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Raj Kundra hates poverty; his father was a bus conductor, mother worked in factory RCBRaj Kundra hates poverty; his father was a bus conductor, mother worked in factory RCB

Raj Kundra hates poverty; his father was a bus conductor, mother worked in factory

Long back Raj Kundra once spoke about his humble background and being a self-made man. Raj also said that his hatred towards poverty drove his desire to become rich.

Entertainment Jul 23, 2021, 11:49 AM IST

Karnataka bus strike: Government invites retired drivers to join work, seeks help from armed forces-dnmKarnataka bus strike: Government invites retired drivers to join work, seeks help from armed forces-dnm

Karnataka bus strike: Government invites retired drivers to join work, seeks help from armed forces

Karnataka announced slew of measures including offering honorarium to retired drivers and conductors besides roping in private players to silence its employee rebellion in the state.
 

Top Stories Apr 9, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

KRSTCs bus conductor takes to Facebook to sell Kidney, post goes viral - ycbKRSTCs bus conductor takes to Facebook to sell Kidney, post goes viral - ycb

KRSTC's bus conductor takes to Facebook to sell Kidney, post goes viral

In a viral story, a Facebook post by a contract worker with KSRTC's Koppal Division, a conductor has gone viral after he announced sale on his kidneys to meet his daily expenses.

Weird News Feb 10, 2021, 4:53 PM IST

Official marks working government bus drivers, conductors absent as revenge in Karnataka-ycbOfficial marks working government bus drivers, conductors absent as revenge in Karnataka-ycb

Official marks working government bus drivers, conductors absent as revenge in Karnataka

Official marks working government bus drivers, conductors absent as revenge in Karnataka

India News Jan 9, 2021, 6:16 PM IST

Passengers stranded as BMTC transport union leader stops employees from performing duties in Bengaluru - ycbPassengers stranded as BMTC transport union leader stops employees from performing duties in Bengaluru - ycb

Passengers stranded as BMTC transport union leader stops employees from performing duties in Bengaluru

Demanding regularisation of services for contract workers in Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation, BMTC union leaders barged in various depots and prevented the drivers and conductors from doing duties.

Passengers wanting to report to work and dependent on BMTC services were severely impacted and engaged in spat with union leaders. As tension escalated, the police arrived and arrested a union leader and took him in the jeep.

India News Dec 11, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

JP wants Mumbai police to book Uddhav Thackeray for Jalgaon suicide-vpnJP wants Mumbai police to book Uddhav Thackeray for Jalgaon suicide-vpn

BJP wants Mumbai police to book Uddhav Thackeray for Jalgaon suicide

Drawing parallel with the police action in the Arnab Goswami-Anvay Naik case, BJP leader Nilesh Rane said that the "police should show courage and book Uddhav Thackeray under Section 306 (abetment to suicide)" in the case pertaining to the suicide by state transport corporation conductor citing low wages.

India Nov 9, 2020, 1:48 PM IST

West Bengal: Miscreant loots woman in government bus after intoxicating her food-dbrWest Bengal: Miscreant loots woman in government bus after intoxicating her food-dbr

West Bengal: Miscreant loots woman in government bus after intoxicating her food

A shocking incident took place in North Dinajpur. A miscreant looted a woman in a government bus by intoxicating her food. The woman was found lying unconscious on the bus seat. The driver and conductor of the bus took her to hospital.

 

India Oct 8, 2020, 2:12 PM IST

Woman gang-raped in moving bus; conductor, driver on the run-ycbWoman gang-raped in moving bus; conductor, driver on the run-ycb

Woman gang-raped in moving bus; conductor, driver on the run

Despite the hanging of culprits in the Nirbhaya gangrape case to send a message, incidents of gang-rape in UP has not stopped. In the latest of these cases, is a woman passenger who was allegedly gang-raped in a moving bus during the night and then thrown off the bus.

Crime Sep 28, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh: 2 men rob bus conductor at gunpoint; flee with cash bagUttar Pradesh: 2 men rob bus conductor at gunpoint; flee with cash bag

Uttar Pradesh: 2 men rob bus conductor at gunpoint; flee with cash bag

Uttar Pradesh’s latest crime involves robbing government employees at gunpoint. A bus conductor is the latest victim of the crime in which he was looted at gunpoint

India Aug 1, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

Only 1500 buses hit Bengaluru streets post lockdown due to COVID-19Only 1500 buses hit Bengaluru streets post lockdown due to COVID-19

Only 1500 buses hit Bengaluru streets post lockdown due to COVID-19

Exercising caution while also catering to the public, the BMTC has deployed 1500 out of 6000 buses in its fleet. The decision to run a limited number of buses post the lockdown was taken after over 150 of its drivers and conductors and other staff contracted COVID-19 and two of them died.

Coronavirus India Jul 22, 2020, 4:36 PM IST

Senior transport corporation officer harasses driver, asks him not to enter office premisesSenior transport corporation officer harasses driver, asks him not to enter office premises

Senior transport corporation officer harasses driver, asks him not to enter office premises

The bus driver, who had come for duty during coronavirus pandemic, was mentally harassed by duty manager as he was asked to stay away from bus depot premises. As a result, the bus drivers and conductors assembled and protested, prompting the higher official to take the duty manager to task.

India May 27, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

Bus stand turns into wild honeybee colony during lockdown; staff, passengers attackedBus stand turns into wild honeybee colony during lockdown; staff, passengers attacked

Bus stand turns into wild honeybee colony during lockdown; staff, passengers attacked

Due to lockdown and reduced human movement, wild honey bees from Kapathgudda forest range were found at a bus stand in Karnataka’s Gadag. Now drivers, conductors and passengers are being attacked as they step into the bus stand while normalcy returns in the fourth phase of lockdown.

India May 23, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

After two months of lockdown KSRTC staff conduct pooja before starting busAfter two months of lockdown KSRTC staff conduct pooja before starting bus

After two months of lockdown KSRTC staff conduct pooja before starting bus

Seeking divine blessings, a KSRTC bus driver and conductor performed pooja before starting their assigned bus. The vehicle was in the Mandya depot for the last two months following the lockdown due to coronavirus.

Coronavirus India May 19, 2020, 5:08 PM IST

COVID-19: Karnataka state bus authorities make arrangements to stitch masks for employeesCOVID-19: Karnataka state bus authorities make arrangements to stitch masks for employees

COVID-19: Karnataka state bus authorities make arrangements to stitch masks for employees

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and people indulging in panic buying, there is scarcity of masks among other things. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) authorities have now made arrangements to stitch masks and distribute them to bus drivers and conductors across all divisions.

India Mar 21, 2020, 11:08 AM IST

Coronavirus outbreak: Bus conductor sets example for all, distributes masks to passengers free of costCoronavirus outbreak: Bus conductor sets example for all, distributes masks to passengers free of cost

Coronavirus outbreak: Bus conductor sets example for all, distributes masks to passengers free of cost

While the entire state of Karnataka is battling the coronavirus outbreak, one of the state bus conductors named ML Nadaf has been distributing masks free of cost to passengers in his bus

India Mar 15, 2020, 3:09 PM IST