Delhi Traffic Police: News

14 Feb 2024

Delhi Police

Farmers' protest: Delhi Police issues new traffic advisory

The Delhi Police has strengthened the security measures in the capital and issued fresh traffic restrictions amid the ongoing farmers' protest.

14 Feb 2024

Central Government

Farmers resume 'Delhi Chalo' march after a day of chaos

Protesting farmers resumed their "Delhi Chalo" march on Wednesday, undettered by clashes with the police at the Punjab-Haryana border a day earlier.

13 Feb 2024


Farmers' protest: Chock-a-block traffic at Delhi's Gurugram, Noida borders 

Vehicular traffic in Delhi was disrupted on Tuesday as farmers began their "Delhi Chalo" protest march.

Heavy rain causes waterlogging, traffic congestion in Delhi-NCR

Substantial downpours and gusty winds swept through Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Friday morning, triggering waterlogging in numerous parts of the national capital.

02 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

Delhi: Traffic advisory released for commuters ahead of G20 Summit

Ahead of the much-anticipated G20 Summit in Delhi next week, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory for commuters due to full dress rehearsals on Saturday and Sunday.

31 Mar 2023


Delhi: Portion of road caves in, traffic advisory issued

Delhi Traffic Police on Friday issued a traffic alert asking citizens to avoid the route near Hauz Rani Red Light on Press Enclave Road in South Delhi after a portion of the road caved in.

15 Mar 2023


Traffic snarls on Delhi-Gurugram route in NH-48 diversion trial

The Delhi-Gurugram road witnessed massive traffic congestion during peak hours on Tuesday after the Delhi Traffic Police closed a stretch on National Highway-48 (NH-48) between Rangpuri and Rajokri for a trial, reported PTI.

11 Mar 2023


NH-48 on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway to be closed for 90 days

A 500-meter stretch of National Highway 48 (NH-48) on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway would soon be shut for 90 days to facilitate the construction of two underpasses and a flyover, Hindustan Times reported.

23 Jan 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi: Traffic curbs in place for Republic Day parade rehearsal

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory in view of the Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal on Monday.

17 Jan 2023


Ashram flyover closure: Traffic snarls on DND Flyway, MG Road

Massive traffic jams and snail-paced movement on several roads leading to the Ashram flyover, which remains closed, left commuters in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) flustered on Tuesday morning.

Delhi: BJP National Executive meeting begins, PM Modi's roadshow today

A two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) National Executive began at NDMC Convention Centre, Delhi, on Monday.

18 Dec 2022


Speeding car rams into 3 children in Delhi, driver arrested

In an absolutely horrific incident, three kids sustained multiple injuries after a speeding car rammed into them in Roop Nagar of North Delhi at round 9 am on Sunday.

13 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category

Air quality in Delhi stayed in "very poor" category on Sunday as people woke up again to a thick blanket of smog covering the sky.

18 Oct 2022


Delhiites, avoid these roads for 4 days starting today

India is hosting the 90th Annual General Assembly of the Interpol in Delhi for four days starting Tuesday.

30 Jun 2022


Delhi: Monsoon rains lead to traffic chaos, flights canceled

Delhi is experiencing heavy rain with the arrival of the monsoon on Thursday.

24 Jan 2022


Delhi Traffic Police issues R-Day advisory, check routes to avoid

The Delhi Traffic Police on Monday issued an advisory for Republic Day celebrations that will take place on Wednesday.

23 Sep 2021


Delhi Traffic Police will release list of 100 bad drivers

For the first time, the Delhi Traffic Police will release a list of 100 bad drivers of the city who are regularly violating traffic rules, an official said on Thursday.

02 Sep 2021


Rains lead to waterlogging woes, traffic disruptions in Delhi

Several areas of Delhi witnessed waterlogging and traffic snarls for the second day in a row as the city continued to receive rains on Thursday.

21 Aug 2021


Delhi sees heavy rain today; Traffic Police issues advisory

People in Delhi today woke up to heavy rain showers, bringing respite from the sultry weather seen for the past several days.

31 Jul 2021


Huge section of Delhi road caves in near IIT

A huge section of a road near the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in south Delhi caved on Saturday.

11 Jun 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

The Delhi Traffic Police today fixed new speed limits for motor vehicles plying on the roads of the national capital - an attempt to reduce road accidents and improve overall pedestrian safety.

27 Mar 2021


Delhi: Special teams will detect, prosecute traffic violators on Holi

In view of Holi, the Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements to ensure the safety of motorists and special checking teams will be deployed at major intersections to detect and prosecute traffic violators, officials said on Saturday.

08 Mar 2021


Farmers' protest: Key Delhi borders stay closed; traffic diverted

Several borders of Delhi connecting it to the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh stayed closed for vehicular movement either fully or partially today, as thousands of farmers from across the country continued to protest against central government's three new farm laws for over a 100 days there.

06 Jan 2021


Rain, hailstorm lash parts of Delhi-NCR

Residents in parts of Delhi woke up to the sound of hailstones hitting windows, even as sporadic rain continued in the national capital for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.

13 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

A spell of heavy rains inundated Delhi today, providing some relief from the hot and humid weather but throwing daily life out of gear at the same time.

