BMTC driver’s quick thinking saves bus from fire after car hits its rear

This worked and he managed to separate the bus from the car and park it on the other side of the road.

published on : 5th December 2023

Free health camp for BMTC staff at depots

The day-long health camp will cover two bus depots in a day, and subsequently cover all the 52 depots in Bengaluru.

published on : 5th December 2023

And it’s a century: A 100-crore milestone for Shakti scheme in Karnataka

KSRTC topped the total ticket value of the women passengers with Rs 900.29 crore followed by Rs 600.69 crore by NWKRTC.

published on : 24th November 2023

BMTC digital boards to provide route details

BMTC officials said a major chunk of their passengers prefer to look at the physical boards instead of their phones so that their passengers can plan their journey.

published on : 13th November 2023

Life in the metro

This was never the case earlier. As an early benefactor of the Metro, with a station less than half a kilometre from home, and barely 100 metres from office, I felt blessed.

published on : 7th November 2023

Footboard travel in Chennai: Actress Ranjana Nachiyar held for stopping MTC bus and thrashing students

The woman slapped the students travelling on the footboard and also scolded them using abusive language. Bus driver R Saravanan (48) lodged a complaint with the Mangadu police.

published on : 5th November 2023

MTC conductors told not to insist on exact change

Another conductor added, “The minimum fare for a deluxe bus is Rs 9. Even pavement shops accept payments as low as Rs 5 through Paytm or Google Pay.

published on : 3rd November 2023

Introduce premium buses to curb traffic: AAP to Karnataka CM

These buses will also pick up passengers from their desired locations and will not stop frequently.

published on : 28th October 2023

40-50 per cent BMTC drivers at risk of heart diseases

Erratic work hours, poor diet intake to blame

published on : 26th October 2023

BMTC conductors issuing inflated tickets for more incentives

Bus conductors and drivers together earn an incentive of 3% of the money collected for the tickets issued in a day.

published on : 25th October 2023

Nod for 4 Karnataka's RTCs to recruit 6,800 staff

The state government on Saturday gave approval to recruit 6,500 driving and 300 technical staff in its four transport corporations.

published on : 22nd October 2023

Karnataka: Double-decker buses under GCC model

The entire operations, maintenance, and drivers will be provided by a private party, and a fixed operation cost is paid to the private supplier on a kilometer basis.

published on : 16th October 2023

Karnataka govt urged to change transport policy to take public off roads and into metro trains

A closed-door meeting was held by D K Shivakumar with top officials of government and police departments, present and former, on the sidelines of the Brand Bengaluru meeting on Monday.

published on : 12th October 2023

Metro stretches on Purple Line open for public

With a 20 per cent increase in figures on day one, the average daily ridership of 6.5 lahks on working days, is expected to shoot up to 7.5 lakh with the IT crowd.

published on : 10th October 2023

Seven BMTC officials forge signatures, cause Rs 17 crore loss

They were working at the BMTC Central Office in Shanthinagar, and the alleged fraud took place between March 9, 2020, and October 2, 2023.

published on : 5th October 2023

Discontinuing audio announcements in buses: Karnataka HC seeks response from government

Petitioner N Shreyas, a visually impaired advocate, submitted before the court that the state-run buses abruptly stopped audio announcements, making it difficult for persons like him to travel.

published on : 4th October 2023

Bengaluru flyers reach home amid bandh, thanks to Vayu Vajra 

With 55 extra trips carrying 3,000 more passengers, Vayu Vajra services saved the day for many travellers.

published on : 12th September 2023

BMTC adds 4,000 trips to help public  

BMTC maintained that the additional trips will be based on the demand and added that the bus staff and the Sarathi patrol force will be on rounds monitoring the demand.

published on : 11th September 2023

Federation firm on Monday bandh in Bengaluru

With the federation announcing that there will be no private mode of transport in Bengaluru from Sunday midnight to Monday midnight, BMTC buses and Metro services are expected to be crowded.

published on : 10th September 2023

BMTC to call for tender for double-decker buses, operations likely by the end of 2023

Transport Minister said that the bus corporation is working on the tender details and they will soon call for tender.

published on : 4th September 2023
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