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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Hold your horses, Bengal minister tells taxi, bus owners (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) As bus, minibus and taxi operators in West Bengal threatened an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised in the wake of the abrupt ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Crackdown continues against errant bus operators in Andhra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) For the sixth day Saturday, transport authorities in Andhra Pradesh continued their drive against privately run commuter and school buses plying in violation of rules following ... Read more...

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Goa bus operators coerced into ferrying workers for Sonia rally


December 15th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's visit to Goa this Saturday has triggered controversy even before she has landed here with bus operators complaining that they were ... 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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10 passengers burnt alive in bus


August 21st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 10 passengers were Sunday burnt alive and 20 injured when the bus they were travelling in was torched during a clash between two transporters ... 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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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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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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Republic Day celebrated peacefully in Orissa (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (IANS) The 62nd Republic Day was celebrated peacefully across Orissa with Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurling the tri colour flag at different functions."There was ... 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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‘Control on inter-state bus fares required in Goa’


January 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Travel and tourism industry stakeholders in Goa want the state government to regulate inter-state bus fares, which invariably skyrocket during the peak tourism season. Travel and Tourism Association ... Read more...

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Auto Serve Exhibition 2010 starts in Chennai


November 20th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.20 (ANI): The fourth edition of Auto Serve exhibition started in Chennai to provide a platform to showcase the opportunities in automotive aftermarket business and to provide a marketing and ... Read more...

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Maoists kill man during strike in Orissa (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A 22-year old man was killed by Maoists Monday in Orissa's Malkangiri district during a one-day strike called by the guerrillas, police said.About 20-30 rebels dragged Dama ... Read more...

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Maoist strike shuts down two Orissa districts


November 15th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A one-day strike called by Maoists saw buses staying off the roads and shops downing shutters in two districts of Orissa Monday, police said.The Communist Party ... Read more...

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Delhi clears way for corporates into city bus services (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Big corporate houses are set to hit the city roads this month-end as the Delhi government Monday cleared four more clusters, paving the way for over ... 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 Bluelines in south Delhi, government firm on phase-out


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said it was not keen on bringing back the 'killer' Blueline buses on roads, after the high court ruled that the notification for ... 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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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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Bus crash kills 21 people in central Mexico


October 18th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A total of 21 people were killed on early Monday morning after a passenger bus was involved in a crash in central Mexico, officials said.The accident happened ... 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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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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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Services resume at Kashmere Gate bus terminus


September 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The usually busy Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) resumed its services Saturday after these were hit owing to waterlogging in the complex. The terminus was ... Read more...

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Forced out of ISBT, bus operators running in losses


September 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) At Delhi's busiest and oldest bus terminus - Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) - one may encounter waterways instead of pathways, an eerie silence ... Read more...

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Manipur’s militant outfit disrupt inter-state bus services


September 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.20 (ANI): The outlawed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) recently issued a threat to inter-state bus service operators not to ply along the National Highway-39 in Manipur.On September 8, PREPAK ... Read more...

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Bengal taxi operators threaten indefinite strike


August 19th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal's taxi operators Wednesday threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Sep 1 unless the state government raises the taxi fares. "We will go on an indefinite ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip valuation soars 90 percent on Nasdaq debut (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Aug 13 (IANS) MakeMyTrip, a pioneering Indian online travel portal, has made a dream debut on the US markets with its shares soaring over 90 percent after listing ... Read more...

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