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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

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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 a part of Unlock 4, 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.

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.

Delhi: Women block key road in Jaffrabad, metro station closed

23 Feb 2020

Delhi: Women block key road in Jaffrabad, metro station closed

Hundreds of women have blocked a key road in Delhi's Jaffrabad to lodge a protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), since last night, and efforts are on to clear the path.

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

20 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

17 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.

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.

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-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 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.

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.

Delhi Metro's Pink Line timings changed due to technical work

03 Dec 2018

Delhi Metro's Pink Line timings changed due to technical work

Delhi Metro has temporarily changed the timings of train services on the Pink Line due to technical work beginning today.

Delhi Metro's Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh Violet Line section ready for operations

18 Nov 2018

Delhi Metro's Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh Violet Line section ready for operations

The 3.2km-long Escorts Mujesar-Ballabhgarh section of Delhi Metro's Violet Line is now ready for passenger operations, the DMRC said today.

#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 construction to be halted for the first time

16 Oct 2018

Delhi Metro construction to be halted for the first time

Since 1998, construction of Delhi Metro has been taking place in some or the other part of the city, and for the first time brakes would be applied on the mammoth project.

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 Metro, second-most unaffordable service in the world: CSE

07 Sep 2018

Delhi Metro, second-most unaffordable service in the world: CSE

Environment think-tank Center for Science and Environment (CSE) clarified its study on falling ridership of the Delhi Metro wasn't only about trip cost but the total journey cost incurred by commuters, who because of poor integration of different systems, end up paying a lot.

Using Metro cards in buses? You'll now get 10% discount

07 Sep 2018

Using Metro cards in buses? You'll now get 10% discount

If all goes well, you might get a 10% discount if you use the common mobility card in Delhi buses. This scheme will encompass all state government-run buses.

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.

Delhi Metro: Technical snag affects services on Blue Line

21 Aug 2018

Delhi Metro: Technical snag affects services on Blue Line

Services were affected for nearly 30 minutes on Delhi Metro's Blue Line today due to a technical snag in a train, which was later removed from service.