Transporters demand rollback in diesel price hike; say increasing duties, taxes may disrupt supply of essential commodities
All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) on Tuesday demanded the rollback of diesel price hike and said increasing duties and taxes may disrupt the supply of essential commodities
Transporters seek govt intervention as COVID-19 lockdown aggravate problems, demand extension of e-way bill validity till 15 May
About 85 percent transporters are small operators who are in abject penury and are unable to sustain their financial obligations to their stakeholders and families as well, the AIMTC said in a statement, adding that the worst is yet to come
Coronavirus Outbreak: NHAI to resume toll collection on national highways from 20 April; transporters' body AIMTC opposes move
Replying to communication from NHAI, the ministry said the authority in letters dated 11 April and 14 April had highlighted reasons for resuming the collection of user fee on national highways, saying that the Ministry of Home Affairs has allowed a lot of activities with effect from 20 April, including commercial and private establishments and construction work.
Terrorists, shaken by brisk apple trade in Kashmir, shoot dead Punjab dealer; transport companies seek convoy escort
Apple traders fear that killing of the trucker on Monday might again deteriorate the supplies in the days to come as it many transport companies see the incident as a warning not to let their trucks into Kashmir.
Truckers' may go on nation-wide strike again; associations to meet on 21 September to decide on stir for pending demands
AIMTC, a pan India umbrella body of associations claiming the support of 93 lakh truckers, had observed an eight-day strike in July, but had called it off after the government agreed to consider their demands.
Truckers' strike: Transporters won't relent till demands are met as govt struggles to find middle ground
Bal Malkit Singh, Core Committee Chairman, AIMTC, says striking truckers will relent only when their demands are met.
Truckers' strike: Nationwide agitation enters fourth day; businesses lose an estimated Rs 10,000 crore
Apart from demanding a reduction in diesel prices, truckers are also against the "flawed and non-transparent" toll collection system
Truckers' nation-wide strike gets mixed response, but stir to continue till govt gives 'concrete assurances' on demands
The truckers' strike seemed to be more effective in the financial capital and Maharashtra with a larger proportion of trucks staying off the roads starting from 6 AM when the bandh began.
Millions of truckers from across the country are set to go on an indefinite strike on Friday, demanding a slew of actions from government, including lowering diesel prices and toll fees
Freight charges will go up by at least 15 percent, which will have a cascading effect on essential commodities
FASTags must on new cars from 1 Dec: Vehicle owners doubt effectiveness as system faulty, no designated lanes on highways
E-toll payments on highways could lead to faster movement and could be a huge boon to vehicles. Only if it was effective though.
Truck operators across the country today started two-day strike against the GST, high diesel prices and harassment on roads, according to the All India Motor Transport Congress
Truckers should understand that the GST regime, despite its flaws and pitfalls, is the future. They have to upgrade themselves to comply with its various provisions
There is still no option but to pay cash at state highways and smaller municipal toll roads.
The government demonetised Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes from the midnight of 8 October.
All India Motor Transport Congress on Wednesday while protesting the imposition of entry tax on vehicles by Goa government has warned of stopping the goods truck and passenger buses in the state from 12 May midnight.
Hundreds of truckers and trade associations from Karnataka and Maharashtra on Tuesday threatened to blockade Goa after it imposed a hefty tax on non-state vehicles entering its territory.
The apex body of truckers across the country, AIMTC claims to have around 80 lakh trucks under its aegis.