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  • App-based auto ban: Karnataka HC allows govt, cos more time to conclude on commission charges Nov 07, 2022 05:45 PM IST

    App-based auto ban: Karnataka HC allows govt, cos more time to conclude on commission charges

    This comes as an extension time given by the Karnataka High Court, which had previously given 15 days' time to the state government, regulators, and cab aggregators to work out a fair pricing mechanism.

  • Volatile freight rates raise concerns of moderation in CV sales growth Nov 07, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    Volatile freight rates raise concerns of moderation in CV sales growth

    CV sales have been on a roll with the economic recovery after Covid-19. However, recent softening of freight rates and truck sales are signs that CV growth rates could moderate

  • Transporters' body wants Delhi govt to lift ban on commercial vehicles Nov 06, 2022 06:17 PM IST

    Transporters' body wants Delhi govt to lift ban on commercial vehicles

    The All India Motor Transport Congress alleged that the Delhi government has since 2015 charged over Rs 1,350 crore as 'green tax' from trucks entering Delhi, but only spent less than one-fourth of it to reduce pollution in the capital.

  • The K'taka Transport Department and app-based auto aggregators are in loggerheads again: Here's why Oct 29, 2022 08:31 PM IST

    The K'taka Transport Department and app-based auto aggregators are in loggerheads again: Here's why

    The Karnataka High Court had given 15 days time to the state government, regulators, and cab aggregators to work out a fair pricing mechanism. The next hearing was adjourned to November 7

  • Ola, Uber and Rapido-run autos continue services despite ban in Karnataka Oct 12, 2022 07:54 PM IST

    Ola, Uber and Rapido-run autos continue services despite ban in Karnataka

    In an official statement, Uber said that the company is ready to work with the government to continue its three-wheeler auto services.

  • Routes of some Mumbai civic transport-run buses changed due to  Dussehra rallies Oct 05, 2022 06:53 PM IST

    Routes of some Mumbai civic transport-run buses changed due to Dussehra rallies

    The BEST civic undertaking, through its Twitter handle, informed that buses usually operating on the BKC main road, which has been closed for traffic since afternoon, have been diverted via Diamond Market between Bharat Nagar and MTNL in the business district.

  • What will a revamped New Delhi Station look like? Government tweets proposed design Sep 03, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    What will a revamped New Delhi Station look like? Government tweets proposed design

    Revamping the New Delhi Railway Station area is estimated to cost Rs 4,500 crore.

  • Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches state govt's own e-taxi service app Aug 17, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches state govt's own e-taxi service app

    Vijayan also flagged off, at the app launch event, the auto-rickshaws which would be operating under the new online taxi hiring service that has been rolled out by the state Labour Department.

  • Will BMLTA address the ever-growing transport woes in Bengaluru? Aug 17, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Will BMLTA address the ever-growing transport woes in Bengaluru?

    In the making for almost 16 years, the bill is yet to become law despite several attempts in the past. The state government now plans to table the bill in the current assembly session

  • Amit Shah to chair Northern Zonal Council meet in Jaipur on July 9 Jul 06, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    Amit Shah to chair Northern Zonal Council meet in Jaipur on July 9

    The Northern Zonal Council comprises Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Union Territory of Chandigarh.

  • No order banning entry of diesel trucks in Delhi, says CTI chairman Jun 29, 2022 08:29 PM IST

    No order banning entry of diesel trucks in Delhi, says CTI chairman

    On conveying the concerns that entry of diesel trucks is going to be banned in Delhi from October 1, Gahlot assures Goyal that the decision will be taken only after a discussion

  • A rough ride for coal to power sector as Indian Railways struggles with capacity May 03, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    A rough ride for coal to power sector as Indian Railways struggles with capacity

    As on May 1, some 83 of the 150 power plants running on domestic coal reported critically low coal levels and many of them cited lack of rakes as the reason. On April 29, the railways cancelled 657 mail and passenger trains to ensure faster movement of coal rakes

  • FY22 GDP | Mixed bag under Omicron’s shadow Jan 10, 2022 10:20 AM IST

    FY22 GDP | Mixed bag under Omicron’s shadow

    If inflation starts weighing down upon consumption, observed already in consumers’ future and discretionary spending intentions, the strength of economic recovery could waver

