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Mumbai: Using parking fine to decongest city streets

While higher revenues are welcome, the new rules are more about altering behaviour than raising revenues, reducing congestion, and making space for vehicles providing emergency services such as ambulances.

Lucknow Confidential: Second First

Sources in the Raj Bhawan said that since January 1950, when the State was formally notified as Uttar Pradesh, there has not been any woman Governor, so far.

Delhi: Heavy showers bring traffic to a standstill

The heavy rain also laid threadbare the Delhi government and municipal corporations’ claims of successful desilting. Waterlogging was seen in areas such as Aurobindo Marg, Adchini, Deoli and Khanpur. At ITO, waterlogging lead to long traffic snarls.

Strong OBC face from Azamgarh is BJP’s Governor pick for election-bound Bihar

Chauhan is MLA from Ghosi Assembly seat in Mau and hails from adjoining Azamgarh district. He is also chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Commission for Backward Classes.

Delhi will not survive without Yamuna, says NGT chairman

The NGT order said Rs 10 crore performance guarantee deposited by the Delhi, Haryana and UP governments each, and Rs 50 lakh by DPCC “may have to be forfeited” for not implementing its directions.

Haryana man held by Kolkata Police for blackmailing women with fake social media profiles

“Kumar would demand sexual and monetary favours from the victims,” said the officer. He used to to impersonate himself as Happy Singh alias Kamal Singh, said a second officer.

Ghaziabad: Returning home on new bicycle, class X boy falls into drain on flooded road, dies

Police said the road had been broken in places recently to facilitate desilting of the drain. “The boy could not see the opening because the water on the street and in the drain was at the same level.. The water in the drain was toxic as well,” said Vijay Nagar SHO Shyamvir Singh.

Martyrs’ day rally: CM lines up programmes to strengthen TMC for ’21 polls

Addressing the Martyrs’ Day rally in Kolkata, the TMC chief said that the focus will be on strengthening the party’s booth-level committees as she directed her party leaders to reach out to people “who have turned their face from them”.

Martyrs’ day rally: Oppn calls it ‘flop’, BJP dares Mamata to name CBI officials

CPM MLA Sujan Chakraborty said Banerjee would have to take three more births to prove cut money charges against Communists. While speaking at the rally, Banerjee asked CPM leaders to return cut money.

Former Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg dies

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said, “He contributed a lot to the expansion of the party, and the manner in which he raised people’s issues is unparalleled, which was why the BJP won many elections.”

Teen, 29-yr-old woman drown at Mumbai’s Juhu Chowpatty beach

“Around 5.56 pm, the two entered the sea and were pulled in after they lost balance. They were found at around 6.45 pm and rushed to Dr RN Cooper Hospital, where they were declared dead,” an officer said.

Mumbai: Autorickshaw driver ‘abducted, beaten up by union members’

Police identified the rickshaw driver as Babasaheb Kamble. “Kamble went out on Saturday evening and didn’t return. When his younger brother went looking for him, on Sunday morning, he found Kamble bleeding at Shelar Naka, close to their house,” said a police officer.