16 Sep 2019

Nitin Gadkari

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

In a bizarre incident, a Delhi woman threatened suicide after traffic police stopped her and imposed a hefty fine for multiple traffic violations.

05 Sep 2019

Delhi Police

In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws

The new traffic laws, which levy heavy penalty on offenders, has turned out to be a double whammy for police personnel in Delhi.

03 Sep 2019


#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

Following the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2019, hefty fines have been issued to thousands of people, across the country.

11 Apr 2019

Varun Dhawan

Complaint filed against Sara for riding pillion without helmet

Ever since Sara Ali Khan has been roped in for Imtiaz Ali's Aaj Kal opposite Kartik Aaryan, the lady has become the talk of the town.

11 Feb 2019


#RoadSafetyWeek2019: Delhi traffic cop shows mirror to helmet-less drivers

National Road Safety Week was observed countrywide last week from February 4-10.

24 Jan 2019


Get real-time traffic updates from Delhi Police's Facebook Live feed

The next worse thing after Delhi's pollution is the traffic congestion, which makes commuting really difficult.

Delhi: Crane on wrong side of road crushes 61-year-old woman

In a horrific accident, a crane hurtling down the wrong side of the road crushed a 61-year-old pedestrian under its wheels in south Delhi's Dhaula Kuan in the wee hours of Sunday.

17 Dec 2018

Google Maps

Now, Google Maps can tell you auto-rickshaw fare in Delhi

Google has introduced a new 'auto rickshaw' mode in Maps to help commuters find their way around in Delhi.

Delhi traffic-police creates green corridors to help 2 critically-ill patients

The Delhi Traffic Police provided special 'green corridors' to shift two critically-ill elderly patients to hospitals from the airport, police said yesterday.

30 Aug 2018


Delhi: Police challan vehicles after reckless driving video goes viral

After a video showing some men sitting on car windows went viral on social media yesterday, the Delhi Traffic Police challaned the vehicle owners for dangerous driving, the police said.

11 Jul 2018


Delhi Traffic Police Twitter handle hacked for few minutes

The official Twitter handle of Delhi Traffic Police was hacked for a few minutes last night, following which it was restored and a probe was initiated in the matter, a senior police officer said today.

27 Jun 2018


Delhi: Pre-monsoon showers bring mercury down, waterlogging in some areas

Pulling down the temperature by nearly 6 degrees-Celsius, heavy pre-monsoon showers hit Delhi-NCR today morning, as per IMD's predictions.

11 Jun 2018

Road Accidents

In one year, Delhi lost 1,584 people in 6,673 road-accidents

A whopping 1,584 people were killed in 6,673 road accidents in Delhi in 2017, with Mukundpur Chowk in North West Jahangirpuri topping the list, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot.

15 May 2018

Lajpat Nagar

January repeat: Lajpat Nagar flyover getting repaired, jams till May-30

Delhiites, especially those who accessed the Lajpat Nagar flyover today, had a bad start, as they had to witness heavy traffic due to the ongoing repair work on the flyover.

08 May 2018

Anshu Prakash

Severe late-night dust storm hits Delhi-NCR, authorities on alert

A late-night dust storm, with wind speeds of up to 70kmph, hit Delhi and adjoining areas yesterday, resulting in power cuts, low visibility and damage to property.

05 Apr 2018


Congestion fee, one-way street network soon in Delhi

Delhi's traffic management should be taken seriously, said LG Anil Baijal yesterday at an event organized by World Resources Institute.

03 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Anushka, Varun join hands with traffic-police to promote safe driving

The Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) has roped in Bollywood actors Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan for a series of video messages on safe driving.

01 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Police to study why more accidents occur during global-events

The Delhi Police has undertaken a study to ascertain why there are more road accidents in the national capital during important global events, an official said.

23 Mar 2018


Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

Seven years after his hunger strike shook the then UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back at Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.

09 Mar 2018

Emmanuel Macron

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.

05 Feb 2018


Delhi drafts policy for removing vehicles older than 15 years

Delhi is gearing up to become India's first city with an "end of vehicle life" policy as it works on draft rules to remove all vehicles older than 15 years from roads.

15 Jan 2018


Lajpat Nagar flyover opens after first phase of repair completes

Almost a fortnight after the Lajpat Nagar flyover was closed due to repair work of a massive gap that appeared on the stretch, the flyover was re-opened for commuters on Monday by the Public Works Department (PWD).

14 Dec 2017


#FactBulletin: All about traffic challans and how to pay online

To manage the road traffic system smoothly, laws like Motor Vehicles Act, Central Motor Vehicle Rules, and State Motor Vehicle Rules are implemented in India.

05 Apr 2017


Delhi: IES Officer arrested for sexually assaulting JNU student

An IES (Indian Engineering Services) officer was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting, stalking a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student.

14 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi-Chicago Air India flight had no functioning lavatories

According to reports, an Air India flight from Delhi that took off for Chicago had only 8 out of 12 toilets functioning.

02 Jan 2017


What's making news in Delhi?

New Year's Eve in Delhi saw throngs of people committing traffic violations.