Not just bad driving but road designs, pot holes and a contentious Motor Vehicles Act make India among the top rankers in road deaths. Experts say India should adopt the UN Global Plan to reduce road accidents and fatalities by 50 per cent by 2020
The government implemented Motor Vehicle (MV) Act, 2019, which provides for heavy penalties for traffic rule violations. The new, stiff fines for traffic regulations might scare truant drivers into good behavior. But will they truly work?
We scroll past a frightening number of images every day but only a few storm into our consciousness and get shared far and wide. These viral images might never see ink or paper, but do they say anything? India’s foremost photojournalist Raghu Rai takes a serious look at some of them and tells us, besides speaking his mind on the state of photojournalism in India today.