Buses produces lesser carbon footprint compared to other modes of transportation. Travelling by buses is also economically viable, stress-free and typically relaxing.
Poovachal panchayat employee Premanan was assaulted for demanding a student's concession card for his daughter.
The Lakhimpur Kheri chief medical officer said 12 of the injured are critical and have been sent to a trauma centre in Lucknow while 29 are undergoing treatment at the district hospital.
An attempt to give an Onam advance of Rs 20,000 each to the KSRTC employees has been stalled due to objections from the Kerala Transport Development Finance Corporation.
60-year-old Rameshan managed to ensure the safety of 12 school children in his mini-bus.
The KSRTC has approached the High Court with a supplementary petition with the plea that the corporation be given additional time for another 10 days to complete the salary disbursal for July.
The KSRTC had been allotted Rs 1,000 crore in the last Budget. Any decision to give another grant of Rs 20 crore has to get concurrence from the Budget section of the Finance Department.
The finance situation worsened as the KSRTC paid the salary to the staff using the ticket revenue when it did not receive the funds. With this, the KSRTC was left with no money to buy diesel.
The HC, in an interim order, directed the KSRTC to pay salaries by the fifth of every month. It said the matter of repayment of loan could wait until monthly salary disbursal is in order.
The CITU has made clear that continued reliance on the government to meet salary expenses will not bode well for KSRTC.