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Nagpur man arrested for attending meeting where plan was made to protest at Silver Oak

April 15, 2022 1:22 am

The police, which identified the arrested man as Sandeep Godbole, said he was present at the meeting that took place at the terrace of lawyer Gunaratna Sadavarte – who represents the MSRTC workers in court – where the plan to hold a protest at Silver Oak was made.

Half of MSRTC staffers back at work

April 15, 2022 12:54 am

Nearly 90,000 employees of the MSRTC, one of the largest inter-city bus systems in the country, went on a strike last year demanding the state-owned corporation be merged with the state government to enable them to avail the benefits of being a government servant.

Bombay HC appeals to MSRTC staff to resume services

December 20, 2021 9:58 pm

🔴 The court indicated that it would issue notice to employees of MSRTC in the contempt plea and posted further hearing to Wednesday, December 22.

MSRTC strike: 54 days and counting...

December 20, 2021 7:42 am

Several attempts to persuade the striking employees with higher pay and threaten them with suspension, dismissal and imposing stringent laws like the Essential Services Act (MESMA) have failed to deter them.

Workers’ strike: MSRTC files contempt plea against trade union, 341 others for ‘wilful breach’ of court orders

November 10, 2021 2:21 pm

A vacation bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and S P Tavade sought a reply from the union to the contempt plea in a writ petition of the corporation against employees’ trade union, along with others seeking direction to all staffers to refrain from participating in strikes or stoppage of work.

MSRTC to run 2,200 extra buses from city to Konkan ahead of Ganesh festival

July 15, 2021 4:36 am

The booking for the buses will be opened from July 16, MSRTC officials said.

Huge rush for buses, road traffic slow as city unlocks

June 08, 2021 1:19 am

There was a huge rush for BEST and MSRTC buses, which have been allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity. In several areas, serpentine queues were seen at bus stops.

MSRTC buses start operating with full passenger capacity

September 18, 2020 1:47 pm

MSRTC officials said from Friday, two passengers are being allowed on one seat in its buses, as was the norm before the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the limit of five standees in one bus remains unchanged.

Mumbai: MSRTC to run 250 buses to connect MMR to the city

June 06, 2020 10:43 pm

The number of buses are being increased as under ‘Mission Begin Again’, government offices can work with 15 per cent staff.

Pune: MSRTC partially restores service to Kolhapur, no buses to Sangli

August 14, 2019 5:08 am

With services halted for days, the Pune division has incurred a loss of Rs 50 lakh in the last few days. The MSRTC’s Kolhapur division has cancelled 29,517 trips from August 1 to August 9, and incurred a loss in revenue of Rs 3.30 crore.