Mumbai's BEST to reduce bus fares to boost ridership; minimum fares for non-AC rides reduced to Rs 5
BEST, with a fleet of 3,337 buses, including 120 double-deckers, has so far failed to recover even its cost of operation, and its ridership over the years has fallen.
BEST agrees to interim pay hike from Feb; Bombay HC tells workers' union to take final call on withdrawal of strike
The Bombay High Court has directed the BEST workers' union to take a final decision on the withdrawal of its ongoing strike by Tuesday evening and inform the court on Wednesday
Mumbai rains: Dadar, Kurla, Sion face severe waterlogging; IMD says season's heaviest showers in a day
Heavy monsoon rains lashed the megapolis and its neighbouring areas, flooding streets, rail tracks and crippling life in the city. Around 300 people were stuck at their homes in Vasai town of the adjoining Palghar district due to waterlogging in the area.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that in order to set up electric vehicle charging stations across the state, the government would frame a policy
Chavan added that he had written to the Prime Minister about the issue, requesting him to convene a meeting of all chief ministers.