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BEST workers defer October 9 strike plan

BEST workers defer October 9 strike plan

Pending fulfilment of their demands, the BEST union workers had threatened a strike from October 9. But challenging this move, the undert...Read More

BEST e-bus afire in Mulund; none hurt

BEST e-bus afire in Mulund; none hurt

“A minor fire erupted in the front tyre of the BEST electric bus. The fire was doused within a few minutes. No casualty was reported,” sa...Read More

Want change? You can now bank on BEST

Want change? You can now bank on BEST

Citizens needing one-, two- and five-rupee coins and Rs 10 (coins and notes) and Rs 20 notes, can obtain these from their nearest BEST de...Read More

BEST fares lucrative, but services lag

BEST fares lucrative, but services lag

As such, the buses that used to ply empty now have sufficient passengers. After this, the administration launched a bus app for passenger...Read More

Mumbai: BEST to get another 500 midi buses

Mumbai: BEST to get another 500 midi buses

On Tuesday the proposal for bringing another 500 midi AC buses on wet lease was approved. These buses will be brought by January.

Uddhav Thackeray unveils BEST’s swanky mini AC buses

Uddhav Thackeray unveils BEST’s swanky mini AC buses

The buses have a seating capacity of 21 passengers and an additional 10 passengers as standees can travel. They will ply on the feeder ro...Read More

Half of school term is through but BMC students yet to be issued free bus passes

Half of school term is through but BMC students yet to be issued free bus passes

Mumbai: Last year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced it would issue free bus passes to students of civic schools. Ho...Read More

BMC extends Rs 400 crore help to BEST, seeks accountability

BMC extends Rs 400 crore help to BEST, seeks accountability

On Monday, a proposal was tabled and approved by the Standing Committee for giving Rs 400 crore more to BEST.

Mumbai's BEST gets 10 more Electric Buses for commuters

Mumbai's BEST gets 10 more Electric Buses for commuters

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar received the keys of the 10 electric buses from Swaroop at a...Read More

AMAB demands adequate BEST bus routes to Shatabdi hospital

AMAB demands adequate BEST bus routes to Shatabdi hospital

The residents said three bus routes are urgently required from Trombay bus depot to Shatabdi hospital in Govandi East, Anushakti Nagar bu...Read More

Workers’ hunger strike continues as talks with Shiv Sena & BEST flounder

Workers’ hunger strike continues as talks with Shiv Sena & BEST flounder

Shashank Rao, BEST union leader, said the BEST administration and Shiv Sena have no concerns for the workers, and the workers will contin...Read More

Mumbai: BEST relay fast on as talks fail

Mumbai: BEST relay fast on as talks fail

Going back on its assurance, the administration refused to consider the pending demands of the union, as part of the Memorandum of Unders...Read More

BEST protest on, stir decision today

BEST protest on, stir decision today

Mumbai: Members of the Sanyukta Kamagar Kruti Samiti, which is the union of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport undertaking (B...Read More

BEST union continues to keep management on toes

BEST union continues to keep management on toes

The strike has been called to press their demands, which include merging of the BEST undertaking budget C with that of BrihanMumbai Munic...Read More

Mumbai: BEST union defers strike

Mumbai: BEST union defers strike

At a meeting between BEST Workers' Union and the administration on Tuesday afternoon at the headquarters of the undertaking in Colaba.

Mumbai: BEST to get more AC buses, app, and smart card by year-end

Mumbai: BEST to get more AC buses, app, and smart card by year-end

BEST Undertaking may become the first in the city to be part of the One Nation One Card ticket.

Avoid a strike, says BEST chief Anil Patankar

Avoid a strike, says BEST chief Anil Patankar

BEST committee chairman Anil Patankar said they are trying to find out a solution.

Mumbai: 1,250 new buses to be added to BEST fleet

Mumbai: 1,250 new buses to be added to BEST fleet

BMC is providing financial aid to BEST to overcome losses and debts of Rs2,500 crore. BMC had asked BEST to cut fares and buy buses on le...Read More

Mumbai: BEST reduces power rate

Mumbai: BEST reduces power rate

In 2017-18, the average power tariff was Rs 8.23 per unit, which was reduced by 24 paise in 2018-19 to Rs 7.99 per unit.

Mumbai: Rs 1,200 crore BMC aid for crisis-hit BEST

Mumbai: Rs 1,200 crore BMC aid for crisis-hit BEST

BEST is reeling under financial losses and debts of Rs2,500 cr, whereby banks are not giving any big amounts of loan.

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