Taxi strike inconveniences passengers in Kolkata

Passengers in the metropolis were inconvenienced Wednesday owing to the day-long taxi strike called by several associations demanding rise in fares.

No APSRTC fare hike despite losses, says transport minister

The Andhra Pradesh government announced here Thursday said that fares of AP State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) buses would not be hiked, though it incurs a daily loss of Rs 2.7 crore.

Bus, mini-bus strike called in Kolkata for 3 days from June 25

A three-day strike has been called from June 25 by private bus and minibus operator organisations in West Bengal today demanding a fare hike.

Kolkata Metro Railway hikes fares after 13 years

Metro Railway Kolkata, the first underground railway system in the country, on Tuesday decided to raise fares drastically after 13 years.

Jayalalithaa demands rollback of railway fares

Describing the revision of railway fares as unjustifiable, Jayalalithaa on Sunday said the latest proposal would put an additional financial burden of about Rs 1,150 crore on the people and demanded its immediate `rollback`.

Brazil protests fetch fare hike rollback

Brazils` two biggest cities on Wednesday rolled back transit fare hikes that had triggered massive protests as demonstrators clashed with police outside a Confederations Cup match.

Will not accept any hike in rail fare: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday said it will not accept any hike in the rail fare in a country, which is already reeling under steep hike of petrol, diesel, kerosene, and cylinders.

Railway unions endorse fare hike, but passengers unhappy

Railway trade unions on Wednesday welcomed the decision to hike fares of all classes from midnight of January 21, but passengers expressed dismay.

Rail Minister hints at passenger fare hike

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday hinted at a hike in passenger fare as he asked Parliamentarians to be "realistic" if they want the railways to move forward.

Maha told to form a broader panel to decide fare hike

Coming down heavily on Maharashtra government for accepting one-man committee`s recommendation to hike auto and cab fares in the city, Bombay High Court asked it to set up a panel of experts to look into the issue.

Diesel hike: Bus unions demand fare increase

Bus and minibus operators in West Bengal on Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised.

Trinamool continues to target Dinesh Trivedi for f

Trivedi was removed from the Railway Ministry a few days after he presented the Rail Budget in which he hiked the passenger fares.

TMC continues to target Trivedi for fare hike

Trinamool Congress continued to target him for hiking passenger fares and advised his successor Mukul Roy on Thursday to follow the policies of Mamata Banerjee in running the organisation.

7.5 lakh autos in Maha to be off roads from Apr 16

The Sharad Rao-led autorickshaw
union announced that 7.5 lakh autos will launch an indefinite state-wide agitation from April 16.

Another UPA ally DMK against rail fare hike

The demand for partial rollback of the hike in the freight and passenger fare in the Railway Budget gained momentum on Tuesday.

Priority is complete rollback of fare hike: Sudip

Trinamool Congress on Thursday said its priority was to ensure a
"complete rollback" of the fare hike announced in the rail

Mamata to present Rail Budget

Railways are unlikely to carry out any major changes in passenger fares in the Rail Budget for the eighth year in succession, even as more than 100 new trains could be announced, including a dozen non-stop Durontos.

Autos, taxis keep off roads in Kerala

Taxis and autorickshaws kept off the roads in Kerala demanding fare hike in view of steep increase in petrol prices.

Taxi, auto ride gets dearer in Mumbai & Delhi

Thousands of daily commuters in Delhi and Mumbai will now have to shell out more as a steep hike in auto and taxi fares have been announced on Tuesday.

BJP criticises Delhi Metro fare hike

City BJP on Wednesday strongly
criticised the decision to increase metro fares in the
national capital and demanded their immediate roll back.