Telangana: Striking employees rejoining work 'ridiculous, unacceptable', says TSRTC MD Sunil Sharma

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Managing Director, Sunil Sharma said that the employees were not asked by TSRTC to go on strike and they decided to abstain from duties on their own. 

Nov 26, 2019, 07:07 AM IST

Telangana RTC employees call off strike after 52 days

The employees of state-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) called off their 52-day long strike on Monday.

Nov 25, 2019, 19:00 PM IST

Fasting Telangana RTC employees' leader arrested

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees Joint Action Committee (JAC) convenor Ashwathama Reddy was taken into custody by police from his residence at Urmila Nagar area on the outskirts of Hyderabad and shifted to government-run Osmania Hospital.

Nov 17, 2019, 20:14 PM IST

TSRTC protest: Seven policemen injured in stone-pelting, over 1200 people arrested so far

According to the police, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of TSRTC employees supported by some frontal organisations of Maoists and their friendly organisations like PDSU, RSU and opposition political parties had sought permission to stage the `Chalo Tank Bund` protest. However, the request was turned down by the police.

Nov 09, 2019, 22:34 PM IST

BJP slams Telangana police for 'manhandling' of Karimnagar MP Bandi Sanjay

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed senior officials of Telangana police for allegedly 'manhandling' its MP in Karimnagar Bandi Sanjay who was participating in a peaceful march mourning the death of a Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employee in Telangana's Karimnagar town's Arrepally village.

Nov 01, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Protests by Telangana RTC employees intensifies in Hyderabad, protesters rub their nose on ground

The agitated workers rubbed their nose on ground one by one to mark their protest stating that they have made a mistake by casting their votes in the favour of the K. Chandrashekar Rao's government. 

Oct 30, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Telangana RTC indefinite strike enters 25th day, court allows public meeting

The High Court granted conditional permission to Joint Action Committee (JAC) of striking employees to hold a public meeting at Saroornagar in Hyderabad on Wednesday. JAC approached the court after the police denied permission for the same.

Oct 29, 2019, 20:49 PM IST

TSRTC employees suicide is murder by Telangana government: Ashwathama Reddy

JAC convenor Ashwathama Reddy said, "This government does not have humanity. They are running the government with the force through police. Due to such statements given by the Chief Minister people are losing lives. All these incidents are not suicides but the murders committed by the government."

Oct 25, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

No money to pay September salaries, TSRTC tells High Court

The court was informed that the salaries of the employees were hiked by 67 per cent since the formation of Telangana state. They were given 44 per cent fitment in June 2015, which imposed a burden of Rs 900 crore annually. In July 2018, 16 per cent interim relief was provided to the employees at an additional cost of Rs 200 crore.

Oct 21, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Shutdown by TSRTC employees hits transport services in Telangana

On 15th day of their indefinite strike, over 48,000 employees along with leaders and activists of opposition parties, trade unions, teachers and workers took to streets to protest what they call 'dictatorial' attitude of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao.

Oct 19, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Telangana High Court suggests talks to end RTC deadlock

The High Court suggested to the government to invite the striking employees for talks and also advised the employees to call off the strike and hold talks with the government. The court further asked the government to first appoint a Managing Director for the TSRTC to take the employees into confidence.

Oct 15, 2019, 20:42 PM IST

RTC staffs carry out candlelight march in memory of Srinivas Reddy who immolated self

Srinivas Reddy had on Sunday succumbed to his injuries at a Hyderabad hospital after receiving 80 per cent burns. He had immolated himself on Saturday during a strike of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).

Oct 14, 2019, 07:45 AM IST

Telangana opposition backs RTC employees, mull shutdown

Slamming Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao for his "dictatorial" action of sacking over 48,000 striking employees, the opposition parties on Wednesday discussed the proposal of calling a state-wide shutdown to show solidarity with the protesting employees, whose indefinite strike entered fifth day.

Oct 09, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to flag-off much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail today

The 30 km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole would be launched by PM Modi today.

Nov 28, 2017, 05:30 AM IST

Telangana bus catches fire during journey - Watch video

Telangana Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Feb 22, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Krishna Pushkaralu begins: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana

In all, 170 bathing ghats have been readied in Kurnool, Guntur and Krishna districts for the Pushkaram.

Aug 12, 2016, 08:37 AM IST

APSRTC to be bifurcated on May 28

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will be bifurcated on May 28 and a new road transport corporation will be formed for Telangana state.

May 21, 2015, 15:22 PM IST