Articles about Delhi Transport Corporation

Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

13 May 2022

Delhi
Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

The Delhi government's new film policy, which will provide producers with discounts and subsidies on hospitality services, will be unveiled on Friday, said officials.

Mosquito breeding: SDMC serves notices to 20 DTC bus depots

24 Aug 2021

Delhi
Mosquito breeding: SDMC serves notices to 20 DTC bus depots

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) issued legal notices to 20 DTC bus depots for allegedly failing to curb mosquito breeding during monsoon, the civic body said on Tuesday.

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

26 Jan 2021

India
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.

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

30 Aug 2020

India
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.

Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended

30 Mar 2020

India
Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended

Amid the 21-day lockdown, when hundreds of migrant workers arrived at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal this past weekend to catch buses for their native places, the Centre saw it as an administrative failure in Delhi.

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

22 Mar 2020

India
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.

Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

14 Feb 2020

Politics
Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

There are two pertinent problems with "young India" - they don't read and hence, have no patience for nuanced arguments; they are intolerant and hence, eager to put you in boxes.

Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi

16 Dec 2019

Technology
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 government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

17 Oct 2019

India
Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours

A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.

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

19 Sep 2019

India
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.

Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

13 Sep 2019

India
Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

Weeks after the amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act, a truck driver in Delhi was slapped with a Rs. 2 lakh fine on Wednesday, the biggest challan yet.

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

15 Aug 2019

India
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.

Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

12 Aug 2019

India
Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

On Monday, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) canceled service of Delhi-Lahore bus, after Pakistan took a similar decision last week.

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

03 Jun 2019

India
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.

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

05 Mar 2019

India
#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.

Delhi: Cars to get costlier; one-time parking fee hiked 18-fold

22 Dec 2018

Business
Delhi: Cars to get costlier; one-time parking fee hiked 18-fold

Cars buyers in Delhi will see costs of cars go up significantly in 2019, as the Delhi Transport Department has approved a recommendation for hiking the one-time parking fee that is charged during vehicle registration.

Kejriwal asks PM to apologize after I-T raids Gahlot's premises

10 Oct 2018

India
Kejriwal asks PM to apologize after I-T raids Gahlot's premises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologize to people for "constantly troubling" the Delhi Government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today following the Income Tax Department raids on premises linked to his Minister Kailash Gahlot.

Delhi Metro smart cards to go 'colorful' from December

06 Oct 2018

Delhi
Delhi Metro smart cards to go 'colorful' from December

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has announced on Friday that the blue smart cards of the Delhi Metro will soon have the hues of red, orange, and yellow.

Delhi: Now swipe your Metro Card to pay for bus-rides

25 Aug 2018

Delhi
Delhi: Now swipe your Metro Card to pay for bus-rides

Delhi yesterday joined global cities using a common card for commuting on public transport, with Metro Smart Card becoming a valid mode of payment for travel in DTC and Cluster buses.

#RakshaBandhan: Free travel for female passengers in DTC buses

24 Aug 2018

Delhi
#RakshaBandhan: Free travel for female passengers in DTC buses

The DTC has decided to provide free rides to women in buses on Raksha Bandhan.

120 trucks entering Delhi fined for overloading this month

14 Jul 2018

Delhi
120 trucks entering Delhi fined for overloading this month

In a drive conducted earlier this month against overloaded commercial vehicles entering the national capital, Delhi Transport Department and the NHAI imposed fines on 120 trucks.

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

12 Jun 2018

Politics
Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

Delhi transport department's app to go on trial from next-week

06 May 2018

Delhi
Delhi transport department's app to go on trial from next-week

The Delhi Transport Department's mobile application named "Delhi Transport" to help people register complaints against errant taxi and auto-rickshaw drivers for prompt action in case they are found guilty will go on a 15-day trial from next week, said Special Commissioner (Transport) KK Dahiya.

Delhi: New mobile app to track interstate buses on smartphone

14 Apr 2018

India
Delhi: New mobile app to track interstate buses on smartphone

Nearly three lakh daily passengers at ISBTs in Delhi will soon be able to access the details of buses to neighboring states through a mobile app.

Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms

08 Apr 2018

Delhi
Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms

A total of 7,219 buses were issued challans for flouting pollution norms in Delhi since the past six years.

Delhi: Over 7,000 buses booked for flouting pollution norms

07 Apr 2018

India
Delhi: Over 7,000 buses booked for flouting pollution norms

Over 7,000 buses, a majority from neighboring states, were booked for flouting pollution norms in the national capital in the last six years, the Delhi government informed the state Assembly.

After 2017 fare hikes, Delhi Metro loses 2.6cr riders

16 Mar 2018

India
After 2017 fare hikes, Delhi Metro loses 2.6cr riders

Two drastic fare hikes in the Delhi Metro last year has hit ridership severely; annual ridership registered a decline for the first time in a decade.

Delhi: Buses to get panic alarm system for women-passengers' safety

08 Mar 2018

Delhi
Delhi: Buses to get panic alarm system for women-passengers' safety

The Delhi government on the eve of International Women's Day on Wednesday launched a pilot project for equipping public buses with "panic alarm system" to ensure the safety of women passengers.

Holi-2018: DTC, Delhi Metro services won't be available till 2pm

01 Mar 2018

India
Holi-2018: DTC, Delhi Metro services won't be available till 2pm

The Delhi Transport Corporation will not run buses tomorrow morning and resume its services only from 2pm on account of Holi, an official said today.

Delhi: Free travel for senior citizens in DTC buses

15 Feb 2018

Delhi
Delhi: Free travel for senior citizens in DTC buses

The Delhi government on Wednesday announced free travel for senior citizens in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses plying in the national capital.

No exemption for two-wheelers from odd-even, NGT rules

15 Dec 2017

India
No exemption for two-wheelers from odd-even, NGT rules

The NGT has rejected the Delhi government's request to exempt two-wheelers from the odd-even scheme, saying giving relaxation to "a major source of pollution" will defeat the initiative's purpose.

Delhi Metro lost 3L commuters daily, after Oct's fare-hike: RTI

24 Nov 2017

India
Delhi Metro lost 3L commuters daily, after Oct's fare-hike: RTI

The controversial fare hike in the Delhi Metro last month had resulted in a fall in ridership by up to three lakh daily, an RTI query has revealed.

Delhi Govt calls off "Odd-Even Scheme" for now

11 Nov 2017

India
Delhi Govt calls off "Odd-Even Scheme" for now

In a surprising move, the Delhi Government has now reportedly called off the odd-even traffic scheme, which was to be implemented from 13-17 November.

NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt

11 Nov 2017

India
NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt

The National Green Tribunal, which earlier barred the Delhi Government from re-introducing the odd-even scheme, has given its approval to the Kejriwal-led government to implement the traffic restrictions.

Delhi Metro fares hiked for second time in five months

10 Oct 2017

India
Delhi Metro fares hiked for second time in five months

If you are a Delhi Metro user, prepare to shell out more for your rides today. After much political blame game, the fare hike has gone live.

Delhi Metro fare: 'Pay Rs. 3,000cr annually', Centre tells AAP

09 Oct 2017

Politics
Delhi Metro fare: 'Pay Rs. 3,000cr annually', Centre tells AAP

The Centre has asked the Delhi government for an annual aid of Rs. 3,000cr to the DMRC if it wants the Delhi Metro fare hike to be reconsidered.

Delhi Metro fare hike: Kejriwal opposes, Centre insists it's necessary

07 Oct 2017

Politics
Delhi Metro fare hike: Kejriwal opposes, Centre insists it's necessary

As the Delhi government opposes the fare hike of Delhi Metro, Centre has made it clear that it can't be put on hold as the increase is required for its survival.

Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000

08 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000

For the convenience of lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses, Delhi Government is planning to increase the number of buses to 11,000, the city's total requirement.

Delhi: Nearly 4,000 DTC buses untrackable due to defective GPS

07 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Nearly 4,000 DTC buses untrackable due to defective GPS

Lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation could be at risk as the GPS (global positioning system) devices installed in these buses are out-of-order.

Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

03 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

A six-year-old boy of Delhi's Harsh Vihar was sexually abused and murdered by a 40-year-old laborer, Ram Niwas.