West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

A day after tumble in Ganga: 3 men, 7 trucks missing

Police, civil defence, disaster management and national disaster response forces on Tuesday retrieved one of the eight trucks that had rolled off a plank of a large steamer and fallen into the Ganga a...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Bengal: 6 lakh trucks on strike

Supply of essential commodities in Bengal is likely to be disrupted as around six lakh truckers went on a 72-hour strike from Monday, demanding immediate implementation of revised carrying capaci...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Onion for hilsa donor stuck in ban

The Centre’s sudden decision to prohibit export of onion has slammed the brakes on hundreds of onion-loaded trucks and rakes waiting along India-Bangladesh border in the state and put the export...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

GPS tracking system for Haldia trucks

The East Midnapore district administration has mandated GPS tracking systems and driver background checks for all private transporters operating around 6,500 heavy vehicles daily in the industrial tow...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.20

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


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