Red beacons

Anger rising against Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, process on to sack him as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque over anti-India rants

Anger rising against Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, process on to sack him as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque over anti-India rants

Controversial cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, may be sacked from his post for making highly objectionable and inflammatory remarks against the country.

May 16, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh prohibits use of red beacons

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh on Friday issued a notification prohibiting the use of red beacons on all vehicles, except those of the High Court judges.

Apr 21, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath steps in to end VIP culture in UP, bans use of red, blue lights; ministers remove beacons from cars

Yogi Adityanath steps in to end VIP culture in UP, bans use of red, blue lights; ministers remove beacons from cars

Just two days after the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to put an end to the VIP culture, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued midnight orders banning the use of red and blue beacon lights on all vehicles across the state.

Apr 21, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
DNA: Red beacons to 'rest in peace' - Watch video to know if it'll end VIP culture

DNA: Red beacons to 'rest in peace' - Watch video to know if it'll end VIP culture

Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Ministers, CMs remove red beacons from their vehicles - List inside

VIPs will not be allowed to flaunt red beacons atop their vehicles from May 1.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Ban on red beacons a step towards ending VIP culture: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision of barring the use of red beacons atop vehicles, including that of the Prime Minister, but termed as "laughable" the ruling BJP's attempt to blow the trumpet of morality over it.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
Every Indian is a VIP; red beacons are out of touch with spirit of new India: PM Modi

Every Indian is a VIP; red beacons are out of touch with spirit of new India: PM Modi

Come May 1, vehicles with red beacons will be a thing of the past as the government has barred their use by VVIPs, including the President, the Prime Minister and CMs.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Modi govt bans use of red, blue beacons by VIPs, including President, PM, from May 1

Modi govt bans use of red, blue beacons by VIPs, including President, PM, from May 1

However, emergency vehicles, like ambulance, can continue to use only blue beacons.

Apr 19, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

We will demolish VIP culture in Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that his government would demolish the VIP culture in the state and the ban on the use of red beacons on government vehicles was a part of this move.

Mar 21, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
No VIP culture in Yogi 'raj', UP CM Adityanath says no to red beacons

No VIP culture in Yogi 'raj', UP CM Adityanath says no to red beacons

Saint-politician Yogi Adityanath, who began his new innings as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh with a pledge to work without discrimination, has decided not to promote the VIP culture during his tenure. 

Mar 20, 2017, 14:30 PM IST