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Punjab govt orders state's security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh

PRTC passengers need not to carry cash during travel

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana/Patiala PRTC passengers need not to carry cash during travel. Now the roadways passengers need not to carry cash with them necessarily while travelling in Pepsu Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC) buses anywhere in the Punjab. As on the footsteps of digital India, PRTC is soon going to provide cashless ticket distribution service in

Punjab Roadways attacked by youth in Nawanshahar

Nawanshahar: A group of youth attacked Punjab Roadways Batala Depot buses and attempted to burn it near Langroya village in Nawanshahar on Tuesday. According to the information, the incident took place on the basis of earlier’s accident where motorcycle and bus rammed into each other and the rider died on the spot. Later on, the

Thousands suffer as Haryana Roadways employees strike

Chandigarh:  Public transport across Haryana was affected on Friday after the State Roadways employees went on a day-long strike in support of central trade unions to protest violation of labour laws and economic policies. The strike left tens of thousands of passengers in a lurch. However, the water and electricity supply was not affected across

Punjab government fails to start fleet of 225 new Punjab Roadways buses

Jalandhar: Blaming the Punjab government, a joint action committee of Punjab Roadways employees on Wednesday said that the Badal government failed to keep its promise of introducing a fleet of 225 new buses in the Punjab Roadways. The joint action committee members said that the Badal government has set aside an amount to the tune

Himachal roadways staff to go on strike

Shimla: Employees of Himachal state roadways have threatened to go on a two-day strike starting from Monday night. About 8,000 Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) employees will go on a two-day strike over demands such as regularisation of contract staff and protection of pension benefits. HRTC has over 2,500 buses that ply within and outside

STA to impose Rs 1000 fine on Roadways drivers keeping mobiles

Chandigarh: State transport authority (STA) was getting strict to the drivers of Punjab roadways buses. Drawing the hard lines for the drivers, STA decided to impose the fine on drivers for carrying mobile phone while driving the bus. Meanwhile, STA also communicated with state traffic police to check the

Breaking- Blast in Haryana Roadways bus at Kurukshetra, 9 injured

Chandigarh: Around half a dozen people injured in a blast in Chandigarh bound Haryana Roadways bus reported at Kurukshetra, on Thursday. The bus en route from Sonipath to Chandigarh and the incident was reported at Pipli. The injured have been rushed to nearby hospital. According to the sources it has come to fore that a