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Tag: Bus

Odisha: 20 Injured As Bus Overturns In Soro

Balasore: Over 20 passengers sustained injuries, some of them critically after a bus they were travelling in overturned on NH-16 near Soro in the district on Sunday. The bus -Chakadola- carrying around 40 passengers including children was coming to Balasore from Bhubaneswar. The speeding vehicle lost control over the wheels and skidded off the road […]

5 Including Pregnant Woman Injured As Bus Turns Turtle In Balasore

Balasore: As many as five persons including a pregnant woman sustained injuries after a bus in which they were travelling in lost control and turned turtle near Digiribahi on Wednesday. According to sources, the mishap took place while the ill-fated bus carrying 20 passenger was on its way from Kasaphala to Balasore. All the injured […]

Union min Nitin Gadkari assures bus and car operators of full support in coming out of economic slowdown

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME Nitin Gadkari has assured the bus and car operators of the country that the government is fully aware of their problems, and will fully support them to mitigate their issues. He said that he is in regular touch with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the […]

Odisha bus fares
Odisha Govt Allows Plying Of Buses In Green Zones

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to the confusion over the movement of buses during the extended lockdown period, Odisha government today announced that buses will be allowed to ply on both intra-district and inter-district routes in Green zones of the State. The bus services will, however, remain prohibited in Orange and Red zones, clarified Special Relief […]

Govt allows conditional inter-state movement of stranded people

New Delhi: Migrant workers, tourists, students and other people stranded in different parts of the country were on Wednesday allowed to move to their respective destinations with certain conditions, giving a big relief to the distressed people. In an order, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said buses shall be used for transport of such groups […]

14 Killed, 25 Injured In Bus Accident On Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Firozabad: Fourteen people were killed and 25 injured when a bus rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Lucknow expressway here, officials said on Thursday. The accident took place on Wednesday night, they said. “The toll in the bus accident has gone up to 14. Besides, 25 injured are undergoing treatment in different hospitals,” Senior […]

Private buses stay off roads in Bargarh protesting market complex in new bus terminal

Bargarh: Protesting the alleged illegal construction of a market complex inside the new bus terminal, the Private Bus Owners’ Association has been observing a strike without operating buses in the district. The association alleged that the market complex, which has been built as per the direction of the Bargarh municipality, will cause inconvenience to passengers […]

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in Telangana

Hyderabad: In a ghastly tragedy, 45 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a state-run bus fell into a gorge in Telangana’s Jagtial district on Tuesday, police said. The bus belonging to the Telangana State Road Transport Corp (TSRTC) fell off Kondagattu Ghat Road while returning from Anjaneya Swamy temple atop Kondagattu […]

20 injured after truck rams into bus in Bargarh

Bargarh: As many as 20 persons were injured after a speeding truck rammed into a bus near Pararapat temple at Barahagoda of the district on Thursday evening. The mishap took place when the bus en route to Sambalpur had just left the Barahagoda bus stand. All the injured have been admitted to the Bargarh district […]

Supreme Court reserves verdict on review pleas of 2 convicts in Dec 16 gangrape case

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its verdict on the plea of two condemned convicts–Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta — seeking a review of the 2017 verdict by which they, along with two others, were awarded death penalty in the sensational December 16, 2012 gangrape cum murder case here. The apex court […]

27 dead after bus falls into pit in Bihar

  Bihar: At least 27 people have died after a bus fell into a roadside pit and caught fire in Bihar’s East Champaran district today, reported ANI. The accident occurred under the Kotwa police station area, which is nearly 75 km from the state capital. Speaking to ANI, Bihar Disaster Management and Relief Minister, Dinesh […]

Naxals torch buses in Sukma; 1 killed

Raipur: Naxals torched two buses after asking passengers to alight in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district tonight, police said. One person was reported to have been killed by naxals at the spot, they said. The incident took place between Peddakudthi and Penta villages under Dornapal police station limits when the two buses, were heading to Hyderabad, […]

Five killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Jajpur/Sundergarh/Puri: Five persons including a minor boy were killed in separate road mishaps in Jajpur, Sundergrh, and Puri districts today. A minor boy was killed after a bus hit him while he was crossing road at Badapatuli on NH-215 under Korei police limits in Jajpur district. Irked, locals of Badapatuli and adjoining areas damaged the […]

Baripada bandh
Bandh against brown sugar trade cripples life in Baripada

Baripada: Normal life has been crippled in Mayurbhanj district headquarters town today due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) in protest against the police and excise department’s inefficiency to control rampant drugs business. Alleging a stiff rise of crime record in the town due to illegal business of brown sugar and […]

OTV Impact: Police begins probe into harassment of girl in moving bus

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate police today stepped up investigation into the alleged harassment of a lady journalist in moving bus which has sparked off a debate on how safe is the existing public transport system for the women in the state. Hours after OTV reported the incident, Odisha Government swung into action and ordered for a […]

CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus
CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a probe into the misbehaviour incident of a young girl in a moving bus. The bus in which the incident took place has been identified by the Commissionerate Police. A special team, including one lady officer, is probing the incident under the leadership of Cuttack DCP. Patnaik gave […]

15 injured as bus falls off bridge in Kalyansinghpur

Kalyansinghpur: As many as 15 persons were injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and fell off a bridge near Kutingaguda under Kashipur block in Rayagada district on Saturday morning. According to sources, the incident took place at around 8 am today, while the ill-fated bus was on its way to […]

Tourist bus falls off Dhauli, 36 injured

Bhubaneswar: In an unfortunate incident, 36 passengers were injured, some of them critically, after a tourist bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell off the Dhauli hill, on the outskirts of the city on Tuesday morning. All the injured have been rushed to Capital hospital. “Six of them, who sustained injuries […]

2 killed, 20 injured as bus falls into gorge in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, two persons were killed and 20 others sustained critical injuries after a bus in which they were travelling lost control and fell into a gorge near Arjunapur in Patkura area in the district on Friday morning. According to sources, the incident took place while the private bus-Raja was on its […]

1 killed, 15 injured as bus hits dumper in Soro

Soro: In a tragic incident, one person was killed and 15 others sustained injuries after a private bus in which they were travelling lost control and hit a stone-laden dumper on National Highway-5 at Khantapada in Balasore district late on Friday night. According to sources, the incident took place around 2.30 am while the bus […]

7 injured as bus meets accident

Baripada: In a tragic road mishap, seven persons were injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and hit a road-side tree near Kankumura square at Udala in Mayurbhanj district late on Thursday night. According to sources, the incident took place when the private bus-Nisamani was on its way Sarat from Udala. […]

Six killed, 34 injured as private bus falls off bridge

Angul: Five passengers and a motorcyclist died while 34 passengers were injured, 18 of them seriously, after a private bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge near Tukuda under Jarpada block, about 20 km from Angul, on National Highway-55 after colliding with a bike this afternoon. Reports said the ill-fated bus Janhamamu […]

Bus owners meet Transport minister, demand release of 'Maharaja' owner

Bhubaneswar: Members of Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association on Monday met Transport minister Ramesh Majhi and demanded withdrawal of case against Rishabh Tripathy, the owner of ‘Maharaja’ bus. At least 21 passengers were killed and 20 others injured when the Athmallik-bound ill-fated bus fell off a bridge near Angul on September 10. The Association termed […]

19 killed, 30 injured as bus falls off bridge

Bhubaneswar: Nineteen people were killed and more than 30 others critically injured when a bus carrying them fell off a bridge in Angul district on Friday. Sources said, twelve critically injured have been shifted to SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack from Athmallick and Angul district headquarters hospital. While one Pritimanjari Nayak was airlifted […]

10 injured as bus falls off road

Banki: As many as 10 persons sustained critical injuries when a bus in which they were travelling lost control and fell off the road after hitting a two-wheeler near Pusingi square on Cuttack-Banki road on Saturday morning. According to sources, the incident took place when the bus with more than 40 passengers in it was […]

10 passengers injured in road mishap

Kamakhyanagar: At least 10 passengers were injured when a bus in which they were travelling dashed against a culvert at Turadanali under Mahabirod police limits in Kamakhayanagar sub division in Dhenkanal district this morning. Reports said a private bus, Hara-Parvati, was on its way to Talcher from Telkoi when the driver lost control of the […]

Lady passenger raped in bus; conductor, helper arrested

Bhadrak: Tension prevails in Bansada area in Bhadrak district following the alleged rape of a lady by the conductor and helper of a private bus inside the bus on Wednesday night. The incident came to light after the victim lodged a complaint with the police yesterday. As per the complaint lodged by the victim, she […]

CCTV in buses soon for safety of passengers

Bhubaneswar: Keeping the safety of passengers, especially women, in view, the Odisha government has ordered installation of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all private and government buses plying in the State. As many as 400 buses operating under State Transport department will have CCTV cameras installed in them by July 31 while the private […]

2 killed, 15 injured as bus overturns in Boudh

Boudh: In a tragic accident, two persons were killed and as many as 15 others sustained critical injuries when the bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned near Sidhapur area here in the wee hours of Tuesday. According to sources, the incident took place when the private bus was on its way […]

Punjab bus passenger molested; driver, conductor held

Chandigarh: The driver and conductor of a private bus were arrested after a woman alleged that she had been molested by a passenger near Punjab’s Khanna town, police said today. The incident took place near Khanna town, 60 km from here, yesterday when the woman boarded the bus from Sirhind town to Sahnewal near Ludhiana. […]