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Road Safety
Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.19

Rally raises walker rights in capital

Do pedestrians have any rights or should they be grateful they have not yet twisted their ankle on a pothole or been injured by a passing bike? A little-known social outfit Paidal Yatri Samaan Sadak A...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Drive minus helmet at own risk

The traffic wing of the district police will resume helmet-checking drives in the steel city soon.Such checks were being carried out but on a lower scale till October end because of inadequate police ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpdur

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.19

Hazard ahead

It is the nature of public spaces and citizens’ engagement with them to be constantly changing. Hence, strategies to protect lives and prioritize safety in such spaces, such as roads in urban areas,...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

No political will to make India's roads safe

Life is precious. The devastation caused by the loss of a loved one in an accident cannot be fully alleviated. But a “just” financial compensation, as the Supreme Court pointed out last year, can ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

3-nation motor rally for Bapu & road safety

A motor rally observing the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday through Dhaka in Bangladesh as part of a three-nation tour.The rally will travel through places historical...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 17.11.19

Walk to create road safety awareness

Citizens on Sunday participated in a walk organised by the Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum, Assam, with support from Consumer VOICE, Delhi, to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Vi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.01.20

Steps for road safety in Assam

Transport minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Saturday directed all enforcement transport officials to keep track of overloaded passenger vehicles instead of trucks. He said this during the inauguratio...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

No helmet? Onus on cops

Superintendent of police (traffic) Ajit Peter Dungdung has told junior officers that they will be held responsible for the death of motorcyclists without helmets.The diktat comes after Dungdung found ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.19

Traffic violations: fines are not enough

Rules are made to be broken. This is a maxim that unites Indians cutting across the barriers of religion, caste, class and gender. This could explain the collective outrage over the steep fines prescr...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.18

The artists whom we will forget too soon

Sir — Every year, just before Durga Puja, people feel the urge to visit Kumartuli. The idol-makers there, however, painstakingly go about their business all year round, working in conditions that ar...
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