Cities | mid-day.com | Monday December 29, 2014
If a cop hands you a rose this New Year's Eve, don't think he's into you.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday December 10, 2014
Uber General Manager Sailesh Sawlani was today attacked by a member of the Swabhimani Sanghtana outside the Maharashtra Transport Commissioner's office in Mumbai. Mr Sawlani was not harmed as the traffic police personnel intervened in time.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Mumbai police yesterday launched an initiative to raise awareness among the citizens about allowing swift plying of ambulances through traffic snarls so that they proceed to hospital without any hassles and patients promptly get medical aid.
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday May 14, 2014
In yet another case of road rage, a 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting 52-year-old on-duty head constable AM Palve from Sion police station. The incident took place on Tuesday morning at Sion railway station near Ramdev Hotel.
Cities | Mid-day.com | Wednesday December 25, 2013
For Mumbaikars who would ring in the New Year at a bash out of the home, this will be a rather desired convenience.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 20, 2013
Intensifying its drive against errant two-wheeler drivers and rash motorists, Mumbai traffic police have collected a fine of over Rs 3.95 crore since January this year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
Mumbai police traffic department's sub-inspector Sachin Suryavanshi, who was allegedly assaulted after he fined an MLA for speeding, has been transferred out of the city.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday July 31, 2013
The uniform does little to insulate women in the police department from harassment. After a slew of complaints from their female staff deployed on roads, traffic control authorities have decided to train them to fight off molesters as part of a week-...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday July 26, 2013
Panvel resident Rajendra Pratap Gupta has to travel often across the city for attending business meetings. During one such trip last October, his car was stopped by traffic police opposite Laxmi Industrial Estate in DN Nagar, Andheri. Gupta and his d...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
A nearly one km-long stretch of Mumbra bypass on the outskirts of Mumbai caved in this morning due to incessant rains and has been closed for vehicular traffic, police said.
India | Mid-day.com | Monday April 1, 2013
Wounded, suspended and hospitalised, but not yet defeated. Traffic Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi seems ready for battle against the MLAs who beat him up in Vidhan Bhavan. With Home Minister RR Patil claiming that the CCTV footage retr...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday March 20, 2013
The Mumbai police department is seething under its skin at the nonchalance of politicians, after an assistant inspector with the traffic department was thrashed inside Vidhan Bhavan yesterday.
Cities | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday February 4, 2013
Two traffic police constables were injured in Mumbai this morning when they tried to intercept miscreants on a speeding bike.
India | Rashmi Rajput | Tuesday January 15, 2013
After major controversy over a poem written by a traffic cop in Mumbai over the riots at Azad Maidan in the city last year, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh has himself decided to probe how the poem got published in the in-house magazine.
India | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday January 15, 2013
A poem written by a traffic cop in Mumbai over the riots at Azad Maidan in the city last year has sparked a major furore. Activists have alleged Inspector Sujata Patil's poem of inciting communal hatred, forcing the Mumbai Police to tender an apology...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday October 24, 2012
An assistant commissioner of police (ACP) allegedly tried to bully officials from the Navghar police station in Mulund (East) after his son was hauled up for sporting tinted windowpanes on his car. The entire episode turned ugly as both parties refus...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday October 4, 2012
Taking cognisance of the increase in cases of assault on traffic cops, the police commissioner is planning to arm them with batons so they can defend themselves. The police have also started applying the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities...
Cities | Reported by Rashmi Rajput, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Saturday September 29, 2012
The Mumbai Police has made elaborate arrangements to tackle the traffic during the Ganesh idol immersions in the city on Saturday.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday September 21, 2012
Alarmed by the increasing number of attacks on traffic police personnel in the city, the Mumbai police have now decided to book such offenders under the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act (MPDA).
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday September 11, 2012
Starting today, officials from the traffic police department will be penalising vehicle owners flaunting numberplates in the Devanagri script. The initiative was taken considering the growing trend among vehicles owners of using numberplates in Devan...
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday August 21, 2012
Mumbai politician Raj Thackeray has reached the Azad Maidan in South Mumbai. Earlier, he pulled up in an SUV to join thousands of supporters to lead the march from Girgaum Chowpatty to Azad Maidan. The police had refused permission for the five-kilom...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 9, 2012
At least two dozen vehicles piled up one upon another after two freak accidents on the busy Pune-Mumbai Expressway today, disrupting the weekend holiday traffic, highway police said.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday May 17, 2012
If you saw any traffic cops in an all-Khaki uniform - as opposed to the usual white-and-khaki - around Marine Drive yesterday, it's because the Mumbai traffic police have taken on the task of tutoring traffic cops from Uttar Pradesh. A delegation of ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 21, 2012
A 35-year-old Nigerian national, who used to traffic drugs between Mumbai and Delhi, has been arrested in the capital and 100 grams of cocaine was recovered from him, police said.