Cover Stories

A Royal Hustle to cheer about!



The hustle began as the stalls opened near the outer peripheries of the Victoria Memorial as seen from the Grand Stands. The palpable excitement in and around the Royal Calcutta Turf Club reminded one about the most important event in the racing calendar. A lingering suspense, a furious gallop of hooves, a rush of bloo....

A Taxing Problem



Buying a car in West Bengal means you will have to pay higher road tax. We take a closer look at this 'pricey' phenomena
If you are a resident of West Bengal, think again if you are about to buy a car in this state. No, not because the fuel prices are on the rise, but because of the fact that you will have to pa....

All about alternative fuels



As emission norms for in-use vehicles get more and more stringent, an increasing number of motorists today opt for cleaner fuel options to reduce the emission level. Today the major alternatives to petrol or diesel are Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Ethanol, Methanol and LNG. However, i....

Ambassador Saluting the Grand Lady of Indian Roads



In March 1912, bicycle-maker William Morris produced his first car in a newly built factory at the former Military College in Cowley, Oxford. It marked the start of an adventure continuing even today. In 1952 Morris merged with rival Austin under ‘The British Motor Corporation’, creating the fourth largest car make....

An obstacle race for motorists?



With numerous obstacles lying on the roadside unattended for years, driving on Kolkata roads have truly become a nightmare for motorists as the smooth flow of traffic is obstructed leading to accidents.

The streets of Kolkata seem to be fraught with danger and traps laid out for motorists with numerous tre....