Drink Driving
Calcutta  /  Published 19.12.20

Task: How to curb drink-driving minus breathalysers

Calcutta police commissioner Anuj Sharma on Friday asked his officers to find a way to curb drink driving in the city even if police were unable to use breathalysers for detecting presence of alcohol ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.18

Drink driving crackdown during Diwali in Calcutta

Drink driving and riding motorbikes without helmets during Kali Puja and Diwali will be dealt with as stringently as any violation of the 8-10pm window for bursting firecrackers.City police commission...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.20

IAS officer Sriram reinstated for virus battle

A young IAS officer suspended on the charge of drink-driving and fatally injuring a journalist seven months ago has been reinstated and appointed the state’s nodal health official to fight the coron...
By K.A. Shaji in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Hit-&-run youth’s kin splash cash

Family members of the youth whose car mowed down a group of catering employees in the small hours of Wednesday, killing two instantly, on Thursday handed over Rs 1.5 lakh in cash to each bereaved fami...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Drink-driving cuffs on 340 in Calcutta and Salt Lake

At least 340 people were arrested in Calcutta and Salt Lake for drink driving on Kali Puja and Diwali nights.In Calcutta, most of the prosecutions were reported from south Calcutta where police lay mo...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Drink-driving check nets 170 on Kali Puja in Calcutta and Salt Lake

At least 170 people were prosecuted for drink driving on the night of Kali Puja in Calcutta and Salt Lake and most were two-wheeler riders. Police carried out the drive against drink driving throughou...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 16.08.19

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son in one-day police custody

Actor-turned-BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son was on Friday sent to one-day police custody for allegedly ramming his car into the wall of a south Calcutta club.The police produced 21-year-old Akash Mukherje...

India  /  Published 06.08.19

No trace of alcohol, IAS officer gets bail

A Kerala court on Tuesday granted bail to IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman, accused of drink-driving that led to the death of a journalist, on the ground that police had failed to establish that the yo...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Drop in drink driving prosecution

The number of motorists booked for drink driving in the city dropped from eight on Holi-eve to five on the night of Holi, police officers said.A section of officers attributed the drop to the decision...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.20

Road-safety alert at liquor shops

Tipplers, learn about the risks of drunken driving from liquor shops.In a unique move during the ongoing road safety week celebrations, East Singhbhum district administration has ordered all liquor sh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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