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If a vehicle is not bailed out within 48 hours of being impounded, the government charges a parking fee ranging between Rs 200 a day and Rs 1,500 a day, depending on the size and category of the vehicle.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Delhi govt waives parking charges on impounded vehicles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 09:57 PM IST
Vehicles that get impounded for any violation are taken into custody and parked at impounding pits located in Burari, Dwarka and Sarai Kale Khan.
Mamata Banerjee singled out Malda district while addressing a crucial TMC meeting in Kolkata on Monday and said she was extremely unhappy with leaders in the district.(HT Photo)
Mamata Banerjee singled out Malda district while addressing a crucial TMC meeting in Kolkata on Monday and said she was extremely unhappy with leaders in the district.(HT Photo)

TMC leaders extort money at Malda international land port: Bengal truck owners ahead of Mamata’s visit

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:49 PM IST
The allegations came as chief minister Mamata Banerjee started her north Bengal tour on Tuesday. Truck owners said they will bring the matter to Banerjee’s notice on Wednesday, when the chief minister is scheduled to address a party workshop in Malda.
Parking illegally in public spaces or using on-street parking for more than an hour is going to cost Delhi residents dearly(HT Photo)
Parking illegally in public spaces or using on-street parking for more than an hour is going to cost Delhi residents dearly(HT Photo)

New rules: On-street parking in Delhi to cost more

New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 12:03 PM IST
While the base fee will be revised every year, the civic agencies have been asked to determine the rates for its surface and off-site parking lots in multiples of the BPF.

Chandigarh MC okays hiked parking rates

By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:08 AM IST
To come into force after contractors are hired and parking lots get smart facilities
EPCA, under the yet to be notified policy, had recommended hiking surface parking rates and pedestrianisation of the three major markets.(HT image)
EPCA, under the yet to be notified policy, had recommended hiking surface parking rates and pedestrianisation of the three major markets.(HT image)

Soon, Metro cards can be used to pay for parking

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:11 AM IST
Representatives from the Delhi Metro said they will take up the suggestion for further consideration.
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that they had issued a notice to Select City Walk mall in October last year for charging parking fee from visitors.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that they had issued a notice to Select City Walk mall in October last year for charging parking fee from visitors.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Lens on Select City Walk for charging parking fee from visitors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 04:19 AM IST
The south civic body’s reply came while hearing a contempt plea which had contended that malls and hospitals are still charging for parking fee despite the order of the court.
In a major relief to people visiting the airport, the Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) has removed any fee for dropping off passengers, and slashed the hourly charges for parking vehicles.
In a major relief to people visiting the airport, the Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) has removed any fee for dropping off passengers, and slashed the hourly charges for parking vehicles.

Now, drop passengers at Chandigarh airport for free

Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Now, for 30-minute parking, the fee will be 30 for cars and 10 for two-wheelers, while for parking up to two hours, the charges will be 85 and 20, respectively.
BEST buses parked at Wadala bus depot(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
BEST buses parked at Wadala bus depot(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

BEST slashes fares for private vehicle parking at its depots

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 03:27 PM IST
The BEST panel, in its proposal, claimed that the new parking fees will benefit it, as it will reduce congestion on roads and increase the speed of its buses.
New Delhi, India - March 30, 2019: A top view of the cars parked at Yamuna Apartment, in Alaknanda, New Delhi, India, on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - March 30, 2019: A top view of the cars parked at Yamuna Apartment, in Alaknanda, New Delhi, India, on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

South Delhi shows way by charging for parking

New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2019 01:56 AM IST
The residential society found mention in a report submitted by the Environment Pollution Control Authority to the Supreme Court regarding Delhi’s parking policy on Friday.
BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs(HT Photo)
BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs(HT Photo)

BMC considers hiking parking fee by 5 times in business hubs

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 08:33 AM IST
Vehicle owners will then have to pay more money to park cars in this area during the peak hours. The BMC also plans to impose a heavy fine on cars parked outside the designated areas.
In a report it submitted to the SC, the EPCA also recommended that the apex court ask the Delhi government to notify the Delhi Maintenance and Management of Parking Rules, 2017, “without any modifications or deletions at the earliest”.(Picture for representation)
In a report it submitted to the SC, the EPCA also recommended that the apex court ask the Delhi government to notify the Delhi Maintenance and Management of Parking Rules, 2017, “without any modifications or deletions at the earliest”.(Picture for representation)

