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Koi raja aaraha hain kya?: Assam CM to DC for halting traffic during his visit

  • Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reprimanded the officials concerned for halting traffic and causing inconvenience to the public during his visit, “despite clear direction” against the same.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (R) reprimands Nagaon DC (L) for halting traffic during his visit to the region on Saturday, January 15, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (R) reprimands Nagaon DC (L) for halting traffic during his visit to the region on Saturday, January 15, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 09:23 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’: Delhi MLAs to raise awareness on anti-pollution drive

The Delhi government had on Monday launched the “Red Light On, Gaadi Off” initiative – turning off a car's engine at a red signal -- with an aim to cut down on vehicular emissions.
Volunteers hold placards at a traffic point as part of the Delhi government's ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution levels in the national capital at ITO in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)
Volunteers hold placards at a traffic point as part of the Delhi government's ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to reduce pollution levels in the national capital at ITO in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)
Published on Oct 21, 2021 07:00 AM IST
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News updates from HT: Bharat Bandh causes traffic snarls on DND, Chilla routes

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Traffic jam at several key roads due to Bharat Bandh. (Pic for representation only)(HT_PRINT-prepub)
Traffic jam at several key roads due to Bharat Bandh. (Pic for representation only)(HT_PRINT-prepub)
Published on Sep 27, 2021 12:59 PM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Farm reform bills: Protesters lay siege to Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana

Say Centre is maligning farmers, press for rollback of contentious farm laws
Farmer unions staging a protest against the farm reform laws outside the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday.(Gurpreet Singh/Ht)
Farmer unions staging a protest against the farm reform laws outside the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday.(Gurpreet Singh/Ht)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Work delayed further, chaos at Ashram to persist for 3-4 months

Ever since work began in December last year, the area has turned into a nightmare with the road reduced to widths barely wide enough for a bus, forcing people to navigate crumbling, cratered and often flooded roads amid plumes of dust, which also fills into nearby homes.
Commuters also said that even at peak rush hours in the morning and evening, no traffic police official was stationed to manage congestion.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative image))
Commuters also said that even at peak rush hours in the morning and evening, no traffic police official was stationed to manage congestion.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative image))
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 03:15 AM IST
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Vehicles queue up as Mohali borders close for farmers’ rally

Sealed at 9.30 am by Mohali police, the Zirakpur border had not opened till the filing of this report at night, with no vehicles going towards Ambala.
Traffic Jam On NH 73 Panchkula to Yamunanagar at Majri Chowk in Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Traffic Jam On NH 73 Panchkula to Yamunanagar at Majri Chowk in Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

Vehicle movement restricted in Morni on weekends, holidays

Step taken to prevent ‘obstruction, injury and annoyance’ to local residents due to regular traffic congestion there of late
Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.
Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By, Panchkula

Farmers lathicharged at Pipli near Kurukshetra for defying prohibitory orders, finally given nod to hold rally

Farmers led by Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni blocked the Delhi-Chandigarh highway for more than two hours in protest; blockade lifted after district administration relented
Police resorting to lathicharge on farmers at Pipli Chowk near Kurukshetra as they defied prohibitory orders to attend a protest rally called by the Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Haryana unit at the Pipli grain market on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Police resorting to lathicharge on farmers at Pipli Chowk near Kurukshetra as they defied prohibitory orders to attend a protest rally called by the Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Haryana unit at the Pipli grain market on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 09:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kurukshetra | ByHT Correspondent, Kurukshetra

Traffic in Capital spikes, chaos at borders

The burden on road traffic has also increased because Metro Rail services in the national capital region have been suspended since end-March
Delhi Traffic Police said the national capital’s borders with neighbouring states such as Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have been reporting massive traffic jams since the phased easing of lockdown restrictions.(HT Photo)
Delhi Traffic Police said the national capital’s borders with neighbouring states such as Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have been reporting massive traffic jams since the phased easing of lockdown restrictions.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 09:29 PM IST
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Delhi: Early morning rain leads to snarls, water logging, wall collapses

Scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy rain is likely to continue at least for the next two to three hours
Vehicles cross a waterlogged stretch in Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Vehicles cross a waterlogged stretch in Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Waist-deep flooding brings parts of Capital to its knees

There was, however, no marked change in the condition of the national capital after rain on both days. Just like July 19, several areas in the national Capital on Thursday were inundated, traffic jams were reported from arterial roads and the government agencies indulged in a blame game.
A cyclist makes his way while a bus is seen partially submerged at Zakhira underpass.
A cyclist makes his way while a bus is seen partially submerged at Zakhira underpass.
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 05:48 AM IST
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Roads cave in as heavy rain lashes Delhi

The rains have also triggered water-logging and sparked traffic jams at different places in Delhi
Part of Delhi’s Mahipalpur Bypass caved in following heavy rainfall in the national capital region on Wednesday.(ANIT)
Part of Delhi’s Mahipalpur Bypass caved in following heavy rainfall in the national capital region on Wednesday.(ANIT)
Published on Jul 22, 2020 05:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Rains cause heavy traffic snarls in several parts of Delhi

Some traffic snarls occurred because of traffic diversions put in place after a portion of Bhairon Marg caved-in on Tuesday evening.
Motorists wades through logged water near Makeshaw Chowk traffic from Dhaula Kuan after monsoon rain in Delhi . Photo Vipin Kumar(HT Photo)
Motorists wades through logged water near Makeshaw Chowk traffic from Dhaula Kuan after monsoon rain in Delhi . Photo Vipin Kumar(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 02:04 PM IST
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Suspecting husband of having an affair, woman blocks his car on road, leads to traffic jam

After a video of the incident went viral on social media, police sources said the woman was chasing her husband’s Range Rover on Pedder Road. The woman’s husband allegedly had a female co-passenger in his car.
The woman, who reportedly suspected that her husband was having an affair, obstructed the Range Rover, got out of her vehicle and yelled at her husband to come out. She also climbed on the bonnet of the vehicle.(Screengrab)
The woman, who reportedly suspected that her husband was having an affair, obstructed the Range Rover, got out of her vehicle and yelled at her husband to come out. She also climbed on the bonnet of the vehicle.(Screengrab)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 06:54 PM IST
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Truckers want ease of traffic movement at Ludhiana’s Transport Nagar

Demands include removal of diversions leading to traffic jams at Transport Nagar and an elevated entry from the area to the Jalandhar-Panipat highway (NH-44)
Transporters handing over a list of demands to mayor Balkar Sandhu (Centre) during his visit to Transport Nagar on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Transporters handing over a list of demands to mayor Balkar Sandhu (Centre) during his visit to Transport Nagar on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 09:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By, Ludhiana

Gurugram lifts border curbs but Delhi remains cut off

The ministry on Saturday released details of the first of a three-phase plan--Unlock 1.0--for lifting stringent restrictions imposed over two months back to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The plan removed restrictions on inter- and intra-state travel.
Gurugram police personnel remove barricades along the border with Delhi near Ambience Mall on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTOs)
Gurugram police personnel remove barricades along the border with Delhi near Ambience Mall on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTOs)
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 04:19 AM IST
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Traffic crawls at Delhi-Ghaziabad border as cops screen vehicles for passes

The Ghaziabad police officials said the checking of vehicles by the Delhi police led to traffic jams on the UP side.
The officials of the NHAI said that the traffic jams were not due to construction work but due to barricading put up at the border area of NH-9. (Photo: Sakib Ali/HT)
The officials of the NHAI said that the traffic jams were not due to construction work but due to barricading put up at the border area of NH-9. (Photo: Sakib Ali/HT)
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 01:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | ByPeeyush Khandelwal | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

1,536 vehicles challaned in Chandigarh since curfew imposed

About 100 to 200 challans are being issued everyday, with most of them issued for not having valid documents in possession
Police have been checking vehicles in Chandigarh since the day the curfew was imposed across the country on March 23.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Police have been checking vehicles in Chandigarh since the day the curfew was imposed across the country on March 23.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Apr 05, 2020 12:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Residents of Chandigarh’s southern sectors irked over waterlogged roads

