NEWS10, Jan 2019, 6:12 PM IST
BMTC reports Rs 6.5 crore loss due to two-day violence
After Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation reported Rs 7.82 crore loss due to vandalism on January 8 and 9, Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation reported 79 incidents where vandals forced the corporation to incur a loss of Rs 6.5 crore
NEWS10, Jan 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Bharat bandh: KSRTC suffers Rs 7.82 crore loss due to violence in Karnataka
During the two-day Bharat bandh, called by central trade unions (CTUs), Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) lost Rs 7.82 crore due to violent agitation. According to a KSRTC official, over 6,600 scheduled trips had to be cancelled after miscreants pelted stones in which 17 buses were damaged
NEWS9, Jan 2019, 3:20 PM IST
Bharat bandh: Bengaluru's Freedom Park turns into picnic spot
Knowing that thousands of agitators would assemble at the Freedom Park (a common venue for protests), hawkers camped around the spot with fried peanuts, corn, fruit, soda, tender coconut, water bottles and ice cream making it look like a picnic spot.
NEWS9, Jan 2019, 11:50 AM IST
Bharat bandh turns violent in Bengaluru, 46 buses damaged, BMTC suspends operation
The second day of Bharat bandh called by trade union organisations supported by left parties and the Congress turned violent as miscreants damaged 46 buses forcing BMTC to shut operations.
NEWS9, Jan 2019, 10:58 AM IST
Bharat bandh day 2: Miscreants pelt stones at NWKRTC bus in Nagarabhavi
Miscreants pelted stones at a North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation bus near Nagarabhavi in Bengaluru.
NEWS9, Jan 2019, 10:52 AM IST
Bharat bandh day 2: BMTC resume bus service on ad-hoc basis in most areas of Bengaluru
Bharat Bandh day 2: Buses seem to be plying as usual from Majestic. BMTC seem to have decided to start services depending on the number of people at the bus stop as a dip in the number of commuters is expected today as well.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 6:45 PM IST
Bharat bandh: Miscreants pelt stones at BMTC buses in Bengaluru
In the two-day Bharat bandh called by central trade unions (CTUs) and supported by the Congress, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses suffered damages as miscreants pelted stones
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 5:53 PM IST
Bharat bandh: Rallies throw Bengaluru traffic out of gear
The protests held in Bengaluru's Town Hall and the long march to reach Freedom Park threw city’s vehicular traffic out of gear. Urban experts said the city with over 1 crore population cannot manage such protests
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 5:04 PM IST
Bharat bandh: KSRTC cuts bus service by 50% on Tuesday morning in Karnataka
The two-day Bharat bandh called by various trade unions against the Central government’s policies had its impact in the morning as only 50% of buses attached to Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) were operating in the state.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 2:43 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Protesters force employees to return home in ITPL, KR Puram
People travelling to work were stopped by protesters at ITPL and KR Puram Road in Bengaluru and were asked to return home
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 1:46 PM IST
Bharat bandh: Cab, auto rickshaw drivers charge exorbitant fare, authorities warn of strict action
Incidents of auto rickshaw drivers and private cab services charging double the money than usual were reported from Majestic area in Bengaluru.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Commuters travelling from Tumakuru to Bengaluru face hurdle
Several daily wage workers who travel from Tumakuru to Bengaluru to earn a living were found stuck in Tumakuru KSRTC bus stop.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Bharat bandh: Flyers throng Bengaluru Airport hours ahead of schedule fearing city halt
Air passengers from Bengaluru did not want to take any risk and arrived hours ahead of schedule. Passengers with fights scheduled for the afternoon and evening also landed at the airport early in the morning.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Bharat Bandh: Bengaluru malls, movie theatres function as usual
While commuters in Bengaluru face serious trouble in travelling from one place to another, movie theatres and malls were found welcoming people.
NEWS8, Jan 2019, 11:14 AM IST
Bharat bandh: BMTC bus becomes target of stone pelting in Malleshwaram
Miscreants attacked a BMTC bus with stones in Malleshwaram, but as the number of passengers was less, no injury was reported.