DMRC

  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station 14-04-2014 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this...
  • Delhi: Metro services hit after passengers report fire incident 11-04-2014 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Metro services were hit for around half an hour on the Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre - Yellow Line - after some passengers reported fire in a moving train between Arjangarh and Ghitorni. The incident took place at around 1:04 pm when passengers noticed sparks and smoke emanating...
  • Delhi: Saket residents move HC over safety of homes due to metro trains 08-04-2014 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre on a plea by a South Delhi colony's residents who are worried over the structural safety of their homes due to metro trains running beneath their area. The residents of D-Block, Saket have moved the court fearing for...
  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor 03-04-2014 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • LS polls: BJP puts up 3,400 posters in Delhi Metro, Congress trails 01-04-2014 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: For the first time, the Delhi Metro has become an advertising ground for the political parties with BJP racing ahead of its rivals, including Congress, by putting 3,400 posters inside the train coaches so far. While BJP has already put up the posters carrying its Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Now you can book your own coach in Delhi Metro 23-03-2014 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Tourists, foreign travellers and government or private school children, NGOs running schools for differently able children can book coaches for metro tours for anything between Rs 30,000 and Rs 50,000. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, under its Policy on Reservation of Car(s)/Train, allows tour operators, any government or private...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies 03-03-2014 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: A 30-year old woman died on Monday after she jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train, an official said. Omvati, a resident of Raghubir Nagar jumped in front of the Metro train going towards the Yamuna Bank at Rajouri Garden metro station in west Delhi around 10.30...
  • DMRC refuses to comment on alleged bribery scam in metro project 26-02-2014 10:31 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi metro which is touted as one of the major achievements of the Congress in the state could end up embarrassing the government. The Metro project is under investigation after United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office wrote a letter to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) flagging off...
  • Rise in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains 19-02-2014 05:44 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said a spurt of more than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Rajya Sabha that 653 cases...
  • Delhi Metro gets increased budgetary support 17-02-2014 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Monday got a budgetary support of Rs 3324.35 crore for the next fiscal which was around Rs 840 crore more than what it was allocated for 2013-14. The budgetary support will help Delhi Metro in expansion of its network and increasing its rolling stock. The...
  • Delhi Metro chief inspects Ghaziabad site, hints at further extension 14-02-2014 01:05 AM

    After the approval of the Dilshad Garden extension by the Delhi government and later by the DMRC board, Delhi Metro chief Mangu Singh on Thursday inspected the Ghaziabad site and held discussions with officials. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director Mangu Singh, project manager S.K. Singdharia and officer R.K....
  • Residents delighted over Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad Metro line extension 03-02-2014 06:53 PM

    The residents of Ghaziabad, in Uttar Pradesh, are upbeat after the Delhi government cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) extension from Dilshad Garden Metro station to New Bus Stand here. A delegation of Raj Nagar Residents Welfare Association (RWA) expressed gratitude to Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) vice chairman Santosh...
  • Delhi: HC asks Bharat Petroleum to vacate land for metro construction 30-01-2014 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to vacate the land opposite Hyatt Hotel for construction of a metro station. While rejecting the plea moved by BPCL, seeking stay on construction of Bhikaji Cama Place metro station, a bench of Justice Manmohan said...
  • Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution 30-01-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to check whether DMRC has rectified the lapses in functioning of its concrete mixing plant in a Janakpuri colony. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order after residents of the colony submitted...
  • Cabinet has cleared metro for Nagpur: Prithviraj Chavan 29-01-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that the Cabinet had cleared a metro proposal for Nagpur. A special purpose vehicle will be set up for the project. The state government had consulted the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the metro service in Nagpur. It was...
  • AAP protest: 4 metro stations to remain closed on Tuesday 21-01-2014 07:19 AM

    New Delhi, Four metro stations in the north block area of the national capital will remain closed on Tuesday till further notice in the wake of sit-in protest by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party. In a late night direction to DMRC by the Delhi Police, no services...
  • UD ministry seeks suggestion on panel to look into Metro fares 02-01-2014 05:48 PM

