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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Zipping through flyovers, Metro: Delhi reaps CWG legacy (Year after CWG)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sleek low-floor buses, a well-equipped bus depot, elevated corridors, numerous flyovers and massive streetscaping...the infrastructural facelift in the run up to India's biggest sporting event, ... Read more...

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Blueline operators can run buses as a co-op, court told


September 16th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that it has decided to allow former Blueline bus operators to run over 500 buses on ... Read more...

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Allow us to ply on inter-state routes: Blueline operators to court


August 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Blueline bus operators Friday approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Delhi government for utilisation of their buses by allowing them to ply ... Read more...

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Police hunt for Blueline killer driver


May 9th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Police said Monday they were still hunting for a Blueline driver who rammed his bus into a bus stop here killing a 28-year-old man and ... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... Read more...

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Slick pickpockets shrug off Blueline phaseout, turn to Metro


March 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The next time you travel on the Delhi Metro, you may want to give your co-passengers a close look. Because the smartly-dressed, laptop carrying young ... Read more...

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Court tips on traffic scenario after Blueline buses exit


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered the complete phaseout of privately-owned Blueline buses, blamed for accidents in the capital, by June 2012. It also gave ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to breath their last in June 2012 (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sealed the fate of privately-run Blueline buses, blamed for innumerable accidents on the capital's roads, by saying the government should ... Read more...

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Court gives life to Blueline buses


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed privately-owned Blueline buses whose permits have not expired to keep plying. But these buses will go off the roads ... Read more...

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Court ruling on Blueline buses Thursday


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict Thursday on a petition by private bus operators seeking a stay on the Delhi government's decision to ... Read more...

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Blueline buses with permits continue to ply on Delhi roads


February 1st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court gave relief to over 300 Blueline buses with valid permits, the privately-owned buses continued their journey on the capital's roads ... Read more...

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Blueline buses get brief lease of life (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi's privately owned Blueline buses whose last batch was supposed to go off the capital's roads Tuesday, will now continue their journey for a little longer with ... Read more...

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Blueline buses get fresh lease of life (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The capital's Blueline buses, dubbed "killer buses" because of their reckless drivers, have earned a fresh lease of life. They were to be withdrawn from the roads ... Read more...

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Blueline buses finally to go off Delhi roads


January 31st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi's privately owned Blueline buses, which earned the sobriquet of 'killer buses', will pass into history as the entire fleet goes off the road from Tuesday."Today (Monday) ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on phase-out of Blueline buses


January 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its judgment on the fate of privately-owned and run Blueline buses, blamed for hundreds of deaths on city roads and proposed ... Read more...

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Delhi to add 4,000 buses to tide over Blueline phaseout


January 13th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday told Delhi High Court that it will increase its fleet of 6,500 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses by 4,000 to meet the requirement ... Read more...

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More Bluelines going out, private low-floors being introduced


December 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) More than 1,200 Blueline buses will be phased out from the capital's roads by Friday, and the Delhi government is introducing private low-floor buses in several clusters ... Read more...

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Delhi to float tenders for more bus route clusters


December 20th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) With Jan 31, 2011 fixed as last day for Blueline buses on the capital's roads, the Delhi government has decided to float tenders for more routes soon ... Read more...

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Deadline to phase out Blueline buses extended (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced that 823 Blueline buses will go off the roads from Wednesday but extended to Jan 31 the deadline to phase out the ... Read more...

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It’s end of road for 800 Blueline buses


December 14th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday missed the Dec 14 deadline to completely phase out "killer" Blueline buses from the city public transport system, but announced that as many ... Read more...

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Delhi welcomes high court’s stand against Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court's refusal to stay a notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses, notorious for their reckless drivers."The government ... Read more...

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Court backs government on phasing out Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Delhi High Court Monday declined to restrain a government notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses notorious for their reckless drivers.The direction was passed on a ... Read more...

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Contracts signed for four more bus clusters in Delhi


November 1st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday awarded contracts for four more private bus clusters in the capital under its scheme aimed at phasing out the notorious Blueline buses."We have ... Read more...

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Court allows Blueline buses to ply in south Delhi


October 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said the government notification to phase out Blueline buses from the capital by Dec 14 will not apply to buses plying in ... Read more...

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It’s adieu to 1,600 Blueline buses in Delhi


October 28th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With a government notification coming into effect Thursday, 1,600 privately run Blueline buses went off the capital's roads. While many commuters have welcomed the decision, others are ... Read more...

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End of road for 1,600 Blueline buses from Thursday


October 27th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The 1,600-odd Blueline buses will become a part of history with a notification to do away with the private bus service, blamed for deaths of hundreds on ... Read more...

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No mercy for Bluelines, they will go, says Dikshit


October 26th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit made it clear Tuesday that her government was determined to banish Blueline buses from December and blamed the private fleet for its ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to go off Delhi roads in December (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Acting tough, the Delhi government Monday finally decided not to let the last of 2,400 Blueline buses to ply beyond Dec 14, ending a notorious service responsible ... Read more...

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Blueline buses not to return to Delhi roads


October 25th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided not to bring 1,600 Blueline buses back to the capital's roads. The privately-run buses were taken off to decongest some of the ... Read more...

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Fate of blueline buses in Delhi to be decided today


October 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely is scheduled to meet the blueline bus owners today to decide the future of the bus services in the national capital.Over 1,600 ... Read more...

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DTC earned Rs.60 crore extra during CWG


October 19th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) earned an additional revenue of Rs.60 crore during the Commonwealth Games by providing its services to the Games Organising Committee and other ... Read more...

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Delhi to decide on return of Blueline buses after Oct 25


October 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday said it will take a decision after Oct 25 on whether to bring around 1,600 Blueline buses back on the city's roads, and ... Read more...

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DTC to roll out over 1,000 buses Monday


October 17th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will Monday roll out for public use over 1,000 buses which transported delegates, athletes and spectators during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games."As ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to be back on Delhi roads Monday


October 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 1,600 Blueline buses that were taken off the roads leading up to the Commonwealth Games venues will make a comeback Monday."The buses will be back Monday. ... Read more...

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