Traffic

  • 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. CNN-IBN 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 two-wheelers 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 Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision.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 CNN-IBN 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 26-year-old traffic constable was run over by a car after a minor argument in Delhi on Sunday. That argument was over driving in a no-entry 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 17, 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 26-year-old 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 2-3 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 five-hours, 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 low-lying areas of the city while in some parts, rain water flooded the basements of...
  • Mumbai's longest flyover is now open to the public June 13, 2013

    The much awaited Eastern Expressway has opened to motorists in Mumbai. And just in time with rains playing havoc with traffic - the freeway promises a signal free ride for 14 kilometres. It is being called the longest flyover in Mumbai, also the second-longest in India. ...
  • Waterlogged streets, traffic jams: Is BMC prepared to fight rain misery? June 10, 2013

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) preparedness is once again under question as the drop in temperatures has come with waterlogged streets, traffic jams and delayed train schedules. ...
  • Jaipur: Still no check on two-wheelers at accident site April 17, 2013

    Day after public apathy captured on CCTV showed how passerbys left a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident in Jaipur, there is still no check on cyclists and two-wheelers entering the tunnel. ...
  • Bangalore: Traffice police put cardboard cutouts of officers to keep check on violations March 27, 2013

    Traffic police in Bangalore have devised a new method of keeping traffic violations in check. The police have mounted cardboard cutouts of police officers around the city to deter violations. ...
  • Bharat Bandh: BJP-ruled states see maximum impact September 20, 2012

    Rail traffic was affected in some states and protestors burned effigies, shouted slogans against the UPA. ...
  • Sarath Kumar to star in Tamil remake of 'Traffic' August 1, 2012

    Actor Sarath Kumar will play the protagonist's role in the Tamil remake of Malayalam hit film 'Traffic'. ...
  • London traffic struggles in Olympic rush July 17, 2012

    Utter chaos prevailed on the streets of London as athletes and visitors started to arrive for the upcoming Olympics. ...
  • MCD polls: Parties promising more parking lots April 15, 2012

    In this MCD election, parties are promising underground and multi-level parking lots to woo voters. ...
  • Will stringent laws against drunk driving end the menace? March 2, 2012

    A day after government's tough stand on drunk driving, mixed reactions have come in from across the country. ...
  • Traffic rules to get stricter, 5 times more fine proposed March 2, 2012

    The cabinet on Thursday approved tough amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 1, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • CJ Web Chat: Citizens & Traffic Management November 26, 2011

    Connect on the Net: CJ Sameer Mehta's web chat on how citizens can help address traffic issues in their city ...