Sec 33 local councillor says road repaired; levelling to be checked
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Updated on Mar 14, 2020 12:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Elderly woman schools bikers in Pune, stops them from riding on footpath. Watch

The video shows an elderly lady standing on middle of the sidewalk.
People are dubbing her as ‘super woman’.(Twitter/@CPPuneCity)
People are dubbing her as ‘super woman’.(Twitter/@CPPuneCity)
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 04:50 PM IST
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Will police provide us security if parallel road opens: Shaheen protesters

The police have said that the protesters have not blocked the parallel road, but they have barricaded it to provide security to the protesters.
Noida traffic personnel said the barricade was removed for a second time on Friday morning to help a vehicle be towed away.(sunil ghosh/ ht)
Noida traffic personnel said the barricade was removed for a second time on Friday morning to help a vehicle be towed away.(sunil ghosh/ ht)
Published on Feb 22, 2020 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi

Traffic chaos rules the roads in Khanna

’CTY’S BANE’ Built to benefit commuters, elevated road on National Highway-44 has turned out to be a nuisance as commuting on slip roads has become dangerous
Vehicles moving in a haphazard manner on the Lalhari Road in Khanna is a regular sight.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Vehicles moving in a haphazard manner on the Lalhari Road in Khanna is a regular sight.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMohit Khanna, Khanna

Congress MLA Beri blocks national highway in Jalandhar

Protests along with his supporters over closure of Jalandhar side of PAP flyover
(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
Published on Feb 19, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Jalandhar

Man complains of traffic jam, UP police ask him to manage instead for 2 hours

“I have definitely become a more responsible citizen after this experiment,” the man later said.
The man was caught in a traffic jam (representational image).(HT File Photo)
The man was caught in a traffic jam (representational image).(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 02:10 PM IST
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Firozabad | ByIndo Asian News Service

Father-son duo killed as car rams into stationary truck in Faridkot

Two Amritsar residents were killed when a car they were travelling in crashed into a stationary tanker-truck on the Bathinda-Amritsar national highway near Kotkapura on Wednesday afternoon. The impact of the crash was so intense that Joginder Singh and Surinder Pal Singh were decapitated.
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Published on Feb 05, 2020 09:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By, Faridkot

Punjab, NHAI to start work on Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway

The NHAI chairman informed the CM that decks for the project had been cleared, since the shorter alignment that the authority had proposed had been finalised
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Published on Jan 20, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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FASTag mandatory to get return journey, local area exemption

Having failed to encourage people to install FASTags on their vehicles despite extending the deadline multiple times, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to provide benefit on return journey and local area discount only to those who pay their toll via FASTags.
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Published on Jan 16, 2020 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Karnal

Avalanche warning in five districts of Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning for five districts in the state. Avalanches may occur in Kullu, Shimla, Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur and Chamba districts between 5pm on January 15 and 5pm on January 16, an official of said.
A leopard relaxing on a sunny day at Kufri zoo on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
A leopard relaxing on a sunny day at Kufri zoo on Wednesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 10:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent & PTI, Shimla

Role models for road safety

These stories, as told by citizens, demonstrate why it’s important to lead by example in matters of road safety.
Through its ‘Be a Road Hero campaign’, Hero MotoCorp is encouraging what constitutes right road behaviour.(iStock)
Through its ‘Be a Road Hero campaign’, Hero MotoCorp is encouraging what constitutes right road behaviour.(iStock)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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Lakhs of New Year revellers gridlock India Gate, spark traffic jams

Motorists were caught in a massive traffic jams around India Gate as revellers spilled on the roads around New Delhi’s iconic landmark.
A huge crowd thronged India Gate to celebrate the new year on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
A huge crowd thronged India Gate to celebrate the new year on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 01:12 AM IST
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