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In Goa, people flock to Lord Ganesh, ignore shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Lord Ganesh emerged the hero while the all-India shutdown called by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Left was virtual a zero here, as ... 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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Mamata scores major points against Left (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee scored some major political points against her arch rival Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) when its labour wing, the Centre ... 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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Goa: Non-IAS officers serving as district magistrates questioned


January 24th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) Election officials in Goa have questioned state administrative service officers, instead of those from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), functioning as district magistrates and district returning ... 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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Private bus operators in Kerala to go on strike


June 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) With diesel prices hiked by Rs.3 a litre, private bus operators in Kerala Saturday demanded a rise in bus fares and called for a token strike ... 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 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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Access to education a battle for many kids, despite RTE


November 11th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite the Right to Education Act, access to education is an everyday struggle for many Indian kids because of challenges like inaccessibility to schools and unavailability of ... 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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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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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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Maharashtra transporters track situation after attack on buses


July 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Private bus and truck operators in Maharashtra have adopted a wait and watch policy before deciding whether to continue plying in the Maharashtra-Karnataka sectors after four buses ... Read more...

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Bandh near total success in Goa: BJP


July 5th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) The shutdown against the hike in petroleum prices was a near total success in Goa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said. Addressing reporters in Panaji, state ... Read more...

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Life in Goa paralysed


July 5th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Markets were shut, schools were empty and roads were deserted across Goa Monday as the opposition parties' all India shutdown against the hike in fuel came into ... Read more...

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Bus fares hiked in Kerala


March 4th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday hiked bus fares in the state by 50 paise to Rs.4. The per km fares for auto rickshaws and taxis were also raised by ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan leaves to visit Basu


January 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday left for Kolkata to meet the ailing Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) patriarch Jyoti Basu - a close friend as well ... Read more...

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Private bus owners in Kerala call off stir


January 7th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) Private bus owners in Kerala called off their three-day-old stir Thursday after Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan assured them of looking into their demands. Emerging after a meeting with Achuthanandan ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court talks tough on private bus strike


January 6th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday talked tough and asked the state government about the steps being taken to end the ongoing indefinite statewide private bus strike that has ... Read more...

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Private bus stir affects life in Kerala


January 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Life was affected in Kerala as a statewide indefinite private bus strike began Tuesday. Over 30,000 private buses in Kerala went off the roads. The private bus owners have ... Read more...

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Kerala’s private buses go off road Tuesday


January 4th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) More than 30,000 private bus owners in Kerala will observe an indefinite strike from Tuesday, it was announced Monday. The decision follows the breakdown of two round of talks ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 private buses off Kerala roads


November 24th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Operators of more than 30,000 private buses in Kerala struck work Tuesday, demanding an increase in the minimum fare charged from commuters. "We agreed to reduce the bus fares ... Read more...

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Delhi bus fare hike: Residents’ associations up in arms


October 27th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Residents' welfare associations (RWAs) took up the cause of commuters Tuesday, demanding an immediate rollback of increased fares for Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses, and pointed out ... Read more...

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Bus strike called off in Orissa


October 7th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (IANS) A bus owners' body in Orissa Wednesday called off their strike against hiked toll fees on national highways, an association official said. "We have decided to call off ... 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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Orissa threatens to act tough to beat bus owners’ strike (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) Private buses remained off the road for the second day Monday in Orissa, leaving thousands of people in the lurch, and the state government threatened to invoke provisions ... Read more...

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Indefinite strike of private bus operators enters fourth day in Bhubaneswar


October 5th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5(ANI): An indefinite strike called by private bus operators in Bhubaneswar entered its fourth day on Monday, as passengers continued to bear the brunt.The private bus operators are protesting ... Read more...

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Orissa imposes ban on strike of private bus owners


October 5th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday decided to impose Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against private bus owners who went on an indefinite strike from Sunday after the state refused ... Read more...

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Orissa private bus operators to go on strike Sunday (Lead, superseding earlier story)


October 4th, 2009 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) The private bus owners in Orissa have decided to go ahead with a statewide strike Sunday after marathon talks with the government failed to resolve their toll fee ... Read more...

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Orissa private bus operators to go on strike Friday


October 4th, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar Oct 4 (IANS) The private bus owners in Orissa have decided to go ahead with their statewide strike Friday after marathon talks with the government failed to resolve the toll fee ... Read more...

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Orissa private bus owners announce indefinite strike (Lead)


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) The private bus owners in Orissa Friday night announced an indefinite strike from Sunday after the state government refused to roll back the toll fee and turned down ... Read more...

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