TMC councillor shot at

A TMC councillor was shot at thrice in a crowded local train on Friday. Vijay Mishra, councillor of Rishra municipality, was travelling with his mother on a local train when he was shot by unknown miscreants. He was rushed to a hospital, where he is said to be critical. Mukul Roy, TMC general secretary, accused the CPM cadres for the attack.

HC seeks report on ban on old vehicles

The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the government to file a report stating what action has been taken on the ban on public vehicles that are more than 15 years old. The High court had directed the government on July 18, 2008and had set up an committee to look into the matter.

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