Bus fare hike likely soon in Kerala, minister backs bus owners' demand

Bus fare hike likely soon in Kerala, minister backs bus owners' demand

Thiruvananthapuram: Bus fares in Kerala is set to go up. State Transport Minister Antony Raju on Sunday said the bus operators'demand to raise the charges was justifiable. The minister did not  specify the rates to be hiked. "A decision will be taken considering the bus owners' plight as  well as the public's convenience," Raju told reporters, a day after bus operators threatened to launch a strike