Transport minister

Meeting to discuss wage hike of Karnataka RTC staff fails

It is said that Sriramulu will have a meeting with Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to decide on the fate of the wage hike. 

published on : 9th March 2023

Govt has no plan to privatise TN bus routes: Minister

Recently, the MTC floated tenders to appoint consultants to study the feasibility of allowing private players to operate buses in Chennai on a gross cost contract basis.

published on : 7th March 2023

Public road transport system on verge of breakdown in Kerala

More people switch to private vehicles | Fall in passenger demand and spiralling cost of maintenance threat to sector | Students, regular commuters worst hit

published on : 6th March 2023

On track: Delhi residents can now take driving licence test at night too

Residents in Delhi will no longer have to keep a day aside for their driving licence tests as they will now be able to undergo it at night as well.

published on : 26th May 2022

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari announces vehicle scrappage policy in Lok Sabha

Gadkari added that under the new vehicle scrappage policy, owners of old vehicles will get strong incentives to scrap old and unfit vehicles.

published on : 18th March 2021

Kerala: Woman journalist forced to change statement in AK Saseendran 'sleaze talk' matter, says Congress

In March 2017, Saseendran resigned as Transport Minister over an audio clip in which he is heard having a lewd phone conversation with the journalist.

published on : 28th January 2018

NCP's AK Saseendran acquitted; set to return to Kerala state cabinet

The complainant who had earlier alleged sexual harassment turned hostile and deposed before the court last week that Saseendran had not harassed her either through a phone or directly.

published on : 27th January 2018

No truth in allegations, will move apex court: Thomas Chandy

The high court had earlier dismissed Chandy's plea to quash an inquiry report that indicted him in connection with the land grab allegations

published on : 15th November 2017

Kerala transport minister Thomas Chandy quits, but will he be taken back if 'cleared' of land encroachment charges?

The resignation comes a day after the Kerala High Court dismissed Chandy's petition challenging a report of the Alappuzha district collector on alleged encroachments by a company in which he has stake

published on : 15th November 2017

Kerala High Court dismisses Minister Thomas Chandy's petition to quash land grab allegation report

The state transport minister had filed the petition for quashing the Alappuzha district collector's report which alleged large-scale land grab by him to build a plush resort.

published on : 14th November 2017

Thomas Chandy moves Kerala High Court against Collector’s report

 Transport Minister Thomas Chandy on Thursday approached the Kerala High Court seeking a directive to the state government to keep in abeyance all further proceedings based on the report.

published on : 10th November 2017

From Sept 1, drivers must carry their original license: Tamil Nadu Transport Minister

The State government has made it mandatory for drivers to carry their original licences from September 1.

published on : 23rd August 2017