Articles about Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation

Bengaluru's lockdown begins tonight: Know what's open, what's not

14 Jul 2020

India
Bengaluru's lockdown begins tonight: Know what's open, what's not

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru (urban Bengaluru has 15,051 active cases and 321 have died), the city will be locked down from 8 pm on July 14 till 5 am on July 22, the administration announced earlier.

Lockdown 4.0: Travel curbs relaxed, Delhi ready to ferry passengers

18 May 2020

India
Lockdown 4.0: Travel curbs relaxed, Delhi ready to ferry passengers

The Union Government, late on Sunday, gave major relaxations related to inter and intra-state travel after announcing that the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown has been extended till May 31.

Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

23 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus: Kerala announces lockdown across all districts till March 31

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the state amid a coronavirus outbreak.

#SabarimalaRow: Union Minister demands private vehicles be allowed till Pamba

21 Nov 2018

India
#SabarimalaRow: Union Minister demands private vehicles be allowed till Pamba

Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, who was on his way to the Sabarimala Temple, today engaged in a brief war of words with the police in Nilackal (Kerala) over restrictions on private vehicles heading to Pamba, the last entry point to the Lord Ayyappa shrine.

KSRTC bus driver lets langur drive a bus; gets suspended

06 Oct 2018

India
KSRTC bus driver lets langur drive a bus; gets suspended

In a bizarre incident, a bus driver for the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) was relieved of duty after a video of him driving the bus with a langur perched on the steering wheel went viral on social media.

'Bharat Bandh' hits normal life in Karnataka

10 Sep 2018

India
'Bharat Bandh' hits normal life in Karnataka

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Karnataka during the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Congress and supported by JD(S), its ally in the coalition government, and other parties, to protest the rise in prices of petroleum products.

Taking a Karnataka bus? Don't forget tickets for your pets

02 Jul 2018

India
Taking a Karnataka bus? Don't forget tickets for your pets

We always learn rules the hard way, and a Karnataka farmer is a case-in-point: he was charged half-tickets apiece for two hens he was carrying aboard a KSRTC bus on Sunday.

Kerala: 80-year-old memory-loss patient reunited with family, thanks to Aadhaar

30 May 2018

India
Kerala: 80-year-old memory-loss patient reunited with family, thanks to Aadhaar

Aadhaar has its fair share of detractors, but had it not been for this document, 80-year-old Bhasi of Kerala would have had to roam around alone for maybe years, helpless and clueless.

Kerala: Police traces whereabouts of an octogenarian using Aadhaar card

29 May 2018

India
Kerala: Police traces whereabouts of an octogenarian using Aadhaar card

Eighty-year-old Bhasi had nothing but some soiled currency notes in his pocket when he was traveling in a Kerala-run transport bus.

KSRTC stalls Bengaluru-Coimbatore morning bus services

03 Apr 2018

Bengaluru
KSRTC stalls Bengaluru-Coimbatore morning bus services

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has stalled the morning bus services in the sector connecting state capital Bengaluru with Coimbatore, after protests in Tamil Nadu (TN) started gaining steam.

Karnataka: Man hit by bus, dragged for 70kms

04 Feb 2018

India
Karnataka: Man hit by bus, dragged for 70kms

In a disturbing incident, a man hit by a bus in Karnataka was dragged for 70kms from one station to another before someone noticed his body stuck in the undercarriage.

KSRTC's biodiesel tenders find no takers!

01 Sep 2017

Bengaluru
KSRTC's biodiesel tenders find no takers!

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), India's first state-run corporation to operate AC buses running entirely on biodiesel, is struggling to procure biodiesel.

Karnataka: "Completely free" education for girls from 2018

01 Sep 2017

Bengaluru
Karnataka: "Completely free" education for girls from 2018

Karnataka Government would provide "completely free education" for the girls in the state up to post-graduation from 2018, announced Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddi.

Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

12 May 2017

Bengaluru
Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.

Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

06 Apr 2017

Bengaluru
Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

'Prince', the most photographed tiger of the state of Karnataka, died of starvation, leaving wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in sorrow.

One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire

21 Feb 2017

Bengaluru
One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire

58-year-old Bhagyamma, a Peenya Dasarahalli resident, was killed and nine others injured when a KSRTC bus caught fire near Arishinakuntte on NH4. Cause of the mishap is not yet known.