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No money to pay September salaries: TSRTC tells HC

The public utility requires Rs 224 crore to pay the salaries to over 48,000 employees while it currently has only Rs 7.5 crore. It also brought to the court's notice that non-payment of salaries was driving employees to the suicides.

Toll revenue to swell to Rs 1 lakh crore per annum in next five years: Gadkari

Gadkari said that of the total 1.4 lakh km highways under NHAI, 24,996 km of highways currently are under the toll ambit and the length will swell to 27,000 km by the year-end.

Collections go up after toll payments made easier via FASTag

The technology has long been pegged by the govt as a solution to both decongest the toll plazas by making payments seamless while also reducing cash transactions at these centers.

Road traffic offences can be prosecuted under stricter IPC and MV Act: SC

The punishment of offenders of motor vehicle accidents under the IPC is stricter.

Highways ministry to utilise waste plastic for road construction

A stretch of road has recently been constructed using waste plastic on NH-48 near Dhaula Kuan. A portion of Delhi-Meerut expressway and Gurugram-Sohna road have also been planned for construction using plastic waste.

Delhi cabinet okays free ride to women in buses, govt staff have to give up TA to avail it

omen passengers not willing to have free ride may buy tickets.

Government approves sanction of 5,595 electric buses under FAME scheme

During the process, the Department of Heavy Industry received 86 proposals from 26 states or UTs for the deployment of 14,988 e-buses.

Essel said in talks to sell toll roads to National Investment & Infrastructure Fund

The assets that NIIF is planning to buy are four toll roads that are in operations and two in construction.

UP & Karnataka buses to have AI system to alert sleepy drivers

Both UPSRTC and KSRTC have used the system provided by Mumbai-based start-up Sixth Sensor Technology.

NHAI could monetize 15,000 kms of National Highways by 2024-25

The government is pursuing the TOT model to help raise resources and attract private funding, which has remained subdued.

You may Soon Get Real-time Data on BMTC Schedule

You may Soon Get Real-time Data on BMTC Schedule

BMTC has come up with a draft policy on open data, the first step towards enabling private individuals to access real-time bus information.

E-tolling mandatory across national highways from December this year

E-tolling mandatory across national highways from December this year

In a letter sent to the NHAI, the highways ministry has asked for conversion of all toll lanes at all national highways to 'FASTag lanes'.

Govt preparing Rs 14k crore project to identify accident black spots

Govt preparing Rs 14k crore project to identify accident black spots

Gadkari said the Ministry of Finance has given its in- principle approval to the project and his Ministry has approached the World Bank to implement it.

Plans to make electronic toll collection mandatory

Plans to make electronic toll collection mandatory

At present, about 30% of toll collected across more than 400 toll plazas managed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is done electronically.

Govt mulling use of nitrogen filled tyres, silicon-mixed rubber to help reduce accidents

Govt mulling use of nitrogen filled tyres, silicon-mixed rubber to help reduce accidents

Gadkari said the govt has prepared a Rs 14,000 crore plan for preventing road accidents that could help save precious lives.

Fixing issues, not a total ban on aggregators, can solve the cab problem  in Bengaluru

Fixing issues, not a total ban on aggregators, can solve the cab problem in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government’s ban on app-based ride-pooling services in Bengaluru is the antithesis of sustainable mobility in every sense.

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