Pune News Highlights: After remaining off road through the day on Monday, auto-rickshaws will return to roads from Tuesday as unions who had started a ‘Chakka Jam’ strike have withdrawn the strike. The withdrawal comes after the State Government promised to form a committee that will decide on the bike-taxi issue by December 10.
In other news, the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd(PMPML) has decided to run buses exclusively for women on 19 routes in the city, as reported by Sakal. The buses will be functional from 28 November and 24 buses will be operating on these routes. Female conductors will be appointed in these buses said Dattatreya Zende, Depot Manager, Kothrud.
Meanwhile, BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Udayanraje Bhosale on Monday said that those who defame national heroes should be punished with sedition charges as he broke down before media persons while addressing a press conference in the backdrop of alleged objectionable comments recently made against Chhatrapati Shivaji by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi.