Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited: News
10 Jan 2023Namma Metro
Bengaluru: Mother, son die after under-construction metro pillar collapses
A three-year-old child and his mother died after an under-construction Namma Metro pillar collapsed on their two-wheeler passing through the stretch in Bengaluru's Nagavara on Tuesday morning.
20 Jul 2018Infosys
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.
07 Jul 2018Karnataka
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.
04 Jul 2018Karnataka
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.
04 Jun 2018Karnataka
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.
19 May 2018Bengaluru
Bengaluru Metro Union may go on strike from June 4
Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees' union has threatened an indefinite strike from thereon.
05 May 2018Sexual Harassment
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.
22 Apr 2018Kia Motors
Bengaluru: 3 more bus services to airport, soon
Keeping in mind Bengaluru's Kempegowda International airport's ever-growing passenger traffic, the public transport agency, BMTC, has planned to add three more bus services to its 'Vayu Vajra' fleet.
12 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
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.
21 Mar 2018Karnataka
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.
13 Mar 2018Bengaluru
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.
10 Mar 2018Bengaluru
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.
23 Feb 2018Security
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.
03 Feb 2018Karnataka
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.
01 Feb 2018India
#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.
14 Dec 2017Delhi
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.
14 Oct 2017Karnataka
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.
12 Oct 2017Jaipur
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.
21 Sep 2017Bengaluru
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.
11 Sep 2017Bengaluru
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.
09 Aug 2017Karnataka
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.
03 Aug 2017Karnataka
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.
21 Jul 2017Karnataka
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.
07 Jul 2017Karnataka
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.
27 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
26 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
24 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
21 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
12 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
08 Jun 2017Karnataka
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.
31 May 2017Karnataka
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.
30 May 2017Karnataka
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.
25 May 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru Police arrests 4 Pakistani nationals with fake Aadhaar cards
On 24th May, conducting a raid based on a tip-off, the City Crime Branch of Bengaluru Police arrested 4 Pakistani nationals.
22 May 2017Karnataka
GST Impact- Taxes on Kannada movie tickets maybe reimbursed
With the Goods and Services Tax to come into effect from 1st July in Karnataka, the Karnataka government is contemplating the reimbursement of tax collected on Kannada movie tickets.
16 May 2017Karnataka
China made hi-tech drones seized in Bengaluru
Last week, 10 drones capable of flying at 6,000 metres with a half-kg payload and equipped with a high-end satellite navigation system were seized from a passenger at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA).
10 May 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru to now have pod taxis?
Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP), Manjunath Prasad claimed that the civic body is planning to implement pod taxis in the city.
09 May 2017Karnataka
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.
03 May 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: BJP MLC sends porn images on WhatsApp group
According to reports, Belagavi MLC from BJP, Mahantesh Kavatagimath posted at least 50 PDF files containing nude pictures of women on the Belagavi Media Force WhatsApp group.
24 Apr 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: Now, an app to help you evade potholes
A group of four classmates from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, have invented an app which warns users about the potholes on the road.
17 Apr 2017Tamil Nadu
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.