Jharkhand  /  Published 27.07.20

Stolen bike parts racket busted

In an unexpected turn of events, a routine vehicle-checking drive by police in Jamshedpur led to busting of a racket dealing in stolen bike parts. Cops have arrested two persons from a place unde...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.19

Government mulls lower tax for app bikes

The state government is considering a proposal to reduce the annual road tax for commercial two-wheelers in a bid to encourage bikers on e-commerce, app cab and food delivery platforms to switch from ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

WB20AA 1842: 1 number, 2 bikes in Calcutta

A two-wheeler bearing the registration number WB 20AA 1842 was parked at a Thakurpukur garage at 3.09pm on Monday, exactly when it was prosecuted for helmetless riding at the crossing of Narkeldanga M...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.09.19

Traffic law quandary for bikes & scooters

An iconic image of middle-class India, a child riding with parents on a two-wheeler, depicts an offence according to the amended Motor Vehicles Act that came into force across the country — except P...
By Jayesh Thaker in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.08.19

Govt servants flout helmet-must order

Nearly one week after the August 22 directive of Jharkhand joint transport commissioner banning the entry of two-wheeler riders without helmets in government offices to promote safe riding, several co...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Traffic duty as rule-flout lesson for Calcutta biker

A 21-year-old engineering student who had allegedly dodged and assaulted police officers who tried to stop him for riding without a helmet, has been ordered by a city court to manage traffic for three...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Fleeing biker drags Calcutta cop for 100m

A traffic constable, who tried to stop a helmetless motorcyclist from fleeing after hitting a pedestrian, was dragged by the two-wheeler for about 100m near Quest mall on Monday night. Tapan Oran, the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

Action against rash drivers must be sustained over time

A lot of problems are surmountable if there is a mix of imagination and political will in devising their solutions. In the absence of these factors, the same problems can persist and even worsen over ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

What will the police do if we behave like this?

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

800 bikers booked in one night in Calcutta

As many as 800 motorcyclists were prosecuted for violation of traffic rules and 37 bikes seized from 23 locations across the city on Thursday night.On Wednesday night, 607 bikers were prosecuted and a...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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