Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: News
28 Apr 2023Swati 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 2023Instagram
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 2023Noida
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 2023Bhool 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 2023Delhi 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 2021Delhi
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 2021Delhi
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 2021Delhi
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 2021COVID-19
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 2021Delhi
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 2021COVID-19
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 2021COVID-19
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 2021Coronavirus
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 2021Delhi
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 2021Gorakhpur
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 2021Farmers 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 2021Delhi 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 2021Ram 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 2020Narendra 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 2020Maharashtra
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 2020Hindustan 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 2020Dwarka
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 2020Arvind 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 2020Hindustan 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 2020Narendra 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 2020Arvind 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 2020Narendra 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 2020Anurag 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.
23 Feb 2020Citizenship Amendment Act
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 2019National Register of Citizens
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 2019Red 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 2019Delhi 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 2019India
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 2019Uttar 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.
18 Nov 2019Jawaharlal Nehru University
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 2019Uber
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 2019India
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 2019Arvind 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.
06 Sep 2019Supreme Court Of India
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.
02 Sep 2019Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
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 2019Aam 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 2019Aam 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 2019Alwar
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 2019Aam 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 2019Twitter
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 2019Delhi
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 2019Arvind 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 2019Gurugram
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 2019Gurugram
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 2019Madhya 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 2019India
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 2019Delhi
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 2019Delhi
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 2019iOS
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 2019India
#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 2019India
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 2019India
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.