Articles about Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

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

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.

Pink Line becomes Delhi Metro's longest operational corridor

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.

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

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.

DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

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.

More vaccination camps for workers at Delhi Metro project sites

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.

Over 130 Delhi Metro passengers fined for not wearing masks

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Delhi Metro closes gates of Tikri Border, three other stations

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.

Farmers' protest: Internet services snapped in parts of Delhi

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.

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

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.

Delhi Metro schedule on Republic Day; check details here

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.

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

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.

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

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.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

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.

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

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).

Delhi: Your Metro travel experience to change drastically

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune

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.

In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits

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.

Delhi Metro extends suspension till April 14 amid lockdown

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.

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

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

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.

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

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.

Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi

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.

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

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.

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

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.

Amid JNU protests, 4 major Delhi Metro stations closed

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.

Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets

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.

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

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.

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

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.