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State transport minister Mool Chand Sharma said 50% rent of shops located at bus stands of Haryana Roadways will be waived from July 1 to 31, 2020.(HT file photo)

Haryana govt waives rent of shops at bus stands from April to June

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 04:42 PM IST
The state government’s fleet of buses was grounded during this period due to the Covid-19 lockdown
Farmers blocking the Hisar-Chandigarh highway near Kalayat on Tuesday during the Bharat Bandh called to protest the Centre’s farm laws.(HT Photo)
Farmers blocking the Hisar-Chandigarh highway near Kalayat on Tuesday during the Bharat Bandh called to protest the Centre’s farm laws.(HT Photo)

Farmers block highways in Hisar, Jind and Rohtak in Haryana

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Police issue travel advisory, asking commuters to modify journey plans in view of the Bharat Bandh call
Haryana Roadways earned Rs 22 crore in four months from April to July, while during the same period last year, the total revenue receipt was Rs 348 crore.(HT file photo)
Haryana Roadways earned Rs 22 crore in four months from April to July, while during the same period last year, the total revenue receipt was Rs 348 crore.(HT file photo)

Haryana Roadways runs in loss as private vehicles ply illegally

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Pawan Sharma
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2020 01:19 AM IST
State transport minister asks RTAs to personally carry out checks on private vehicles thrice a week
Migrant workers and their families head to their home towns and villages on foot on Sunday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers and their families head to their home towns and villages on foot on Sunday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

1,000 Haryana Roadways buses to ferry migrant workers to UP

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Pawan Sharma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 12:52 AM IST
Drivers, conductors and other support staff posted at depots of Palwal, Faridabad, Gurugram, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Sonepat and Panipat were directed to report on duty.
A 53-year-old driver, employed with the Haryana Roadways, was allegedly duped of ₹60,000 by two unidentified men, who swapped his ATM card with a fake one.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 53-year-old driver, employed with the Haryana Roadways, was allegedly duped of ₹60,000 by two unidentified men, who swapped his ATM card with a fake one.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Haryana Roadways driver duped of Rs 60,000 in ATM fraud

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 04:10 AM IST
According to the police, the incident took place on August 24, when the complainant, Narender Kumar, a resident of Pataudi, had gone to withdraw 2,000 from an ATM kiosk outside the Gurugram bus stand.
Police have booked the bus driver. According to the police, the incident took place around 9.45am, when the man and his brother-in-law, Subhasish Patra, were waiting for a bus to reach DLF Phase 3 for a personal errand.(HT Photo)
Police have booked the bus driver. According to the police, the incident took place around 9.45am, when the man and his brother-in-law, Subhasish Patra, were waiting for a bus to reach DLF Phase 3 for a personal errand.(HT Photo)

39-year-old man slips while trying to board a Haryana Roadways bus, dies of multiple injuries

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 01:12 AM IST
Police said the deceased, identified as Sukant Raout of Odisha, who worked as a plumber in the city, sustained multiple fractures and rushed to a hospital in Delhi, where he succumbed to injuries in the evening.
Haryana Roadways’ workers across the state breathed a sigh of relief after the state transport minister, Krishan Lal Panwar, announced on Tuesday that the government would not be terminating their services.(HT File (Representative Image))
Haryana Roadways’ workers across the state breathed a sigh of relief after the state transport minister, Krishan Lal Panwar, announced on Tuesday that the government would not be terminating their services.(HT File (Representative Image))

Haryana rolls back termination of roadways’ staff after protest

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 01:52 AM IST
The development comes after days of protests by union workers against the last Thursday’s announcement that all roadways employees hired through the organisation’s outsourcing policy be relieved of their services.
The bus was on its way to Hisar from Chandigarh when the accident occurred, killing 3.(HT Photo/Manoj Dhaka)
The bus was on its way to Hisar from Chandigarh when the accident occurred, killing 3.(HT Photo/Manoj Dhaka)

Three passengers killed as Haryana Roadways bus overturns

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 11:31 AM IST
Three passengers were killed and several others were injured in a bus accident in Haryana.
A country that has no regard for the value of human labour (Representative Image)(AFP)
A country that has no regard for the value of human labour (Representative Image)(AFP)

