Seventeen low floor air-conditioned buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), costing over Rs 10 crore, went up in flames in a major fire on Thursday at the Ambedkar Nagar depot in South Delhi even as authorities were probing various angles, including sabotage.
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to central government, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Delhi government and others on a PIL seeking probe into issuance of fake driving licence to unskilled drivers of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).
A court here has dismissed the plea of a DTC bus driver against his conviction and sentence in a rash and negligent driving case that left a pedestrian dead, saying "a person driving commercial vehicle, is under a duty to be in position to control it".
In order to encourage its drivers to ensure accident-free operations in the national capital, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will felicitate over 200 of them who have a good track record with a 'Road Safety Award'.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday termed as "embarrassing" the "communication gap" between DDA and DTC regarding shifting of the 50-acre millennium bus depot from its current location on the banks of Yamuna here.
Refusing to grant any relief to a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver for rash and negligent driving in BRT corridor, a court here said that drivers should be cautious in places where pedestrian movement is high.
A Delhi court has set aside the conviction and 10-month jail term of a DTC bus driver held guilty for negligently driving and causing death of a passenger in 2001, saying the magisterial court had "overlooked" the contradictions in testimony of witness.
After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses).
The Delhi HC said "there can`t be any pre-censorship" of public advertisements and sought the city government`s response on whether the term "political" can be removed from its guidelines for displaying ads on public vehicles.