Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 07:48 PM IST
With tickets same as before the six months lockdown, bus services have finally resumed in Hyderabad on 25 routes after being thoroughly sanitised and stocked with hand sanitisers amid Covid-19
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2019 06:28 PM IST
On an average, the bus fares will go up by 20 paise per kilometre. The RTC is expected to net an additional revenue of Rs 750 crore from the increased fares.
Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 07:11 PM IST
The TSRTC employees unions Joint Action Committee (JAC) leader Aswathama Reddy said the decision to end the strike was taken to halt alleged attempts to ‘privatise’ the corporation.
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 04:24 AM IST
This comes as a blow to the TSRTC employees who had offered to end their strike and return to work.
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 09:37 PM IST
The high court bench said it could not interfere in the decision of the state cabinet, as the government had powers to privatize public transport under Section 102 of the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 09:57 PM IST
The high court bench directed that the commissioner of labour should decide in the next two weeks whether or not the government would refer the issue to the labour court to resolve the crisis and bring the RTC employees’ unions to the negotiating table.
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 09:25 PM IST
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UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 08:25 PM IST
On the announcement of the Joint Action Committee of the Telangana RTC unions that they would drop the demand for merger of RTC with the state government for now, managing director of RTC said there was no guarantee that they would not raise the demand again in future.
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 06:37 PM IST
It’s the fifth suicide by an RTC worker in the past month. Employees of the state-owned transporter have been on strike demanding a revision of salaries pending since April 2017 and recruitment to vacant posts.
Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 09:51 PM IST
Hundreds of RTC employees and activists of various political parties tried to march towards Tank Bund on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake.
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:07 PM IST
A division bench of the high court comprising chief justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and justice A Abhishek Reddy gave the orders while hearing a petition filed by Telangana Democratic Forum convenor PL Vishweshwar Rao.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2019 11:17 PM IST
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is said to have instructed the authorities to go ahead with the issuance of notification granting permits to 5,100 private buses in the first phase and for the remaining 5,000-odd buses in the subsequent phases.
Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 10:07 AM IST
Echoing similar sentiments, the Deputy General Secretary of the Employees Union, Mohammed Ahmed Ali also said that the RTC workers will not return to service without any agreement with the government.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinavasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 10:03 PM IST
At least 48,000 employees and workers unions of TSRTC had begun an indefinite strike from October 5 across Telangana, demanding RTC’s merger with the government and recruitment to various posts, among others.
Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Police said the body of Venkateshwarlu, who worked at the Narketpally depot, was found by the side of a road on Saturday morning. Officials said Venkateshwarlu consumed pesticide.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 07:56 PM IST
The RTC employees’ unions questioned Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for insisting that the corporation was beyond redemption while the BJP flayed him for underplaying the RTC’s role in the public transport system in the state.
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Arguing on behalf of the RTC management, advocate general B S Prasad told the high court that the RTC had only Rs 7.5 crore in its exchequer, while the salary bill of the employees was around Rs 224 crore.
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 10:00 AM IST
The family of B Surender Goud, a conductor at the Ranigunj-II bus depot in Secunderabad area, said he returned home at around 8.30pm on Sunday after participating in the agitation.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 06:30 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who reviewed the situation has directed the police to crush the agitation with an iron hand and announced an extension of the Dasara vacations for educational institutions till October 19 to enable the RTC authorities to make additional transport arrangements for students.
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 03:42 AM IST
The employees were demanding, among other things, merger of RTC with the state government as was done in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where they are being treated as government employees.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 08:01 PM IST
The KCR government on Sunday announced dismissal of 48,000-odd employees and workers of TSRTC from service, after they launched an indefinite strike demanding solution to their long-pending problems.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 12:45 AM IST
The employees have been demanding, among other things, merger of the RTC with the state government as was done in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where they are being treated as government employees with their retirement age being enhanced to 60 years.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 02:23 AM IST
Among the employees’s demands is the merger of RTC with the state government as was done in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where they are being treated as government employees with their retirement age being enhanced to 60 years.
Amaravati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 08:07 AM IST
The girl, who belonged to the Guntur district, escaped and reached the bus station on Saturday evening when an on-duty home-guard Venkateswarlu and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Babu Rao spotted and rescued her, the police official said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2018 04:19 PM IST
The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC), Hyderabad has released the hall tickets of candidates who have applied in response to notifications 10/2018, 11/2018, 17/2018 and 18/2018.