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Court restores transit corridor’s lane to buses


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered that from Sep 15 traffic movement on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor would revert to the original ... Read more...

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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Delhi bus corridor concept not bad: Court


September 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said that the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor concept and design is not bad.A division bench of Justice Pradeep ... Read more...

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RTI activist booked for sting operation


September 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist was Thursday booked after a sting operation he conducted caught officials of the Goa government's transport department seeking bribes at ... Read more...

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More time for probe into graft plea against Dikshit


September 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday granted more time to the anti-corruption branch to file a status report on a corruption complaint against Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Moscow airport cops suspected of extortion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three criminal cases have been launched against transport police officers suspected of extorting money from passengers at Moscow airports, an official said."We are investigating circumstances ... Read more...

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Reshuffle to ease work of overburdened ministers: Dikshit


August 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some ... Read more...

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Himachal court’s directive on seats for women in buses


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the managing director of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) to file a detailed report on steps taken for ... Read more...

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Portfolio reshuffle in Delhi cabinet


August 28th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reshuffled the portfolios of her ministers, sources in the government said.Health Minister A.K. Walia, who held several portfolios, has ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government on bus corridor


August 1st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought replies from the city government on a plea seeking contempt action against it for allegedly not allowing cars to ... Read more...

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Court demands criminal action in school girl’s death case (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to take criminal and civil action against those responsible for the death of a six-year-old girl ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu school girl death: Motor vehicle inspector arrested


July 27th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police have arrested a motor vehicle inspector for issuing fitness certificate for a defective school bus that resulted in the death of a six-year-old ... Read more...

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Court queries school girl’s death in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday sought an explanation from the state transport department on how a bus, from which a minor girl slipped and was run ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa orders action against school bus operators


July 26th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday ordered stern action against those operating defective school buses, a day after a seven-year-old girl slipped down to the ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai local train motormen call off strike (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) After four hours of a flash strike, motormen (drivers) of Mumbai suburban trains called off their agitation here Friday evening after railway officials assured them that ... Read more...

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Delhi’s autos, taxis to go on strike from Aug 3


July 20th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Auto-rickshaws and taxis in Delhi will go on strike from Aug 3 to protest the rise in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) without any ... Read more...

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US airline traffic up 1.6 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US airline traffic continued its momentum in April after four consecutive monthly increases, the US transport department has said.US airlines carried 61.5 million domestic and international ... Read more...

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Delhi government to study bus corridor report by July 23 (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave time till July 23 to the state government to analyse a Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) report that ... Read more...

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Will move apex court over bus corridor: Dikshit


July 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the issue of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor's viability was being politicised and the government planned to move ... Read more...

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District judge to decide jurisdiction issue in Dikshit case


July 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A city court Friday sent the corruption case against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others to the district and sessions judge for further consideration on ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on BRT corridor, orders court


July 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the transport department of the city to retain till its final order an arrangement that allowed plying of all ... Read more...

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Complaint against Dikshit sent to higher court


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others to a higher court for considering its territorial jurisdiction.Hearing ... Read more...

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Assam floods toll 18 dead, 2,500 train passengers still stranded (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam has killed at least 18 people till Thursday, even as over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets high security number plates


June 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Monday began fixing tamper proof number plates on vehicles in line with an apex court order.The number plates will have a unique identification ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on complaint against Dikshit


June 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A city court Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others.Hearing a private ... Read more...

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Man steals bus to lure estranged wife, kids back!


May 26th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a former employee of the state transport department stole a bus to convince his estranged wife and children that he was ... Read more...

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Committee to look into DTC workers’ welfare


May 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to set up a committee for the welfare of Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) workers.The decision was taken Friday at a ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay Delhi vehicle number plate drive (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to stay a Delhi government decision to award a contract to a private firm for implementing a scheme to ... Read more...

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‘Delhi government can take action against car dealers’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday made it clear that if the government of Delhi receives any complaint against vehicle dealers charging anything extra from the ... Read more...

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Auto strike hits hard Mumbai suburban commuters


April 16th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Lakhs of commuters and students were inconvenienced Monday as one of Mumbai's biggest autorickshaw unions went on a day's strike in the suburbs here Monday.The action ... Read more...

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Mumbai autorickshaw drivers divided on strike


April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Commuters may hope for some respite as a section of Mumbai's autorickshaw drivers, belonging to unions backed by the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, ... Read more...

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Delhi government gets notice on high security registeration plates


April 11th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the plea of a company challenging its decision to disqualify it from ... Read more...

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Uzbek woman held with 2,000 tortoises


April 5th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 64-year-old Uzbek woman has been detained in Russia while trying to smuggle over 2,000 tortoises into the country, the interior ministry said.According to the ... Read more...

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After court order on Kolkata cabs, ‘alternative’ arrangements planned


March 31st, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Taxis are set to become scarce in Kolkata from Sunday following a Calcutta High Court order that cabs should mandatorily have tamper-proof digital meters with printers. ... Read more...

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