Expressway

  • Robbers attack family on Mumbai-Pune expressway, beat mother, daughter with metal rods June 18, 2014

    Pune: Highway robbers attacked a family on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Tuesday. The mother and daughter were allegedly beaten with metal rods and dragged by their hair. The robbers escaped with items worth Rs 1.25 lakh. The Pune police has said that no arrests have been made yet and the sketches of...
  • Bangalore taxi, lorry owners on indefinite strike against toll hike May 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Private taxi and lorry owners began their indefinite strike in Bangalore on Friday against what they regard as an unreasonable hike in the toll fares on the Bangalore international airport expressway. They are demanding an immediate rollback on the four-fold hike that came into effect last week. Protestors raised...
  • 700 boxes of liquor worth lakhs seized from Yamuna Expressway March 13, 2014

    Seven-hundred boxes of liquor worth over Rs 21 lakh in market was seized on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday, police said. "On a tip-off, three members of the smuggling gang including the driver have been arrested and 700 boxes of wine were recovered from their canter," they said. The Kanpur-bound vehicle was...
  • Soon, enjoy hassle-free ride from Delhi to Taj Mahal by escaping Agra traffic March 4, 2014

    In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city. This will be made possible by the Rs 306 crore inner city Ring Road that will connect the Yamuna Expressway with Fatehabad tourism complex near the...
  • Three Alwar men found dead on Mathura expressway February 25, 2014

    Three bodies were found on the busy Mathura expressway on Tuesday with identification documents belonging to other people, police said. Two admit cards for the Rajasthan Public Service Commission were found with the bodies, which were dumped near Alwarpur. An official said that on checking with the families of the card holders,...
  • Commuters rejoice as toll ends at Delhi-Gurgaon expressway February 20, 2014

    Toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway as the legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi High Court. ...
  • 12 toll plazas on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway removed February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to travellers on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes, which had been causing huge traffic snarls on it, will be dismantled toll has been scrapped. The legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi...
  • Yamuna Expressway City to get metro rail soon February 13, 2014

    Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sector 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21000 allotments have been done. PC Gupta, Chief Executive Officer,YEIDA, said on Wednesday. that the Detail...
  • Transport ministry to bring cabinet note on Delhi-Jaipur Expressway next month January 28, 2014

    The government on Tuesday directed the road transport and highways ministry to bring a cabinet note seeking in-principle approval for the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway in about a month's time. "Total road length will be 272 km. The ministry plans to sign the state support agreement by February 28 and the project would...
  • Evicted shop owners to be allotted shops under FNG project January 12, 2014

    Shopkeepers evicted during a demolition drive to speed up Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) Expressway project will be allotted shops at an upcoming shopping mall in Chhijarsi area, Noida Authority chairman Rama Raman has said. "A three-storeyed shopping complex will be constructed along the FNG in Chhijarsi and these shops will be allotted to those...
  • Plane makes emergency landing on New York highway January 5, 2014

    New York: A small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway on Saturday, resulting in minor injuries to the three members onboard and backing up a traffic on the major thoroughfare, emergency officials said. The single-engine plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the borough of...
  • Noida: Property dealer spikes woman's drink, rapes her December 31, 2013

    Noida: A property dealer lured a 26-year-old woman with the promise of a job and allegedly raped her in Noida. The property dealer was known to the woman for the past few months. The woman has alleged that the property dealer Sunil Chauhan took her to the Noida Expressway promising...
  • Lucknow-Agra expressway to be built under EPC model December 27, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday decided to fund Lucknow-Agra expressway through the state budget under the Engineering Procurement Contract (EPC) model after it failed to garner investors for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's dream project. "As no bidders have turned up for the project under the PPP model, it has been decided...
  • Private contractor allegedly gets man abducted, tortured with cigarette butts for filing RTI December 20, 2013

    A man was abducted and tortured by unidentified persons allegedly at the behest of a private contractor after he filed an RTI application seeking information about the quality of work being carried out by him. "A case was filed against unknown persons and a manhunt launched to nab them," said Shailendra...
  • Farmers block traffic at Yamuna Expressway to demand sugarcane dues December 5, 2013

    Hundreds of farmers blocked traffic at Pari Chowk and Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida for an hour on Thursday, demanding "dues" of sugarcane growers in the state and a 64 per cent hike in compensation for farmers whose lands have been taken for the expressway. The blockade, organised...
  • Akhilesh's pet project Agra-Lucknow Expressway finds no bidders November 13, 2013

