School Bus

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan: Truck hits school bus, 17 children dead January 16, 2014

    Islamabad: A truck slammed into a bus bringing school children home from an outing in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 17 pupils and three adults, police said. "It was a headon collision when the truck slammed into the school van on a single track dirt road. Apparently, speeding and...
  • 2 kids killed, 8 injured as school bus meets with accident due to dense fog December 16, 2013

    Two children were killed on Mondayand eight others injured when their school bus collidedwith a passenger bus following low visibility due to densefog in Ambah town near Morena, police said.The bus belonging to Little Flower School was on itsway to pick up children when a passenger bus going to Gwalior...
  • Thane: School-bus attendant arrested for raping 4-year-old girl September 15, 2013

    Mumbai: A four-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a school bus attendant, who lured her to the backseat of the vehicle on the pretext of showing her a magic trick, in neighbouring Thane district. 27-year-old Sandip Karve (27) was arrested on Saturday, eight days after he allegedly sexually assaulted a KG...
  • News briefs: Police fine school autorickshaws for overcrowding July 30, 2013

    As part of the drive against overloaded autorickshaws, the RTO and traffic police on Monday issued around 100 challans to autos overloaded with school children in Jaipur. Eleven flying squads were keeping tight vigil at different areas of the city to catch violators. The drive has been initiated after a...
  • Rajasthan: Bus, tempo collide in Hanumangarh, 9 children dead July 30, 2013

    Hanumangarh: Nine children died in a bustempo collision in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Tuesday morning. Out of nine childrens, seven died on the spot and 10 others have been taken to the hospital. The incident took place at 8 am. More details awaited. ...
  • Schoolbus attendant gets 7 years in jail for molesting a fouryearold girl July 30, 2013

    A school bus attendant was on Monday sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment for molesting a fouryearold girl by a local court. It is the first conviction under Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act' (PCSOA) 2012 in any case for the Mumbai police. Judge SD Tulankar of the special...
  • Pakistan: Fire in school bus kills 17 children May 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Seventeen children and a teacher were charred to death in Pakistan's Punjab province on Saturday when the bus taking them to school caught fire apparently due a leaking gas cylinder. Seven children were injured in the incident on the outskirts of Gujrat city, located about 200 km from Islamabad. The...
  • J&K: 9 school students killed as bus rolls down into gorge April 4, 2013

    Srinagar: Nine students were killed and twelve others injured when a school bus skidded off a mountain road and fell into a 500feet gorge in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. The mishap took place at Kandiwara near Kokernag, 70 kms from Srinagar, when the driver...
  • Jalandhar school bus accident: Death toll rises to 13 March 4, 2013

    Jalandhar: The death toll in the Jalandhar school bus accident rose to 13 on Monday evening. The school bus had a head-on collision with a truck early in the morning, following which casualties were reported. Reports said that the driver of the school bus had died after the accident. At least...
  • LS mourns death of children in Punjab road mishap March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday mourned the death of children in a road accident in Jalandhar district of Punjab. "I am deeply saddened to learn about the tragic accident in which 11 innocent children lost their lives and several others were injured in Jalandhar district of Punjab," Speaker...
  • Jalandhar: School bus collides with truck, 12 dead March 4, 2013

    Jalandhar: A school bus had a head-on collision with a truck early on Monday morning, following which casualties were reported. Reports said at least 11 children were dead in the accident. Reports also said that the driver of the school bus also died after the accident. At least 13 others have...
  • Aligarh: School bus catches fire, all rescued December 4, 2012

    Aligarh: A major tragedy was averted in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning when a school bus carrying 65 students caught fire. All the children were rescued immediately after the bus caught fire. The district administration has ordered a fitness test of all the school buses. The bus belonging to a...
  • Train ploughs into school bus in Egypt, 50 killed November 18, 2012

