Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: News

24 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Delhi Lok Sabha elections: Know what's open and what's closed 

All seven constituencies in Delhi will go to the polls in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

23 Mar 2024


Girls' intimate Holi celebration inside Delhi Metro sparks online debate

A video of two girls playing Holi while dancing to a Bollywood song inside a metro train compartment in Delhi has gone viral for all the wrong reasons.

08 Feb 2024


Portion of Delhi metro station collapses, man dies under debris 

A person was killed and four others were injured on Thursday after a section of the boundary wall at Delhi's Gokulpuri metro station collapsed.

19 Jan 2024


Republic Day: Security stepped up at all Delhi metro stations

Ahead of Republic Day, the security checks for passengers will be intensified by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at all Delhi metro stations from January 19 to January 27.

17 Dec 2023


Woman's saree gets stuck in metro door, dragged to death

A 35-year-old woman, whose saree got stuck in the door of a Delhi Metro train and was dragged for 25 meters on the platform, has succumbed to her injuries at a hospital in Delhi.

11 Dec 2023

Delhi Government

You can soon buy bus ticket in Delhi on WhatsApp

The Delhi government is planning to introduce a WhatsApp-based ticketing system for buses in the city, following the successful implementation of a similar system for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

16 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to inaugurate 'Yashobhoomi' on his birthday: Everything to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first phase of the international convention and expo center "Yashobhoomi" in Dwarka, New Delhi on Sunday, which also marks his birthday, ANI reported.

15 Jul 2023


DMRC removes speed restriction for trains as Yamuna River recedes

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Saturday removed the speed restriction for Metro trains while crossing four bridges over the Yamuna River.

25 Jun 2023


286 Metro stations in 15hrs: Delhi man sets Guinness record

A resident of Delhi named Shashank Manu has set a new Guinness World Record for traveling in all of the 286 stations of the Delhi Metro in just 15 hours 22 minutes 49 seconds, The Indian Express reported.

28 Apr 2023

Swati Maliwal

Man masturbates in Delhi Metro, DCW issues notice to cops

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) President Swati Maliwal has issued a notice to the Delhi Police and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) over a "disgusting" viral video on Friday.

14 Mar 2023


You can't film Reels while traveling in Delhi Metro anymore

People making Instagram Reels and dance videos inside coaches are a common sight in the Delhi Metro.

15 Feb 2023


New Noida metro-line to run parallel to Noida-Greater Noida Expressway

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) is set to get the detailed project report (DPR) for the metro line between Botanical Garden and Noida Sector 142 by March.

24 Jan 2023

Bhool Bhulaiyaa

Woman dressed up as 'Manjulika' scares people in Delhi Metro

Remember Manjulika's character played by Vidya Balan from the 2007 blockbuster film Bhool Bhulaiyaa?

23 Jan 2023

Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi: Traffic curbs in place for Republic Day parade rehearsal

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory in view of the Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal on Monday.

15 Sep 2021


DMRC to conduct studies for Noida Airport-Delhi metro link

The Board of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) on Tuesday gave its go-ahead to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for conducting studies for high-speed metro rail links from Noida International Airport to Delhi.

12 Aug 2021


Delhi Metro feeder e-buses begin plying; entry through smart cards

In a first for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), state-of-the-art feeder electric buses began operations in the city from Thursday to boost last-mile connectivity for commuters with the Delhi Metro network.

06 Aug 2021


Pink Line becomes Delhi Metro's longest operational corridor

In a major boost for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, a small segment of its Pink Line at Trilokpuri, which had proved a bottleneck for authorities for a long time, was inaugurated on Friday, making it the longest network operational corridor.

26 Jul 2021


Maximum trains running with same frequency as pre-COVID-19 time: DMRC

Notwithstanding the restrictions on the number of passengers to be carried, the DMRC is running maximum trains, performing over 5,100 trips with the highest frequency daily as was available during pre-COVID-19 time, officials said.

