Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Trucks off steel city roads from Saturday

Movement of over 3,000 trucks and trailers will come to a grinding halt from August 1 as the Jamshedpur Truck and Trailers Owners Association has decided to go on a strike in support of their demands....
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.18

Jamshedpur bridge ban for buses, big trucks

Tatanagar railway authorities will install drop gates at both the ends of the 300-metre Burmamines railway overbridge in Jugsalai here to stop the movement of heavy vehicles having more than six wheel...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.18

4-day shutdown at Tata Motors plant

Tata Motors will stop production of all heavy commercial vehicles, including trucks and other multi-axle vehicles, for four days from December 19 with the company terming the move, that comes amid fa...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.19

New Trai tariff: It's like demonetisation, but for TV

On the roadSir — A famous Bengali film on truckers had the song, “Ei pathei jibon, ei pathei maran amader, sab kichhu pather bukei”. This is what came to mind on reading the article, “Slogan, ...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Cops prepare for curbs on truck entry in Burrabazar and Posta

Senior officers of Calcutta police on Friday began an exercise to examine whether trucks reaching parts of Burrabazar and Posta from outside Bengal could be terminated at a truck terminal on Kona Expr...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.19

Trucks move, but too few in Calcutta outskirts

Trucks carrying vegetables and fish spent Monday night stationed outside the city but several of them were forced by police to drive to their destinations and unload early on Tuesday. Truck operators,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.19

11 die as bus to Bihar rams iron rod-laden trailer truck

Eleven persons, including three women and a child, died and 25 others were injured when a double-decker sleeper bus that was heading to Bihar rammed into a stationary truck laden with iron rods early ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.19

Truck hits school van in bid to dodge cops in Bengal's Durgapur

Nine kids aged between six and 11 were injured when a speeding truck trying to escape some policemen allegedly demanding money hit the kids’ pool car on way to school near Durgapur on Wednesday.The ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.18

Mamata Banerjee rolls out large-truck curbs

Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that heavy vehicles, other than those up to four-wheeled trucks, would no longer be allowed on Bengal’s rural roads to minimise damage to the surface, prompting quest...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

Arts  /  Published 16.02.19

Horn Please: The kitschy world of truck art

By Manasi Shah in


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