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New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'
India

New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'

Just about a month after the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Act (MVA) 2019, was issued to be implemented from 1 September 2019, many states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal etc have expressed their dissent over the Act

Uttarakhand becomes second state after Gujarat to relax strict penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act
India

Uttarakhand becomes second state after Gujarat to relax strict penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act

The Uttarakhand government has relaxed the quantum of certain fines levied under the new Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019: Road safety legislation takes effect today; list of new traffic rules, penalties
India

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019: Road safety legislation takes effect today; list of new traffic rules, penalties

The minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari has pointed out in the past that roughly 1.5 lakh people were killed in road accidents every year in India.

National Stock Exchange fines 250 companies for non-compliance with listing regulations
Business

National Stock Exchange fines 250 companies for non-compliance with listing regulations

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Wednesday said it has penalised 250 companies, including two IL&FS group firms and Jet Airways, for non-compliance with various listing regulations for the quarter ended 31 March, 2019

Public drinking to attract hefty fine in Goa from 15 Aug; Manohar Parrikar says penalty for using plastic bags to be hiked to Rs 2,500
India

Public drinking to attract hefty fine in Goa from 15 Aug; Manohar Parrikar says penalty for using plastic bags to be hiked to Rs 2,500

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar warned against drinking in the public in Goa, but did not specify the penalty citizens would have to pay if caught.

Germany fines Volkswagen group $1.18 bn for cheating on emissions tests
News & Analysis

Germany fines Volkswagen group $1.18 bn for cheating on emissions tests

The fine is the latest blow to Germany’s auto industry which cannot seem to catch a break from the diesel emissions crisis.

Gujarat Elections 2017: Welcome to Rajsamadhiyala village, where voting is compulsory and political campaigning is prohibited
India

Gujarat Elections 2017: Welcome to Rajsamadhiyala village, where voting is compulsory and political campaigning is prohibited

Firstpost visits a Gujarat village where voting is enforced by fines and the voting percentage is above 90.

Finland cracking down on Uber drivers without taxi permits
News & Analysis

Finland cracking down on Uber drivers without taxi permits

Finnish police are cracking down on Uber drivers caught operating without a taxi driver's licence by issuing fines and confiscating earnings via the courts.

Facebook funds over WhatsApp dispute blocked by Brazil court
News & Analysis

Facebook funds over WhatsApp dispute blocked by Brazil court

A court in Brazil on Thursday blocked 19.5 million reais ($6.07 million) in Facebook Inc funds after the U.S-based social networking company's WhatsApp messaging service failed to turn over messages sought in a drugs case, the G1 news service said.

Software piracy is bad for society, its creators and governments
News & Analysis

Software piracy is bad for society, its creators and governments

Software piracy or piracy of any kind is a bad idea, it is bad for the society, it is bad for the creators, it is bad for the governments.

Spam messages and calls have come back to haunt you
News & Analysis

Spam messages and calls have come back to haunt you

Missing those 1254 spam new message notifications you got everyday? Well, they’re back to bring that much needed joy to your life! It’s been

New rules by TRAI to do away with telemarketing calls
News & Analysis

New rules by TRAI to do away with telemarketing calls

Many mobile and landline users have been plagued with unwanted calls and SMSs from telemarketers over a considerable period of time.