Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation: News

SC allows Mumbai Metro to remove 177 trees, slaps fine

The Supreme Court (SC) permitted the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) on Monday to remove 177 trees from the Aarey forest while stating that the stay on tree felling will halt the project work.

14 Oct 2020


As COVID-19 curbs ease, Mumbai Metro to resume from Monday

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday issued fresh guidelines to gradually reopen from the coronavirus lockdown under its 'Mission Begin Again'.

05 Oct 2019


Aarey Colony: Many arrested after midnight drama; Section 144 imposed

Merely hours after the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all four petitions challenging the felling of trees in the Aarey Colony in Goregaon East, Mumbai, authorities started cutting trees at the site.

18 Sep 2019


Actress Mouni Roy escapes major mishap, shares video on Twitter

It was a scary morning for Mouni Roy, who escaped a major mishap in Mumbai today while she was on her way to Made In China trailer launch.

19 Jan 2019


Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai yesterday for sprinkling a burning adhesive on several women at Andheri Railway Station in past one month.

11 Oct 2018


Soon, Mumbai Metro commuters can recharge smart cards via PayPal

Reliance Infrastructure's Mumbai Metro has partnered with PayPal, one of the biggest platforms in the world for global online payments.

11 Sep 2018


Alstom to supply 248 wagons for Mumbai's Metro Line 3

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has awarded French multinational Alstom a contract worth around €315 million to supply 248 wagons for Line 3, the company said Tuesday.

23 Jun 2018


Mumbai: Metro-2B line will be constructed overground, MMRDA tells Bombay-HC

The MMRDA has told the Bombay HC its decision to construct the Metro 2B line overground after considering all the aspects.

Ola acquires Ridlr to digitize public transportation

Indian cab-hailing company Ola has acquired Mumbai-based end-to-end public transport ticketing and commuting start-up Ridlr for enabling digitization of public transport and mass transit integration.

07 Mar 2018


This woman calls the shots in Mumbai metro tunnels

She is like any ordinary 26-year-old who loves to travel and listen to music, when she wants to relax.

20 Oct 2017


Mumbai: Metro-1 maintains 98-99% punctuality despite technical failures, says MMOPL

Despite technical failures, punctuality of 98-99% on Mumbai's Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro-1 corridor is being consistently maintained, claimed operator Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL).

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.

19 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Metro security-staff goes on strike; operator seeks police assistance

Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) that operates Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro-I line sought Mumbai Police's help after the Maharashtra Security Force (MSF) staff went on strike.

01 Sep 2017


Mumbai Monorail to get five new rakes by next year

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is going to acquire five new Monorail rakes having four swanky, comfortable coaches each by the end of 2018.

27 Jul 2017


Mumbaiites can soon buy Metro tickets using smartphone

In order to make travelling easier for commuters, Mumbai Metro One will bring in mobile ticketing system from next month.

24 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Man held for flashing at woman, pleads not guilty

A man was arrested for allegedly flashing at a woman in Churchgate. However, he claimed he was fixing his trouser's zip.

07 Jul 2017


Maharashtra police to get meat detection kits!

Maharashtra police will get meat-detection kits by next month in order to check if the seized meat is that of a cow.

02 Jul 2017


Thane police arrests woman for trying to sell 5-year-old girl

The anti-human trafficking cell of Thane police arrested Shobha Gaikwad for trying to sell a five-year-old girl for Rs. 20,000 at Bhiwandi.

22 Jun 2017


Mumbai: Gold-bars worth Rs. 34lakh recovered from Jet Airways' toilet

The Airport Intelligence Unit of Mumbai airport recovered five gold bars from the toilet of Jet Airways flight, which arrived from Dubai.

24 May 2017


Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26

In 2012, Lalita Ben Bansi was attacked with acid by her cousin, who threw it on her over a minor argument.

18 May 2017


Survey: Dadar is Mumbai's dirtiest railway station

The Quality Council of India considered toilets on railway stations and management of tracks, dustbins and conducted a nationwide cleanliness survey of 407 railway stations.

17 May 2017


WannaCry ransomware attack- Maharashtra government releases helplines

Owing to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack on government office computers, the Maharashtra government has come up with helpline numbers.

10 May 2017


Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11

9 years ago when Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare went to take on the terrorists involved in 26/11, his bulletproof vest was no match for the terrorists' AK-47s.

08 May 2017

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber may take a chopper ride to concert venue

According to a source from the organizers of the Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber may take a chopper to the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on 10th May.

04 May 2017


Mumbai: 5 local stations to get clinics charging Re.1/patient

In approximately two months, Central Railway (CR) stations will have medical facilities that would charge Re. 1 per patient.

08 Mar 2017


6 female politicians complain about being harassed through texts

Six female politicians from Maharashtra have complained about vulgar messages and threats, bringing to light the issue of women's safety on International Women's Day.

03 Mar 2017

Washington DC

Mumbai: Driverless metros to run on Metro III

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will acquire driverless trains for the underground metro corridor on the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route, also known as Metro III.

Mumbai University changes student name from Kite to 'Patang'

A degree certificate issued by the Mumbai University to a Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) student by the name of Nikita Kite (pronounced Kee-tay) bears the literal Marathi translation of her surname.

03 Jan 2017

Karan Johar

Mumbai is racing towards the future

Galloping towards a cashless economy, all RTOs in Maharashtra are soon set to become cashless.