Driving Licence
News  /  Published 20.07.22

Cops can only seize errant driver’s licence, says Calcutta High Court

Calcutta High Court on July 19 held that the Motor Vehicles Act restricts the power of the police only to seize the driving licence of an alleged offender and forward it to the licensing authority for...

News  /  Published 25.02.22

Teenager dies in Red Road bike accident

A 16-year-old boy riding pillion to his friend on a motorcycle died in a crash as the two-wheeler rammed into the rear of a truck at a high speed, allegedly after jumping a signal on Red Road early on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Red Road

News  /  Published 29.01.22

Car rams into bus in Patuli, 1 killed, 4 injured

It was not clear till Friday evening if the driver had a valid licence because he was admitted to hospital and the cops could not interrogate him. The deceased was identified as Sirajul Sardar, 40, a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patuli

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Transporters write to Firhad Hakim against steep traffic fines in Kolkata, rest of Bengal

On January 25, the state government had issued a revised chart with increased fine amounts for offences under the Motor Vehicles Act. Officers of the rank of motor vehicles inspector and police offic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Kolkata police face mercy pleas from traffic rule violators for steep fines

Many cops on the roads said what looked like an ideal way to discipline motorists appeared difficult to execute. “He was possibly telling the truth about his new job and he might not have that ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


News  /  Published 26.01.22

Breaking traffic rules gets costlier in Kolkata, rest of Bengal

The fine for driving with an invalid licence has increased from Rs 500 to Rs 10,000. Earlier, someone caught riding a two-wheeler without a helmet was fined Rs 100. Now, the offender has to pay Rs 1,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.01.22

Jadavpur hit-and-run offender’s driving licence ‘in Bangalore’

A Salt Lake court on Monday granted bail to Varsha Dugar, 29, who was at the wheel of a car that knocked down a 60-year-old woman who died later. Dugar has been charged with rash driving and causing ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.01.22

‘Drunken’ Bangalore start-up owner mows down father of two in Jadavpur

Banerjee has purportedly told cops that he earlier worked for a mobile phone manufacturing company in Bangalore and later initiated a start-up. He had plans to return to Bangalore next week. He has b...
By Our Bureau in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Jadavpur hit-and-run offender Rahul Banerjee owns start-up in Bangalore

The Honda City that Banerjee was driving is registered in the name of a relative and had 27 traffic citation cases lodged against it in the recent past. The police said the fines for all the citation...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.11.21

Kolkata Traffic Police start eNOC for lost driving licence

The Kolkata Traffic Police on Tuesday launched an e-No Objection Certificate (eNOC) service for lost vehicle registration certificate (RC) and driving licence (DL) as well as for other services. Pres...
By PTI in Kolkata


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