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SC directs BSRTC to deposit Rs 4.9 crores

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:01

Supreme Court pulled up Bihar government for not paying the dues of employees of Bihar State Road Transport Corporation (BSRTC) due to its fight with Jharkhand after bifurcation of the state and directed it to deposit Rs. 4.9 crore with its registry.

Govt okays Rs 40,000 crore road projects, aims to build 30 kms/day

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:40

In a bid to fast track highway construction, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved over Rs 40,000 crore worth of projects and set an ambitious target of building 30 kms of roads per day.

Depiction of rash driving should come with warnings: I&B Ministry advisory

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 23:21

Information and Broadcasting ministry has advised media organisations that appropriate warnings should accompany any depiction of rash and negligent driving.

Traffic still affected on Jaipur-Delhi NH, Union minister visits site

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 23:01

Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Krisna Pal on Saturday visited Kotputli to inspect the flyover which has developed crack, leading to heavy disruption in traffic movement on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway due to diversion.

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari meet PM Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 01:09

Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed with him certain organisational matters in view of the proposed changes in the party after government formation.

Krishan Pal takes charge as MoS Road Transport, Highways and Shipping

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 13:58

Krishan Pal has taken charge as the Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping here this morning.

Tapping Ganga`s potential, transparency in ministry top agenda: Gadkari

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:23

Restoring Ganga`s glory and tapping its potential as an internal transport mode along with "full transparency" in the ministry`s functioning lie top on the agenda of Nitin Jairam Gadkari, who assumed charge of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Ministry on Thursday.

Gadkari to unveil plans tomorrow for road, shipping growth

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 14:31

Entrusted with the task to spur growth in infrastructure space, former BJP President Nitin Jairam Gadkari will unveil the blueprint tomorrow to revive highways and shipping sectors after he assumes charge of the ministries.

New govt should give top priority to land acquisition

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 15:50

Land acquisition is the topmost hurdle in the execution of highway projects in the country and should be dealt with on a priority basis by the incoming government.

Two APSRTC buses collide; 20 passengers injured

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 11:02

Twenty passengers were injured when two buses of AP State Road Transport Corporation collided with each other on the outskirts of Edula Gattepalli village.

PIL challenges 15 p surcharge in bus fare collected since 1971

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:26

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to file its response by January 24 on a PIL challenging collection of 15 paise surcharge on bus fare from every passenger for relief of Bangladesh refugees since 1971.

Karnataka bus catches fire, passengers escape

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 22:54

Seventeen passengers Thursday had a miraculous escape when a state-run bus in which they were travelling suddenly caught fire in the Karnataka capital city`s northwest suburb, an official said.