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Driving the wrong way on road safety

India’s roads are deadlier than ever. The high rates of death and disability expose the lack of an organised system of traffic management an »

Struggle in Garden City

The Sunday Story: Of the 565 road fatalities reported during the first nine months of this year, 267 were pedestrians and 16 were cyc »

Abysmal infrastructure

There is one thing that any visitor to Hyderabad discovers quickly. In the pecking order on city roads, pedestrians occupy the last posit...»

Tamil Nadu among ‘top 5’

The East Coast Road is a favourite destination for Chennaiites to burn the rubber at high speeds. Despite intermittent vehicle checks and...»

Will walkers unite?

Pedestrians are marginalised in planning, although India pursues a ‘people-centric’ urban transport policy »

Vehicles outnumber households in Kerala

The Sunday Story: The number of motor vehicles registered in the State was 60.72 lakh in 2011, but that may cross 64.11 lakh by Decem »

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses the media at the Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

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