Road Safety
Business  /  Published 30.12.20

Dual airbags in cars from April

The government plans to make it compulsory for new cars to provide airbags on the passenger side of the front seats from April. This could hike prices by Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 for the entry level ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.20

Inventor to demonstrate his device in Jharkhand

A government sanitation worker from Jalaun in Uttar Pradesh has invented a mechanism which ensures a motorbike only starts if the rider is wearing a helmet. He will be live demonstrating his invention...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.20

Road to hell: Failure of Motor Vehicles Act

The outcome of irresponsibility is seldom favourable; in the worst case, recklessness can even lead to the loss of lives. The latter is what the new Motor Vehicles Act — the amended legislation ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Traffic violaters turn law keepers

If you are at the wheel and suddenly spot your neighbour in a fluorescent jacket, pulling you up for speeding, do not take it as a prank. Chances are he is doing community service as a traffic police ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.10.19

Sachin Tendulkar bullish on Sourav Ganguly

Sachin Tendulkar is expecting Sourav Ganguly to play his role as BCCI president as passionately as he played the game during his highly successful career.Sourav, who is the president of the Cricket As...
By PTI in Mumbai


West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.18

Meet on road safety

The road transport and highways ministry conducted a zonal workshop in the city on Tuesday to evolve a National Road Safety Strategy.“The aim is to reduce road mortality by half by 2020. We are invo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.18

Fixing India's deadly roads needs political will

Roads and highways to hell can be found with ease in India. According to the latest government data, 48,746 riders of two-wheeler vehicles and 20,457 pedestrians died in road accidents last year. Thes...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Yamuna Expressway safety concern after tragedy

At least 29 people were killed when a bus travelling at high speed skidded off the accident-prone Yamuna Expressway in Agra and plunged into a drain, apparently after the driver had dozed off, early ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.19

Citizen-science studies could help reduce man-animal conflict

Parting shotSir — Communication is an ever-evolving process. At present, it is the language of emojis that is the preferred medium of conveying what is on one’s mind. Even this language, though, i...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

BRIEFS: Tea worker released from camp

Sukhdev Ree, 48, a resident of Hailakandi district in Assam, was released from Silchar detention camp on bail on Thursday after 43 months. Ree, a labourer of a tea garden in Algapur, was served a noti...
By The Telegraph in Agartala


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