    The Urban Development Ministry has asked the Law Ministry to suggest names of high court judges to head a panel which will look into the issue of revision of Delhi Metro fares. The UD ministry has in the past suggested names for the position of chairperson of the 4th Fare...
  • Kaushambi: DMRC contract workers protest outside Arvind Kejriwal's house 02-01-2014 11:13 AM

    Contractual workers of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday staged a protest outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Kaushambi residence demanding permanent employment. Around 100 contractual employees of DMRC staged the protest and raised slogans like "Thekedari Pratha Band Karo" (stop contractual employment). "Around 10,000 persons are presently working with...
  • Delhi Metro flags off trial run on Phase III 30-12-2013 03:47 PM

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday flagged off the trial run on the first section of the Phase III route between Central Secretariat and Mandi House stations, a distance of three km. The first train for the trial run was flagged off at the Central Secretariat station at...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Man jumps on tracks, run over by Metro train 22-10-2013 05:37 PM

    A 36-year-old man was run over by a Metro train just after he jumped on to the track to commit suicide in New Delhi on Tuesday morning, police said. Manoj Kumar of Prem Nagar area died after being run over by the train at the Chandni Chowk Metro station around...
  • Govt probe reveals shortcomings in DMRC's tender process 18-10-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: After coalgate, now questions are being raised on Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's tender process. A high level committee of the Urban development ministry has highlighted shortcomings of the tendering process followed by the DMRC saying it gave tender to a company whose key technical criteria was found to...
  • Delhi: Additional metro trains to run on Sunday for Narendra Modi's rally 28-09-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has made special arrangements for BJP leader Narendra Modi's rally in New Delhi on Sunday, as an estimated 50,000 people would be using the facility to reach the venue, officials said. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) would be pressing into service extra trains and...
  • Delhi Metro to increase train operations during peak hours 08-09-2013 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a move to ensure better and comfortable services to its commuters, the Delhi Metro is planning to implement a host of new measures. "The move is aimed at better handling of the passengers and comfortable services to all the public using the Delhi Metro," a DMRC spokesperson...
  • Delhi: First monorail between Shastri Park, Trilokpuri by 2017, says Sheila Dikshit 03-09-2013 02:00 PM

    Delhi is likely to get its first monorail corridor between Shastri Park and Trilokpuri by 2017 and there is a need to identify more such corridors, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Tuesday. "A study has already been done for the monorail by DMRC and it started with RITES...
  • Delhi Metro to construct footover bridges, ramps at stations 01-09-2013 09:12 PM

    New Delhi:To provide seamless connectivity for convenience of its commuters, Delhi Metro will construct extra long foot over bridges (FOB) and ramps in six of its seven interchange stations on Mukundpur Shiv Vihar corridor. The interchange stations on the 56-km corridor, which will be the longest in the Delhi Metro...
  • DMRC refuses to disclose info on route plan to RTI activist 25-08-2013 10:01 AM

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has refused to disclose information to an RTI activist who had sought to know the reasons for change in the original Phase III route of the metro rail. In response to an RTI query, DMRC refused to reveal the reasons for change in the...
  • DMRC to form panel to examine airport line enquiry committee report 21-08-2013 09:43 PM

    DMRC is planning to form a panel that will examine the airport metro line enquiry committee report and recommend action on its findings. In a DMRC board meeting, which was skipped by Delhi Metro chief Mangu Singh, the board on Wednesday discussed further action on the report of the enquiry...
  • Delhi: Metro services disrupted for hours due to 'technical' snag 20-08-2013 09:02 PM

    The Delhi metro on Tuesday was disrupted for several hours due to a 'technical' snag on the blue line. Trains were being run on a single track between the Karol Bagh and Barakhamba stations until the problem was fixed at 2 pm. This is the second such disruption in the...