Drunken Driving

  • Munde could have been alive if he was wearing the seat belt: Harsh Vardhan 07-06-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that Union Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident this week, could have been alive if he was wearing a seat belt. He appealed to people to use seat belts while travelling even on the back seat. "To a...
  • Delhi starts drinking real young, before 18 12-05-2014 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: An astonishing 83.8 per cent boys and 64.6 per cent girls in Delhi start drinking before age 18, and 11.1 per cent boys and 2.1 per cent girls spend around Rs 8,000 on alcohol per month, revealed a survey released on Monday. The survey, Alcohol and Youth -...
  • Ghaziabad: Policeman who slapped girl suspended 15-05-2013 10:30 PM

    Ghaziabad: The policeman who slapped a girl in Ghaziabad near the capital on Wednesday has been suspended. Sub Inspector Iftikar was caught on camera slapping a girl who was found flouting the law by drinking in a car. An inquiry has been ordered in the case. There was high drama...
  • Drunken driving killed over 10000 across India in 2011 07-05-2013 10:55 PM

    New Delhi: As many as 10,553 people were killed in road accidents due to drunken driving in 2011, parliament was told on Tuesday. Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Sarvey Sathyanarayana told the Lok Sabha in a written reply that road accidents occur due to the complex interaction...
  • 2010 hit-and-run case: 5 yrs in jail for NRI beautician 01-11-2012 12:30 PM

    Mumbai: NRI beautician Nooriya Haveliwala on Thursday was convicted for ramming her car into two people in 2010 and sentence to five years in jail. Haveliwala was also slapped with a fine of Rs 5 lakh. A policeman was among those killed when an inebriated Haveliwala rammed her car on...
  • Hyderabad cops to intensify drive against drunken driving 03-09-2012 03:03 PM

    Hyderabad: Police have decided to tighten the drive against drunken driving in Cyberabad following last weeks attempt by a group of youngsters to kidnap a girl from the University of Hyderabad campus. Sources in the department said a directive was issued to further intensify the drive soon after the incident....
  • Drunken driving has become a menace: SC 04-08-2012 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Terming drunken driving as a "menace" to society, the Supreme Court has said that persons driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol should not get away with minor punishment and fine. The apex court said the pedestrians are not safe in cities with late night parties followed by...
  • Over 1,800 people awarded jail terms for drunken driving 06-04-2012 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: Over 1,800 people were awarded jail terms for drunken driving in the capital in the past three months, police said on Friday. "1,863 have been awarded jail terms in the past 91 days, 326 lost driving licences, 4,072 have been fined while 2,163 cases are under trial," Satyender...
  • Mumbai: 5 injured as car rams into a tree 31-03-2012 11:19 AM

    Mumbai: Nearly five people were injured in a car accident in Mumbai late on Friday night when the driver of a speeding Hyundai Getz lost control over the vehicle and rammed it into a tree. There were three boys and two girls in the car. One of the girls is...
  • Drunk driving causes car crash on Worli Sea Link 23-03-2011 07:19 PM

    Mumbai: The prosecution for the Bandra-Worli Sea Link accident on Monday could lose key evidence if doctors fail to ascertain whether the driver, Ranjeet Kamble, had consumed alcohol before driving. The matter assumes significance after people known to him alleged that he could have been drunk while driving. On Monday,...
  • Ohio man blames Ozzy Osbourne for traffic arrest 31-12-2010 12:14 PM

    Cleveland: An Ohio drunken-driving suspect is blaming his arrest on Ozzy Osbourne. William Liston was arrested Christmas Eve in suburban Cleveland. WJW-TV says he told police officers, "Ozzy Osbourne and his music made me do it." Osbourne's hits as lead singer of heavy metal band Black Sabbath and as a...
  • 'Drunk' woman rams into 2 in Delhi 23-05-2010 11:49 AM

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  • Late police action leads to Nooriya's bail 01-04-2010 08:12 PM

    The police failed to file a chargesheet in the case. ...
  • Left behind: victim of drunken driving speaks 05-02-2010 09:14 PM

    Ruchika Mittal has been waiting for compensation since 2006. ...