  • Multiple agencies, myriad laws, copious documentation: Why a National Logistics Policy is critical to boost exports  Dec 10, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    Multiple agencies, myriad laws, copious documentation: Why a National Logistics Policy is critical to boost exports 

    Since 2019, the government has been discussing a national policy that would ease logistics bottlenecks through a coordinated response. But the policy has not been announced until now. A parliamentary panel has now questioned the ministry over the inordinate delay and sought an action-taken report 

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman asks transport, petroleum, steel ministries to front load Capex spending Nov 03, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman asks transport, petroleum, steel ministries to front load Capex spending

    In continuance to the drive towards accelerated capital spending and timely infrastructure development, she chaired review meetings with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (PNG) and Ministry of Steel.

  • Net-Zero Emissions | We need diverse strategies to decarbonise India’s transport sector Aug 16, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    Net-Zero Emissions | We need diverse strategies to decarbonise India’s transport sector

    Decarbonisation of the transport sector by mid-century will require a holistic and integrated approach. Leveraging technology to create a cleaner road sector is essential, but it needs to be combined with other interventions 

  • COVID-19, viability issues & turf tussles stall govt’s mega plan for logistics parks Jul 27, 2021 07:57 PM IST

    COVID-19, viability issues & turf tussles stall govt’s mega plan for logistics parks

    The government’s plan to set up multi-modal parks to reduce logistics costs has made very slow progress and officials say that because of the pandemic and economic slowdown, private investment will be limited if these projects are rushed.

  • India GDP data | Trade, hotel and transport slump 18.2% for full year, contract 2.3% in Q4FY21 May 31, 2021 06:21 PM IST

    India GDP data | Trade, hotel and transport slump 18.2% for full year, contract 2.3% in Q4FY21

    The sector had reported a massive contraction of 47.6 percent in the first quarter. I

  • In charts | Impact on India’s mobility trends amidst rising cases and restrictions May 07, 2021 09:13 PM IST

    In charts | Impact on India’s mobility trends amidst rising cases and restrictions

    As cases surge amidst the second wave in India, lockdown-like restrictions have been imposed in many states and cities, showing change in India’s mobility patterns once again.

  • Road, highways development: A ticket for India’s speedy recovery Apr 05, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Road, highways development: A ticket for India’s speedy recovery

    Apart from completing additional 60,000 km of National Highways, there is a focus on a more integrated approach for entire logistics and infrastructure ecosystem development

  • Amazon Pay to install safety screens in 40K Uber autos Feb 26, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Amazon Pay to install safety screens in 40K Uber autos

    This partnership will further boost the growth of Uber Auto in seven critical markets as rides become more affordable and commuters can e-hail an Auto from the safety and comfort of their homes.

  • Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers expresses concerns over Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines 2020 Feb 11, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers expresses concerns over Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines 2020

    "The Guidelines drafted have not been inclusive in nature as well, it excludes food and goods delivery workers and women drivers who are part of gig and platform work," Shaik Salauddin, National General Secretary, Indian Federation Of App Based Transport Workers (IFAT) said.

  • Trade, hotels, transport and communication to recover to pre-COVID-19 level in 2022 Jan 08, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    Trade, hotels, transport and communication to recover to pre-COVID-19 level in 2022

    Within transportation, railway and road continue to post a healthy recovery as validated by high-frequency rail freight and GST e-way bills data.

  • Decision in reopening Metros likely in two weeks: Hardeep Singh Puri Aug 04, 2020 04:46 PM IST

    Decision in reopening Metros likely in two weeks: Hardeep Singh Puri

    The ministry has pushed for reopening of the transport system as losses continue to grow and road traffic jams worsen

  • Distress Profiteering | State must not misuse its unfair advantage Jul 07, 2020 10:10 AM IST

    Distress Profiteering | State must not misuse its unfair advantage

    The competition law does not apply to the exercise of sovereign functions by the government. However, if it did, many of State's actions during the pandemic would have come under severe censure