North East  /  Published 12.02.22

Assam new speed limit to check mishap

The Assam government is putting the brakes on overspeeding that leads to about 3,000 deaths a year in road mishaps. The state cabinet on Thursday fixed the speed limits for different types of vehicle...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.21

Ranchi: e-eye on speedsters

At least 10 speed sensing cameras, installed a year ago at various locations in and around the state capital under the Smart City project, will soon be operational and help check road accidents caused...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 12.04.21

Parents die in accident, girl critical

 A couple was killed and  their seven-year-old daughter critically injured on Sunday after a speeding truck hit the motorcycle carrying them near Neulpur on NH-16 in Odisha’s Jajpur di...
By PTI in Jajpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

Crash kills 3 of marriage party on NH31

Three persons died and 32 were injured when the bus they were travelling in collided head on with a tractor along the Maynaguri-Malbazar stretch of NH31 in Jalpaiguri district on Thursday night. The ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.21

Seven dead in 2 mishaps on NH12

Seven others in the e-rickshaw were admitted to Jangipur subdivisional hospital with serious injuries. “An unnatural death case has been started and we are awaiting post-mortem results,” ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Truck kills pregnant pillion rider in Haroa

A pregnant woman and her husband, both in their 20s, died in Haroa’s Kulgachhi in North 24-Parganas on Friday night when their motorcycle was run over by a truck loaded with stone chips. The mi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Haroa

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.20

SUV rams into Siliguri home, youth dies

A 30-year-old person died and eight members of his family were injured when an SUV rammed into their house at Gatebazaar, a locality in ward 32 of Siliguri, on Tuesday night. Police seized the vehicl...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 18.11.20

New Town speed cameras with a direct line to cops

Speed cameras will be installed at regular intervals on the six-lane Major Arterial Road that connects New Town with Salt Lake on one end and the airport on the other. The 10.5km-long road had been o...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

More accidents this Durga Puja in city

The number of fatal accidents in the city during Durga Puja has gone up compared to last year despite fewer vehicles and pedestrians on the road. All the six accidents that claimed seven lives within...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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