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Mini buses to soon ply in Bandra Kurla Complex

MMRDA has procured one hybrid buse to ply from Kurla to BKC and will be taking the help of the BEST to make it operational.

13 Jun 2017 1:55 AM

It’s not the ‘BEST’ anymore

Average waiting time for a bus up by 20 minutes, says survey.

11 Jun 2017 6:34 AM

Petition filed against BEST over revoking AC buses

In a city like Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane, AC buses play an essential role.

10 Jun 2017 1:53 AM

Bus smashes into hair clinic after car runs into it in Vashi

Apart from the five injured, the driver got treated for minor injuries as well.

29 May 2017 1:59 AM

BEST driver dies after branch falls on him

The incident took place at Charkop’s Thackeray Nagar bus station around 7.55 am.

20 May 2017 3:03 AM


BEST way to throw a wedding bash

Marine Drive, Gateway of India, Chowpatty and Siddhivinayak Temple are some of the spots on the bus tour.

16 May 2017 2:57 AM

Colour irrelevant, improve service: BEST commuters

Some commuters said the lack of punctuality was a bane.

05 May 2017 1:44 AM

BEST to go green with new electric buses, literally

The cost of each bus will be Rs 1.61 crore. BEST might launch around six of these in Mumbai and would mostly run between Kurla station to BKC.

28 Apr 2017 1:34 AM

Farmers block highway to protest Nagpur E-way

SMSSS Nashik convenor comrade Raju Desale said that the proposed expressway would require 20,582 hectares land in Maharashtra.

27 Apr 2017 4:53 AM

Look out for BEST’s yellow-white buses today

The undertaking, wants commuters to come to its depots or email their feedback about the buses to it.

27 Apr 2017 4:48 AM


Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena offices ‘powerless’

However, BEST public relations officer Hanumant Gophane denied having cut the power supply to these offices.

24 Apr 2017 2:23 AM

Dedicated bus lanes will be a boon, says study

Another reason that the BKC dedicated bus lane plan lost steam was complaints from motorists who felt that it was not helpful at all.

24 Apr 2017 2:13 AM

BEST conductors, drivers left with change to spare

BEST officials say that Rs 1.25 crore in Rs 10 coins were paid to around 25,178 employees in April.

23 Apr 2017 1:31 AM

BEST buses’ new coloured avatar revealed

Designers say it’s not only a step away from colonial era but also a choice from safety point of view.

22 Apr 2017 1:05 AM

BEST buses may be coloured white

BEST GM Jagdish Patil said they are going to conduct trial runs with two white buses and see how to the general public react to them.

19 Apr 2017 3:23 AM


BEST may procure 50 new ‘mini’ AC buses

According to officials, the 266 King-Long buses would see only ten passengers per day while normal BEST buses would see 100.

18 Apr 2017 6:35 AM

A mere Rs 57 crore left in BEST’s fixed deposit

Most of the interest earned through this deposit is spent on various welfare schemes for its workers.

15 Apr 2017 4:14 AM

Should not have bought KingLong: Experts

Activists, panelists say purchase of 266 AC buses was a big mistake as they required high maintenance.

15 Apr 2017 3:29 AM

BEST might suspend allowances to pay salaries

In 1977-78, the then mayor had proposed stopping the car allowance given to BEST corporators.

15 Apr 2017 2:26 AM

BEST gears to shut down AC bus fleet ops from Monday

The undertaking had been suffering a loss of Rs 82 crore per year due to its 266 AC buses.

14 Apr 2017 3:11 AM