23 Jul 2021


DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

A number of selfie points have been set up by the Delhi Metro authorities at its prominent stations, including at Rajiv Chowk and JLN Stadium, to cheer the athletes taking part in Tokyo Olympics, officials said on Friday.

21 Jun 2021


More vaccination camps for workers at Delhi Metro project sites

The Delhi Metro will organize more vaccination camps at construction sites for its workers for their inoculation against COVID-19, officials said on Sunday.

09 Jun 2021


Over 130 Delhi Metro passengers fined for not wearing masks

More than 130 passengers were penalized by Delhi Metro authorities on Tuesday for not wearing a face mask inside trains, officials said.

20 Apr 2021


Delhi: DMRC revises operational plan, increases frequency of metro trains

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday revised its operational plan for the six-day lockdown period and increased the frequency of metro trains from 30 minutes to 15 minutes during peak hours.

18 Feb 2021


Rail Roko: Delhi Metro shuts entry, exit at 4 stations

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday closed the entry and exit points at four metro stations near the Tikri border, one of the sites where Farmers have been camping in their protest against the central government's three new farm laws.

17 Feb 2021


Many cities now want low-cost Metro Lite, Metro Neo: Report

Several cities in India are reportedly considering cheaper alternatives to the Metro rail.

01 Feb 2021

Farmers Protest

Delhi Metro closes gates of Tikri Border, three other stations

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday announced that entry and exit gates at four stations on the Green Line will remain closed.

26 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

Hundreds of farmers deviated from the route decided by the Delhi Police for their tractor rally on Tuesday, sparking chaos in several areas of the national capital even as the iconic Republic Day parade was underway.

24 Jan 2021

Ram Nath Kovind

Delhi Metro schedule on Republic Day; check details here

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday released its schedule for Republic Day.

28 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates India's first driverless train for Delhi Metro

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off India's first driverless train that will be functional on the 37-km-long Magenta Line of the expansive Delhi Metro network. It will ply between Janakpuri West and Botanical Garden.

07 Sep 2020


Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

06 Sep 2020

Hindustan Times

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made several preparations ahead of the resumption of its services from Monday (September 7).

03 Sep 2020


Delhi: Your Metro travel experience to change drastically

Starting Monday, Delhi Metro will resume operations in a graded manner, more than five months after it was shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

02 Sep 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Metro set to start; L-G approves Kejriwal government's proposal

Five months after the coronavirus outbreak forced Delhi Metro to shut operations, it will restart from Monday, September 7, as L-G Anil Baijal has approved a proposal of the state government, led by AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, reports said on Wednesday.

30 Aug 2020

Hindustan Times

Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro

After a five-month pause, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to resume operations, with the Unlock 4.0 guidelines allowing phased resumption of metro rail services from September 7.

26 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Delhi Metro extends suspension till April 14 amid lockdown

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday announced that its services will remain suspended till April 14 in light of a 21-day nationwide lockdown called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

22 Mar 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi on full lockdown from tomorrow; public transport, shops shut

A day after he refused to put Delhi on lockdown, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday placed the national capital on full lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

20 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal

In view of the coronavirus pandemic, malls across Delhi have been ordered to remain shut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. Grocery, pharmacy, and vegetable shops in these malls have been exempted from this ban, he added.

29 Feb 2020

Anurag Thakur

'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained

The spiteful slogan — Desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko, has spilled beyond rallies and public meetings. This was proved today when a bunch of men raised the slogan at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station, in the heart of Delhi.

Delhi: Women block key road in Jaffrabad, metro station closed

Hundreds of women have blocked a key road in Delhi's Jaffrabad to lodge a protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), since last night, and efforts are on to clear the path.

CAA-stir: Protest begins at Delhi's Mandi House, Section 144 imposed

The protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has taken center stage in Delhi, again, courtesy a protest march called by Swaraj India's Yogendra Yadav.

20 Dec 2019

Red Fort

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

17 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Stone-pelting in Delhi's Seelampur over CAA; cops use tear gas

Agitation against the Citizenship Act turned violent in New Delhi, again, after protesters allegedly pelted stones at cops and they used tear gas to disperse them away.

