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SC notice to centre, states on plea against e-rickshaws

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:28

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and state governments on a plea seeking directions to the authorities both at levels to prohibit e-rickshaw from playing on the roads as they threaten the safety of the people travelling in them.

Tripura to register battery-operated rickshaws

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:44

Tripura will probably be the first state in India to provide registration and licences to a new but popular mode of public transport - the battery-operated rickshaws, or e-rickshaws as they are know in Delhi and which have become a subject of controversy in the national capital.

NDMC, SDMC initiates regularisation process for e-rickshaws

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:14

The Standing Committee of both north and south corporations today directed their municipal commissioners to formulate a policy to bring the e-rickshaws into the fold of the civic bodies, officials said.

Stop pulling off of e-rickshaws from roads: Congress to LG

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 22:01

Congress on Monday urged Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to immediately stop the pulling off of e-rickshaws from roads and threatend agitation if this was not done.

Kejriwal meets LG over over e-rickshaw issues

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:43

Advocating the need for formulating a policy for e-rickshaws in Delhi, former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP head Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung not to allow Transport Department and police take punitive action against the operators in the city.

Calcutta HC bans battery powered rickshaws

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 23:48

The Calcutta High Court today ordered the district administration in Howrah and Hooghly districts to stop running of battery-operated rickshaws.

Delhi HC pulls up government, MCD over e-rickshaws

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 00:59

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the state government and Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for shifting the blame on each other on the issue of e-rickshaws plying on city roads without licences or number plates.

Court stays ban on advertisements on auto-rickshaws

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 17:19

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday suspended the government`s order to prohibit auto-rickshaw drivers from displaying advertisements and posters on their vehicles.

NDMC to undertake registration of cycle-rickshaws

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 20:20

Acting on a Delhi High Court judgement, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday decided to undertake registration of cycle-rickshaws and their licensing.

UP govt distributes free battery operated rickshaws

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 16:54

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday launched a scheme for free distribution of battery operated rickshaws.

Over 8000 hand-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata: Mayor

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 16:22

There are more than eight thousand hand-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata, according to Mayor Shovan Chatterjee.

Over 4,300 autos with GPS on Delhi streets

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:03

People having license for driving auto-rickshaw are eligible for getting the permits. Currently, the city has a fleet of around 60,000 auto-rickshaws.