Bus Driver

  • Bombay HC confirms death penalty for Pune driver for killing 9 people September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence for Pune driver Santosh M Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people. The incident happened on January 25, 2012 after he was denied a change from night duty to day duty by his...
  • Maharashtra: Bus driver given death for mowing down 9 pleads 'unsound mind' June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Santosh Mane, a former state transport bus driver, who has been awarded death penalty for mowing down nine persons in a fit of reckless driving on Pune roads in January 2012, on Wednesday pleaded before the Bombay High Court that he was of "unsound mind" at the relevant time. Mane's...
  • Singapore: Bus driver cleared of fatal accident in Little India riots February 11, 2014

    A bus driver, involved in a fatal accident that sparked Singapore's worst riot in 40 years and led to the deportation of 52 Indians, will not face any legal action, the government said on Tuesday. The Attorney General's Chambers said in a statement that the bus driver will not be charged...
  • Bikaner: Driver allegedly rapes minor in school bus April 29, 2013

    Bikaner: A driver of a school bus was arrested for allegedly raping a 15yearold girl here, police said on Monday. The girl, a class X student of a private school here has charged her school bus driver with raping her and lodged an FIR against him with Khajuwala police station...
  • Have to bribe touts to get license: Delhi bus drivers April 8, 2013

    Four months after the Delhi gangrape triggered mass outrage and a series of promises by authorities, the dismal reality is that nothing has changed on the ground. Bus drivers still have to bribe touts to get a license. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: 4 months on, bus drivers still get fake licences April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Nothing has changed on the ground four months after the Delhi gangrape triggered mass outrage and a series of promises by authorities. CNNIBN's sister channel IBN7 has conducted a special investigation showing that fake licences based on fake addresses are still being issued to bus drivers. The Delhi gangrape...
  • Pune bus driver who went on rampage found guilty of murder April 3, 2013

    Pune: A sessions court held Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation driver Santosh Mane guilty on Wednesday for mowing down eight people and injuring 28 others in January 25, 2012. The judge will pronounce the sentence on the quantum of punishment on April 8. Mane was convicted under Sections 302, 307, 324,...
  • Beed: NIA, ATS to probe radio blast December 1, 2012

    Mumbai: An NIA team and three antiterror squad teams from Nanded, Pune and Aurangabad have reached Beed, where a a transistor exploded on Friday, to assess the situation. Four members of a family were injured on Friday evening in the incident. Police said that the abandoned radio was picked up...
  • Maharashtra: 4 family members injured in a radio blast December 1, 2012

    Mumbai: A family of four was injured when a transistor exploded in Maharashtra's Beed district. Reports said a bus driver found an abandoned radio at a bus stop and took it home which exploded when he tried to put in batteries. Police is yet to confirm if there were any...
  • Ghaziabad rape: Minor's parents march in protest September 10, 2012

    Ghaziabad: The parents of the 7yearold girl, who was allegedly raped by her school bus driver and cleaner, took out a protest on Sunday seeking action against the principal of the school. The girl's parents and the families of other children who attend the school, gathered outside the school gate and...
  • Delhi: 2 cases of sexual abuse of minors in 24 hrs September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a reason why the national capital is called the crime capital of the country. In less than 24 hours, two cases of sexual abuse have come to light, both involving school bus drivers and minors were the targets in both the cases. In the first incident, a...
  • Mangalore: Activists assault driver for molestation September 1, 2012

    Mangalore: Right wing vigilantes accusing a youth of sexual harassment, assaulted him in Alankaru in Puttur taluk and handed him over to Kadaba police on Thursday. Police sources said that members of Hindu Jagaran Vedike, which was involved in violent attacks at a Mangalore homestay, had assaulted 25yearold Rasheed of Uppinangady...
  • Man jailed for filming upskirts of schoolgirls July 24, 2012

    Sydney: A 48yearold Japaneseorigin bus driver in Sydney has been sentenced to seven months in prison for secretly filming up the skirts of schoolgirls as they boarded his bus. Takuya Koaze attached a spy camera to the door of the government bus to covertly snap girls as young as 10 when...
  • Pune bus driver to be produced before court today February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Santosh Mane, the bus driver whose road rage claimed 9 lives in Pune in January this year, will be produced before a Sessions court on Monday. The Officials will also be submitting Manes medical record. A local court had earlier directed the police to send Mane to the mental...
  • Pune bus driver admitted to mental hospital January 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Pune bus driver who went berserk on the city roads has now been admitted to a mental hospital. Santosh Mane, the driver with the state transport department went on a rampage earlier this week killing nine persons and injuring 28 others. Mane has been kept under...
  • Pune driver who killed 9 sent to mental hospital January 28, 2012

    Pune: The bus driver who had killed nine people and injured 27 in Pune on Wednesday morning was on Saturday sent to the Yerawada mental hospital till February 1. A local court had directed the police to send the driver, Santosh Mane, to the mental hospital for observation. The bus driver ran...
  • Pune: Mane remanded in police custody till Feb 3 January 26, 2012

    Pune: Santosh Maruti Mane, the state transport driver who went on a rampage mowing down eight persons and injuring 27 others here, was on Thursday remanded in police custody till February 3 by a local court with lawyers refusing to appear for him. There was no sign of remorse on 30yearold...
  • Kill me, Pune bus driver pleaded with Sharif Kutty January 26, 2012

    Though cops claim he has no history of being mentally unsound, the state transport bus driver who went berserk on a busy Pune street during morning rush hours on Wednesday, ended up mowing down eight people. He would have slain and brutalised more, had it not been for a brave...
  • Pune bus driver went berserk due to depression? January 26, 2012

    Pune: The bus driver from Pune went on a reckless rampage through the city's busy streets killing 9 people and injuring 27, has been sent to police custody till February 3. The question, however, remains as to what exactly caused Santosh Mane to go berserk. Driving on the wrong side...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 25, 2012

    A bus driver ran amok in Pune on Wednesday morning, killing nine people and injuring 27. ...
  • Pune: Bus driver goes berserk, kills nine January 25, 2012

    Pune: A bus driver ran berserk in Pune on Wednesday morning, driving his vehicle in almost a murderous rage running over pedestrians, school children, morning joggers. The rampage went on for almost an hour before the man could be overpowered and arrested. Nine people lost their lives in this mindless...
  • Horror on the streets of Pune; bus driver kills 9 January 25, 2012

    Pune: At least nine people were killed and 27 injured when an angry staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state transport (ST) bus and went on a rampage through the streets of Pune on Wednesday, police said. Meeran Borwankar, Commissioner, Pune Police, said, "The man went berserk. He went...
  • Video saves job of errant bus driver April 10, 2010

    Texas: A bus driver in San Antonio, Texas lost his cool on the job and threw a punch at a passenger. But, as Brian New reports, the driver still has a job. The city's public transit system VIA says you'll understand why the driver's still employed when you take a...
  • Sri Lanka offers Pak driver holiday package March 6, 2009

    Colombo: Describing a Pakistani driver as "hero of our time" for bravely saving the lives of Sri Lankan cricketers during the terror attack in Lahore, the staterun English newspapers have offered him a fullypaid holiday package as a token of appreciation. The staterun Daily News and the Sunday Observer have invited...