Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicDTC buses

Topic: DTC buses

Home ministry recommends CBI probe into Delhi govt’s purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses

Responding to the development, the Delhi govt refuted 'allegations' of corruption in bus procurement and accused the BJP-led government of 'harassing' it by using the CBI.

Delhi public transport on your phone soon, discounted fares & live data of buses a click away

The data & fares are to be part of the revamped One Delhi app, which will also contain details of the nearest electric charging stations. It is to be rolled out within the fortnight. 

‘Fix criminal liability’: After BJP, now Congress wants probe into bus procurement by AAP govt

Congress has demanded a CVC probe into the procurement of 1,000 DTC buses by AAP govt in Delhi. A local panel had earlier dismissed charges of corruption.

As states see Covid surge, cautious Delhi to adopt cluster-based genome sequence testing

The Delhi government has also decided to run metro and DTC buses at the previously fixed limited capacities for now.

Why Covid gives Delhi the perfect reason & chance to revamp its public transport system

As people hesitantly take public transport amid the pandemic, experts say this a good time to ramp up bus services, improve last-mile connectivity and affect long term policy changes.

Less stops, fewer passengers — DTC could need more buses to run services after lockdown

Delhi Transport Corporation is concentrating on commuting models keeping in mind social distancing norms.

Delhi govt ties up with Harvard, World Bank to study impact of free bus rides for women

The study will attempt to understand the effect of free rides on the safety and mobility of women in the national capital.

Delhi govt approves Rs 290 crore grants for women’s free travel in buses, metro trains

The funds are being set aside to fulfill Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's promise of frees rides on DTC buses, cluster buses and the metro from 29 October.

Forget free pass, DTC will have just 204 buses by 2025 as Kejriwal hasn’t bought any

Delhi’s DTC bus fleet is down to 3,849 as of March this year from 6,024 in 2010.

Kejriwal’s safety plan: Should Delhi women get special treatment with free public transport?

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday announced free public transport for women, which includes rides on Delhi Metro, DTC and cluster buses.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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