    Cairo: Fifty people, mostly children, were killed when a train slammed into a school bus as it crossed the tracks at a rail crossing south of Cairo on Saturday, further inflaming public anger at Egypt's shoddy transport network. Witnesses said barriers at the crossing were open when the train hit the...
  • Ludhiana: 16 injured as school bus hits divider November 8, 2012

    Ludhiana: Sixteen students were injured after a school bus lost control, ran over a divider and turned upside down near Focal Point in Ludhiana on Thursday. The injured students were taken to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the driver's condition remains critical. "The bus hit the divider resulting in serious injuries...
  • 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...
  • Chennai: Petition against buses 'violating child rights' August 16, 2012

    Chennai: A complaint has been lodged with the TN State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) to protect the interest of schoolgoing children, who are at the mercy of the crew members of the various government transport corporations. In his complaint before the Commission, R Randeep of Seven Wells submitted that ...
  • TN Govt gets report on school vehicles August 3, 2012

    Chennai: The State Transport Department on Thursday submitted the report of a sixmember committee constituted to frame a rule fixing the criteria and conditions for running of vehicles used by educational institutions to Home Secretary R Rajagopal on Thursday. The State government will examine the recommendations made by the committee...
  • Mumbai: BEST driver rams into school bus July 31, 2012

    Mumbai: A BEST bus going on the wrong side of the road collided headon with a school bus, resulting in injuries to 11 students and three teachers on Monday. The incident took place near Nahur flyover at 8 am when the Marolbound BEST bus no 522 smashed into a vehicle...
  • Chennai: Baby run over by school bus July 31, 2012

    Chennai: Less than a week after Class II girl Shruti died after falling through a hole on the floor of her school bus, an 18monthold boy was crushed under the wheels of a mini bus that came to pick up his brothers for school, at Annanur near Avadi on Monday...
  • Chennai: MVI, 4 others arrested for child's death July 27, 2012

    Chennai: A day after sevenyearold Sruthi was killed after falling through a hole in her school bus, the motor vehicle inspector who recently issued a Fitness Certificate to the illfated bus, was arrested by police on Thursday. The correspondent of the school, the bus driver, contractor hired by the school...
  • Bus tragedy: Student with head out of window dies July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: In a freak accident on Wednesday, a 16yearold boy was killed in Delhi after being struck by an electricity pole when he stuck his head out of the school bus window. The incident took place around 2.30 pm in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh. "The victim, (a Class 10 student) identified...
  • Bangalore bus accident: 'School too at fault' June 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Threeyearold Mohammed Faisal was to have a party on his third birthday on Friday. Instead, his funeral will now be held. The toddler was knocked down by his school bus after he was dropped in front of his house. In panic, the driver Bharat Singh, took the wounded child...
  • B'lore: Driver who crushed child to death arrested June 22, 2012

    Bangalore: The driver of the school bus who absconded after mistakenly crushing a child to death in Bangalore on Thursday has been arrested. Threeyearold Mohammad Faisal Noorulla died after he was hit by his own school bus at around 4 pm. Faisal was an LKG student of the Bright School...
  • Bangalore: Kid crushed under own school bus June 22, 2012

    Bangalore: Threeyearold Mohammad Faisal Noorulla died after he hit by his own school bus at around 4 pm on Thursday in Bangalore. Faisal was an LKG student of the Bright School in Thanisandra area of Bangalore. The boy had just got off the bus when the bus driver tried to reverse...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School bus falls into canal, 8 dead March 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: At least eight students were killed when when a school bus fell into a rivulet in Khamma district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, a senior police official said. The bus belonging to a private school was said to be carrying 40 children when the mishap occurred, Additional SP Prakash...
  • AP: 2 dead, 13 missing in school bus accident February 29, 2012

    Rajahmundry: Two students died and 13 others were missing after a school bus fell into a river canal near in Rajahmundry in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. The bus was carrying 45 LKG and UKG students of Sai Teja Public School when it rolled into the...