec

Semiconductor shortages continued to impact the auto sector with passenger vehicles retail sales slumping about 11 per cent year-on-year in December, automobile dealers’ body FADA said on Wednes...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

New ticket system for Sagar

To tackle overcrowding at ticket counters for buses and vessels en route to Gangasagar amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, the West Bengal Transport Corporation has launched a combined ticketing system ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Siliguri-Kathmandu bus link

The state-run North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC)will introduce a new bus service between Siliguri and Nepal’s capital Kathmandu from January, NBSTC chairmanPartha Pratim Roy said h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 14.12.21

Gig workers press for benefits

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Union government, Zomato and Swiggy besides cab operators Uber and Ola on a petition by the Indian Federation of Application Based Transport Work...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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