A country that has no regard for the value of human labour

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora Desai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2019 02:13 AM IST
Other CSAs have even taken out loans and borrowed from friends and relatives just to be able to make it to work, failing which they will end up losing more money for their absence.
Gurugram, India-April 10, 2019: Multiple Haryana roadways workers in Gurugram have raised issues of poor conditions of buses, particularly overheating, the issue of which has become more pronounced in the last couple of weeks with the summer. A lack of qualified mechanics and shortage of funds are major detriments to fixing the issue, and workers say they have to bear the brunt of buses not completing their required kilometres due to mechanical problems at Bus Depot, Near Bus Stand, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo by Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Gurugram, India-April 10, 2019: Multiple Haryana roadways workers in Gurugram have raised issues of poor conditions of buses, particularly overheating, the issue of which has become more pronounced in the last couple of weeks with the summer. A lack of qualified mechanics and shortage of funds are major detriments to fixing the issue, and workers say they have to bear the brunt of buses not completing their required kilometres due to mechanical problems at Bus Depot, Near Bus Stand, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo by Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Roadways workers want broken buses fixed ahead of peak summer

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 03:14 AM IST
With the summer approaching, employees say that the issue of engine overheating is of particular concern. “If the engine overheats, then it means putting the bus out of service for the day.
Union workers said there was no logical explanation for the layoffs, considering that the Haryana Roadways has, for the last several years, been facing a shortage of bus drivers and conductors.(Manoj Dhaka/HT Photo)
Union workers said there was no logical explanation for the layoffs, considering that the Haryana Roadways has, for the last several years, been facing a shortage of bus drivers and conductors.(Manoj Dhaka/HT Photo)

250 Haryana roadways drivers fired, unions to protest move today

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspsondnet
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 11:57 AM IST
In Gurugram, where at least 50 drivers have received termination notices, the protest is scheduled to be held between 12pm and 2pm.
Experts said the idea of a blanket ban on all private non-CNG vehicles was “impractical” and a “scary proposition” for Gurugram, which lacks a robust public transport system.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File)
Experts said the idea of a blanket ban on all private non-CNG vehicles was “impractical” and a “scary proposition” for Gurugram, which lacks a robust public transport system.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File)

Vehicle ban ‘scary proposition’, say experts

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 12:54 PM IST
At the moment, the only mass transit options available in the city include 23 Gurugaman buses, the DMRC Metro that doesn’t go beyond Huda City Centre, the Rapid Metro, and another 50-odd buses run by Haryana Roadways.
Rewari resident Sharmila was hired as bus conductor on a three-month contract by the Haryana government during the 18-day strike by state roadways’ employees.(HT Photo)
Rewari resident Sharmila was hired as bus conductor on a three-month contract by the Haryana government during the 18-day strike by state roadways’ employees.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways’ 1st woman conductor loses job after employees call off strike

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Hardik Anand
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 04:05 PM IST
Rewari resident Sharmila, 32, a differently abled mother of two daughters, was given a three-month contractual job as a bus conductor by the Haryana government when the state’s public transport service was paralysed due to the strike by roadways’ employees since October 16.
Khap panchayats and sarpanches came out in support of Haryana Roadways employees and held a protest march in Rohtak on Monday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Khap panchayats and sarpanches came out in support of Haryana Roadways employees and held a protest march in Rohtak on Monday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Newly-hired Haryana Roadways drivers struggle to handle vehicles, videos go viral

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 10:14 AM IST
A passenger in the bus had shot the video where the conducter is seen shifting the gears while the temporary driver struggles to handle the vehicle
The ongoing strike entered 13th day on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
The ongoing strike entered 13th day on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Haryana Roadways strike: Govt appeals protestors to resume work from today

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh/rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:27 AM IST
Various government staff unions on Sunday announced statewide stir on October 30-31 to mount pressure on the state government
(HT File)
(HT File)

Private buses will improve transportation, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Karnal
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:16 AM IST
Reacting to the ongoing strike of Haryana Roadways employees, the CM said that private buses were being introduced to provide better transportation to the people of the state.
Haryana Roadways workers staging a protest to press for their demands in Rohtak on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Haryana Roadways workers staging a protest to press for their demands in Rohtak on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways strike: Situation improving with 3,500 buses plying, claims govt

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 11:02 AM IST
Even as Esma is in force, roadways employees are on strike since October 16 in protest against the government’s move to induct 700 private buses, which they allege is a step towards privatisation.
Haryana Roadways workers and members of other unions taking out a protest march in Rohtak on Friday.(HT Photo)
Haryana Roadways workers and members of other unions taking out a protest march in Rohtak on Friday.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways strike: Services hit as 42 unions go on mass casual leave

