Motor Vehicles Act 1988
India  /  Published 17.06.21

PUC certificates now uniform across India

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification to make the PUC (Pollution Under Control) certificate for all vehicles uniform across the country and also to link the PUC databas...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Jamshedpur: Wear mask or get fined

Police in Jamshedpur are stepping up vigilance to ensure commuters wear masks, the initiative that started on Friday having already led to around 50 violators being fined Rs 500 each. Deputy superint...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Driver loses licence for talking on phone

The transport department on Wednesday revoked the licence of a man who was spotted by transport minister Suvendu Adhikari talking on a mobile phone while driving a small bus ferrying schoolchildren.Of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

Mythical creatures that intrigue scientists

Sir — According to a study conducted by scientists at Otago University, the legendary Loch Ness monster may be a giant eel. It is interesting how a mythical creature has attracted the attention of s...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

25 pick-up & drop-off points marked

Public transporters, like city buses and auto-rickshaws, picking up passengers close to crossings and roundabouts and causing traffic snarls will soon be punished with fines of up to Rs 500.On the req...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Call for brakes on Calcutta's rogue buses

Racing buses and the risk they pose on the streets of Calcutta were the focus of police commissioner Anuj Sharma’s first interaction with traffic police officers on Saturday.Sharma, a 1991-batch IPS...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.19

Ranchi cops to crack down on fancy number plates

Police are planning to launch a drive soon against the use of fancy number plates in Ranchi, perhaps for the first time in years. A decision to this effect was taken on Thursday by traffic SP Ajit Pet...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Heckled online for being vegan? Yes, this happens too

Plating troubleSir — Some young people in Calcutta were recently heckled and harassed over sharing posts that sought to promote veganism. Besides being called ‘fascist’, some of them even had to...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Onam relief from hiked traffic fines

Kerala’s government has decided to keep in abeyance the recent hike in traffic fines during the ongoing Onam season following vehement resistance from both the ruling and Opposition parties.A meetin...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.09.19

Fume test centres too few, Rs 10000 fine looms

The capital has only 35 pollution testing centres for 9.5 lakh vehicles registered under Ranchi district transport department at a time pollution-under-control (PUC) certificates for vehicles are a mu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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