This week’s pick of interesting reads includes a book that demystifies economic theories, an exploration of what it means to lose one’s home, and a novel about the dark power of secrets
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 04:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
“Yes! I am Yamaraj. I am here to warn you,” said Kumar Gaurav, an artiste-cum-social activist, who in the garb of Yamaraj, has taken his NGO Yuva’s road safety campaign to the streets.
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | , LudhianaAmarpal Singh
These stories, as told by citizens, demonstrate why it’s important to lead by example in matters of road safety.
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 02:17 PM IST
The surge in road accidents has been an eye-opener for many, who now hold road safety in the highest regard. We spoke to citizens to understand how and when they decided to take road safety more seriously.
Updated on Dec 28, 2019 11:33 AM IST
Road accidents claim more than 1.35 million lives in India each year. We spoke to citizens to find out what they think are the traffic rules most people are careless about.
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 12:31 PM IST
Police had swung into action after a TikTok video was shared on different social media groups, showing the singer, his friends and fans driving dangerously without wearing seat belts on the Airport Road
Published on Dec 03, 2019 01:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | HT Correspondent, Mohali
Of 21,495 challans issued till October 31 this year, 4,435 were for riding two-wheelers without wearing a helmet and 3,378 for jumping red light; triple-riding and speeding are other common violations
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Patiala
Sources say in such cases the erring cops are made to pay the fine from their own pocket
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 12:02 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The bus is owned by Nirankar Singh, a resident of Sector 12, who runs a transport company that gives buses on hire to schools and various offices in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Noida |Tanmayee Tyagi
The penalties, which transport officials said is the highest in Delhi so far, were imposed for violations including overloading and driving without a proper license.
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 05:46 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Ghaziabad police said Tuesday they have identified two traffic cops who were deployed where the incident took place.
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 07:06 AM IST
Ghaziabad | HT Correspondent
The move comes a day after Odisha announced a moratorium on the implementation of the new fines following clashes over the weekend after an aggressive protest from people against the steep hike in traffic fines.
Published on Sep 10, 2019 10:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad/New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Shared on Twitter by Rahul Srivastav, the video demonstrates the difference between driving with a seat belt on versus without it.
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 02:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Trisha Sengupta
89,580 challans for violations were issued from January 1 to July 31 this year
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 10:33 PM IST
, LudhianaAmarpal Singh
The student, identified as Ashish Kumar alias Monti, fell almost 40 feet down from the bridge. His head hit a concrete road and he died on the spot, the police said.
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 12:57 PM IST
According to rescuers, the victims got stuck as they failed to unlock seat belts.
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 10:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana |HT Correspondent
Police said Madhav Chaturvedi (39) tried to get out of the car, but apparently got stuck due to the seat belt.
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mohali | Shailee Dogra
Gadkari, who launched the ‘Rear Seat-Belt Usage and Child Road Safety in India’ report, pointed that almost 90% Indians also face safety risks by not using rear seat belts.
Published on Jan 11, 2019 11:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Anisha Dutta
According to police, the speeding car in which the eight students were travelling collided with a garbage dumper of the Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) on the other side of the road after hitting a divider in Lalapet area
Published on Dec 31, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Vijayawada |Gali Nagaraja
Pitching for respecting the institutional autonomy of the RBI, he said the central bank has the liberty to say no if the government pushes it to be lenient.
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 05:01 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
As many as 5,120 people lost their lives in 11,258 road accidents that took place in Haryana in 2017, a slight increase from 2016 when state recorded 5,024 deaths in 11,234 accidents.
Published on Oct 15, 2018 09:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Rohtak | HT Correspondent
The Delhi Traffic Police has started a crackdown on lane violations to make commuting safer. In the last three months, the traffic department fined 563 drivers for moving across lanes, as part of a special drive.
Published on Sep 20, 2018 01:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Soumya Pillai
Nalagonda SP A V Ranganath said the actor-politician was thrown out of the car after it hit the median and fell on the other side of the road as the doors of the vehicle were flung open in the impact.
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 08:33 AM IST
Hyderabad/Amravati |Press Trust of India
The idea of tying them rakhis was to make them realise that even though they may be ready to put their lives at risk, the police are still trying to protect them.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 05:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | HT Correspondent
In a suicide note, purportedly written by the driver, he said his wife was responsible for his death.
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Gurugram |HT Correspondent
At this year’s India Couture Week presented by Hindustan Times and Sunil Sethi Design Alliance, designer Reynu Taandon is bringing forward a fresh collection for young brides.
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Sanchita Kalra
Officials later learnt that one of the passengers had lit a cigarette in the washroom and dropped the burning stub into the dustbin, igniting its contents.
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 04:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiNeha LM Tripathi
The video shows a smiling Jadhav and the car’s speedometer displaying the vehicle speeding at above 120km per hour.
Updated on May 16, 2018 09:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent
The increase in the number of violations and accidents have pushed the police department to take this decision.
Updated on May 07, 2018 03:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
This is the second time this year that the road safety week will be observed. It was organised earlier in January as well.
Published on Apr 21, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , NoidaSnehil SInha