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Bengal transporters defer three-day strike till Aug 22


August 8th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) West Bengal's bus, minibus and taxi operators Sunday announced they would defer the three-day transport strike starting Tuesday till Aug 22 and wait for the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Bengal public transport operators call three-day strike


July 29th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) West Bengal's bus, minibus and taxi operators Thursday announced a three-day strike from August 10 to protest against the state government's decision not to increase fares ... Read more...

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West Bengal: Talks fail between government, transporters


July 28th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) A meeting between the West Bengal government and transport operators on a fare hike failed Wednesday with the operators indicating that they would now go for a strike ... Read more...

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911 more low-floor buses in Delhi before Games


July 28th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as 911 more low-floor buses will be added on the capital's roads ahead of the Commonwealth Games in October, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) told ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits life in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar


June 30th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) A day after 26 security personnel were killed in a Maoist massacre, normal life was hit hard in the interiors of Chhattisgarh's southern restive Bastar region as a ... Read more...

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West Bengal given 10-day deadline for bus fare hike


June 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Bus operators in West Bengal Tuesday met state Transport Minister Ranjit Kundu and demanded a fare-increase in view of the fuel price hike. "Today (Tuesday) we had a meeting ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s bus, taxi operators demand fare hike (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal's bus and taxi operators Sunday demanded a hike in fares to cope with the recent increase in fuel prices. "We will place our demand to increase the ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators to demand fare hike


June 27th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Sunday decided to demand a hike in fares to cope with the recent increase in fuel prices. "We will meet the state transport minister and ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators want taxes on oil cut


June 25th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Bengal Bus Syndicate Friday demanded that the West Bengal government slash taxes on petroleum products to enable bus operators cope with the fuel price hike. "We don't want ... Read more...

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Maoists torch resthouse in Chhattisgarh


June 6th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 5 (IANS) Maoist rebels set ablaze a forest department resthouse in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Bastar region Saturday but there were no casualties, police said. The ultras also disrupted bus services ... Read more...

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NYC bus drivers get two months paid leave after being spat on!


May 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 25 (ANI): Officials have revealed that MTA bus drivers, who were spat on by travellers last year, got an average of two months paid leave after the humiliating experiences.Some ... Read more...

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Some Metro feeder buses back on roads


May 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Over 50 Metro feeder service buses are back on 11 of the total 15 routes with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) engaging new operators to run ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to continue in south Delhi: Court


February 19th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave another two-month breather to Blueline bus operators plying in south Delhi. Justice S. Muralidhar asked the government to explain why no-show ... Read more...

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Court gives more time to Blueline bus operators


February 8th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday gave a 10-day breather to Blueline bus operators who were issued a notice by the state government to phase out the bus ... Read more...

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Maoists’ anniversary celebrations hits life in Chhattisgarh


December 8th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Chhattisgarh's interior areas Tuesday, the last day of week-long anniversary celebrations of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), with buses off the ... Read more...

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Transport taxes rationalised in Uttar Pradesh


October 30th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has brought about sweeping changes in the structure of various transport taxes, effective from Thursday. Announcing this here Friday, Principal Transport secretary Pankaj Agarwal said: ... Read more...

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Punjab bus operators protest truckers’ ferrying passengers


October 26th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Bus operators in Punjab have come up in arms against the private truck owners in the state, accusing them of "illegally interfering" in their business by carrying passengers ... Read more...

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Orissa cracks down on striking bus owners, 12 arrested


October 6th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday cracked down on the striking bus owners and arrested some of them under the stringent provisions of the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), which ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits road, rail traffic in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


October 3rd, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 3 (IANS) A day-long nationwide strike called by Maoists passed off peacefully in Chhattisgarh Saturday but hit road and rail traffic hard in the trouble-torn Bastar region, where guerrillas blocked ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits life in Chhattisgarh


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 3 (IANS) A daylong nationwide strike called by Maoists hit life in Chhattisgarh's trouble-torn Bastar region Saturday as buses stopped plying and guerrillas blocked key roads even as thousands of ... Read more...

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Strike by bus operators hits passengers in Orissa


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Private buses in Orissa kept off the roads for the second day Friday to protest a hike in toll fee, leaving thousands of passengers stranded. Bus services were ... Read more...

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Obama administration puts limitation on mobile usage while driving


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a significant move aimed at protecting the travelers, the Obama administration has moved a new law that will limit the cell phone usage significantly while ... Read more...

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Volvo introduces special edition Volvo Ocean Race Signature buses


December 12th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Dec.12 (ANI): Volvo has launched the market''s first coach with a multi-axle configuration, taking the inter-city luxury AC coach segment to its next level, which is coinciding with ... Read more...

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Chandigarh school buses to have speed governors


November 5th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) School buses in Chandigarh will have speed governors from Dec 1 so that they are not able to go beyond a speed of 40 km per hour, an ... Read more...

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35,000 private buses off roads for a day in Kerala


October 30th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Oct 30 (IANS) Around 35,000 private buses kept off the roads in Kerala Thursday affecting normal life as operators protested the government's decision to allow only state-owned buses on certain routes.The ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bus operators’ strike evokes little response


August 27th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 27 (IANS) The indefinite strike bus owners here called from Wednesday evoked little response as there was division among various associations involved over taking thier vehicles off the roads. ... Read more...

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Six killed as school van falls into river


August 14th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) At least six people, including three schoolchildren, were killed when the van they were travelling in fell into a river in spate in Karnataka's coastal town of Mangalore ... Read more...

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Bus, truck owners oppose fuel vends’ plan to cut service time


August 4th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 4 (IANS) The bus and lorry operators in Kerala have opposed the decision of the fuel stations to reduce their service time from Aug 18. The All-Kerala Federation of Petroleum ... Read more...

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Kin of Blueline victims seek government accountability


July 24th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An association of family members of Blueline bus victims Thursday decided to appeal to the Delhi High Court for making the state government accountable for the bus ... Read more...

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West Bengal bus operators withdarw strike call


July 8th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The bus owners associations of West Bengal Tuesday decided to withdraw their call for a strike Thursday after Transport Minister Subhas Chakraborty assured them the fare rates would ... Read more...

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Trains resume in Rajasthan, passengers heave a sigh of relief


June 12th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, June 12 (ANI): Passengers in Rajasthan heaved a sigh of relief after trains and bus services today resumed partially in the State hit by Gujjar agitation."This is good for the ... Read more...

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Cabs, private buses go off roads in Hyderabad


June 5th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) More than 25,000 cabs and private buses went off the roads here Thursday as the owners began an indefinite strike demanding withdrawal of Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed ... Read more...

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Women make better bus drivers than men


May 18th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 18 (ANI): One of Sydney's largest bus operators will now be able to exclusively recruit women drivers and not be worried about being sued for discrimination.Veolia Transport has been ... Read more...

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98 Delhi policemen suspended for graft


April 5th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Delhi Police Saturday suspended 98 policemen for taking bribes from Blueline bus operators to let off their buses for flouting traffic rules. "The 98 policemen were ... Read more...

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Bus Operators Association persistently demanding for fares raise


November 23rd, 2007 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, November 23 (PRD), The President of the Bus Operators Association of Thailand, Mrs. Suchinda Cherdchai (สุจินดา เชิดชัย), submitted a document to the Deputy Minister of Transport, Mr. Sansern Wongcha-um (สุจินดา เชิดชัย), ... Read more...

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