fare hike

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks PM Narendra Modi's intervention over soaring airfares

Pinarayi said that the fare hike is a big blow to entire society that is recovering from the misery caused by the pandemic and this will also hit Kerala's tourism sector.

published on : 4th July 2022

Fuel price hike: Karnataka RTC fares may go up

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation is likely to increase the bus fare as the diesel prices have increased over the last few months.

published on : 14th June 2022

TSRTC fare hike: Cops stop BJP leader Bandi Sanjay Kumar from going to Secunderabad protest

Anguished by the repressive ways being adopted by the State government to silence the questioning voice, Bandi Sanjay Kumar said the end of TRS rule was near. 

published on : 10th June 2022

TSRTC daily earnings rise after fare hike

As per the TSRTC, daily earnings have been improved significantly, with the revenue touching Rs 15 crore a day.

published on : 6th May 2022

Will uproot each and every stone being laid for Silverline: Kerala Opposition leader Satheesan

Satheesan also blamed the LDF Government for the bus fare hike.

published on : 21st April 2022

Bus fares, taxi rates go up in Kerala, student charge remains untouched

The state government on Wednesday decided to increase the bus, autorickshaw and taxi fares, but left the student concession rate untouched.

published on : 31st March 2022

Pvt bus operators in Kerala call off strike after CM assures to fulfill their demand

Kerala State Private Bus Operators Federation (KSPBOF), the umbrella organization of bus operators in the state, has been striking with a demand for a fare hike, since March 24.

published on : 27th March 2022

Fare hike alone may not drive private buses back to city

Operators fear daily collection will dip further if Omicron wave spikes

published on : 24th January 2022

Private bus operators in Kerala postpone indefinite strike

The committee, which coordinates 12 unions of bus operators held an online meeting on Saturday morning and decided to withdraw the strike considering the steps taken by the government to hike the bus

published on : 18th December 2021

Centre revokes GST exemption; review it, says Uber 

The decision to tax app-based auto rides had come in only a few days after the Karnataka Transport Department announced a hike in fares for auto drivers. 

published on : 11th December 2021

Majority don’t mind hike in RTC ticket fare, says Telangana Transport Minister

RTC Managing Director VC Sajjanar recalled that two years ago, there was a 20 paise-hike on all types of services, but the corporation had faced huge losses owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 2nd December 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.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Decision on TSRTC fare hike on December 1

TSRTC chairman Bajireddy Govardhan on Tuesday clarified that a decision in this regard will be finalised after holding a meeting with CM KCR on December 1.

published on : 1st December 2021

Kerala: Even after fare hike, there may be fewer buses on roads

The bus fare hike announcement is imminent as the government has agreed in principle to the demands of the bus operators.

published on : 15th November 2021

Fare hike inevitable, says Telangana State Road Transport Corporation chairman

On November 7, the chairman said the Corporation had come up with certain proposals on the amount by which the fares should be hiked.

published on : 8th November 2021

Private bus strike in Kerala from November 9 demanding fare hike

They want the minimum fare to be raised from Rs 8 to Rs 12 and Rs 1 for every additional kilometre.

published on : 27th October 2021

Government puts the brakes on bus fare hike in Karnataka

One of the reasons for the hike, an average of 18 per cent, given by the transport corporations was rising fuel prices.

published on : 18th September 2018