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Soon, pvt player to run services under RLA in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2020 01:09 AM IST
The RLA has floated the tender for a three-year contract for the project under which an external agency will handle documentation, advise, issuance, printing and delivery of RC and DL smart cards, while it will remain the issuing authority
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Low number of challans: 23 traffic cops get show-cause notice in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:42 AM IST
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ASI, head constable suspended for selling impounded vehicles in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tarsem Singh Deogan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2019 06:30 AM IST
Eight two-wheelers were sold to a scrap dealer, police say the vehicles were crucial case property
Inspector general of the traffic directorate Deepak Ratan confirmed that the advisory had been issued as cops got involved in unnecessary checking of vehicles’ registration papers which often led to corruption.(HT image)
Inspector general of the traffic directorate Deepak Ratan confirmed that the advisory had been issued as cops got involved in unnecessary checking of vehicles’ registration papers which often led to corruption.(HT image)

Lucknow traffic cops told to focus on offenders, not just paper checking

LUCKNOW | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 05:26 AM IST
The circular issued by deputy inspector general (DIG), traffic, Rajesh Modak said the advisory was issued amid reports of inconvenience being faced by commuters across the state.
The picture showcases utmost commitment of a cop towards her work.(Twitter/@HimaDas8)
The picture showcases utmost commitment of a cop towards her work.(Twitter/@HimaDas8)

Hima Das’ post on female cop in Assam managing traffic in heavy rain wins people

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Shared on September 10, the post has garnered over 8,000 likes and more than 800 retweets within just two days.
The family, in its complaint, alleged the officials allegedly used harsh language and stopped the car by hitting the baton on its bonnet near NH-9.(HT image)
The family, in its complaint, alleged the officials allegedly used harsh language and stopped the car by hitting the baton on its bonnet near NH-9.(HT image)

2 Ghaziabad cops booked after man dies of heart attack during traffic check

Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:06 AM IST
Ghaziabad police said Tuesday they have identified two traffic cops who were deployed where the incident took place.
The number of tickets issued, however, is expected to go up once the state government provides clarity on “compounding challans”, which are those that can be cleared by violators on the spot.(HT image)
The number of tickets issued, however, is expected to go up once the state government provides clarity on “compounding challans”, which are those that can be cleared by violators on the spot.(HT image)

Helmet rule most broken on capital’s roads: Traffic cops

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 02:40 AM IST
Data provided by the traffic police showed that between September 1 and September 6, 2698 tickets were issued for jumping the red light, 1,527 for dangerous driving, 1,229 fines were issued for driving without seatbelts and 254 for drink driving.
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Day after dismissal of two in bribe case, probe ordered against three more traffic cops

By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 12:51 AM IST
They failed to act while students flouted rules outside Sri Guru Gobind Singh College in Sector 26, on election day
They were slapped with a fine which is double the normal amount since the law has a provision that if a person responsible for upholding the new law violates it, he would be fined double. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO.)
They were slapped with a fine which is double the normal amount since the law has a provision that if a person responsible for upholding the new law violates it, he would be fined double. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO.)

Traffic cop stopped for riding a two-wheeler without helmet, fined Rs 34,000

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 07:24 PM IST
Constable Rakesh Kumar was found riding a two-wheeler without a helmet with assistant sub-inspector (traffic) Parmeshwar Rai riding pillion. Both were posted at Plaza Chowk.
The traffic cops started an initiative ‘Police Pathshala’ about one and a half years ago with an aim to bring change in the children’s lives.(ANI)
The traffic cops started an initiative ‘Police Pathshala’ about one and a half years ago with an aim to bring change in the children’s lives.(ANI)

Police Pathshala: Traffic cops run free classes for children living on footpath in Ahmedabad

Asian News International | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 01:02 PM IST
In a unique initiative, Ahmedabad Traffic Police has been imparting free education to around 200 children living on city footpaths and doing odd jobs for livelihood. The children are not only being given free education but the department also provide them with commutation facilities for coming to these centres.
In the first phase, Telibagh traders would try to implement the system, after which it would be tried in other markets of Lucknow, stated Gupta.(HT image)
In the first phase, Telibagh traders would try to implement the system, after which it would be tried in other markets of Lucknow, stated Gupta.(HT image)

