03 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea for scrapping a rule that allows use of red beacons on the vehicles of high dignitaries, observing that the term 'high dignitaries' used for people is contrary to democratic ethos.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The family members of a MTNL employee, who died in a road accident in 2009, have been given a compensation of nearly Rs 42 lakh by a motor accident claims tribunal (MACT).
10 Dec 2013
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that red beacon lights without flashers would be used on the vehicles of only high constitutional functionaries and blue beacon lights will be used only on emergency services and police.
28 Dec 2012
Mud-slinging, passing buck and shedding crocodile tears have become a routine political affair across the world, but India is way ahead by having argumentative politicians who do not lose chance of dropping bombshell, no matter how critical or sensitive the situation is.
20 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the states to remove sirens from vehicles of VIPs as it is in violation of law and indicated that it would pass a direction for preventing misuse of red beacon also, observing that their use was a ‘reflection of British Raj’.
01 Jul 2013
Diesel price was on Monday hiked by 50 paisa per litre, the sixth increase in rates this year. The increase in rates, which are excluding local sales tax or VAT, will be effective from Monday night, Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest oil firm, said.
07 Jun 2012
The power ministry is considering disinvesting a part of its stake in Tehri Hydro Development Corporation in this fiscal, sources said.
01 Mar 2012
The government is understood to have cleared a proposal to amend the Motor Vehicle Act in order to deal sternly with violators of traffic rules.
03 Dec 2011
In order to build pressure on the government for the approval of Jan Lokpal Bill in the winter session of the Parliament, Team Anna has decided to take out a motor rally from Rajghat to Tughlakabad on Sunday. The rally will also exhibit the strength of Team Anna and the morale support to the Gandhian on this issue.
01 Apr 2013
Petrol price was on Monday cut by 85 paise per litre with effect from midnight, the second reduction in rates in two weeks.