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  • Tamil Nadu: 5 people from West Bengal dead as bus catches fire in Ramanathapuram 2 days ago

    Rameswaram: Five pilgrims have been killed in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a bus caught fire on Sunday morning. The bus carrying the pilgrims was headed towards Kanyakumari. The pilgrims, who are said to have been asleep during the incident, belonged to West Bengal. The reason behind the fire is...
  • Assam violence: Guwahati buses to be off road on Thursday August 20, 2014

    Guwahati: City buses in Assam's capital will remain off the road for 12 hours on Thursday in protest against the firing in Golaghat that left three persons dead and six others injured on Wednesday. The Guwahati City Bus Association has decided not to ply their buses for 12 hours on...
  • People throng Red Fort to watch Independence Day celebrations August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ninety-year-old Ramo Devi travelled all the way from northwest Delhi to hear Narendra Modi speak from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Ramo, who came from Uttam Nagar area along with her 55-year-old son in a DTC bus, said she always wanted to see the Prime Minister unfurl the...
  • 'The conductor shouted 'Rajeshwari' at Rajeshwari Temple and a lady replied 'haanji?'': 10 hilarious incidents that happened on BMTC buses in Bangalore August 12, 2014

    335E, 335T. Sounds familiar? You know you're from Bangalore when the BMTC becomes a way of life for you. You remember all the bus numbers and routes by heart. While a lot of newbies may have a problem with conductors refusing to shell out change, the regulars know all the...
  • 3 school children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns August 6, 2014

    Three school children, aged between six and twelve, were on Wednesday killed and 15 injured when their school bus turned turtle after being hit by a tanker, police said. The incident took place when the children were on their way to school, police said, adding, the injured were admitted to a...
  • 35 devotees injured in bus accident August 1, 2014

    At least 35 Kanwarias (Shiv devotees) were injured on Thursday when the bus they were travelling in overturned near Tarbasechu village in Hazaribagh district, police said here. They said more than a dozen women devotees were among the injured. The bus overturned and fell in a ditch. Condition of some devotees was...
  • 21 killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 29, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal state roadways bus rolled down a hill and fell into a gorge on Tuesday resulting in death of 21 onboard passengers in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, police said. Rescue operations are on and the toll could rise, said officials. The bus was on way from Shimla to Savera Khad...
  • Four killed, 20 others injured in a bus-jeep collision July 27, 2014

    Four persons were killed and 20 others injured in a collision between a bus and a jeep in Bhojpur district on Saturday, the police said. The accident took place near Ekauna village when the bus, on its way to Ara from Sahar, collided head on with the jeep going to Belaur...
  • Medak: Two years and 16 deaths to install gates at unmanned railway crossing July 27, 2014

    Medak: It is a double tragedy for a family in Medak where Neeraja and Veera Babu's 9-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son were on the school bus which was hit by a speeding train killing 16 school children. For a while there was a glimmer of hope as the family were...
  • Medak: Protests break out at accident site where 17 children were killed July 25, 2014

    Medak (Telangana): Protests broke out at the site of a horrific accident in Medak district of Telangana in which 17 school children were killed. The bus driver and cleaner, were also killed when Nanded-Secunderabad Passenger train collided with the bus on the railway track at around 9 AM on Thursday. The...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing July 24, 2014

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • Electric bus pilot project to be launched in Gujarat July 14, 2014

    Gandhinagar: As part of efforts to ensure a cleaner and greener environment, the Gujarat government will soon introduce a pilot project to run 'electric-buses' for public transport between state capital Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. Moving ahead, the state-run Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) has invited expression of interest from the potential companies...
  • Four killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 13, 2014

    Shimla: Four passengers were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a bus skidded off the road and rolled into a 30-foot deep pit in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was on its way from Solan town to Shimla when it fell into the pit at...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Two dead, 33 injured as bus falls into gorge July 13, 2014

    Solan: Two people died and as many as 33 people were left injured in Himachal Pradesh's Solan when a state transport bus fell into a gorge on Sunday morning. More details awaited. ...
  • 10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh July 1, 2014

