Broke the rule Cough up the fine but insist on getting a receipt 1

Published : Times of India Nothing amuses me more than surveys highlighting the ranking of countries,states or departments on the index of corruption.How does it matter whether a department is the 10th or 100th in the index Is there any limit up to which corruption is acceptable It is not the department but few people in that ...

Replace humps with good behaviour

Published : Times of India Road humps are accepted as traffic calming devices all over the world.However,proliferation of road humps in Bangalore has converted roads into roller-coaster rides and a serious traffic hazard.On the one hand,there is a hue and cry about traffic moving at snails pace;on the other,there is such a huge demand for road ...

Make erring cops pay : Praveen Sood, additional commissioner of traffic

Published : DNA  Traffic police personnel stationed near traffic signals are only allowed to book motorists driving rashly or jumping red lights, additional commissioner of traffic Praveen Sood clarified on Wednesday. The officer made this statement following complaints of traffic police personnel stopping and checking vehicular documents in such areas, causing jams in the process. ...

Pay Challan or be dragged to court

Pay Challan or be dragged to court
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Bangalore 360 Degrees zeroed in on Praveen Sood

Published : Deccan Herald Bangalore 360 Degrees zeroed in on Praveen Sood, the Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic & Security), to ascertain his informed views on the traffic situation in Bangalore… Here are excerpts: DH: What is your perception of traffic in Bangalore? PS: It’s definitely chaotic. Reason is simple: there are more vehicles. There are ...

A man with a mission Interview with Mr Praveen Sood, Mysore City Police Chief

Published : Our Karnataka Ever since Mysore city came under the Commissionerate in the year 1989, many Police Commissioners have come and gone. Some served the city well. Some others just served their terms and left. The permanent residents of the city will certainly remember those Police Commissioners, who served the city well, leaving behind ...

Better roads do not mean improved road safety

Better roads do not mean improved road safety
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