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Ex-BEST GM blamed for ‘bad’ contract

Ganacharya was supported by other members, who too raised their voice against Mr Bagde.

16 Jun 2018 5:51 AM

BEST bus driver rapes 6-yr-old girl, held

The child was travelling with her parents in a private bus at the time of the incident.

16 Jun 2018 5:34 AM

BEST faces Rs 26 crore loss due to diesel price hike

To ask state for exemption in cess on diesel.

01 Jun 2018 2:20 AM

BEST auctions off 200 AC buses for Rs 5.2 crore

It received an offer of Rs 70,000 per bus the second time, but it was too little.

21 May 2018 1:16 AM

No-confidence motion against BEST GM likely

The BEST is facing huge losses due to the outdated Trimax machines.

18 May 2018 1:26 AM


BEST to install charging points for electric buses

Anil Kokil, member, BEST committee, and former chairman, said that the BEST should construct transport hubs at Mulund, Vashi and Dahisar octroi naka.

04 May 2018 2:18 AM

BEST to use Trimax machine atleast till June

In 2016, a new contract was awarded to Trimax. The company has supplied 4000 new machines.

04 May 2018 1:55 AM

Long-distance BEST buses to offer passengers more facilities

The proposals would be implemented once they are approved.

24 Apr 2018 2:06 AM

Long-distance commuters feel pinch of BEST fare hike

Chetana Sharma, who travels from Andheri four bungalows to Andheri station, said that the fare hike did not affect her as hers was a short journey.

13 Apr 2018 2:24 AM

Best on power trip, earns Rs 4.5 lakh from electric fleet

More than 2,000 commuters travel daily from the Bandra terminus to the diamond market in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).

27 Mar 2018 2:30 AM


Hybrid bus stuck in auto chaos

Commuters complained that auto drivers deliberately create a jam.

27 Mar 2018 2:27 AM

BEST’s wait for cheaper power for SoBo gets longer

The Mahavitaran Company was also interested in supplying power to Mumbai at cheaper rates than Tata Power.

04 Mar 2018 1:27 AM

BEST wants Mum marathon to make up for its losses

The event will take place on January 21 (Sunday). This means that services in these areas will be shut until 1.00 pm.

20 Jan 2018 6:24 AM

Bus companies reel under losses

Meanwhile, private truck transporters said that they underwent losses to the tune of 2,000 crore across the state.

05 Jan 2018 3:16 AM

BEST bus rams into dumper van in Marol

A few onlookers have claimed that the bus driver was speeding and had lost control of the bus, allegedly ramming in the van.

25 Dec 2017 5:13 AM


Look at leasing with open mind: Experts

Experts feel that the undertaking should look at the rent idea as an experiment to figure out if it would work or not.

20 Dec 2017 2:06 AM

Flashback: 259 AC buses went off road due to financial crisis

The AC buses had a very limited patronage with a mere 100 passengers availing the service in a day.

20 Dec 2017 2:02 AM

BEST proposes to get 225 buses on rent

The buses will be rented out for seven years and the entire deal is expected to cost Rs 305.95 crore if passed by the BEST panel.

20 Dec 2017 2:00 AM

Petition against BEST over AC buses, rejected

The petition said that it was the constitutional duty of the BMC to run BEST buses in the city.

12 Dec 2017 2:51 AM

Competition to supply power to BEST gets tough

BEST has decided to end monopoly of Tata and invite open tenders during three slots for supply of power to BEST from April 1.

08 Dec 2017 3:22 AM