A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli dealt with two cases in appeal against the orders of the Kerala High Court, in which the amount of compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal (MACT) was reduced.
Unabated road mishaps and the spike in death rates have turned into a major concern for the Odisha government. As per the Central government's Road accident in India 2020 report, in comparison to 2019, the death rates have reduced in 2022, however, during lockdown and shutdown even around 9817 accidents were reported.
The report highlights that total accidents decreased on an average by 18.46 per cent, the number of persons killed decreased by 12.84 per cent and the number of injures decreased by 22.84 per cent over previous year’s average
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He said states such as Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh have helped reduce road accidents by around 50 per cent, while in places like Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Nagaland accidents have increased by 47 and 40 per cent respectively.
At least six people were killed and many others were left injured in road accidents at several places in Odisha on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed and 23 others were injured in separate road accidents in Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur and Nayagarh districts on Sunday. Two persons died while three others were critically injured in a collision involving two motorcycles at Jharigaon Mehersahi of Nabarangpur. One of the deceased has been identified as Jayram Shanta while identity of […]
Khurda: The National Highways – 16 and 57 near Khurda district have turned into ‘death trap’ for commuters passing through the stretch due to potholes and rough patches on the road. Reports claimed that on an average 3-4 precious lives are lost every week with last year registering as many as 200 deaths in separate […]
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Bhubaneswar: As many as three persons were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with truck from behind near Satsang Vihar area on Saturday night. The deceased have been identified as Kumar Chandan, Debashis Mishra and Parshuram Harichandan. All the three were reportedly residents of Bhubaneswar. While Chandan was reportedly an Engineer, Debasish […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as four persons were killed while around 45 passengers were injured in road accidents at two separate places in Odisha today. In the first incident, three persons were killed and 35 left injured after a pickup van carrying labourers turned turtle at Mangalpur chhak near Mahakalpada in Kendrapara district. All the injured […]
Jharsuguda/Jeypore: Six persons were killed while two were left critical in separate road mishaps at different places in the State today. In the first incident, a woman and son were mowed down by a car near BadamalaChhak in Jharsuguda while crossing road. The mishap victims were identified as Sujata Buda (27) and son Surya Buda […]
Sundergarh: One woman was killed and 12 others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Sundergarh district this morning. In a series of accidents, a speeding truck first hit a Bolero from behind which in turn mowed down a woman pedestrian near Badaposh Chhak on Biju Expressway under Kutra police limits Sunday morning. Five others, […]
Bhawanipatna: An army jawan was killed while four others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State today. According to information, the army Jawan identified as Laxmi Rout of Brundabahal village died on spot after a head-on collision between two bikes on a bridge over Tel River near Golamunda of Kalahandi district. […]
Bhubaneswar: The number of casualty due to road accidents in the State has shot up by 14 per cent in first three months of this year, informed Transport Commissioner Madhusudan Padhi here today. Padhi, revealed the information after attending a review meeting on road safety at the State Secretariat here. It may be noted that […]