Bengal punctures Bike sales

Bengal punctures Bike sales

Motorbike dealers in West Bengal are an unhappy lot. Their sales have dropped by almost seventy percent.  In June this year, the Bengal Government issued a circular that actually prevents parents from buying motorbikes for their kids who are no legally 18 years of age.  If you don’t have a valid two-wheeler driving license, well, under the […]

Nepal’s Bus Mafia chokes Pollution Clean Up plans

Nepal’s Bus Mafia chokes Pollution Clean Up plans

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s government is trying to tackle rising pollution levels in the smog-choked Kathmandu Valley, but  a powerful bus mafia that controls the capital’s roads is the main obstacle. The rulers of Kathmandu’s streets are a web of transport syndicates made up of private bus owners who have repeatedly blocked official attempts to modernise the […]

Jharkhand joined by Rural transport service soon

Jharkhand joined by Rural transport service soon

Ranchi: In Jharkhand, the state cabinet amended the motor vehicles regulations so that bus and trekker services can operate in rural areas, thus linking villages with block and district headquarters as well as state and national highways.   It is proposed that under Gramin Seva Yaan, (a rural public transport service), permits will be granted […]