Opinion  /  Published 17.09.19

Restoring the grandeur of the temple at Konark

Sir — The recent decisions taken by the Archaeological Survey of India for the conservation of the Sun temple at Konark, Odisha — a world heritage site — are welcome. The ASI will take down the ...
By The Telegraph

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

North East  /  Published 15.09.19

Three’s a crowd on a bike

Twins Borbie and Sona, 5, have to stay back at home with their grandmother these days whenever their parents go for a scooter ride, courtesy the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, which came into e...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Mumbai speed home truth

The condition of roads in Mumbai is such that no person would be able to drive a vehicle above the 80kmph speed limit, Bombay High Court observed while hearing a petition for strict implementation of...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Cop scan on fake challans

The city police have come across multiple fake links that have been sent to motorists in the guise of police’s “e-challans” for paying traffic fine.The links lead to a gateway for payment to an ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.19

With new fines, axe on licence in Ranchi

If steep fines for traffic violations are not enough, the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 also permits the suspension of a first offender’s licence for a period of three months, if the transport...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.19

Ranchi bus fare a big plus

Commuters gave the city bus service a largely favourable response as they enjoyed a hassle-free ride on the 4km stretch between Albert Ekka Chowk and Rajendra Chowk on the second day of the e-ricksha...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.19

Violation norm at Gariahat accident site

Hours after a man almost lost his ear and fractured his arm because of two buses racing at Gariahat crossing, vehicles and pedestrians continued to flout road rules at the accident site on Friday afte...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Amarinder promotes Kargil war hero cop

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday promoted a Kargil war hero and former Indian Army soldier who had been working as a traffic constable after retirement.After a newspaper reporte...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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