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Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

12 Oct 2019

Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.

Traffic cop tells how to reduce challan to Rs. 100

21 Sep 2019

Traffic cop tells how to reduce challan to Rs. 100

Since the implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act earlier this month, traffic offenders are struggling to cope with the hiked fines.

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.

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

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.

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.

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

02 Sep 2019

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.

Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

19 Aug 2019

Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

A flood alert was issued for low-lying areas along the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi today, as the river neared its danger mark.

Couple jumps red-light, tries fleeing, almost runs over traffic constable

09 Aug 2019

Couple jumps red-light, tries fleeing, almost runs over traffic constable

In a shocking incident of road rage, a couple in Gurugram tried to run over a traffic policeman, after the latter asked them to stop for jumping a red light.

Mumbai's car density surpasses that of Delhi's by five times

26 Mar 2019

Mumbai's car density surpasses that of Delhi's by five times

Mumbai has become the most car-congested city in India with a density of 510 private cars for every kilometer of road, compared to 108 of Delhi's, said Maharashtra transport department.

#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.

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

04 Feb 2019

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

Making better use of technology, Mumbai Police has brought forward a new mobile application for Mumbaikars to upload live images of traffic violations such as people driving without helmets, or talking on the phone while driving.

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.

Hyderabad police now sends letters to drunk driver's HR head

20 Jan 2019

Hyderabad police now sends letters to drunk driver's HR head

Drunk driving is one of the most common causes of accidents in India and the traffic police have been coming up with new tactics to prevent such mishaps.

#NewYearsEve: More than 500 charged in drink-and-drive cases in Delhi

01 Jan 2019

#NewYearsEve: More than 500 charged in drink-and-drive cases in Delhi

Over 500 drunken revelers, most of them youngsters were penalized by the Delhi Police on New Year's Eve, officials said today.

Kolkata Police offers discounts upto 65% for unpaid traffic fines

24 Dec 2018

Kolkata Police offers discounts upto 65% for unpaid traffic fines

Kolkatans, if you haven't yet paid your traffic dues, do it now, as the city police is offering a discount up to 65% if you settle your pending dues.

Gujarat: Driving on wrong-side twice will result in license cancellation

21 Dec 2018

Gujarat: Driving on wrong-side twice will result in license cancellation

Traffic police in Gujarat are getting serious about those who break rules and have now rolled out a strict policy.

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

20 Dec 2018

Caught-on-cam: Driver breaks rule, doesn't stop, drags traffic-cop on bonnet

In yet another incident which highlights road rage in Delhi/NCR, a driver dragged a traffic cop on his car's bonnet for 100 meters after he was pulled up for breaking the rule.

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.

Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders

22 Nov 2018

Bengaluru: It's either emptying pockets or jail-term for footpath riders

After multiple campaigns, drives and even steps like cancelling licenses failed to curb the menace of footpath riders, Bengaluru Police has now decided on a sterner action.

Transgenders stripping: Delhi police book case of public obscenity

15 Nov 2018

Transgenders stripping: Delhi police book case of public obscenity

After a video of transgenders stripping on the newly constructed Signature Bridge went viral, the police have registered a case of obscenity in public in the matter.

Asia Cup: This is how Jasprit Bumrah responded to trolls

30 Sep 2018

Asia Cup: This is how Jasprit Bumrah responded to trolls

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has shown us the way on how to respond to trolls on social media.

Cracks on flyover in Thane; closed for vehicular traffic

05 Sep 2018

Cracks on flyover in Thane; closed for vehicular traffic

A flyover in the Bhiwandi power loom town of Thane in Maharashtra developed cracks and was closed on Wednesday for vehicular traffic.

Maharashtra: Man suffers heart-attack while driving; Traffic Constable turns savior

30 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Man suffers heart-attack while driving; Traffic Constable turns savior

An on-duty Traffic Constable helped save the life of a man who suffered a heart attack while driving his car near Kharigaon toll booth in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said today.

This 57-year-old Gurugram businessman manages traffic every day, selflessly

24 Aug 2018

This 57-year-old Gurugram businessman manages traffic every day, selflessly

It was in 2011 that this businessman realized how bad Gurugram traffic is and decided to do something about it.

Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled

13 Aug 2018

Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled

The SC has accepted a proposal by the road transport and highways ministry to color-label vehicles depending on the fuel they use.

Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday

12 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday

Traffic restrictions will be in place for Independence Day function at the Red Fort and on its full dress rehearsal tomorrow.

Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

11 Aug 2018

Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.

Gurugram: 'Intoxicated' cop blocks road and dances, because he can!

31 Jul 2018

Gurugram: 'Intoxicated' cop blocks road and dances, because he can!

A police inspector and his friend gave quite a show to passers-by at Sheetla Mata Road, Gurugram, in the wee hours of Monday.

Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks

31 Jul 2018

Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks

The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik, to come out with a timeline for removing traffic bottlenecks at 77 congested corridors in Delhi and also asked him to deal with impounded vehicles lying at police stations.

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

30 Jul 2018

After Yamraj, Lord Ganesha now prods Bengalureans to wear helmets

Last week a pot-bellied Lord Ganesha was seen roaming on Bengaluru streets, a fortnight after Yamraj's visit to the city.

SRK lauds Assam Police for using his pose for road-safety

28 Jul 2018

SRK lauds Assam Police for using his pose for road-safety

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has appreciated the use of his signature romantic pose of outstretched arms by the Assam Police to create traffic awareness in the state.

Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced

24 Jul 2018

Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced

Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.

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.

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

11 Jul 2018

Bengaluru Police hires 'Yamraj' to deliver road safety message

Bengalureans were surprised to see a mace-wielding 'Yamraj' on the roads yesterday, stopping helmet-less two-wheeler drivers.

Mumbai: Grant Road Bridge reopened a day after cracks seen

05 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Grant Road Bridge reopened a day after cracks seen

Tuesday was a bad day for Mumbai; within 16 hours, two city bridges faced infrastructural defect.

By 2019, Delhi's traffic to be manned by artificial intelligence

08 Jun 2018

By 2019, Delhi's traffic to be manned by artificial intelligence

In a bid to improve the city's traffic management, Delhi Police will finally start working on making it an AI-dependent system with depth-sensors to regulate traffic signals.

Mumbai-cop stands in rain for 2.5hrs clearing traffic, wins hearts

08 Jun 2018

Mumbai-cop stands in rain for 2.5hrs clearing traffic, wins hearts

Showing ultimate dedication to one's duty, a Mumbai Police traffic constable stood for a whopping 2.5 hours manning the traffic, even as torrential rains lashed the city on Monday.

Heart travels from Bengaluru to Kolkata within four-hours, for transplant

22 May 2018

Heart travels from Bengaluru to Kolkata within four-hours, for transplant

In a historic achievement, a heart traveled 1,885 kilometres from Bengaluru to Kolkata under four hours for a successful transplant, saving a life.

Delhi traffic police now has 319 'sentinels' working for them

01 May 2018

Delhi traffic police now has 319 'sentinels' working for them

While launching 'traffic sentinel scheme' as part of National Road Safety Week-2018, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik made a special mention of a certain Ganga Ram.

Hyderabad: Traffic-police arrests 26 parents for allowing their kids drive

28 Apr 2018

Hyderabad: Traffic-police arrests 26 parents for allowing their kids drive

The Hyderabad traffic police put 26 parents in jail for allowing their minor kids drive, Joint Commission of Traffic Police, Anil Kumar said.