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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



Karnataka releases Rs 1,059 cr to road transport corporations to clear PF, fuel dues

August 09, 2022 7:27 am

A senior RTC official said the aid will provide much relief to the RTCs, but much needs to be done in terms of administrative and operational reforms to run the corporations in a better manner.

Diesel price disparity: BMTC buses may queue up at fuel stations in Bengaluru

June 28, 2022 2:36 pm

Diesel is available at Rs 88 per litre at retail outlets in Bengaluru but its bulk purchase rate is Rs 119 per litre. BMTC had tied up with private retail outlets but oil companies have now objected to this arrangement

NGO launches Montessori school-on-wheels in collaboration with BBMP

May 27, 2022 9:52 am

According to Umesh D S, assistant commissioner of education at BBMP, the initiative was launched last year in September by BBMP and it has impacted over 300 marginalised children between the age group of 2.5 to 6 years.

Bengaluru bus fires: Don’t switch off engines at traffic signals, BMTC tells drivers

April 29, 2022 11:43 am

In 2014, the BMTC had procured 186 Ashok Leyland BS-4 midi buses, which are larger than mini buses. These buses are mainly put into service in the narrow and congested areas of the city as they are 9m-long and have 33 seats.

Bengaluru: Now passengers can use digital passes to travel on BMTC buses

April 06, 2022 8:10 pm

The daily, weekly and monthly passes can be bought through an app provided by Tummoc, a private company offering payment facilities for multi-modal transport service providers

Public transport advocacy group slams Karnataka govt for not allocating funds to BMTC

March 04, 2022 8:52 pm

Ahead of the Karnataka budget, BBPV had asked the government to allocate Rs 1000 crore annually to the BMTC so that bus fares could be reduced for the general public.

Ahead of Karnataka budget, petition demands reduced fare on BMTC buses

March 04, 2022 7:33 am

The petition to CM Basavaraj Bommai and transport minister B Sriramulu has sought allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) so that bus fares could be reduced.

Bengaluru: Only 30 of 90 electric buses plying due to lack of charging stations

February 18, 2022 7:38 pm

The charging facility at Kengeri depot is ready, and according to senior officials, the facility at other depots will be functional by the first week of March.

Bengaluru: Second bus catches fire in 10 days, BMTC seeks safety audit by manufacturer

February 02, 2022 3:50 pm

On Wednesday, around 20 passengers of a BMTC bus had a narrow escape near South End Circle in South Bengaluru when its crew alerted them after noticing that the bus was on fire.

Karnataka weekend curfew: BMTC suspends bus services, Metro, KSRTC will have revised timings

January 05, 2022 8:34 pm

However, 10 percent operations will be available from 6 am to 10 pm only for people working in essential services sectors.