Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

A nation of narcissists

India has always been a crowded country. People have always pushed and shoved, people have always tried to jump queues, people have always pasted themselves on to the person next to themselves without...
By Ruchir Joshi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Tallah detour: Government mulls bus fare hike

The state government is mulling a hike in fares for buses that have been forced to make a detour after the Tallah bridge was closed to heavy vehicles. Transport department officials are likely to meet...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.05.20

Scores stranded at New Delhi railway station

Scores of people, who arrived in the national capital on the first batch of trains since the partial resumption of railway services amid a lockdown, were on Wednesday left stranded on the roads outsid...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Help for industry, but niggles linger

The industry department on Monday tried to address the problems in supply of raw material as well as in sale of finished products arising due to transport difficulties, but stakeholders said more need...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

Northeast crucial in transport plan: Official

The secretary general of the Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) M. Shahidul Islam on Friday said the Northeast will play a crucial role in implementing t...
By Tanmoy Chakroborty in Agartala


West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

The cycle battles to return to Calcutta’s streets

Dandy Horse. That was the name of the first mechanical contraption for human transportation on two wheels. It is unlikely that administrations around the world, including the Calcutta Police, consider...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Business  /  Published 21.11.18

ATMs in crisis as costs gut service providers

Almost half of the country’s ATMs are facing closure — as early as by March next year — as the privately operated service providers of these cash dispensers are concerned over the rising costs o...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.18

Ban on uncovered goods transport in Calcutta

Transportation of goods on open-top trucks and trailers without a tarpaulin or similar covering has been banned in the interest of public safety through a new clause in the Central Motor Vehicles Rule...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.05.19

Poll duty vehicle target: 2000

Collecting vehicles to use in the May 12 Jamshedpur Lok Sabha polls began on Tuesday from the steel city and adjoining areas.East Singhbhum DTO Dinesh Ranjan said they would collect some 2,000 commerc...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.08.19

Ranchi to host 6km promotional on cycling

This Independence Day residents of the capital are being urged to be a part of “Cyclothon”, a rally to promote the use of the cycle given its credentials as a pollution-free, noise-free and enviro...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


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