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Coronavirus Outbreak: Validity of vehicle permits that expired on 1 Feb extended till 30 June to ensure hassle-free transportation
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Validity of vehicle permits that expired on 1 Feb extended till 30 June to ensure hassle-free transportation

In an advisory to all states and Union territories, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has asked them to treat such documents as valid till 30 June

Pedestrian safety software will get compulsory for all cars beginning from October 2020
News & Analysis

Pedestrian safety software will get compulsory for all cars beginning from October 2020

The software consists of peripheral sensors that will sense any sudden impact on the vehicle and activate the airbag control unit.

Centre should reconsider heavy penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act, says Kamal Nath
India

Centre should reconsider heavy penalties for traffic violations under Motor Vehicles Act, says Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said that central government must reconsider the quantum of penalties under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 for traffic violations and give relief to the people

UP DGP says policemen found violating traffic rules will have to pay double the fine set under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act
India

UP DGP says policemen found violating traffic rules will have to pay double the fine set under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act

Police personnel found violating traffic rules in Uttar Pradesh will now have to pay double the penalty corresponding to that offence under the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019

Applying for learner's licence online: Govt has made application process for driving licence simpler through website
India

Applying for learner's licence online: Govt has made application process for driving licence simpler through website

Driving licence is a mandatory requirement for driving any kind of motor vehicle in India.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: If people want good roads, they have to pay toll, says Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Lok Sabha
India

Monsoon Session of Parliament: If people want good roads, they have to pay toll, says Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Lok Sabha

Highways minister Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha that money collected through toll from those areas which have capacity to pay are utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.

To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licence
India

To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licence

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. According to the present Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class eight. The removal of the requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of unemployed persons.

Narendra Modi Cabinet takes oath of office: Will PM deliver on 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise?
Politics

Narendra Modi Cabinet takes oath of office: Will PM deliver on 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise?

When the portfolios of newly-inducted Council of Ministers are announced by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, one of the things that will be keenly watched will be how far the Narendra Modi 2.0 government remains true to its 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise

Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says report
India

Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says report

Rural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways

Automobile industry raises concerns over proposed changes in import regulations
Business

Automobile industry raises concerns over proposed changes in import regulations

The automobile industry is concerned over a proposal by the government to allow imports of up to 2,500 units without the need for adapting to Indian regulations

Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi-Meerut Expressway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway: All you need to know about both projects
India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi-Meerut Expressway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway: All you need to know about both projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the newly-built Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway and embarked on a roadshow in an open SUV to mark the occasion.

Centre's extension of highways, identification of black-spots on them may lead to fall in road accident fatalities
India

Centre's extension of highways, identification of black-spots on them may lead to fall in road accident fatalities

A series of concrete steps taken by the government towards improving road safety in the last four years raises hopes of a significant decline in road accident fatalities.

Impact of new vehicle scrappage policy to be limited; may not boost demand for new vehicles significantly: Crisil
Business

Impact of new vehicle scrappage policy to be limited; may not boost demand for new vehicles significantly: Crisil

The much-awaited policy has received a go-ahead from the Prime Minister's Office, and is awaiting approval from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council

President, vice-president and other dignitaries' vehicles likely to get number plates soon, Centre tells Delhi HC
India

President, vice-president and other dignitaries' vehicles likely to get number plates soon, Centre tells Delhi HC

The vehicles of India's top constitutional authorities — the president, the vice-president, governors and lieutenant governors — will soon have to display their registration numbers

'Centre planning to link drivers' licence with Aadhaar,' SC told; govt says move will help weed out fake IDs
India

'Centre planning to link drivers' licence with Aadhaar,' SC told; govt says move will help weed out fake IDs

This assumes significance as a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra is currently hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the enabling 2016 law.

India needs to revamp its public transport system through good policies, says Nitin Gadkari
India

India needs to revamp its public transport system through good policies, says Nitin Gadkari

The country needs to revamp its public transport system and a good policy is needed for this task, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

Supreme Court issues directions for road safety, asks states to implement policy with 'seriousness'
India

Supreme Court issues directions for road safety, asks states to implement policy with 'seriousness'

Noting one death every three minutes due to road accidents in India, the Supreme Court on Thursday issued 25 directions for road safety

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to not renew or give fresh licences for advertisement hoardings along highways
India

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to not renew or give fresh licences for advertisement hoardings along highways

The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government not to renew or give fresh licences to erect advertisement hoardings along state highways and traffic junctions, contrary to previous guidelines

Nitin Gadkari press conference highlights: BharatMala, SagarMala to be 'varmala' of India, says minister
Business

Nitin Gadkari press conference highlights: BharatMala, SagarMala to be 'varmala' of India, says minister

The road building projects will generate 14.2 crore man-days of jobs, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said

Kerala transport ministry warns taxi drivers: If you pick up drunk passengers, we'll catch you
India

Kerala transport ministry warns taxi drivers: If you pick up drunk passengers, we'll catch you

A strange new directive from ‘Motor Vehicles driving regulation 2017’, forbids drivers from taking inebriated passengers along