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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
Soumya Pillai

Soumya Pillai


Soumya Pillai covers environment and traffic in Delhi. A journalist for three years, she has grown up in and with Delhi, which is often reflected in the stories she does about life in the city. She also enjoys writing on social innovations.

articles by Soumya Pillai (545 results)
Sep 13, 2019 17:29
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), is awaiting addition of 4000 new buses and has only received the first lot of 25 new buses so far and the rest are to be added in batches till 2020. It is only a minor addition to its existing fleet of 5454 bus... read more
Sep 09, 2019 03:58
According to the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), the language barrier is one of the reasons why many large-scale infrastructure projects suffer delays and drop in quality. read more
Sep 05, 2019 06:38
The provision to penalise enforcing authorities higher than the general fine amount is stated under section 210-B of the newly implemented Motor Vehicles Act . read more
Sep 02, 2019 07:04
According to data, 3,900 penalties issued Sunday was much lower than daily average of the last few years; Delhi government yet to notify details on compounding challans read more
Aug 19, 2019 23:39
In 2015, the property had been acquired by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) when her family was in the United Arab Emirates — with no intimation of the intended acquisition or offer of compensation, she said. read more
Aug 16, 2019 23:45
Senior traffic officials said reminders are sent to civic agencies to fill potholes and complete road repair work by May so that there is ample time for the asphalt and other construction material to dry up and settle before rains. read more
Aug 15, 2019 23:14
“There is no clarity on when we will be able to implement free rides for women the Metro. The matter has been stuck with the union government on the nominations of the board of directors. They (centre) have not been supportive of our plan,” Kailash Gahlot... read more
Aug 15, 2019 23:12
The PWD had written to the Delhi traffic police last month requesting them to formulate a diversion plan for the stretch. read more
Aug 12, 2019 22:25
Delhi Traffic Police officials said that although the President of India gave his assent to the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act on Friday, the department will begin issuing challans under the new law from August 15. read more
Aug 12, 2019 00:00
For the last three months, the traffic police has been uploading photo and video evidences along with those violations where challans are not issued on the spot. read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:48
This year, in the national capital, eight road accidents were caused because of negligence at construction sites. In 2018, 12 such accidents were reported. read more
Aug 06, 2019 20:33
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has installed network boosters throughout the underground route of the Pink and the Magenta lines to ensure “uninterrupted” mobile phone services. read more
Aug 04, 2019 23:49
Delhi traffic police data shows that of the 57 fines issued to school bus drivers, including those of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses that get affiliated with schools, at least 18 were for speeding while 25 of these drivers were caught rash ... read more
Aug 01, 2019 20:53
A senior Metro official said the campaign was aimed to create awareness among commuters of the growing problem of people trying to kill themselves by jumping onto the tracks. read more
Jul 29, 2019 07:59
The Yellow and Blue lines of Delhi metro take the load of over 60% of Metro ridership. read more