Supreme Court panel against dilution of policy on paid parking

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2019 07:41 PM IST
Authorities must charge a fee for parking of vehicles in residential neighbourhoods, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) told the Supreme Court on Friday, taking a stand that’s opposed to the Delhi government’s.
For a meagre one-time parking fee and road tax, our cars — whether parked or in motion — Delhi’s car owners hog the city’s road space.(HT Photo)
For a meagre one-time parking fee and road tax, our cars — whether parked or in motion — Delhi’s car owners hog the city’s road space.(HT Photo)

Nobody entitled to free parking outside home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shivani Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 02:31 PM IST
While car owners should pay for using public space for parking, such a fee in itself may not deter multiple car ownership, which has for long been common in Delhi.
A view of the traffic jam at Delhi-Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India. Image for representation.(Mohd Zakir/HT FILE PHOTO)
A view of the traffic jam at Delhi-Meerut Expressway in New Delhi, India. Image for representation.(Mohd Zakir/HT FILE PHOTO)

Curbing pollution: Four-fold hike in charges in east Delhi’s parking lots

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Residents of east Delhi now need to shell out four times the current rate to park their vehicles at East Delhi Municipal Corporation’s (EDMC) parking lots, officials said.
The Delhi government on Monday ordered withdrawal of last week’s order steeply hiking the one-time mandatory parking charge in the city (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)
The Delhi government on Monday ordered withdrawal of last week’s order steeply hiking the one-time mandatory parking charge in the city (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)

Delhi government blocks steep hike in one-time parking charges

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 08:29 PM IST
An order by Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot said that the December 21 order “appears to be irregular for many reasons”.
Car buyers will have to pay higher one-time parking charges in 2019 as the Delhi Transport Department has approved a recommendation for a hike by three municipal corporations of the city.(PTI)
Car buyers will have to pay higher one-time parking charges in 2019 as the Delhi Transport Department has approved a recommendation for a hike by three municipal corporations of the city.(PTI)

Car buying gets costly in Delhi as one-time parking charges hiked up to 18 times

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 10:23 PM IST
The transport department collects the parking charges on behalf of the MCDs, which claim that it is meant for creating parking infrastructure in Delhi. The proposal by the three MCDs to hike the charges was pending for quite sometime and was cleared by the transport commissioner on her last day in office, an official said.
The civil aviation ministry will seek parliamentary passage in the winter session for an amendment to the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) Act that will allow private airport operators to charge predetermined tariffs(HT File Photo/ Ravi Choudhary)
The civil aviation ministry will seek parliamentary passage in the winter session for an amendment to the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) Act that will allow private airport operators to charge predetermined tariffs(HT File Photo/ Ravi Choudhary)

Aviation ministry to push for passage of amended AERA Act

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 07:29 AM IST
With the monsoon session of Parliament failing to enact the proposed changes to the AERA Act, which would have allowed the government to bid out new airports allowing predetermined tariffs, the civil aviation ministry is also exploring other options, including an ordinance, to effect the change.
Notices to four hospitals including Moolchand Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, and one mall – Ansal Plaza in central zone over paid parking in their premises are served notice(HT File Photo)
Notices to four hospitals including Moolchand Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, and one mall – Ansal Plaza in central zone over paid parking in their premises are served notice(HT File Photo)

12 malls and 4 hospitals of Delhi served notice for charging parking fee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2018 10:32 AM IST
In 2015, the civic agency had passed a resolution directing malls, hospitals and hotels to provide free parking on their premises. The directions were reissued in December 2016 after the establishments failed to comply with them.
People walk through a haze at the India Gate, New Delhi, on a smog-covered evening on Thursday, November 1, 2018.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
People walk through a haze at the India Gate, New Delhi, on a smog-covered evening on Thursday, November 1, 2018.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

