Yeldoddi Thanda: Left high and dry without a bus service

Due to the poor bus service in the area, people in Yeldoddi Thanda who do not have their own vehicles wait for autos which are not frequent. People of Yeldoddi Thanda, a village which comes under the Kottadoddi Panchayat in Devadurga taluk, do not have access to public transport services. They have to make do […]

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Assamese Student Attacked on BMTC bus

Kamrul Hoque, an Assamese student launched a complaint to the Police Comissioner of Bengaluru after being allegedly assaulted by ticket collectors in a BMTC bus. The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is actively investigating the alleged attack on an Assamese student studying in Azim Premji University, BMTC Public Relations Officer said.  The Assam Tribune covered […]

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Tender called for new BMTC buses

BMTC officials say that more electric and diesel buses will be inducted soon to reduce overcrowding. Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is planning to introduce more diesel and electric buses. The officials from BMTC say that the tender has been floated.   Sunitha Jain, Public Relations Officer (PRO) at BMTC said that they have issued […]

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Good Samaritans: Not so many

Expert suggests that developing apps and portals under the Good Samaritan Law might increase the number of bystanders helping the injured person when an accident occurs. According to a study by SaveLIFE Foundation, not many people in the country are aware of the Good Samaritan Law which provides legal protection to the person who helps […]

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Traffic clogged at Hebbal junction

The work on the expansion of the Hebbal flyover to make it three lanes has stopped. Passengers are complaining of heavy traffic congestion. If you are thinking of driving through the Hebbal junction think again. You could reach your destination by foot by the time you drive across the junction. The junction remains a bottleneck […]

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Fare not fair

Pre-paid counters fail; travellers pay more for app-based services. Bangalore residents complain that prepaid auto rickshaw counters at some metro stations and the Cantonment Railway Station are understaffed and do not work throughout the day, requiring them to hire costly post paid app-based auto services. Alisha, a college student said that metro stations like MG […]

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