• Synchronising signals will decongest city roads: DCP

    Traffic cops managed to reduce traffic by 20 per cent during peak hours on a two-kilometre stretch on Sinhagad Road by syncing seven signals

  • Issue of traffic affects the beggar and billionaire alike: DCP (traffic) Sarang Awad

    With an estimated 1 crore traffic rule violations predicted to be occurring every day in the city, the traffic department has their work cut out for them. Lack of long-term goals for the development of infrastructure, improper planning and execution of infrastructure projects and inadequate manpower to regulate existing traffic has made the situation even worse. DCP (traffic) Sarang Awad believes that traffic should be the primary issue to be addressed by candidates after the elections

  • Bollywood films that portrayed police in good light

    'Singham Returns' and 'Mardaani' have enhanced Mumbai Police's brand value. Even as top cops share inputs, here's a look at what the force takes away from this celluloid brand-building exercise

  • Missing Salman Khan hit-and-run case papers found at Bandra police station

    A team formed by DCP Satyanarayan Chaudhary comprising six police personnel traced the missing statements of two witnesses and case diary to an inspector's room

  • Need to streamline traffic at Hinjewadi IT Park: DCP traffic

    With the number of vehicles travelling to the IT park increases every day, the DCP (traffic) has asked the collector’s office for better infrastructure in the area

  • DCP goes on the front foot to combat reckless driving

    The Traffic DCP will take to the streets in August, urging drivers to maintain road safety with candid discussions

  • 9k downloads of Pune Traffic app

    The Traffic police are mighty pleased with the response from citizens, and intend to use their feedback to improve the application further

  • Awareness is the key to curbing road accidents: DCP Traffic

    Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Vishwas Pandhare visited mid-day’s office yesterday, and shared how the department plans to improve traffic culture in the city

  • Now, a mobile app to map city traffic

    The city Traffic Police launched an Android-based mobile application yesterday, to enable citizens to get real-time traffic updates, register complaints and search for helpline numbers

  • Unable to park car, angry DCP roughs up businessman

    Even as Mahesh Mehta was helping his mother and mentally-challenged son walk into a restaurant next door, Navi Mumbai DCP Purshottam Karad, upset that Mehta's car had blocked his path, allegedly abused and then roughed up the entrepreneur. An inquiry has now been initiated against the cop

  • Bridging the security gap

    A fortnight after MiD DAY's story on how the panoramic view of the airport afforded from Milan ROB (road over-bridge) places it at a grave security risk, DCP Namdev Chavan (in yellow, back to camera) with a team of policemen visited the flyover yesterday to assess the peril.

  • DCP orders probe on Bandra cops for detaining, thrashing Vakola tenant

    The nine cops did not inform local police in Vakola before barging into youth's residence, assaulting him and dragging him to the station for possession of drugs; they later failed to produce the substance

  • Complaint against doctor for harassing cops from two police stations

    Officers-in-charge of Shivaji Park and Wadala Truck Terminus police stations have complained to the DCP of Zone-IV about the forensic expert's high-handedness and unprofessional behaviour

  • Panvel dance bar raid: RR Patil promises action against errant cops

    Navi Mumbai DCP goes on forced leave, SI transferred after inquiry finds them guilty of failing to take action against Kapal bar, where the owners ran a prostitution racket

  • DCP accidentally pulled trigger; not a suicide: Wife tells cops

    In a twist, the widow of the senior police official with Maharashtra ATS has claimed that her husband did not commit suicide, but he accidentally triggered the firearm that led to his death, police said today.

  • Relatives, cops clash over cause of cop's suicide

    While senior police officials are speculating that a family dispute may have triggered the DCP to commit suicide, family members cite work pressure as a possible factor

  • Thane DCP shoots himself to death

    Thane DCP shoots himself to death

  • DCP shoots himself at Thane restaurant

    DCP Sanjay Banerjee was having lunch with his family; wife claims he was under stress at work

  • CBI team probing UP cop's murder stoned

    The CBI team probing the triple murder at Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh village in which former state minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya is an accused, was attacked by unidentified assailants late Tuesday.

  • 'Be polite with politicians'

    Eknath Khadse, leader of opposition in the State Assembly, called DCP Makarand Ranade and advised him after BJP's City General Secretary Dheeraj Ghate complained that the top cop refused to attend a public meeting they were both invited to yesterday, if he was there.