08 Feb 2019
In a first, Kochi Metro launches breastfeeding pods at stations
In a heartening development, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is now providing breastfeeding pods for mothers at four stations across its network.
31 Jul 2018
Maneka Gandhi, WCD minster, claims she didn't know 'transgender'. Disturbing
Days after Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi created controversy by calling transgenders "the other ones," she has tweeted an "apology," claiming she didn't know "the official terminology for the transgender community."
01 Jul 2018
India needs safe-and-fast railways, not expensive bullet train: 'Metro Man'
Last September marked a landmark in India's transportation system: the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the country's first, was launched.
04 Jun 2018
Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike
A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.
27 Mar 2018
Kerala cops pick up transgender, strip her, upload videos online
It's almost been four years since India's apex court recognized transgenders as the third gender, but cases of discriminatory harassment are common.
14 Feb 2018
Transwoman seeks mercy killing after Air India rejection
A transwoman has sought permission from the president for mercy killing after having failed to secure a job as an airhostess with Air India.
23 Dec 2017
Bhubaneswar becomes third Indian city to get transgender toilets
Bhubaneswar in Odisha has become India's third city to have a transgender toilet, courtesy the municipal corporation and Bhubaneswar Development Authority.
28 Nov 2017
PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train
PM Narendra Modi today flagged off the first train of the Hyderabad Metro from Miyapur. Commercial operations would start tomorrow.
12 Oct 2017
How much do metro rides in Indian cities cost?
Two days ago, Delhi Metro fares were hiked for the second time in five months. The final result: a 100% hike over the period.
05 Sep 2017
Lucknow gets its own metro
The Lucknow Metro was inaugurated today in the presence of UP Governor Ram Naik, CM Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
02 Sep 2017
The new Lucknow Metro has an all-women operating team!
In a couple of days, the City of Nawabs is going to get its own metro. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate services on September 5.
29 Jun 2017
Kochi Metro steps in after nine transgender employees quit
The new Kochi Metro broke many records - including being the first government agency in the country to employ transgenders.
17 Jun 2017
The new Kochi Metro: Breaking records along the way
To mark the inauguration of the Kochi Metro, PM Narendra Modi will enjoy a ride on it along with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, CM Pinarayi Vijayan and other dignitaries.
16 Jun 2017
Could 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan be India's next president?
In the lack of confirmation from the BJP, there have been several names doing the rounds as the possible presidential candidate of the NDA.
30 Dec 2016
Kochi's transgender schools starts with 10 students
India's first alternative learning centre for the transgender community has started in Kochi; the school called Sahaj International will be inaugurated by activist-actor-artist Kalki Subramaniam.
22 Dec 2016
Transgender school opening in Kochi
For the first time, a residential transgender school will be inaugurated in Kochi on December 30.