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Road Safety
Opinion  /  Published 03.09.19

Adopting a child is the best kind of legacy

Sir — The concern about India’s growing population is understandable. To address this, couples should be encouraged to plan their families. But what about the children who are already living in th...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

Traffic fines: the irony of a populist response

Carelessness comes at a price. The amended Motor Vehicles Act aims to bring down the costliest outcome of carelessness: loss of life. But few states have been able to look past the steep fines prescri...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Signage key to safe drive

A majority of road accidents in the city can be attributed to factors beyond the control of a driver. Speaking at a traffic sensitisation workshop organised by the state transport department as part o...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

Action against rash drivers must be sustained over time

A lot of problems are surmountable if there is a mix of imagination and political will in devising their solutions. In the absence of these factors, the same problems can persist and even worsen over ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Using city roads is a danger to life and limb

Roads in India cannot be called very safe. In 2016, the annual report of road accidents in Indian cities with populations over 50 million from the ministry of road transport and highways placed Calcut...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

Amazing car race held in Guwahati

The second edition of Yi Amazing Race, presented by Mercedes-Benz and organised by Young Indians (Yi), Guwahati chapter, was flagged off on Sunday from Mercedes-Benz, Axom Motors at National Highway 3...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

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

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

Hailakandi meet on road safety

Altogether 137 accidents were reported between January and November this year, resulting in 39 deaths and 186 injuries, in Hailakandi district of south Assam. This was revealed in a meeting of the Dis...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Odisha  /  Published 01.12.18

Bhubaneswar wears festive hat

The local urban development authority has painted the entire Madhusudan Marg in checker pattern to ready the street for the ongoing .FEST. But road safety experts feel that the pattern poses a severe ...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.18

TCS techie dies in night crash on Calcutta road

A motorcyclist was killed when he rammed into a crash barrier on a road in New Town before hitting the divider late on Wednesday.Subham Kohiwale, 23, a software engineer with Tata Consultancy Services...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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