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Services were badly hit in Karnal, Kurukshetra and Yamunanagar districts while the response was mixed in Rohtak, Sonepat, Jind, Jhajjar, Bhiwani and Rewari.
Haryana Roadways buses parked at the bus stand in Rohtak on Thursday as the employees’ strike entered the 10th consecutive day on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Haryana Roadways buses parked at the bus stand in Rohtak on Thursday as the employees’ strike entered the 10th consecutive day on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways strike: Major showdown today as other unions join stir

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 10:23 AM IST
Services relating to power, education, civic bodies and health are set to be hit with umbrella body of employees’ unions going on mass casual leave.
Striking Haryana Roadways workers staging a protest against the state government’s policy to rope in 700 private buses in Rohtak on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Striking Haryana Roadways workers staging a protest against the state government’s policy to rope in 700 private buses in Rohtak on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways strike: Over 2,800 buses on roads now, claims govt

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 10:25 AM IST
As many as 174 new drivers who had been recently appointed would start working from Wednesday and run roadways buses on as many routes.
The plight of hundreds of commuters continued for all these days despite government efforts.(HT Photo)
The plight of hundreds of commuters continued for all these days despite government efforts.(HT Photo)

Khattar blinks, invites Haryana Roadways leaders on strike for talks

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 10:12 AM IST
The state roadways employees are protesting against the government’s move to induct 700 private buses, which they held was a step towards privatisation.
The executive chair car ticket usually priced at Rs Rs 1,000 had gone up to Rs 1,700.(HT File)
The executive chair car ticket usually priced at Rs Rs 1,000 had gone up to Rs 1,700.(HT File)

Bus strike, Dussehra break hike Shatabdi fare on Chandigarh-Delhi route by 65%

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 11:05 AM IST
The flexible pricing system pushes up base fares by 10% for every 10% seats booked in Shatabdi after 50 % of the total seats are booked, railway officials said.
The transport department had on Thursday launched a damage control exercise and roped in buses and drivers from private educational and other institutes to ferry passengers.(HT Photo)
The transport department had on Thursday launched a damage control exercise and roped in buses and drivers from private educational and other institutes to ferry passengers.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways employee union extends strike till October 22

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 10:59 AM IST
Hundreds of commuters across Haryana continued to be on the receiving end of the confrontation between the government and roadways staff.
(HT File)
(HT File)

HT explainer: Why are Haryana Roadways employees on strike?

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 11:44 AM IST
Already in the red, the Haryana Roadways is understaffed with inadequate number of buses.
(HT File)
(HT File)

Haryana Roadways staff extend strike till Friday

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 10:08 AM IST
Defying the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), the roadways employees had begun their strike on Tuesday, compromising the public transportation system in the state.
The employees are protesting against the induction of about 700 buses of private operators, which they allege is an attempt to favour some chosen few and a step towards privatisation.(HT Photo)
The employees are protesting against the induction of about 700 buses of private operators, which they allege is an attempt to favour some chosen few and a step towards privatisation.(HT Photo)

Haryana roadways strike: 200 employees terminated, three officers suspended

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:44 AM IST
The officials were suspended for failing to perform their duty as bus services remain badly hit across Haryana, emergency recruitment process initiated
Several union leaders held, services partially restored towards afternoon. At a few places policemen double-up as conductors.(HT Photo)
Several union leaders held, services partially restored towards afternoon. At a few places policemen double-up as conductors.(HT Photo)

Hundreds stranded in state on first day of Haryana roadways strike

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 09:56 AM IST
The roadways employees went on strike despite Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) being in force, which prohibits strike by the employees.
The bus driver, who is yet to be identified, fled after the accident.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The bus driver, who is yet to be identified, fled after the accident.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Man run over by state roadways bus near Kherki Daula toll, dies

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2018 05:04 AM IST
An unidentified man was allegedly run over by a Haryana Roadways bus near Shikhohpur turn on Delhi-Jaipur highway. The deceased appeared to be in his mid-30s, police said, adding that the victim was not carrying any documents, which could help in his identification.
The Haryana Roadways workers went on strike over the transport department's proposal to introduce 700 private buses to their fleet.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Haryana Roadways workers went on strike over the transport department's proposal to introduce 700 private buses to their fleet.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

FIRs lodged against 23 Haryana Roadways workers for disrupting essential services

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 05:34 AM IST
This action by the Gurugram police came a day against the attempted strike against the state transport department.
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