TSRTC tries to cut cost by hiring buses as its own fleet continues to age

This means that the RTC would be paying others instead of enhancing its infrastructure.

16 Dec 2021

TRS in a spot as Telangana Waqf Board tenure to end soon

Even though the election process to choose the next panel is yet to start, the fact that there are only a few options at the TRS’ disposal may cast a shadow on the party’s control over the Board.

13 Dec 2021

No SOPs in place at Telangana's borders amid Omicron outbreaks in neighbouring Karnataka, Maharashtra

Unlike some other States, Telangana, which shares its border with Maharashtra and Karnataka where some cases of Omicron were reported, is yet to take steps to ward off the threat. 

07 Dec 2021

Two decades on, RTA continues to collect user charges for ‘digitalisation’

Despite almost 20 years passing by since its services were digitalised, the Road Transport Authority (RTA) continues to collect ‘user charges’, much to the chagrin of vehicle owners and applicants. 

06 Dec 2021

TSRTC to hike fares by 25-30 paise per km

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation has proposed a hike of 25 paise per km for ordinary and Palle Velugu buses, and 30 paise per km for Express and higher services.

02 Dec 2021

Passengers fall prey to ‘hunter’ cabbies at Hyderabad airport

The app-based cab drivers are reluctant to go to the airport as they cannot compete with the unauthorised ones and have to return without customers for nearly 20 to 25 km after drop-offs.

29 Nov 2021

Cash-strapped Telangana RTC orders Rs 37 lakh luxury Kia car for new chairman

Tthe decision is receiving widespread criticism as a Toyota Innova, which was procured in 2018 for the then chairman Somarapu Satyanarayana, is still in mint condition.

23 Nov 2021

Telangana RTC unions meet Sajjanar, seek fresh CCS polls

However, those who are closely watching the developments within the department feel that the TSRTC may not pay heed to anyone at this juncture.

22 Nov 2021

Unions seethe over non-inclusion in State’s first RTC Board

In the first-ever RTC Board appointed post-bifurcation, the Telangana government has not included a single union representative.

16 Nov 2021

COVID impact: With 'Work from Home' still on, cab drivers in Hyderabad feel the pinch

Most of the drivers have already sold their vehicles, while others kept their vehicles off the road fearing authorities and unable to bear the costs for renewing papers.

15 Nov 2021

All work & no pay: Overworked staff bear brunt of RTC reshuffling buses

Union leaders pointed out that in most of the depots, the situation remains the same.

12 Nov 2021

After loss of face in Huzurabad Assembly bypolls, blame game begins in Congress

Sangareddy MLA Jagga Reddy blamed the party’s leadership in the State and questioned the selection of the candidate.

03 Nov 2021

Doubts aplenty over formation of new Telangana State Waqf Board

If a ‘special officer’ is appointed to run the show as before, it may lead to legal issues

01 Nov 2021

TSRTC revival plan: Seniors oppose outside intervention

The sources said that when the proposal came up during the meeting, the senior officials were taken aback.

25 Oct 2021

Andhra Pradesh losing cases as Waqf records remain locked in Telangana

It has been more than two months since Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed the officials to conduct a comprehensive study on Waqf lands.

18 Oct 2021