Traders, traffic cops to solve parking problems in markets

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 12:09 AM IST
To address the issue, UP Adarsh Vyapar Mandal members led by its president Sanjay Gupta met SP (traffic) on Monday.
A traffic Police man pushing AAP leader Navdeep Singh Jeeda during clash in Bathinda on Saturday.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times photo)
A traffic Police man pushing AAP leader Navdeep Singh Jeeda during clash in Bathinda on Saturday.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times photo)

Bathinda AAP chief booked for assaulting traffic cop

Hindustan Times,Bathinda | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 12:47 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) district president has been booked for assaulting a traffic police constable.
Ravindra Khadtale, city engineer of TMC, placed the blame on MSRDC. “The road where the accident took place is not our road but MSRDC road.(HT image)
Ravindra Khadtale, city engineer of TMC, placed the blame on MSRDC. “The road where the accident took place is not our road but MSRDC road.(HT image)

Mumbai sees 3rd pothole death in a month; blame game starts

Hindustan Times, Thane | By Megha Pol
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 04:28 AM IST
Following Das’s death, the police arrested the tempo driver for rash and negligent driving. The police case said the accident took place due to an “uneven patch of road.”
Sanjeev Patil (49), a traffic policeman in Ambernath on the outskirts of Mumbai was killed after a truck knocked down his motorcycle on a potholed road Tuesday night.(Photo by special arrangement)
Sanjeev Patil (49), a traffic policeman in Ambernath on the outskirts of Mumbai was killed after a truck knocked down his motorcycle on a potholed road Tuesday night.(Photo by special arrangement)

Traffic cop near Mumbai killed after truck knocks him down on potholed road

Hindustan Times, Ambernath | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 09:19 AM IST
Locals blamed the potholed road as the cause of the accident. But the police said they are investigating whether a pothole caused the accident.
The suspect, Shailesh Kumar Sharma, is from Bulandshahr. He lives in a rented accommodation in Bhangel, Noida.(Photo: Sourced)
The suspect, Shailesh Kumar Sharma, is from Bulandshahr. He lives in a rented accommodation in Bhangel, Noida.(Photo: Sourced)

Noida man, stopped for driving on wrong side, slaps and bites traffic cop’s finger

Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 09:40 AM IST
According to head constable Kunwarpal Singh, he was on duty at the Surajpur Ghanta Ghar around 9am when he spotted Sharma riding a motorcycle, allegedly on the wrong side of the road.
Senior officials said that they have increased security arrangements across the city for the ongoing yatra and have taken several security and anti-terror measures to ensure “hooligans” do not create any disturbance.(HT Photo)
Senior officials said that they have increased security arrangements across the city for the ongoing yatra and have taken several security and anti-terror measures to ensure “hooligans” do not create any disturbance.(HT Photo)

NCR gears up for Kanwar yatra, security personnel deployed

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:53 AM IST
To ensure smooth traffic and safety of pilgrims and the general public, over 6,000 personnel from the police and paramilitary forces will be deployed at around 350 camps, which are set up across the city for kanwariyas.
Police confiscates the vehicle and took two people into custody (representational image).(HT File Photo)
Police confiscates the vehicle and took two people into custody (representational image).(HT File Photo)

Drunk men ‘kidnap’ traffic cop, take him on ‘joyride’

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2019 01:19 PM IST
The incident happened on Tuesday when the men from Thane halted their vehicle in the middle of a road in the busy Chheda Nagar locality.
A traffic police man uses pollution mask near Rail Bhawan, Rafi Marg in New Delhi, India.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A traffic police man uses pollution mask near Rail Bhawan, Rafi Marg in New Delhi, India.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

1 in 3 traffic cops on city roads suffers lung ailments: Study

New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 08:20 AM IST
The results of a six-month-long health camp organised for traffic officials revealed that around 33% traffic policemen in the national Capital showed signs of asthma, lung congestion, throat irritation and thick sputum.
A traffic inspector, requesting anonymity, dismissed the altercation as a personal matter.(HT Photo)
A traffic inspector, requesting anonymity, dismissed the altercation as a personal matter.(HT Photo)

Traffic cop slaps home guard in Gurugram, video goes viral

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 04:10 AM IST
A video of the incident was shared multiple times on social media, in which a traffic police officer could be seen pushing another official and threatening to slap him, while another traffic policeman tries to prevent escalation of the issue.
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

Mumbaiwale: What’s your favourite city stereotype?

