Auto Rickshaws

Tamilisai visits auto driver attacked by BJP workers

In a goodwill gesture, Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday visited the residence of an autorickshaw driver, who was allegedly …

Tamil Nadu

Time to rein in unruly politicos

Bad behaviour of politicians or their aides is hardly restricted to a party. In TN, it is workers of the opposition DMK who have been in the news.

Tamil Nadu

Now, post complaints against errant autos

A system of passenger grievance cards to enable the public to report complaints about overcharging or other misdemeanour by autorickshaw drivers was …

Commuting

Chennai auto driver assaulted for asking BJP chief about rising fuel prices, act caught on camera

The incident took place in Saidapet when Tamilisai Soundararajan was talking to reporters.<p>An auto rickshaw driver was assaulted by Bharatiya Janata …

Tamil Nadu

Mumbai Crime: Dindoshi police arrest chain, bag snatchers; solve half dozen cases

Acting on a tip-off, the Dindoshi police laid a trap and arrested the trio and solved more than half a dozen of cases of Chain and Bag snatching in …

Modus

Newlyweds get petrol as wedding gift from friends

As fuel prices skyrocket across the country, a newlywed couple from Cuddalore in north Tamil Nadu was presented with five litres of petrol on their …

Tamil Nadu

Autorickshaw Driver Assaulted For Asking BJP President About Rising Fuel Price

An autorickshaw driver in Chennai was allegedly assaulted by BJP members when he asked the party's state President about rising oil prices.<p>The …

Tamil Nadu

For violating rule on BRTS lane: In a first, car drivers to pay Rs 1,000 as fine

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) chairperson and managing director Nayana Gunde said they have sent registration numbers of eight …

Indian Super League

Fine for Smart City consultant?

The city Corporation has recommended Smart City Thiruvananthapuram Limited to impose a penalty on project management consultant IPE Global Private …

Smart Cities

Fix VAT rates, say petroleum dealers

As petrol prices crossed ₹85 a litre and diesel ₹79 a litre in the city on Sunday, petroleum dealers suggest that the State government consider …

Tamil Nadu

Moderate showers uproot trees, damage vehicles

Moderate rain with squally winds lashed the city on Sunday afternoon, ripping tree branches, damaging vehicles and paralysing normal life.<p>A tree was …

Traffic

Good response to fundraising drives

Over ₹22 crore has been collected under Kanivode Kollam, the fundraising drive launched by the district administration for rebuilding the State, in …

Panchayat

Auto drivers a harried lot

“It looks like petrol prices will touch ₹100,” says Sainudeen of Ambalathara. Sainudeen has been driving autorickshaws for 32 years and fondly …

Floods

A ‘wiser’ Upendra to give politics another shot

Actor Upendra, whose earlier attempt to enter politics came a cropper, is all set to take the plunge for the second time by launching Uttama …

Lok Sabha

Two held for May murder in Thane

Thane Police Crime Branch on Saturday arrested two accused in the murder of a Bhandup resident, whose disfigured body was found in Thane in May.<p>A …

Fabrication

Police bust gang of women robbers

Cops bust a gang of women robbers who were targeting lonely commuters in Majestic posing as street walkers. The arrested have been identified as …

Loneliness

Ahmedabad: Auto drivers to stage blockade over demands

The rickshaw drivers across Ahmedabad have threatened blockade of government offices if their long-pending demands are not met by the authorities. …

Vijay Rupani

Auto driver lifts his house by 4 feet

Fed up with the recurring problem of flood during every monsoon, an autorickshaw driver in the taluk has given his house a ‘lift’ by four feet.<p>He …

Himachal Pradesh

2016 accident: ₹57.27 lakh compensation awarded

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded a compensation of ₹57.27 lakh to the family of a businessman who was killed in a road accident in …

Compensation

Delhi Police Head Constable Shot Dead By Unidentified Miscreants

A Delhi Police head constable was gunned down early on Wednesday by unknown assailants near his residence in Delhi, police said.<p>The deceased was …

Delhi Police

2-year-old Girl Dies on Way to Hospital During Bharat Bandh in Bihar; BJP Seeks Answers from Congress

Pramod Manjhi, victim's father, alleged that he faced difficulty in arranging any vehicle due to Bandh and after much delay an autorickshaw agreed to …

India News

2-year-old girl dies in Bihar on way to hospital

Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) A critically ill two-year-old girl died on Monday on her way to a hospital as Bharat Bandh supporters blocked roads in Bihar's …

Demonstration

Slow Hollows is never hollow, slow when it wants to be at Rickshaw Stop

For a lo-fi indie rock band such as Slow Hollows, playing energetic live shows can be a challenge. The genre is known more for its presence on chill …

Student Journalism

‘He was guarding tea stall when he was run over’

The body of one of the two pavement dwellers, who was run over by a drunk driver in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden in the early hours of Sunday, …

India

Student killed in accident

A hitch-hiked bike ride for hardly 100 metres claimed the life of a 17-year-old student, B. Ajith of Othakadai, on New Natham Road on Monday.<p>Police …

Merchant Shipping

Transgenders seek TNSCB tenements

Transgenders affiliated to the Amuthasurabhi Transgenders’ Welfare Association have sought the district administration's support in getting tenements …

Transgender

Bharat Bandh: Cab drivers in Bengaluru to also join strike on Monday

All schools and colleges across Bengaluru will also be shut on Monday, September 10.<p>A unified call for a nationwide strike on Monday, September 10 by …

India

Two held for driver’s murder

A 22-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were arrested on September 8 for the alleged murder of an autorickshaw driver whose body was found on …

Delhi

Caitlyn Jenner, 68, enjoys romantic rickshaw ride with 22-year-old fiancée Sophia Hutchins

They're rumoured to be getting married.<p>And, clearly, the romantic gestures are still common occurrences between Caitlyn Jenner and her fiancée Sophia …

Celebrity (UK)

Gardaí investigating large 'rickshaw fire' in Dublin's city centre

"Large volumes of smoke" were reported from the fire that took place in a building on St Michans Street in Smithfield in Dublin, near the Four …

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