Namma Metro, also well-known as Bangalore Metro is the 2nd largest metro line in India after Delhi Metro. Spread over 42.3 kilometres serving 41 stations with an average daily ridership of 2,41,000 passengers it began operations in October 2011. The BMRCL plans to double the number of tunnel boring machines used in Phase-2 which is expected to be fully operational by 2023.
05 Oct 2018
The Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, Ramila Umashankar, today died due to a cardiac arrest, barely a week after being elected to the post.
07 Jul 2018
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 2018
Ever since a six-coach metro train was launched in Bengaluru in June, it has boosted daily earnings for the management.
22 May 2018
In just 7-years, Bengaluru's Namma Metro registered a whopping 12-times increase in daily ridership, with Baiyappanahalli scoring the maximum daily footfall at 28,300 passengers.
19 May 2018
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.
22 Apr 2018
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.
02 Mar 2018
It can be easily said that the recent Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike budget is not for citizens, but for the netas.
23 Feb 2018
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 2018
Bengaluru's Namma Metro is all set to get its much-awaited additional train coaches soon.
14 Oct 2017
Heavy rainfall in Bengaluru's Kurubarahalli and Lagere on Friday night led to the death of a couple due to a wall collapse.
18 Sep 2017
The protest against the "imposition" of Hindi in Karnataka has gone a step further with Kannada activists and politicians coming together to plan the further course of action.
11 Sep 2017
Several Bengaluru Namma Metro commuters are frustrated as they are unable to get mobile connectivity in the underground section of the Purple Line.
04 Aug 2017
With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.
07 Jul 2017
Bengalureans heaved a sigh of relief after Namma metro workers withdrew their strike and normal metro services were restored.
26 Jun 2017
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.
20 Jun 2017
A total of 21,053 women have gone missing between 2014 and 2017 in Karnataka. So far, 17,777 women have been traced out of them.
18 Jun 2017
In the city to inaugurate Bengaluru's Namma metro, India's President Pranab Mukherjee broke away with the typical trend of sticking and living up to VVIP symbol.
12 Jun 2017
Heavy rains wreaked havoc for the people of Uttara Kannada district, after a landslide buried alive three children. Atleast 8 houses were destroyed.
12 Jun 2017
Pro-Kannada organizations called for a state-wide bandh on June 12 to press for several demands, including PM Narendra Modi's intervention in the Mahadayi river dispute, loan waivers for farmers, and a permanent solution for the regional water scarcity.
31 May 2017
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 2017
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 2017
On 24th May, conducting a raid based on a tip-off, the City Crime Branch of Bengaluru Police arrested 4 Pakistani nationals.
22 May 2017
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.
18 May 2017
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.
16 May 2017
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 2017
Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP), Manjunath Prasad claimed that the civic body is planning to implement pod taxis in the city.
03 May 2017
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 2017
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.
12 Apr 2017
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said the government will direct multiplexes to cap movie ticket prices at Rs. 200 from May onwards.
29 Mar 2017
The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.
09 Mar 2017
19 transgenders will have the opportunity to write their second pre-university exam in Karnataka under the category of "transgenders."
09 Feb 2017
After borewells in 496 villages dried up, the government has started sending water tankers.