    Dhaka: At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus crashed into a roadside tree and overturned on a highway in southwestern Bangladesh. The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Jessore district. The bus was going to Benapole...
  • 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...
  • Three killed in a bus accident in Kashmir June 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Three persons died while 27 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned at Bijbehara in Anantnag district of Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. The bus, which was returning to Kulgam from Gulmarg tourist resort, turned turtle at Bijbhera at 10.45 PM last night, the police said. Three...
  • 1,000 km of new BRT would save 27,000 lives in India: World Bank June 24, 2014

    Washington: World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit (BRT) lanes in the next 20 years. "If India built 1,000 kilometres of new, bus rapid transit lanes, over...
  • 1 killed, 20 injured as speeding bus falls into a ditch June 12, 2014

    One person was killed and 20 others were injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch near Hajipur village in Bihar's Jehanabad district. The incident ocurred when the driver of the bus, travelling from Ekangarsarai to Jehanabad, lost control of the vehicle and it fell into a ditch. The locals...
  • Mumbai: 30-year-old arrested for stripping, beating woman bus conductor June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A woman bus conductor was on Wednesday allegedly beaten up and stripped by a 30-year-old passenger in Dombivli town following a heated altercation over boarding the bus from the front exit. According to senior police inspector Milind Patil of Manpada Police station, the MSRTC bus was on its way...
  • Nepal: 18 Indian pilgrims killed, 53 injured in bus accident June 3, 2014

    At least 18 Indian pilgrims were killed and 53 others injured when an overloaded bus carrying them veered off a mountain road and rolled about 100 meters before plunging into a river in western Nepal, officials said on Tuesday. "All 18 people who died in the accident were Indian nationals, mostly...
  • 4 killed, 12 injured as speeding bus overturns, falls into a roadside ditch June 2, 2014

    Four persons were killed and 12 others injured when a speeding bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch near Mahror village in Bihar's Rohtas district on Monday. The incident occurred when the bus driver lost his control over the vehicle, on way to Kochas from Vikramganj, following which it overturned...
  • Nappy-wearing Thai bus conductors fight for right to toilet breaks during traffic snarls May 30, 2014

    Stuck for hours each day in snarling traffic, bus conductors in Thailand's sprawling capital have found a radical solution to a lack of toilet breaks -- adult nappies. Despite years of brisk economic growth, many of Bangkok's blue-collar workers find themselves on the sharp end of relentless urbanisation and stubborn wealth...
  • Rajasthan Congress hits out at BJP government over bus fare hike May 28, 2014

    Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday assailed the Vasundhra Raje-led government over the hike in bus fares from June 1, saying the BJP came to power at the Centre and in the state by making inflation an issue. "People in Rajasthan would never have 'achche din' (good days) ahead, whether the BJP rules...
  • Three dead, 12 others injured in bus-truck collision May 27, 2014

    Three persons lost their lives while twelve others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck near Jarang village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday. Police said the accident occurred around 30 km from Muzaffarpur town on a stretch of NH-57 that was declared one way. The...
  • 25 injured as bus falls into ditch May 23, 2014

    Twenty-five people were injured, some of them seriously, when a bus overturned and fell into a ditch near Sedpura village in the district, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday, when the bus was carrying 40 passengers from Muzaffarnagar to Kutesra village. The injured have been admitted to a...
  • 9 persons killed in bus-jeep collision, 27 wounded May 14, 2014

    Nine persons were killed and 27 others injured on Wednesday in a collision between a vehicle ferrying a marriage party and a bus near Aama Jod in Panna. The jeep was on its way to Imllia from Aama village when a Katni-bound bus rammed into it. While two persons died on the...
  • 31 children injured as school bus overturns May 12, 2014

    At least 31 students were injured on Monday when their speeding school bus overturned in Surajpur area, police told reporters. "A bus of Vishwa Bharti Public School carrying 40 children was returning after school hours around 2 PM and overturned near Crowne Plaza in Surajpur," Deputy Superintendent of Police Anurag Singh...
  • 10 killed, 25 injured as speeding bus topples in Devprayag May 7, 2014

    Ten people were killed on Wednesday when a bus on its way from New Delhi to Uttarakhand toppled in Devprayag district, police said. Twenty-five passengers were injured in the accident on the Rishikesh-Badrinath route. A dozen of the injured were said to be in critical condition. The bus was headed for Srinagar...