West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.19

Bridge ban, collapse trigger snarls

The bus ban on the Tallah bridge and the absence of the Majerhat bridge, which had collapsed in September last year, have paralysed traffic in large areas of north and south Calcutta.Residents of many...
By Subhajoy Roy

India  /  Published 09.11.18

J&K cop fires a cabbage bullet at mayor

Kohli to cabbage, Jammu and Kashmir’s traffic police chief has come out all batons blazing.Mercurial inspector-general (traffic) Basant Rath has likened Srinagar’s new BJP-backed mayor Junaid Azim...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Meet a traffic cop who simply ‘loves to help’

Libnus Tirkey, a constable of Special Auxiliary Police posted at Keredari in Hazaribagh, cursed his luck on January 4 when he lost his wallet containing cash, his ID and debit cards in Ranchi. Tirkey,...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Ramp traffic wait-and-watch

Police have decided not to tinker with traffic movement from the EM Bypass till Park Circus and Race Course Road for at least a week after the ramp connecting the Parama and AJC Bose Road flyovers is ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.19

Flyover fuels traffic pain in Ranchi

The slow construction of the 1,250-metre Kantatoli flyover from YMCA to Kokar on Old HB Road is triggering bottlenecks that the traffic cops are finding hard to ease.President Ram Nath Kovind had laid...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.19

Ranchi to get traffic app to ease snarls

A mobile app to check real-time traffic status will soon be a happy reality for Ranchiites grappling with unexpected snarls. Ranchi traffic police has started developing this app as a part of their se...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Rush scare on unsafe Chitpore bridge

A north Calcutta bridge that engineers want dismantled for the flawed design of one of its approaches is likely to be used by a large number of cars and other small vehicles keen on avoiding the Talla...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.20

Trust levels in police not acceptable

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, the incidence of crime in India has been declining since the 1990s. In a recent article in the Economic and Political Weekly, we had used trend analysis...
By Hanif Qureshi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.19

Traffic plan tweak

The traffic wing of district police is gearing up to streamline vehicular movement in the city on December 31 and New Year.Entry of heavy vehicles such as trailers, trucks, vans and multi-axle trucks ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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


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