Ahead of the private bus owners` proposed state-wide strike on Wednesday, the Odisha government on Tuesday hiked the bus fare by five paise to eight paise per kilometre.
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.
The government of Odisha announced a hike in the bus fares by four to seven paise per km with effect from Sunday.
Criticising the hike in milk prices, bus fare and power tariff, DMK party workers on Monday staged state-wide protests.
DMDK founder Vijayakant on Monday announced that his party will organise a one-day fast in all
district headquarters against the recent hike in milk prices
and bus ticket fares on November 24.
The Orissa government on Monday
increased the rate of bus fare by 10.23 per cent in view of
the recent hike in fuel prices.
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit
on Wednesday justified the metro fare hike, saying the Delhi Metro
needs financial resources to offer better facilities to the
people of the city.
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus fares were on Monday hiked with immediate effect, including the Rs.12.50 students` pass that after 30 years has been increased to Rs.100.
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