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Tag: Bus Strike

Mo Buses, private buses on Bhubaneswar-Konark route stay off roads, commuters at wits’ end   
Mo Bus, other private buses on Bhubaneswar-Konark route stay off roads, commuters at wits’ end   

The bus services have been hit owing to the ongoing tussle between the Mo Bus authorities and Konark and Nimapara Private Bus Owners’ Association.

Bus strike in Odisha: Private bus owners' association postpones strike
Bus strike in Odisha: Private bus owners' association postpones strike

The bus owners' association has also threatened to launch the strike from August 1, if their demands are not met by July 31.

Bus strike in Odisha: Pvt bus owners' association to take call tomorrow
Bus strike in Odisha: Pvt bus owners' association to take call tomorrow

The final decision on the strike will be taken after the discussion with the working committee. However, General Secretary informed that they haven't called off the strike.

Odisha Bus Owners' Association General Secretary
Odisha private bus owners threaten strike on July1 if 'long pending' demands aren't met

The Odisha Bus Owners' Association on Saturday threatened to go on strike from July 1 if their demands are not met by the State government by June 30.

Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary
Mo Bus Drivers Launch Strike Demanding Hike In Salary

The protesting bus operators alleged that though the company is deducting money for provident fund from their salary, it is not reflecting in their deposit accounts. 

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Night Bus Service Hit In Rourkela As Operators Protest 'Hooliganism Of Owners' Association'

Rourkela: Night bus service from the Steel City to various parts of the State was thrown out of gear due to tension at the new bus stand after members of local private bus owners’ association allegedly thrashed a bus driver over online ticketing issues. As many as 50 buses running from Rourkela to major cities […]

Berhampur Bus Terminal Relocation Row: Over 700 Private Buses Stop Services

Berhampur: Intensifying their protest over the alleged unilateral decision of the district administration to relocate the bus terminal to Haldiapadar on the city outskirts, over 700 private bus owners across the district on Wednesday joined the stir launched by the Ganjam District Private Bus Operators’ Association. As a result, private buses plying from Berhampur to […]

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 […]

Spat over timings: Private buses stay off roads between Puri & Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Just a day after commuters had a harrowing time due to the country-wide shutdown following a bandh call by the Congress over rise in fuel prices, private buses plying between Puri and Bhubaneswar stayed off roads today after a spat over timings of the buses surfaced between the private bus owners’ associations of both […]

Government bus strike: 400 OSRTC buses stay off roads

Bhubaneswar: As many as 400 buses stayed off roads across the State today as members of Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) launched a three-day agitation to continue till August 23 demanding fulfilment of a 4-charter demand. As part of the strike, the agitating employees of the state-owned transport corporation are holding demonstrations at different […]

Passengers hit as private buses stay off roads

Bhubaneswar: Bus passengers are having a harrowing time across the State as private buses stayed off roads today following an indefinite state-wide strike by the All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association. People from all walks of life are suffering due to the strike with students, senior citizens and office goers being the worst hit. Braving […]

Private bus strike in Odisha from March 14

Bhubaneswar: Private buses will remain off roads from March 14 as the All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association today called for an indefinite state-wide strike over various demands. President of the association Prakash Mishra told mediapersons that buses run by private operators will stop plying from 6 AM on March 14. “The private bus owners […]

Bus strike: OSRTC buses stay off roads from today

Bhubaneswar: Extending support to the bandh called by All Odisha State Road Transport Staff Association (AOSRTSA), government buses across Odisha will stay off roads from today till February 28. The AOSRTSA has called for the bandh demanding fulfillment of their 5-point charter of demands that includes regularisation jobs of contractual employees, equal pay for equal […]

Private Bus Owners' Association threaten stir from Nov 1

Bhubaneswar: The All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association has threatened to launch a state-wide indefinite strike from November 1 if their five-point charter of demands including repeal of government’s decision to reintroduce tax collection at toll gates and police checking are not fulfilled. The association announced its decision to go on cease work at a […]

Bus services suspended after owner, driver manhandled

Puri: Passengers and devotees coming for darshan of Lord Alarnath had a harrowing time after bus services between Puri- Satpada were disrupted for over two hours here on Sunday. According to reports, Satpada-Puri Bus Owners Association had detained 10 buses at Brahmagiri market in protest of the attack on a bus owner and driver by […]

Shankaracharya can’t touch deities: Daitapati Nijog

Puri: Shankaracharya of Govardhan Peeth, Swami Nischalananda Saraswati will be allowed to offer prayers but cannot touch the deities on the Snana Mandap during the Snana Yatra rituals on Friday, informed Daitapati Nijog secretary, Premanand Dasmohapatra. Moreover, the Nijog also clarified that it will not assume the responsibility of ensuring enforcement of the ban on […]

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Puri bus strike called off till Rath Yatra

Puri: The Bus Owners’ Association has called off its strike for routes between Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri after discussion with Puri administration. The association went on a strike on Tuesday after three buses were torched by irate locals in Pipili over an accident. Meanwhile, police has registered cases against four persons in connection with the […]

End of commuters’ ordeal: Bus services resume from Puri

Puri/Bhubaneswar: After a harrowing day for commuters on Tuesday, the Nilagiri Motor Employees Association, which had declared a cease-work yesterday, has resumed bus services to places other than Cuttack today. Informing about the end of the stir, general secretary of the association said resumption of service to Cuttack will be decided at a meeting on […]

Normal life disrupted as private buses stay off roads

Bhubaneswar: Normal life across Odisha came to stand still on Thursday as around 18,000 buses and passenger carrying vehicles stay off road protesting the arrest owner of a bus which met an accident near Manitri of Athmallick in Angul district on September 9 causing death of 19 persons. According to reports, the private buses across […]

18,000 buses will stay off roads in 24-hr strike tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Around 18,000 buses and passenger carrying vehicles will stay off road during the 24-hour bus strike on September 29 across the State, said the bus owners’ association today. Talking to media persons, Debendra Sahu, general secretary of the bus owners’ association said, “As per the earlier decision, from 6 am on September 29 to […]

Bus owners threaten strike over hike in toll fees

The State private bus owners’ association Sunday threatened to launch a strike in case increased toll charges are collected from buses as per a notification issued by the State government on May 18

Bus owners’ stir paralyses normal life in Umerkote

Umerkote: Vehicular traffic came to a standstill here today following a rift between two bus owners’ associations.