Cauvery verdict: Bus services between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu hit after SC order; security stepped up in Bengaluru, Mysore
The state-run Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation's (KSRTC) services to neighbouring Tamil Nadu were hit on Friday after the Supreme Court's verdict on the Cauvery river water
Exams postponed, patients stranded in Kerala after trade unions call transport strike to protest increasing fuel prices
Public transport vehicles are off the roads in Kerala in support of a motor strike called by various trade unions to protest the frequent increase in fuel prices.
As Bengaluru reluctantly hobbled back to normalcy, an uneasy calm was still prevalent in Bengaluru’s IT city. According to reports, curfew was still on in a few parts of the city while the rest of Bengaluru was more or less normal.
Normal life was affected today across Karnataka, including the IT capital here, with over one lakh employees of four state road transport corporations commencing an indefinite strike, seeking wage hike.
Karnataka government led by chief minister Siddaramaiah declared two days holidays for both private and government schools and colleges in anticipation of the indefinite strike called by six transport unions in the state.
The Karnataka government declared two day holidays for all schools across the state from Monday in view of the indefinite strike call by the state-run bus transport corporation's employees for wage hike.