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Government Puts An End To Red Beacon On All VIP Vehicles, Including PM's, From 1 May - Huffington Post India

Only 4 categories would be allowed to use the red beacon - President, Vice President, Chief Justice of India and the Lok Sabha Speaker. 19/04/2017 2:05 PM IST | Updated 19/04/2017 2:56 PM IST. Agencies. Hindustan Times via Getty Images. NEW DELHI -- In ...and more »

Siren cull: India bans red beacon lights from top of VIP cars - The Guardian

An Indian politician's car with a red beacon on it outside Parliament House in New Delhi. Momentum for a ban had been steadily growing. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images. India. Siren cull: India bans red beacon lights from top of VIP cars ...and more »

Beacons curb: Red, blue, ordinary - The Hindu

In a most welcome move, the Union Cabinet has decided to disallow the use of the red beacon on vehicles on India's roads. Starting May 1, only vehicles on emergency services, such as ambulances, fire trucks and police cars, will be permitted the use of ...and more »

No more lal battis for VIPs from May 1; PM Modi gives up red beacon too - Businessinsider India

Finally, the lal batti or the red beacon culture has come to an end. A new regulation has been formed under which VIPs, ministers and lawmakers have been prohibited to use the red beacon from May 1. Under the new norm, only President, Vice President ...and more »

Red beacons off: Why the commoners will always be fooled - DailyO

Oh! my poor gullible simple-minded country brethren, you know not when your intelligence is being abused. My dear fellow citizens do you not realise that the red beacon is nothing more than a red herring — noise without substance; sleight of hand; a ...and more »

Amaravati: Lal batti rot runs deep, beacons exceed MLAs - Times of India

AMARAVATI: The Union cabinet's decision to ban red beacons on top of vehicles will put the onus on the AP government to clamp down on VIP culture in the state. This will be a tough task considering how successive governments, even before bifurcation ...and more »

Red, blue beacons removed from all EC vehicles - The Hindu

All red and blue beacons were on Friday removed from all vehicles of the Election Commission days after the Union Cabinet decided to end the practice, a perceived symbol of VIP culture. A commission spokesperson said all beacons have been removed from ...and more »

Red beacon ban: Every Indian is a VIP, says Narendra Modi - Livemint

These symbols (red beacons) are out of touch with the spirit of new India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter. Photo: PTI. Latest News » · Prem Kumar Dhumal, common man's leader, loses by 3,500 votes · Himachal elections 2017 is Virbhadra's ...and more »

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

New Delhi: In a significant move to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that of Prime Minister, from May 1. However, emergency vehicles, like ambulance, can continue to ...and more »

Red Beacon 'Lal Batti' Banned From May 1, PM Modi Says 'Every Indian Is A VIP' - NDTV

There will be no red beacons (lal batti) for PM Modi, his ministers and officials from May 1. New Delhi: Highlights. PM Modi will not use "lal batti" on his cars from May 1; Other ministers, CMs, judges too banned from using "lal batti"; PM Modi, say ...and more »