Bengaluru Metro

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Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

20 Jul 2018

Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation will soon add a station to the Bengaluru metro network, as per an agreement between the company and BMRCL.

Bengaluru: Infosys to contribute Rs. 200cr for Konappana Agrahara Metro-Station

07 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: Infosys to contribute Rs. 200cr for Konappana Agrahara Metro-Station

Infosys Foundation would contribute Rs. 200 crore to the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd for construction of Konappana Agrahara Metro Station and metro railway track and both parties would sign a MoU on July 19, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said today.

Rs. 1.3 crore: Bengaluru Metro's stunning single-day income

04 Jul 2018

Rs. 1.3 crore: Bengaluru Metro's stunning single-day income

Ever since a six-coach metro train was launched in Bengaluru in June, it has boosted daily earnings for the management.

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

04 Jun 2018

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

19 May 2018

Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4

Bengaluru metro services may be affected from June 4, as Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union has threatened an indefinite strike from thereon.

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

05 May 2018

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bengaluru after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her.

Bengaluru metro services extended by 1.5 hours on IPL days

12 Apr 2018

Bengaluru metro services extended by 1.5 hours on IPL days

The Bengaluru metro will run till 12.30 AM, as against the normal 11 PM, on all the days IPL matches will be held at the Chinnaswamy stadium.

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

21 Mar 2018

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

Bringing huge relief to the regular commuters of Bengaluru Metro, about 900 employees have agreed to not strike tomorrow.

New train services connect Baiyappanahalli to Bengaluru's tech hubs

13 Mar 2018

New train services connect Baiyappanahalli to Bengaluru's tech hubs

Four suburban trains that will connect Baiyappanahalli metro station to its technology hubs, Bellandur and Electronic City, have started its operations from yesterday.

Bengaluru Metro Union threaten to go on indefinite strike

10 Mar 2018

Bengaluru Metro Union threaten to go on indefinite strike

Come March 22, and there may be no metro running in Bengaluru. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from that day.

Bengaluru: "Do not whistle," security guards ordered

23 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: "Do not whistle," security guards ordered

No, do not get misled by the headline. This is actually a directive issued by the Namma Metro authorities for security guards who control crowd at platforms.

Bengaluru's Namma Metro trains to get three additional coaches

03 Feb 2018

Bengaluru's Namma Metro trains to get three additional coaches

Bengaluru's Namma Metro is all set to get its much-awaited additional train coaches soon.

#DecodingBudget: India gets Rs. 1,200cr healthcare coverage, 'largest govt-funded program'

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: India gets Rs. 1,200cr healthcare coverage, 'largest govt-funded program'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the 2018 Budget this morning. If the NDA doesn't return to power in 2019, this was its last full-fledged Budget.

Flight delay: Aviation Minister calls up AI chairman, three suspended

14 Dec 2017

Flight delay: Aviation Minister calls up AI chairman, three suspended

Passengers of a Delhi-Vijayawada Air India flight yesterday had to sit inside the plane for 1.5 hours waiting for take-off.

Bengaluru: Couple dead, 3 feared drowned in heavy rainstorm

14 Oct 2017

Bengaluru: Couple dead, 3 feared drowned in heavy rainstorm

Heavy rainfall in Bengaluru's Kurubarahalli and Lagere on Friday night led to the death of a couple due to a wall collapse.

How much do metro rides in Indian cities cost?

12 Oct 2017

How much do metro rides in Indian cities cost?

Two days ago, Delhi Metro fares were hiked for the second time in five months. The final result: a 100% hike over the period.

Bengaluru Airport Metro Link: BMRCL revises alignment, saving Rs. 1000cr

21 Sep 2017

Bengaluru Airport Metro Link: BMRCL revises alignment, saving Rs. 1000cr

After submitting the detailed project report for the Airport Metro Link, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited said it revised the alignment near Cantonment Railway Station, linking Shivajinagar and Pottery Town metro stations.

Bengaluru: Namma Metro passengers left without mobile-connectivity in underground sections

11 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Namma Metro passengers left without mobile-connectivity in underground sections

Several Bengaluru Namma Metro commuters are frustrated as they are unable to get mobile connectivity in the underground section of the Purple Line.

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

09 Aug 2017

Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.

Karnataka's two-wheeler Honda plant is largest in the world

03 Aug 2017

Karnataka's two-wheeler Honda plant is largest in the world

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter established its fourth assembly-line in its Narasapura factory in Kolar district, Karnataka, making India the biggest production hub for Honda's two-wheeler operations.

Bengaluru: With this elevated corridor, Koramangala would be traffic-free

21 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: With this elevated corridor, Koramangala would be traffic-free

BBMP will kick off work on the long-pending 2.4 km elevated corridor between Ejipura Main Road to Hosur Road on Monday.

Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike

07 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike

Bengalureans heaved a sigh of relief after Namma metro workers withdrew their strike and normal metro services were restored.

Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

27 Jun 2017

Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost

With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.

After a week of going live, Bengaluru Metro faces technical-issues

26 Jun 2017

After a week of going live, Bengaluru Metro faces technical-issues

The Green-Line section of Namma Metro, that connects Sampige Road to Yelachenahalli, was hit by signal snag for an hour, just a week after it was opened for masses.

Karnataka CET topper gets an AIR-4 in NEET

24 Jun 2017

Karnataka CET topper gets an AIR-4 in NEET

Sankeerth Sadananda has done it yet again. He has not only topped in Common Entrance Test, 2017 in Karnataka but also secured an all India rank of 4 in NEET, 2017.

Traders' association to build toilets at Bengaluru metro stations

21 Jun 2017

Traders' association to build toilets at Bengaluru metro stations

The Chickpet Traders' Association has offered to to build pay and use toilets for passengers at the Metro station and talks are going on with Bangalore Metro Rail Corportation (BMRC) regarding the initiative.

Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

12 Jun 2017

Heavy rains cause landslide in Karnataka, 3 children dead

Heavy rains wreaked havoc for the people of Uttara Kannada district, after a landslide buried alive three children. Atleast 8 houses were destroyed.

Bengaluru's Phase 1 metro to be inaugurated on June 17

08 Jun 2017

Bengaluru's Phase 1 metro to be inaugurated on June 17

Bengaluru's wait for Phase 1 metro will soon be over with its last leg to be inaugurated on June 17 by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Soon, Dial 100 for appointment with Bengaluru police officers

31 May 2017

Soon, Dial 100 for appointment with Bengaluru police officers

Residents of Bengaluru will soon be able to dial 100 for setting up appointments with police officers at local police stations for verification or filing of non-emergency complaints.

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

30 May 2017

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

According to reports, the Karnataka government will soon have independent units which will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton across the state.

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

09 May 2017

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

Workbench Projects from Bengaluru has been chosen by Hyperloop India to build a prototype pod which will feature on a global platform - a competition for the super fast transportation system using magnetic levitation technology.

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

17 Apr 2017

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.

Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars

29 Mar 2017

Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars

The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.

Army personnel's combat jackets to come from Bengaluru companies

27 Mar 2017

Army personnel's combat jackets to come from Bengaluru companies

Two extremely crucial combat-clothing needs of the Indian Army will be satisfied by Bengaluru companies; bullet-proof jackets (BPJs) and coats for extreme cold climates (coats-ECC) for those posted in Siachen.