Articles about Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi Traffic Police revises maximum speed limits. Check details here

11 Jun 2021

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Rain, hailstorm lash parts of Delhi-NCR

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.

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

13 Aug 2020

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.

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

16 Sep 2019

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.

Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

13 Sep 2019

Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

Weeks after the amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act, a truck driver in Delhi was slapped with a Rs. 2 lakh fine on Wednesday, the biggest challan yet.

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

05 Sep 2019

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.

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

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.

Complaint filed against Sara for riding pillion without helmet

11 Apr 2019

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.

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

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.

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

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

23 Jan 2019

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.

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

17 Dec 2018

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

30 Nov 2018

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.

Delhi: Police challan vehicles after reckless driving video goes viral

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.

Delhi Traffic Police Twitter handle hacked for few minutes

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.

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

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.

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

11 Jun 2018

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.

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

15 May 2018

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.

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

08 May 2018

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.

Congestion fee, one-way street network soon in Delhi

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.

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

03 Apr 2018

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.

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

01 Apr 2018

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.

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

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.

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

09 Mar 2018

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.

Delhi drafts policy for removing vehicles older than 15 years

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.

Lajpat Nagar flyover opens after first phase of repair completes

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).

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

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.

Delhi: IES Officer arrested for sexually assaulting JNU student

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.

Delhi-Chicago Air India flight had no functioning lavatories

14 Mar 2017

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.

What's making news in Delhi?

02 Jan 2017

What's making news in Delhi?

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