    There are no takers for the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, a pet project of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. On Tuesday, no company or infrastructure developer came forward to bid for the proposed eight-lane Greenfield Expressway between Agra and Lucknow. Officials admitted on Wednesday that this would cast a shadow on the state's...
  • Car rams into truck at Mumbai-Pune Expressway, 3 dead November 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Three people died on Wednesday in a car accident in Kalamboli at Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The incident took place at around 5 am on Wednesday. Five people were traveling in a Mahindra Xylo when it rammed into a cold storage truck. (more details are awaited) ...
  • Gurgaon: 12 men beat up toll booth staff, flee with Rs 1.85 lakh October 17, 2013

    Gurgaon: A daring robbery was caught on CCTV when 12 men held up a toll booth on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway on Wednesday night. Rs 1.85 lakh was stolen by the miscreants who came in a car with a red beacon light. The persons involved in the crime beat up toll staff...
  • CJ Show: Unsafe expressway in Noida September 22, 2013

    CJ Shesh Raj tell us how construction flaws on Noida expressway is making it a death trap. He goes on a reality check to find out the safety norms being flouted by the developers, thus making it unsafe for driving. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show September 22, 2013

    This week, we have children and elderly turning citizen journalists to report the issues that matter to them. While we continue with our 'No Country for Children' campaign, we have children reporting issues of corruption in schools to heavy school bags and child labour. Also, a CJ report on the...
  • One killed, three injured in road mishap at Yamuna Expressway September 18, 2013

    A person was killed and four others critically injured when a car hit the divider before banging into the side rails of a flyover at Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday, police said. The victims were travelling from Sikohabad to Greater Noida when the mishap occurred, leaving the car hanging...
  • Six injured in road accident September 18, 2013

    Six persons were injured on Wednesday when two cars colloided on a service lane along the Yamuna Expressway. The mishap occurred in Dankaur area in Greater Noida, police said. The injured were admitted to a private hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger, they said. ...
  • Four killed as car overturns on Yamuna Expressway August 29, 2013

    Four people were killed on Thursday when a speeding car from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh heading towards New Delhi toppled after one of its tyres burst, police said. Police and the Expressway Authority shifted the three who were seriously injured to a hospital in Noida. The tragedy took place at the Tappal...
  • Two killed, five injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway July 31, 2013

    Two persons were killed, while five others sustained injuries in road accident on the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place near Jewar, some 45 kilometres from Greater Noida zero point, when a vehicle rammed into a stationary truck. The truck's cleaner, who was changing tyre, died in the accident along with the driver...
  • Visakhapatnam-based firm to construct Ganga Expressway in Bihar July 27, 2013

    A Visakhapatnam-based firm will construct the 21.5 km Ganga Expressway in Bihar at an estimated cost of Rs.2,234.46 crore (Rs.22.34 billion), an official said Saturday. Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd will construct the expressway, which will be thrown open to traffic in 2017. "The state government awarded the contract to Navayuga Engineering Company...
  • Noida: Two men crushed by a dumper on Expressway June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the rising accident graph on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway as two motorcycle-borne men died after a dumper hit their vehicle at around 11:30 pm on Thursday night. The dumper overturned after hitting the motorcycle resulting in injuries to its driver and...
  • Japanese agency offers funds for Lucknow Metro project May 14, 2013

    Lucknow: The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, including the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday. JICA sought details of the projects at a meeting with Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani Monday. The World Bank...
  • Haryana Police officer shot in Gurgaon, condition critical March 19, 2013

    Gurgaon: A Haryana Police officer was shot at by three unidentified assailants on the busy Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway on Monday evening, said a police official. His condition is critical. Three youths on a motorcycle fired at Narender Singh, an assistant sub-inspector, when police asked them to stop during a vehicle checking drive....
  • Seven killed in road accident as car driver sleeps March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Seven persons were killed and three others injured in a road accident in neighbouring Navi Mumbai in the wee hours of on Monday, police said. The mishap took place when a jeep packed with passengers crashed into an unidentified heavy vehicle on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway while overtaking at Kalamboli...
  • Jeep overturns near Mumbai-Pune Expressway, 7 dead March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Seven people died and three others were injured in a road mishap near Panvel in Navi Mumbai. The accident occurred when a jeep overturned near the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Meanwhile, in another incident in Mumbai, one person died and 13 were injured in the early hours of Monday after a fire...