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Traffic
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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West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Traffic duty as rule-flout lesson for Calcutta biker

A 21-year-old engineering student who had allegedly dodged and assaulted police officers who tried to stop him for riding without a helmet, has been ordered by a city court to manage traffic for three...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.19

Even RMC is fed up with dug-up spots

Traffic snarls and people falling into dug-up stretches of roads — welcome to monsoon in the state capital.The situation has become so bad that senior officials of Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC)...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

Harass arrest after call to 100 from bus in Calcutta

A bus was stopped on APC Road and a youth arrested on Sunday for clicking pictures of a passenger after the woman dialled 100 from the moving vehicle.The woman, a resident of Baksara in Howrah, was tr...
By Our Special Correspondent 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

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Crackdown on errant bikers in Calcutta

Helmetless bike gangs that are often seen zigzagging down empty roads in Calcutta at night in violation of traffic rules almost disappeared on Wednesday night following a crackdown by police on unruly...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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