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BEST strike to continue today

7,000 bus workers and conductors to resume work, claim official.

09 Jan 2019 1:58 AM

BEST proposes to buy 1,000 buses

However, the BEST workers’ union opposed the proposal.

16 Nov 2018 5:50 AM

Hybrid buses see Rs 1cr loss per month

The buses were launched in March this year.

13 Nov 2018 1:36 AM

BEST announces bonus for 40K staff

In 2017, the bonus was given but the administration deducted Rs 500 per month from the salaries of the employees.

03 Nov 2018 1:37 AM

Give Diwali bonus to BEST employees, says committee

The meeting saw members threatening that they would not allow the conduct of business if their demands were not fulfilled.

02 Nov 2018 1:54 AM


City collector told to freeze BEST accounts

Since June 2010, transport tax and nutrition surcharge of close to Rs 500 crore has not been paid to the state government.

01 Nov 2018 1:36 AM

BEST to ply 156 extra buses during Diwali

Eighteen bus services will be plied from October 31 while 136 bus services will be operated during Diwali.

31 Oct 2018 1:57 AM

State records highest-ever power demand at 24K MW

On October 16, the total demand was 24,922 MW, of which, Mahavitaran registered a demand of 21,542 MW.

24 Oct 2018 2:19 AM

BEST panel nixes move to induct more ticket blocks

Only renewal of the passes was being done owing to poor condition of the machines.

24 Oct 2018 2:01 AM

BEST asks retirees to vacate quarters

Around 160 former employees have occupied the staff quarters.

17 Sep 2018 2:13 AM


BEST reserves proposal to allot land to transport dept

he regional transport office (RTO) needs land for test tracks to conduct vehicle fitness tests in Mumbai.

12 Sep 2018 1:52 AM

BEST approves 1,500 street poles for city

The BEST administration was seeking approval for 2,700 street poles as 1,270 of them were highly corroded.

29 Aug 2018 2:35 AM

Maratha Morcha bandh cost BEST loss of Rs 41 lakh

14 buses were attacked by the stone-pelters, damaging the glasses of 27.

29 Aug 2018 2:32 AM

Metro rebar cage falls on empty BEST bus

According to a BEST spokesperson, there were no passengers inside the vehicle, hence no casualty was reported.

17 Aug 2018 5:25 AM

Maratha protest costs MSRTC Rs 46 lakh

The BEST also suffered a loss of approximately Rs 1.5 lakh due to violent agitations.

27 Jul 2018 2:02 AM


Agitators damage 25 buses, halt trains

Agitators also disrupted railway services on the Central and Western lines for a while before the police stepped in.

26 Jul 2018 2:22 AM

BEST refuses to extend Trimax contract

The company was awarded the contract by the BEST administration in 2010 for five years, followed by multiple extensions.

14 Jul 2018 4:39 AM

BEST buses diverted due to severe downpour

22 BEST buses were diverted due to closing of ROB, while 64 routes were diverted due to heavy rainfall.

09 Jul 2018 1:05 AM

Bus roof ripped off after crashing into barricade

Bus roof ripped off after crashing into barricade

04 Jul 2018 5:03 AM

BEST plans to run entire fleet partly on biodiesel; decision will save money

The BEST needs 72,350 litres of diesel to run its fleet every day.

28 Jun 2018 4:51 AM