TRAFFIC

  • Law makers or Law breakers ? 3 days ago

    Not willing to be a mute spectator to blatant violation of rules by those in power. Citizen Journalist Tinu Thomas is now confronting cops on duties who are breaking rules. ...
  • Gurgaon Traffic Police ASI Praveen Kumar highlights the dangers of his work 5 days ago

    ASI Praveen Kumar of Gurgaon Traffic Police appeals to the public to follow traffic rules. He says many a times people break traffic rules and also assault traffic constables. ...
  • Delhi: Traffic restrictions in place ahead of Obama's Siri Fort address January 27, 2015

    Several traffic restrictions have been put into place in South Delhi ahead of US President Barack Obama's address. Delhi Traffic Police has advised the public to avoid the stretch as there would be restrictions at several points at the August Kranti Marg. ...
  • Bengaluru: More traffic violations than number of vehicles on its roads January 16, 2015

    Bengaluru's traffic woes has hit a new low with more traffic violations in the city than the number of vehicles on its roads. Data from the last one year shows the bitter reality of recklessness on the road. Police say the number of traffic violation cases far exceed the number...
  • Delhi's increasing road traffic, decreasing parking space: an issue political parties need to address January 14, 2015

    Delhi, a city with one of the world's highest proportions of road area. 21 per cent of its total area is given to roads. The total length of the entire road network in the national capital is at a staggering 35000 kms and the city boasts of nearly 100 flyovers,...
  • US: 7-year-old miraculously survives plane crash in Kentucky that killed her family January 5, 2015

    A seven-year-old in Kentucky miraculously survived a plane crash that killed her family. The girl infact walked away from the wreckage to a home she spotted nearby the crash site. The girl's parents, sister and cousin died after their small twin engine piper traveling from Florida, crashed in the woods...
  • Rough weather halts process of recovering victims of the AirAsia plane crash January 1, 2015

    The grim process of recovering the victims of the AirAsia plane crash has hit snag. Rough weather has halted their progress. The families of those on board AirAsia have started to come in terms with the reality. ...
  • Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony December 31, 2014

    Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony while the recovery efforts were underway in the Java sea. The wreckage was found in the waters of Indonesia. ...
  • Similarities between the mysterious disappearance of MH370 and AirAsia flight 8501 December 29, 2014

    Earlier this year the Malaysian airliner MH 370 had gone missing over the south Indian ocean. Authorities were never able to find the debris. CNNs reporter now looks at the simiarities between MH370 and flight 8501. ...
  • First priority to look after families of missing AirAsia plane, says Airlines' Group CEO December 29, 2014

    AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said that there was nothing more important to the airline than the crew's and passengers family members. "We will look after them," said Fernandes commenting on the missing AirAsia flight. ...
  • Massive aerial search operations underway to find the missing AirAsia flight December 29, 2014

    The search for the mysterious disappearance of the AirAsia flight carrying 162 people has now resumed. Massive aerial search operations are underway to find the plane. Rescue boats are also still at work. ...
  • AirAsia CEO flies down to Indonesia to brief family members of the missing December 29, 2014

    The missing AirAsia jet incident comes 10 months after another Malasian airline MH370 went missing. This is the fourth airline that has gone missing. This time Air Asia CEO directly flew to Indonesia and briefed family members on the latest updates. Lessons seem to have been learnt. ...
  • Status check: Many women still unaware of the new helmet rule in Delhi September 10, 2014

    Starting Wednesday, it has become mandatory for women riders in Delhi to wear helmets. CNNIBN did a status check to see if the rule was being followed. ...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts August 29, 2014

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on twowheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Delhi Police ready for stricter laws: Special CP, Traffic June 17, 2014

    Special CP, Traffic, Muktesh Chander on Monday told CNNIBN that in view of the increasing incidents of road rage, Delhi Police was ready for stricter laws. ...
  • Traffic constable mowed down: Is Delhi the capital of rash and negligent driving? June 16, 2014

    A 26yearold traffic constable was run over by a car after a minor argument in Delhi on Sunday. That argument was over driving in a noentry zone, following which the three accused mowed down the constable and have now been booked for murder. ...
  • Constable's death brings spotlight on safety of traffic policemen June 16, 2014

    A day after a traffic constable was mowed down in the national capital, the focus is now once again on growing instances of road rage in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Police Headquarters and held a discussion on the issue. The case has put the spotlight back on...
  • No plans of arming traffic constables yet, says Delhi Police Commissioner June 16, 2014

    After meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "As of now, we don't intend to issue arms to the traffic police. The Home Minister offered condolences to the traffic officer was killed." On Sunday, a 26yearold traffic constable was run over by...
  • Rear seat belt should be optional, not mandatory: Kerala Transport Minister June 15, 2014

    Kerala Traffic Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on Sunday said, "I cannot agree with the idea of tormenting the passengers by insisting that they put on rear seat belts, when this mechanism is not available in all the cars. We cannot implement this rule before rectifying such issues. How can we insist...
  • Maruti Driving Institute's Training director on importance of seatbelt June 7, 2014

    Training director of the Maruti Driving Institute Mahesh Rajoria talks about the importance of the seatbelt and basic rules that need to be followed. He said, "In theory we teach a lot of things about traffic rules. A simple thing like wearing seatbelts is very important. Driver's own safety is...
  • Watch: Some of the worst road accidents caught on camera June 7, 2014

    India is home to the world's largest number of road deaths according to the World Health Organisation's latest global road safety report. Almost 15 road accident deaths in India are reported every hour. ...
  • Gopinath Munde's accident: Should it be mandatory for all passengers in cars to wear seat belts? June 3, 2014

    In a tragic turn of events on Tuesday morning, Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries after his car was hit by another vehicle in Delhi. Gopinath Munde's death is one more reason for us to ask hard questions about our appalling road safety standards...
  • Unseasonal rains in Delhi, still more to come, says Met March 11, 2014

    In the past two days, Delhi has seen continuous unexpected rains, leading to heavy traffic jams, bumper to bumper traffic at various roads. ...
  • Delhi: Fog to continue till January 9 January 6, 2014

    The national capital woke up to a foggy morning on Monday with the minimum temperature settling down at 6.4 degree Celsius, one degree below normal. The Met Department has predicted fog for the next 23 days. ...
  • No respite from potholes as rains lash Bangalore September 19, 2013

    In one month's time, scientists from Bangalore will be sending up a rocket to Mars, but civic authorities in the city have failed to get the technology to asphalt the roads in the city. The roads are marked with tremendous traffic jams as water continues to pile up on the...
  • Rains lash Delhi, NCR again; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas July 22, 2013

    Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with waterlogging reported in many areas. The city still remains wary after torrential rain crippled the capital two days ago. ...
  • Traffic, waterlogging in Delhi, heavy rains expose lack of preparedness July 21, 2013

    New Delhi was brought to a standstill on Saturday after heavy rains lashed National Capital Region. The downpour which went on for fivehours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging in several places. It is the heaviest rainfall that the capital has witnessed in the last 10 years....
  • Delhi rains: Stuck on roads for hours, commuters share their woes July 20, 2013

    Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Saturday, causing massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as vehicles had to negotiate flooded streets which exposed the civic bodies' lack of preparedness. Waterlogging was reported in several lowlying areas of the city while in some parts, rain water flooded the basements of...