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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.

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.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

#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.

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.

On Diwali, Delhi Metro to run till 10 pm only

06 Nov 2018

On Diwali, Delhi Metro to run till 10 pm only

Metro services will be available till 10 pm on Diwali from terminal stations, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said yesterday.

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

20 Oct 2018

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

The Delhi finance department's fears about the proposed Delhi Metro Phase IV project bleeding the state exchequer have come true.

Delhi Metro smart cards to go 'colorful' from December

06 Oct 2018

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.

IIT-FIITJEE row: DMRC covers up FIITJEE logo at metro station

29 Sep 2018

IIT-FIITJEE row: DMRC covers up FIITJEE logo at metro station

In the latest development in the row between IIT-Delhi and coaching institute FIITJEE, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has temporarily covered all mentions of FIITJEE's name at the IIT-Delhi metro station, till the time an issue pertaining to the size of a disclaimer is solved.

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

25 Aug 2018

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.

Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Metro to run 598 extra train trips

24 Aug 2018

Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Metro to run 598 extra train trips

In view of high ridership observed on the day of Raksha Bandhan and its eve, the Delhi Metro has decided to run 598 extra train trips on Sunday and deploy additional security personnel to handle the rush expected on the two days, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said today.

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

14 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

Metro services on Delhi Metro's Violet Line will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow to facilitate movement of people who wish to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort, officials said today.

This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how

13 Aug 2018

This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how

Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro has come up with a unique design for a train to spread the message of patriotism.

Delhi: Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro-train

21 Jul 2018

Delhi: Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro-train

A 23-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train at Jangpura metro station yesterday.

Delhi: Pavement outside GK metro station caves in amid rains

20 Jul 2018

Delhi: Pavement outside GK metro station caves in amid rains

A portion of a pavement outside the underground Greater Kailash metro station in Delhi caved in early today due to accumulation of water after heavy rainfall, a DMRC official said.

#FIITJEEMetroStationRow: HRD-Ministry writes to MoHUA over metro-station's name outside IIT-Delhi

12 Jun 2018

#FIITJEEMetroStationRow: HRD-Ministry writes to MoHUA over metro-station's name outside IIT-Delhi

The HRD Ministry has written to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, seeking its intervention in the ongoing row over the name of a metro station outside the IIT-Delhi's campus.

#CareerBytes: Central government job openings currently available in North India

12 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: Central government job openings currently available in North India

Many Indians prefer government jobs over joining the private sector as they feel such jobs provide job security, better perks/allowances, medical benefits, etc.

Delhi Metro: 16 new AFC-gates at interchange stations on Magenta-Line

03 Jun 2018

Delhi Metro: 16 new AFC-gates at interchange stations on Magenta-Line

To ensure smooth movement of commuters at new interchange stations of Line-8 (Magenta Line), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation installed 10 extra automatic fare collection (AFC) gates at new Hauz Khas station and six new AFC gates at Janakpuri West station.

Delhi: Construction of new Hauz Khas metro station, massive challenge

25 May 2018

Delhi: Construction of new Hauz Khas metro station, massive challenge

For Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the construction of new Hauz Khas metro station on the soon-to-be inaugurated 24.82km-long Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West corridor of the Magenta Line was a "massive challenge".

Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to be fully operational next week

16 May 2018

Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to be fully operational next week

The remaining 25.6km-long section of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, connecting West Delhi's Janakpuri West and South Delhi's Kalkaji Mandir, is set to be opened "within next week".

DUSU and DMRC to beautify 11 defaced metro stations

13 May 2018

DUSU and DMRC to beautify 11 defaced metro stations

The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) will hold a meeting in June with all stakeholders and volunteers to decide ways to beautify the 11 Delhi metro stations that were defaced during the varsity polls.

Delhi: Rainwater-harvesting system cannot be installed at 9 metro stations

27 Apr 2018

Delhi: Rainwater-harvesting system cannot be installed at 9 metro stations

Rainwater harvesting systems at nine metro stations in Delhi and Noida cannot be installed because the minimum land required (36 square meters) for constructing it is unavailable, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told National Green Tribunal.

Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways

20 Mar 2018

Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways

Seven subways on Delhi's Outer Ring Road will be thrown open for pedestrian access next month, senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials said.

Elderly, students might soon get discounted Delhi Metro fares

18 Mar 2018

Elderly, students might soon get discounted Delhi Metro fares

In a bid to offset the burden of Delhi Metro's fare hike on students and senior citizens, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked the body to evolve a mechanism to offer special tariffs to them.

Pay for feeder bus, parking charges with smart cards: DMRC

19 Feb 2018

Pay for feeder bus, parking charges with smart cards: DMRC

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday has announced that the commuters can now use Metro smart cards for paying the fares of feeder buses and parking charges at 13 metro stations.

Delhi Airport terminal T1 to get metro connectivity by March-end

13 Feb 2018

Delhi Airport terminal T1 to get metro connectivity by March-end

People traveling to Terminal 1 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from any part of Delhi and the National Capital Region will now be able to take the metro soon.

Carrying more than 15 kgs? You can't board Delhi Metro

06 Feb 2018

Carrying more than 15 kgs? You can't board Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro commuters heading towards airport or railway station with an oversized baggage may soon be disappointed.