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FASTags, which facilitate electronic payment of fee at toll plazas, was introduced in 2016.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Toll booths to be removed, GPS-based toll collection within 1 year, says Gadkari

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 02:55 PM IST
Gadkari said 93 per cent of the vehicles pay toll using FASTag, but the remaining 7 per cent have still not taken it despite paying a double toll.
Long queues of vehicles are seen at the Kherki-Daula toll plaza on the second day of FASTag toll being implemented, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Long queues of vehicles are seen at the Kherki-Daula toll plaza on the second day of FASTag toll being implemented, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

After FASTags, govt looks to remove speed breakers on national highways

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 09:19 AM IST
FASTag is a radio frequency identification sticker typically fixed to a vehicle’s windscreen and allows the deduction of toll wirelessly and automatically without requiring a vehicle to stop at plazas.
People in the process of purchasing FASTags from the NHAI booth at the Faridabad toll plaza at Badarpur border, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
People in the process of purchasing FASTags from the NHAI booth at the Faridabad toll plaza at Badarpur border, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Centre relaxes deadline for FASTag due to shortage of tags

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:48 AM IST
The Centre had earlier mandated all lanes of national highways toll plazas to be declared as “FASTag lanes” by December 15, in a move aimed to reduce bottlenecks.
A man points to the FASTag on his vehicle's windshield, at the toll office at Kherki-Daula toll plaza, in Gurugram, on November 27, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A man points to the FASTag on his vehicle's windshield, at the toll office at Kherki-Daula toll plaza, in Gurugram, on November 27, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

As India gears up for FASTag, a ready reckoner

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The Centre’s earlier deadline mandating FASTags by December 1 had been postponed to December 15 to provide some more time to citizens to buy and put FASTag on their vehicles.
A doctor was crushed to death by a truck in Thane.(HT Photo/ Representative image)
A doctor was crushed to death by a truck in Thane.(HT Photo/ Representative image)

Thane doctor riding pillion slips on a pothole, crushed by truck. She was 23

Hindustan Times, Thane | By Ankita G Menon
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Irked by the doctor’s death in truck crash, volunteers from NGO Shramjeevi Yuva Sanghatna gathered at the toll booth on the highway at midnight and protested.
Earlier, commuters used to pay ₹125 for one-way and ₹185 for a round trip
Earlier, commuters used to pay ₹125 for one-way and ₹185 for a round trip

Ladhowal Toll Plaza: Project incomplete but rates revised again

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:29 PM IST
Now, a commuter in a car will have to pay 130 for a one-way trip while multiple trips within 24-hours will cost him 190
According to the police, the incident took place on Thursday around 10.45am when the suspect entered lane number 11 of the toll plaza in his car.(Screengrab)
According to the police, the incident took place on Thursday around 10.45am when the suspect entered lane number 11 of the toll plaza in his car.(Screengrab)

Woman employee slapped, punched by man at Kherki Daula toll plaza in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Alind Chauhan
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 08:05 AM IST
The accused man was identified as Rahul, 23, a resident of Shikohpur village who works as a milk supplier. He was arrested by the police on Thursday while trying to flee the spot. Rahul was produced before a district court in the city and sent to judicial custody.
The idea, according to the Survey, is to create exclusive membership of “clubs” that exude not only social status but also honour.(HT Photo)
The idea, according to the Survey, is to create exclusive membership of “clubs” that exude not only social status but also honour.(HT Photo)

Name roads, buildings after highest tax-payers for behavioural change: Economic Survey

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 10:37 AM IST
For example, the top 10 highest tax-payers in a district can be recognized for the contribution they are making to government revenue.
The police said the suspect claimed to be a local ‘dada’ (goon) and allegedly told the toll collector that he had, once, fired at the plaza when asked for tax.(HT Photo)
The police said the suspect claimed to be a local ‘dada’ (goon) and allegedly told the toll collector that he had, once, fired at the plaza when asked for tax.(HT Photo)

Female toll booth operator assaulted at Kherki Daula in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Pavneet Singh Chadha
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 02:49 AM IST
The female toll collector was injured on the nose, face and arms due to the alleged assault, and was admitted to Civil Hospital, where her condition is reported to be stable.
Waterlogging was reported near AIT Chowk on the Golf Course Road. The situation on internal roads was also bad, with residents complaining of heavy waterlogging in Sikanderpur, Cyber City, South City 1-2, DLF Phases 1-2, sectors 10, 28, 29, 47, and 50.(HTPhotos)
Waterlogging was reported near AIT Chowk on the Golf Course Road. The situation on internal roads was also bad, with residents complaining of heavy waterlogging in Sikanderpur, Cyber City, South City 1-2, DLF Phases 1-2, sectors 10, 28, 29, 47, and 50.(HTPhotos)

90-min rain floods parts of Gurugram, more showers, storms in store

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 08:17 AM IST
On the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, traffic was held up at Sirhaul toll; commuters took nearly 40 minutes to cross the stretch.
Traffic jam at Kherki Daula Toll Plaza, in Gurgaon, India, on Wednesday, August 07, 2013.(HT File Photo)
Traffic jam at Kherki Daula Toll Plaza, in Gurgaon, India, on Wednesday, August 07, 2013.(HT File Photo)

Smart cameras to identify toll tax defaulters in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 03:13 AM IST
South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has decided to strengthen its ongoing radio frequency identification device (RFID) project by using high-definition cameras that can spot fleeing vehicles.
Kirti Vyas
Kirti Vyas

Kirti Vyas murder in Mumbai: Accused couple sent to judicial custody

Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2018 12:59 AM IST
The NGT heard the complaint filed by a social activist from Manesar on Friday and fixed the next hearing on April 13. It also sent notices to NHAI and other respondents to remain present at the next hearing.(Sanjeev Verma/HT FILE)
The NGT heard the complaint filed by a social activist from Manesar on Friday and fixed the next hearing on April 13. It also sent notices to NHAI and other respondents to remain present at the next hearing.(Sanjeev Verma/HT FILE)

Kherki toll shifting: NGT sends notice to district administration on Sehrawan land

Hindustan Times | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 09:46 PM IST
The proposal to set up two new toll booths at Sehrawan had been mooted by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration and foundation stone laying of various highway projects, in Udaipur. Private vehicles will continue to pay toll tax on national highways.(File/PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration and foundation stone laying of various highway projects, in Udaipur. Private vehicles will continue to pay toll tax on national highways.(File/PTI)

From today, no toll tax for private vehicles on state highways

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 10:30 PM IST
Beginning April 1, private vehicles in Rajasthan will not pay toll tax on state highways
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