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'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

15 Sep 2019

Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee M Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.

Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

06 Sep 2019

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.

Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash

02 Sep 2019

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.

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

27 Aug 2019

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.

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

15 Aug 2019

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.

Delhi to Alwar in 2 hours now: Details here

02 Jul 2019

Delhi to Alwar in 2 hours now: Details here

You will soon be able to travel from Delhi to Alwar in 2 hours flat!

Free rides an election gimmick: Metro Man Sreedharan tells Sisodia

22 Jun 2019

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.

Fire breaks out at Kalindi Kunj, Magenta Metro line affected

21 Jun 2019

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.

Woman's beheaded body, stuffed in trunk, found near Delhi Metro

09 Jun 2019

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.

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

03 Jun 2019

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.

Delhi-Gurugram Metro: 6,000 passengers suffered without AC for two hours

22 May 2019

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.

You should avoid taking Delhi-Gurugram Metro today. Here's why

21 May 2019

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.

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

22 Apr 2019

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.

Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

29 Mar 2019

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.

Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from tomorrow

17 Mar 2019

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.

Woman jumps on Metro track to pick up Rs. 2,000

13 Mar 2019

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.

Delhi government launches 'one stop app' for daily commuters

09 Mar 2019

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.

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

05 Mar 2019

#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.

Wi-Fi named 'Join Hizbul Mujahideen' leads police on wild-goose chase

01 Mar 2019

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'.

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

28 Feb 2019

India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot

The government asked Pakistan to ensure an immediate and safe return of an IAF pilot the neighboring country captured after air combat on Wednesday morning.

Amid rising Indo-Pak tension, Delhi Metro put on high alert

27 Feb 2019

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.

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated

31 Dec 2018

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated

The 9.7-km Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor of Delhi Metro's Pink Line was inaugurated by Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, which directly connects south and east Delhi on the rapid transit network.