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:02 AM IST
Artist Abhijeet Kini sees the city as a mix of characters old, new and fondly missed
The incident took place when the constable, Mahboob Ali tried to stop a car that was speeding on wrong side near Sector 31-25 crossing.(Sourced)
The incident took place when the constable, Mahboob Ali tried to stop a car that was speeding on wrong side near Sector 31-25 crossing.(Sourced)

Noida traffic cop tries to stop speeding car, driven on bonnet for 5km

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Shafaque Alam
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 09:00 AM IST
Constable Ali received injuries on his knees and had a close shave, as the car driver was forced to stop by some locals, who gave chase and blocked the road by parking their bikes.
A police officer turns back vehicles on the wrong side of Padam Singh Road, on which one way traffic was allowed on trial basis from today at Karol Bagh in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
A police officer turns back vehicles on the wrong side of Padam Singh Road, on which one way traffic was allowed on trial basis from today at Karol Bagh in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

Day 1 easy, real test of one-way traffic plan in Karol Bagh today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 07:42 AM IST
Many cops said things were easier as the market is shut on Mondays. “We did not have much problems directing commuters today (Monday) because the market is shut. There was no rush.The real test will be tomorrow,” said a traffic head constable
Traffic cops are on high alert to deal with offenders and excuses on New Year’s Eve.(Shivam Saxena/HT)
Traffic cops are on high alert to deal with offenders and excuses on New Year’s Eve.(Shivam Saxena/HT)

If you drive drunk, Delhi-NCR cops know thy excuse

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora and Ruchika Garg
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 12:04 PM IST
Planning to party hard this New Year’s Eve? Remember that on your way back, the traffic cops waiting to nab offenders are armed with body cameras, breathalysers and zero tolerance.
Jitender Singh, a native of village Sabga in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son, police said.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Jitender Singh, a native of village Sabga in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son, police said.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Traffic cop crushed, dragged for 500 metres under speeding truck in Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 07:59 AM IST
A traffic policeman was killed on Tuesday morning when a truck hit him and dragged him for about 500 metres after he tried to stop it for a routine check near RTR Marg in southwest Delhi. The driver, who attempted to flee, was caught after a three-kilometre chase.
Bhatt didn’t think there could be a sinister side to Headley’s ability to adopt fake personas.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Bhatt didn’t think there could be a sinister side to Headley’s ability to adopt fake personas.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Dad said he’d disown me if I was involved in 26/11: Rahul Bhatt

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 12:17 AM IST
Bhatt was introduced to LeT operative Headley by a common friend in 2007. The two became friends and Bhatt remembers Headley as a smooth talker.
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Lawyer booked for running car over traffic cop’s foot in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 10:24 AM IST
The incident took place outside Punjab and Haryana high court in Chandigarh.
File photo of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
File photo of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)

Man in Madhya Pradesh asks traffic cops not to fine him as he is CM’s relative, video goes viral

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 08:54 PM IST
I have crores of sisters and many brothers-in law, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said when asked if the man was related to him.
Gurugram’s Commissioner of Police Sandeep Khirwar during and interview with Hindustan Times, in Gurugram, on Sunday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Gurugram’s Commissioner of Police Sandeep Khirwar during and interview with Hindustan Times, in Gurugram, on Sunday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Our biggest challenge is traffic, will see improvements soon, says Gurugram police commissioner

Gurugram, Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Almost two years into the job, Gurugram’s Commissioner of Police Sandeep Khirwar is keenly aware of how complex and diverse the city is, and its challenges. Even though keeping Gurugram safe is a tall order, Khirwar is determined to beat the odds.
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