Agencies unprepared to implement Grap measures even as pollution worsens in Delhi, say experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 08:08 AM IST
Experts say even a year after their first experience with the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap), agencies in Delhi remain unprepared to implement measures, especially those related to the city’s public transport.
Officials said that despite penalising offenders, people continue to park their vehicles along the roads and other available spaces because of the lack of parking lots in key market and business areas.(HT PHOTO)
Officials said that despite penalising offenders, people continue to park their vehicles along the roads and other available spaces because of the lack of parking lots in key market and business areas.(HT PHOTO)

Lakhs fined for illegal parking, but to no avail

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 03:29 PM IST
MCG commissioner Yashpal Yadav said they have initiated the process of building three multilevel parking lots in the city, which will help address the parking issues to some extent.
The authority, in June this year, signed contracts worth ₹9 crore with private agencies and gave them the right to collect a parking fee from drivers of vehicles parked on roadsides in residential, industrial, and commercial areas.(Sunil Ghosh /ht photo)
The authority, in June this year, signed contracts worth ₹9 crore with private agencies and gave them the right to collect a parking fee from drivers of vehicles parked on roadsides in residential, industrial, and commercial areas.(Sunil Ghosh /ht photo)

Residents protest against roadside parking

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Vinod Rajput
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:39 AM IST
Residents’ groups have decided to move the court against the scheme that has contributed to traffic congestion on several roads in the city.
The BAOA says the order is ‘abrupt’ and ‘unreasonable’.(HT File Photo)
The BAOA says the order is ‘abrupt’ and ‘unreasonable’.(HT File Photo)

Copters to Chardham: Aircraft operators protest hike in royalty, parking fee

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 09:46 PM IST
Pilgrims booking a helicopter package for Chardham yatra have to shell out 15-16 per cent more following a hike in royalties and parking charges by authorities in Uttarakhand, evoking a strong protest from the Business Aircraft Operator Association
An argument over a hike in parking fees cost the theatre manager his life.(Shutterstock)
An argument over a hike in parking fees cost the theatre manager his life.(Shutterstock)

Theatre manager dies after being beaten by customer over parking fee in Telangana

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2018 02:28 PM IST
The manager was a cardiac patient and could not withstand beating at the hands of a drunk and furious customer.
Led by former Union minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Congress leaders protesting against parking fee hike, outside the MC office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Monday.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Led by former Union minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Congress leaders protesting against parking fee hike, outside the MC office in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Monday.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Parking fee rollback: Chandigarh MC puts ball in admn’s court

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 02:02 PM IST
House wants termination of parking contractor’s agreement, approves 10-day notice; MC commissioner to forward recommendations to local bodies secy for final decision
As per the policy, videography of violations will also be conducted and challans will be sent to the residents(HT Photo)
As per the policy, videography of violations will also be conducted and challans will be sent to the residents(HT Photo)

Taxing times: Now, pay fee for parking vehicles outside houses in 10 Punjab cities

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Local bodies department notifies public parking policy for all municipal corporations; to come into effect by August 31
Participants at HT Roundtable on parking policy share a light moment after the focussed session.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Participants at HT Roundtable on parking policy share a light moment after the focussed session.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

HT Round Table: Parking Policy must go hand-in-hand with better public transport in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 02:48 PM IST
With nearly 3 lakh new vehicles descending on the city roads every year, Pune has emerged as the only city in the country where vehicular population has surpassed the human population.Not surprisingly, the Maharashtra government and Pune Municipal Corporation are keen to introduce a Parking Policy for Pune with stiff parking fees to discourage personalised transport. But is this feasible in a city where the people have no option but to use personal transport? The fourth Hindustan Times Round Table was held last week to look at this issue closely. Following are excerpts from the discussion moderated by resident editor Abhay Vaidya
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram carried out an anti-encroachment drive on the Artemis road in Sector 51 and made space for traffic.(HT Photo)
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram carried out an anti-encroachment drive on the Artemis road in Sector 51 and made space for traffic.(HT Photo)

Gurgaon civic body clears encroachments on major Sec 51 road

Hindustan Times | By Kartik Kumar, Gurgaon
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2018 10:48 PM IST
As a multispecialty hospital is located along the stretch, vehicles are parked on both sides of the road, leaving little space for traffic movement
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