Putting an end to painful experience of months of lockdown crisis, private buses will soon ply on the roads across Odisha from July 19 (Monday). State Private Bus Owners’ Association Secretary Debendra Sahu announced the same after a crucial meeting with Odisha government.
Despite Odisha government allowing resumption of bus services across the state from today after several weeks of pandemic lockdown restrictions, private bus owners have however refused to normalise the operations until reaching an agreement with the government on fulfilment of demands.
Odisha Government is planning to waive tax for private bus owners in the State
The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation is all set to resume its bus service on 43 selected routes in the State with effect from July 6, tomorrow, the State-run carrier informed through its Twitter page on Monday.
Four days into the Odisha government’s order for partial relaxing Covid lockdown regulations in as many as 20 districts of the State under Category A which exhibited virus infection test positivity rate less than 5%, the most awaited bus service in such districts continues to remain off the limits.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday informed about its decision to go on a development drive mode to revamp all bus stations across the State. Replying to media queries on the sidelines of a two-day training and workshop on Sustainable Public Transport for Odisha, Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said planning is underway […]
Rourkela/Malkangiri: Vehicular traffic was affected in several places of the State including Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Sambalpur and tribal-dominated districts as Dalit organisations have been observing the ‘Bharat Bandh’ protesting dilution of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act provisions. Buses have also remained off-roads in Biramitrapur, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Bolangir. Besides, shops and markets were […]
Koraput: While the Odisha government is embroiled in a dispute with Andhra Pradesh over ownership of several villages in Kotiya panchayat of Koraput district, the State government introduced a new passenger bus service here on Friday. “Apart from providing better transportation to the local people, the service will boost tribal economy,” said Krutibas Rout, Sub-Collector […]
Jajpur: After solar lights, water filters and visit of doctors could not improve the lives of malnourished children of Nagada area, the Jajpur district administration launched bus service today to help local residents reach other parts of the State. Jajpur collector Ranjan Kumar Das and local legislator Priti Ranjan Ghadai launched the daily bus service […]
Jammu: The bus service across the Line of Control between Chakan Da Bagh in Poonch district and Rawalakot in the Pakistani side of Kashmir remained suspended for the fourth consecutive week on Monday. Officials at Chakan Da Bagh crossing point said that the bus service had to be suspended on Monday “because of no response […]
Rourkela: Bus communication from here to different places of Jharkhand including Ranchi came to a grinding halt today as the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) called for a bandh in Jharkhand alleging police action against some of its cadres. The outlawed organisation alleged that Jharkhand police has deliberately arrested some of its leaders and […]
Bhubaneswar: Bus service from Puri to the twin cities and other places of the state came to a grinding halt today as private bus staffs of Puri staged a cease-work stir causing hardship to large number of daily commuters. The Nilagiri Motor Employees Association resorted to the strike protesting torture on a Puri bus staff […]
Bhubaneswar: Bus service from Puri to the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack was halted today as Puri bus staff staged a cease-work stir protesting assault on a staff at the Cuttack bus terminal. It is alleged the bus staff are facing a lot of inconvenience due to a spat between the Puri and Cuttack […]