Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

road accidents


In Supreme Court's ruling on disabled advocate, a positive verdict in problematic language

November 28, 2022 8:52 am

The Supreme Court’s admission that practising law as a disabled person is extraordinarily difficult in India should prompt course-correction. The Court should use these observations to reflect on what it has done of late to make its infrastructure (physical and digital) more disabled friendly.

A safe journey: India's epidemic of road accidents needs urgent redress

September 22, 2022 5:46 am

The conversation should be as much about nudging the automobile user into using the basic safety features in the vehicle as also about putting in place facilities that make roads and highways risk-free. They must also encompass pedestrians

After Cyrus Mistry's death, a look at the blind spots on India's highways

September 21, 2022 8:11 pm

Traffic safety reform also needs to look at trucks taking up the wrong lanes, blind spots in cars and driver fatigue

Must prevent accidents once potholes brought to notice: HC tells civic bodies

July 08, 2022 12:36 am

The court observed that such incidents were taking place every year, as soon as the first rains of the monsoon season lash the cities, and the civic bodies are not at all equipped to mitigate the situation.

Six Bengal tourists killed, 40 injured in road mishap in Odisha

May 25, 2022 6:38 pm

PM Modi and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik expressed grief over the accident, while West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said her administration would coordinate with Odisha officials for speedy post-mortem of the dead, treatment of the injured and their return.

Talati, 3 family members among 5 killed in accident near Morbi

May 09, 2022 6:13 am

Police said the talati and her parents were residents of Morbi town and that Mahendra Raveshiya was an advocate by profession. Raveshiya’s husband Jigar who was driving the car was injured in the accident and has been admitted to a hospital in Morbi.

Pune: Woman dies in road accident

April 30, 2022 6:20 am

Police said that Mahajan was riding a two-wheeler on Mumbai-Bangalore highway when an unidentified vehicle knocked her down at Dukkar Khind around 11 am.

Daughter of TMC leader’s bodyguard killed in road accident

April 28, 2022 4:41 am

The driver of the car has been admitted to a hospital and his condition is stated to be critical, said police.

Amethi: Six dead, four injured as jeep returning from marriage party collides with truck

April 18, 2022 12:00 pm

Superintendent of Police Dinesh Singh said the accident took place near Babuganj Sagra Ashram late Sunday night (around 12.15 am).

Heading home from Holi celebration, mother, son killed in road accident

March 20, 2022 9:32 am

Police said that the incident took place around 8.50 pm at Baba Banda Singh Bahadur flyover. The family were returning home from Holi celebrations when the car, a Tata Nexon, hit the autorickshaw and its occupants fled the spot. The car hit another vehicle as well.