Articles about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
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
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
Farmers' protest: Internet services snapped in parts of Delhi
The Ministry of Home Affairs, headed by Amit Shah, seen as the number two in the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, suspended internet services till 11:59 pm today at Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi, and their adjoining areas in New Delhi.
26 Jan 2021
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
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
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.
27 Nov 2020
'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.
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
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
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
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.
11 Jun 2020
Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune
You may or may not know Jasleen Bhalla, but we bet you know her voice.
14 May 2020
In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits
In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.
26 Mar 2020
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
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.
21 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?
To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.
20 Mar 2020
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
'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.
25 Feb 2020
#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present
As mindless violence has taken over Northeast Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a second meeting on Tuesday to review the situation.
23 Feb 2020
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.
24 Dec 2019
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
#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
Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President
At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.
17 Dec 2019
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.
16 Dec 2019
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
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
"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.
18 Nov 2019
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
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.