Motor Vehicle Act: News

01 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: No fuel from October 25 without pollution check certificate

The Delhi Government, led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has taken significant steps to reduce vehicle pollution in the national capital.

28 Jun 2022


Delhi government makes PUC certificate mandatory, automatic challans at home

In an effort to reduce pollution, the Delhi government has directed vehicle owners to obtain valid pollution under control certificates (PUCC) to avoid strict fines.

28 May 2021


Cyclist slapped with challan for riding on wrong side

In what can be seen as a mix-up or a stringent action, 47-year-old Rajbahadur Yadav was slapped with a challan or court memo under the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act for allegedly riding his bicycle on the wrong side of the road in Surat city of Gujarat.

04 Apr 2021


Habitual traffic offenders to be 'named and shamed' in public

Traffic offenders can now be "named and shamed" along with having their licenses revoked.

13 Sep 2019

Nitin Gadkari

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.

12 Sep 2019

West Bengal

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

08 Sep 2019


Truck driver fined Rs. 86,500 under new Motor Vehicle Act

In a bizarre piece of news, a truck driver in the Sambalpur district of Odisha was fined a whopping Rs. 86,500 for traffic violations.

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.

01 Sep 2019

Nitin Gadkari

New #MotorVehicleAct: Rs. 1,000 for jumping red light, and more

Heftier penalties and fines for traffic rule violations come into force today across the country as 63 clauses of the newly-amended Motor Vehicle Act will be implemented from Sunday.

26 Sep 2018


Veteran actor Dalip Tahil rams car into auto-rickshaw; booked

Veteran actor Dalip Tahil was arrested after a car being driven by him allegedly rammed into an auto-rickshaw in suburban Khar of Mumbai, police said today.

08 Apr 2018

Kailash Gahlot

Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms

A total of 7,219 buses were issued challans for flouting pollution norms in Delhi since the past six years.

07 Apr 2018

Kailash Gahlot

Delhi: Over 7,000 buses booked for flouting pollution norms

Over 7,000 buses, a majority from neighboring states, were booked for flouting pollution norms in the national capital in the last six years, the Delhi government informed the state Assembly.

08 Aug 2017


Amit Shah to help fortify BJP's place in Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah is set to make his grand entry into the Rajya Sabha after the current round of polls.

07 Aug 2017


Chandigarh stalking: Missing CCTV footage, victim-blaming makes case murkier

Chandigarh police have failed to retrieve important CCTV footage from the route on which Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala's son and his friend allegedly stalked a woman at midnight two days ago.

06 Aug 2017


Haryana BJP chief's son held for stalking woman

On 6th Aug, 24-year-old Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, and his friend, Ashish Kumar were arrested by the Chandigarh police for allegedly stalking an IAS officer's daughter.

11 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Motor bill passed by Lok Sabha

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday; the bill seeks to curtail deaths and injuries caused by crashes and reform the road-transport sector.

09 Aug 2016

Narendra Modi

Government introduces Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill to improve road safety

On Tuesday, Minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari introduced the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016 in the Lok Sabha, despite objections from opposition parties.