Bhubaneswar: Even after the Odisha government’s announcement that no tax will be collected at Pipili toll gate on the days of Gundicha Yatra, Bahuda Yatra and Suna Besha of Lord Jagannath, devotees travelling to Puri had to pay tax which has led to resentment among them. The toll gate officials at Pipili alleged that they […]
Bhubaneswar: Asserting that there are no illegal toll gates in Odisha, Union Transport minister Nitin Gadkari today said the state has to pay more by way of toll if it wants better roads. Gadkari, who is in Bhubaneswar to take part in the Vikas Utsav being organised countrywide by the BJP to celebrate two years […]
Pipli (Puri): Private bus services on the Bhubaneswar-Puri route remained suspended for quite some time this morning in protest against the insistence of the personnel at the Pipili gate on collecting the increased toll despite the state government's decision on May 31 to put the decision on hold till the dispute with the bus operators' association was resolved.
Private bus services in the State are operating normally as the hiked toll charges are not being collected as scheduled, said secretary of the State Private Bus Owners’ Association secretary Debendra Kumar Sahu on Wednesday
Cuttack: Protesting against the decision to hike the fee collected at toll plazas, private bus operators in the State have decided to stop plying buses passing through all eight toll gates in the State set up by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) from tomorrow. “If the hiked amount is collected forcefully, we will […]