Beacon Lights

  • Chennai reacts to SC's restriction on use of beacon lights December 10, 2013

    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 December 10, 2013

    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 December 10, 2013

    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 affect...
  • SC restricts use of beacon lights by VIPs, says no to multi-tune horns December 10, 2013

    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 with...
  • SC pulls up state governments for not doing away with beacon lights July 9, 2013

    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...
  • SC criticises VIP security culture, questions usage of beacon lights January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday criticised the culture of providing security to VIP personnel, questioning the usage of beacon lights by Sarpanches, Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) and Members of Parliament (MPs). Taking a tough stand on the issue, the apex court directed all the state governments to file...
  • Red beacons on official cars make Maya see red April 15, 2008

    Lucknow: UP's Vidhan Sabha has witnessed several governments change but the one thing that never changes in UP is style of the politicians. Most netas are not only fond of chewing paan but also love coming to the Vidhan Sabha in a lal or neeli batti car. It doesn't matter...