Autorickshaw drivers stage protest against electric autorickshaws

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Mangaluru : Autorickshaw drivers staged a protest on September 21, Wednesday against electric autorickshaws functioning in the city without any license. Autorickshaw drivers took out a protest march from Kadri grounds till Clock Tower via Mallikatte, Bunts Hostel, Ambedkar Circle and Hampankatta under the aegis of the DK District Federation of Autorickshaw Drivers-Owners Associations. Addressing […]

Four drivers arrested for cheating Ola in Bengaluru, 500 SIM cards and 3 cars seized

Friday, June 12th, 2020

Bengaluru : The drivers reportedly used a mock location application for false map locations to show as if they had driven their vehicles to certain places. Four Ola cab drivers have been arrested here on the charge of cheating their company to the tune of lakhs of rupees by claiming incentives for trips they did […]

Auto Rickshaw Drivers protest in front the Deputy Commissioner’s office

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Mangaluru : The Federation of Karnataka Auto rickshaw Drivers Union staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Tuesday to oppose the recent amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act. The union affiliated to the Centre of Indian Trade Unions said that the Act was anti-people. Addressing a gathering, Sunil Kumar Bajal, […]

Mangaluru Autorickshaw fares reduced for Rs. 20

Saturday, January 10th, 2015
Mangaluru auto fare

Mangaluru : The Dakshina Kannada Regional Transport Authority (RTA) on Friday decided to revert to the December 2012 fare structure for autorickshaws in the district following a substantial reduction in petrol and LPG prices. It has become the first RTA in the State to reduce autorickshaw fares after the fuel prices went down. RTA Chairman […]

BEST bus conductors, drivers go on mass leave, Mumbai bus services disrupted

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Best Bus

Mumbai: Bus conductors and drivers working in BEST this morning went on mass casual leave disrupting bus services in the usually bustling metro. The striking employees said they will not join work till the management fulfils their demands. Most of the BEST buses are in depots, while only 15 buses have come out on the […]

250 drivers for Delhi Police were hired with fake licenses

Friday, April 6th, 2012
Delhi Police

New Delhi: Around 250 people hired by Delhi Police as drivers last year used fake or forged for securing the job, an investigation has revealed. The police have filed five cases and are in and are in the process of registering more First Information Reports (FIRs) as investigations are being carried on, a senior police […]

Revellers given 30 minutes on the night of Leap Year 2012 on Saturday

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Mangalore: Just 30 minutes would do, to welcome New Year, and burn the “Ghost of 2011” on the Saturday at midnight (Dec 31)! That is what local police have told today, revelers at midnight of Saturday, to usher in the Leap Year 2012 by bursting crackers, distributing cakes and dancing on streets, only for half-an […]

Volvo Bus in KSRTC depot burnt in Battery blast

Monday, November 14th, 2011
Volvo Bus in KSRTC depot burnt in Battery blast

Mangalore : In the last few weeks, Fire accidents have increased in Mangalore, whether in shops, garages or on roads. On Sunday, Nov 13 at noon a KSRTC bus caught fire in the Bejai Depot. The Volvo bus fire was sparked from the blast of a battery. The brigade station located opposite KSRTC depot, rushed […]

DC ordered to install GPS in all busses

Sunday, December 5th, 2010
Deputy Commissioner Subodh Yadav

Mangalore : Deputy Commissioner Subodh Yadav ordered to implement Global Positioning System (GPS) in all the buses in the district by December 31. In a press release, he informed that the installation of GPS will help to check the traffic violations, route diversion and cancellation, overspeed, time management and help the convenience of passengers. Further […]

Mobile “phone talk” on roads must be stopped to avoid accidents.

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
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Mangalore: The mobile phone in hand is a revolutionary twist given to many young lives, and hot seat of accidents, when you care none and keep on talking while crossing a railway line, or a busy street, or in school / college premises, or while driving a vehicles. People die unnecessarily in hundreds, while talking […]