Beacon Lights

  • Chennai reacts to SC's restriction on use of beacon lights 10-12-2013 08:25 PM

    People in Chennai welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court which restricts the use of beacon lights and horns. SC has said that beacon lights can only be used by constitutional authorities. ...
  • Bangalore reacts to SC's restriction on use of beacon lights 10-12-2013 06:46 PM

    After the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that red non-flashing beacon lights be used only by Constitutional authorities, Bangaloreans welcomed the decision and said that the VIP culture should be shed. ...
  • Seems SC has no other work, says JDU MP on court's beacon lights order 10-12-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Politicians have critcised the Supreme Court's restrictions on use of beacon lights by VIPs. JDU MP Ali Anwar even went to the extent of saying the Supreme Court has no other work. "Looks like the Supreme Court has no other work. Instead of dealing with major issues which...
  • SC restricts use of beacon lights by VIPs, says no to multi-tune horns 10-12-2013 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that red non-flashing beacon lights be used only by Constitutional authorities. The court has also said that blue flashing beacon lights can be used by ambulances, police and emergency services. The apex court also directed Central and state governments to come out...
  • SC pulls up state governments for not doing away with beacon lights 09-07-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up state governments for not doing away with the indiscriminate use of beacon lights. The apex court has slammed all state governments for not responding to a letter by the Union Home Secretary on the issue. The Home Secretary had directed all the...
  • Red beacons on official cars make Maya see red 15-04-2008 01:00 PM

    Ricky Ponting got another life after he duly crossed his double-century. On 215, with Australia's score at 494 for 4, danced down the wicket to the first ball of the 132nd over bowled by offspinner R Ashwin. He proceeded to flick the flighted delivery in the air to midwicket, where...