Bus Fare Hike
Jharkhand  /  Published 03.08.21

State: ‘No fare hike’ rule pinches operators

Latest government diktat that prohibits use of ACs in interstate buses and restricts fare-hike is incurring double damage for the bus operators. Rubbing salt to the injury of fleet owners is lesser o...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.21

More private buses from Monday

More private buses are likely to ply on Calcutta’s roads from Monday and operators said they would charge fares that make their business viable. This means a passenger will be expected to pay be...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.21

Bus fare hike at will, govt looks other way

Bus fare hike ruled out: Bengal government Fare between Baranagar and Shyambazar on Tuesday: Rs 15 Earlier fare between Baranagar and Shyambazar: Rs 9 The number of private buses on Calcutta'...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.21

Steel city buses to ply from Monday

The steel city bus service will resume from Monday after two-and-half months providing relief to daily commuters. The bus service was stopped on April 22 due to a spike in cases of Covid-19 during th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

People pay for bus fare stand-off in Calcutta

Rabi Mandal of Sonarpur ended up spending around Rs 80 on Friday to reach his office in Beltala near Bhowanipore, changing auto rickshaws four times in between. On other days it would cost Mandal Rs ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.21

State: no bus fare-hike concern

Ranchi's Kantatoli bus depot was abuzz with activity on Friday as buses hit the roads of Ranchi after being allowed to resume services, but after the state government's late night directive on...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.21

Bengal: State buses back on road

Public road transport services resumed in Bengal on Thursday, with the state government having relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, but private buses were few and far between as owners refused to ply them, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.21

Steel city: few buses, fewer people

A few intra-state buses, for various destinations like Ranchi, Bokaro and Ramgarh, plied from the Sitaramdera bus terminus here on Thursday, but passengers were too ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

Panel for bus fare hike demand

A three-member committee will look into the demands by private bus and minibus operators to increase the fares, transport minister Firhad Hakim said on Monday. “The committee will draw up its r...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.11.20

Fare balm for Chhath revelers

The resumption of inter-state bus service made passengers throng bus depots to book their seats well in advance. But, much to their dismay, they had to shell out almost double the fare to get a bookin...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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