Tuesday, Jul 16, 2024 | Last Update : 04:51 AM IST

National Highway

FASTag mandatory from Monday midnight; vehicles sans tag to pay double toll fee

All lanes in the fee plazas on National Highways shall be declared as 'FASTag lane of the fee plaza' from midnight of 15th/16th Feb 2021

15 Feb 2021 1:17 AM

Go cashless on the highway with FASTag if you want discounts on toll rates

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is trying to get more people to adopt digital payments, instead of cash.

26 Aug 2020 8:45 PM

NH toll plazas to issue FASTags on the spot

NHAI also has identified dedicated FASTag lanes and are being enforced during the daily trial runs.

21 Nov 2019 1:44 AM

Maharashtra floods: Death toll at 43 as 80 per cent water recedes

According to officials, 80 per cent of floodwater had receded, but 12 villages in Sangli and 18 in Kolhapur were still submerged.

13 Aug 2019 1:42 AM

Prison in Sangli with 370 inmates inundated

While the authorities were busy evacuating inmates, two prisoners tried to escape from the prison and were later apprehended.

09 Aug 2019 3:04 AM


Lane fixed for heavy vehicles on Mumbai-Pune E-way

From January to June 2019, 17,848 accidents took place in Maharashtra in which 6,844 people were killed.

19 Jul 2019 8:08 AM

Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh

4 of family among 6 people missing in Odisha, road, railway transport hit.

12 Oct 2018 12:56 AM

BJP leader held for threat to policemen

The state BJP president added, “If the police do not show restraint, the result will be opposite.

25 Sep 2018 6:32 AM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: a bellwether policy reformer of modern India

He was decisive and pursued his reforms agenda with vigour without getting ruffled by criticism.

16 Aug 2018 6:23 PM

3 workers hurt in flyover collapse on UP highway

Iron beams supporting the flyover sank into the ground leading to the collapse.

12 Aug 2018 5:34 AM


Modi to lay foundation stones for Rs 10,000 cr projects in J&K

He will also lay the foundation stones for ring road projects in Srinagar and Jammu costing nearly Rs 3,884 crore.

18 May 2018 6:40 PM

Landslide kills 48 in Himachal Pradesh

2 buses fall into gorge, toll likely to rise; rescue work to resume today.

14 Aug 2017 4:30 AM

Himachal Pradesh landslide claims 46 lives; CM declares Rs 5 lakh ex gratia

Himachal Transport minister GS Bali said the toll could climb to 50 in the incident which took place Saturday night.

13 Aug 2017 12:33 PM

Landslide in Himachal Pradesh kills 1, injures 2

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

01 Aug 2017 2:05 PM

Gadkari announces Rs 200 crore for NH repair in flood-hit Assam

Rs 400 crore has been sanctioned for dredging in Brahmaputra which will also check flood.

26 Jul 2017 4:29 PM


Odisha mob sets truck on fire alleging it was transporting beef

A top police official said that the contents of the packet will be examined to ascertain if the truck was carrying beef or not.

24 Jul 2017 9:31 AM

Supreme Court rejects clubs’ plea to serve liquor

Many federations of associations of hotels and restaurants, clubs in Jaipur and other states also pleaded for relaxation.

12 Jul 2017 2:12 AM

Howrah: Two accidents on NH6 kill 2, leave 15 injured

A truck coming from Kolaghat rammed a van and an auto-rickshaw, killing one and injuring ten on NH6 at around 6 am.

04 Jun 2017 6:26 AM

Uttarakhand CM vows to end corruption in hill state

There is no political motive behind our decision to go against corruption, says Trivendra Singh Rawat.

22 May 2017 2:11 AM

Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath route in Uttarakhand, 1500 tourists stranded

Border Roads Organisation personnel are engaged in clearing the roads and it could be opened for the traffic by tomorrow afternoon.

19 May 2017 9:14 PM