29 Nov 2019


Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

In what would come as a good news for fliers using Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the bustling airport is likely to get an 'air train' by 2022.

20 Nov 2019

Uttar Pradesh

"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos

For the first time in its history, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit attached to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) organized a function to felicitate its dog commandos, upon retirement.

Amid JNU protests, 4 major Delhi Metro stations closed

On Monday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced that four metro stations on the yellow line have been closed temporarily.

22 Oct 2019


Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets

In a major move, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched a new 'Public Transport' mode to help Indians plan their commute.

05 Oct 2019


Delhi Metro noise, vibrations disturb residents; experts' assistance sought

Residents in Delhi have lodged several complaints regarding disturbance caused due to vibrations and noise from Metro train movements near their houses.

19 Sep 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Transport strike in Delhi/NCR today against amended Motor Vehicles Act

Commuters in Delhi/NCR are likely to face problems on Thursday as a day-long transport strike has been called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) to protest against the amended Motor Vehicles Act.

Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

You can not be handing over sops to people and then fight in court for sharing losses with the Centre, the Supreme Court told Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Friday.

Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash

Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.

27 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today that the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to waive off water arrears for citizens with functional water meters at their homes.

15 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

With an eye on 2020 Assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced yet another freebie on Thursday.

02 Jul 2019


Delhi to Alwar in 2 hours now: Details here

You will soon be able to travel from Delhi to Alwar in 2 hours flat!

22 Jun 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Free rides an election gimmick: Metro Man Sreedharan tells Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to make Delhi Metro rides free for women and this decision has started conversations.

21 Jun 2019


Fire breaks out at Kalindi Kunj, Magenta Metro line affected

On Friday morning, a massive fire broke out at a furniture market near Kalindi Kunj Metro station affecting train services on the Magenta line.

09 Jun 2019


Woman's beheaded body, stuffed in trunk, found near Delhi Metro

In a shocking incident, a decapitated body of a woman was found stuffed inside a box near the Jahangirpuri Metro Station in the national capital on Saturday evening, the police said.

03 Jun 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Free travel for women in Delhi buses, Metro, announces Kejriwal

In a move which reeks of appeasement, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that women will not have to pay money in public transport anymore.

22 May 2019


Delhi-Gurugram Metro: 6,000 passengers suffered without AC for two hours

Yesterday, commuters of Delhi-Gurugram Metro had little idea their usual day would turn into a nightmare.

21 May 2019


You should avoid taking Delhi-Gurugram Metro today. Here's why

On Tuesday, services were disrupted on the Delhi-Gurugram Metro, popularly known as Yellow Line, due to a technical snag.

22 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.

29 Mar 2019


Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is one of the busiest in the world.

17 Mar 2019


Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from tomorrow

Starting Monday (18 March), commuters of the Delhi Metro can participate in an online survey conducted by a global transport body across various parameters, including availability, accessibility, and security, officials said Sunday.

13 Mar 2019


Woman jumps on Metro track to pick up Rs. 2,000

In a spine-chilling incident, a woman came under a Delhi Metro train, but surprisingly escaped unhurt.

09 Mar 2019


Delhi government launches 'one stop app' for daily commuters

Just recently, the Delhi government launched a common mobility app, One Delhi, to ease the daily travel of local commuters.

05 Mar 2019


#OneNationOneCard: PM Modi launches 'National Common Mobility Card'; Details here

PM Narendra Modi launched an interoperable transport card, National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which functions on the "One Nation, One Card" model across India.

01 Mar 2019


Wi-Fi named 'Join Hizbul Mujahideen' leads police on wild-goose chase

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan after the Pulwama attack, leading to a high alert imposed on Delhi Metro, somebody had their Wi-Fi named 'Join Hizbul Mujahideen'.

27 Feb 2019


Amid rising Indo-Pak tension, Delhi Metro put on high alert

Amid the escalating tension between India and Pakistan, a red alert was issued by DMRC on Wednesday evening.