Delhi Metro

  • 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...
  • PM race reaches Delhi Metro as Rahul, Modi posters vie for attention 04-04-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has also joined the advertisement war with the BJP on Delhi Metro. A week after the BJP launched its election war by putting up 3400 posters of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi inside the train coaches, the Congress has also put up over 1000 posters...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Man jumps in front of metro at Shahdra station, dies 19-03-2014 08:58 PM

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Shahdara station in East Delhi on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at around 3 PM when the man jumped before a Rithala-bound metro train which was nearing the platform. "Although we...
  • Passengers on a 'high' will not be allowed in Metro: CISF 08-03-2014 07:10 PM

    CISF on Saturday made it clear that it will not allow drunk passengers who are "totally out of their senses" to travel in Delhi Metro trains. While rejecting suggestions that by refusing absolutely drunk passengers on the Metro, it was encouraging drunken driving, CISF chief Arvind Ranjan said commuters, who...
  • 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...
  • News 360: BJP woos Muslim voters, Rajnath apologies for 'mistake' 25-02-2014 08:33 PM

    The BJP it seems wants to leave no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Party chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give...
  • Scam in Delhi Metro? UK SFO asks CBI to probe bribe to officials 25-02-2014 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: After VVIP helicopters, another bribery scandal is set to explode in the government's face with the Delhi Metro project under investigation. United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office has written a letter to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) flagging off possible irregularities in the awarding of a major contract...
  • 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: 2 Metro stations to be closed in view of Telangana protests 17-02-2014 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Two Metro stations near Parliament House will remain shut on Monday in view of possible protests over the Telangana issue. Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan stations will remain closed from 9 am to 5 pm, while Race Course and Patel Chowk stations will be kept open, a DMRC...
  • Telangana protests hit Delhi Metro, services to be partially affected 17-02-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Two metro stations Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan - will remain shut from 9 to 5 p.m. on Monday, in view of the protests and demonstrations by the Seemandhara and Telangana activists here, an officials said. "Due to security reasons, as advised by the Delhi Police, two metro...
  • Delhi: 22 interchange metro stations to drastically cut short travel time 16-02-2014 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: With the completion of third phase of Delhi Metro, the number of interchange stations will increase to 22 from the current nine, leading to a drastic reduction of travel time and saving of commuters' money. The crisscrossing of lines in Phase III with the existing lines at many...
  • 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: 2 Metro stations to be shut due to Beating Retreat ceremony 27-01-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Two metro stations - Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan will be shut on January 29 for three and half hours. The stations will be shut from 3 pm to 6.30 pm due to Beating Retreat ceremony. Stations will be shut following security reasons. However, the interchanging facility will...
  • All four central Delhi metro stations reopened 21-01-2014 08:43 PM

    New Delhi: All the four metro stations in north block which were closed upon the directions of Delhi Police in view of a dharna by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have been now reopened. "All four metro stations reopened at 8.08 pm," a DMRC official said. The four stations - Central...
  • 'Aam aadmi' faces inconvenience due to Delhi CM Kejriwal's dharna 21-01-2014 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's agitation has led to shutting down of four metro stations and blocking of major roads in the heart of the city. Many commuters have been facing problems and have come out against Kejriwal's dharna. "We are facing difficulties trying to reach work on...
  • Delhi Metro agrees to remove offending ads from stations 20-01-2014 11:42 PM

    Delhi Metro on Monday promised to remove an offending advertisement mounted on billboards showing a nude woman covered only by duct tape. A Metro official told one of the journalists, who had complained about the advertisement, that they were ready to act against it. "The advertisement will be removed from...
  • Delhi: 2 metro stations to be closed tomorrow morning 20-01-2014 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: Central Secretariat and Udhyog Bhavan metro stations will remain closed on Tuesday from 6 am to 10 am in the wake of sit-in protest by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party. On the directions of the Delhi Police, four metro stations Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog...
  • Kejriwal stopped at Rail Bhawan to dissuade him to carry out protest 20-01-2014 11:43 AM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been stopped at Rail Bhawan while he was on his to North Block for his proposed protest against the Delhi Police. There is a possibility that he could be detained under Section 65 of the Delhi Police Act. Other ministers of the Delhi Cabinet...
  • Delhi: Women protest 'nude' poster at Metro station 19-01-2014 09:17 PM

    A group of women journalists on Sunday lodged a protest with Delhi Metro against an advertisement featuring a nude woman at the Rajiv Chowk station. The advertisement shows a woman with only a duct tape covering her body, one of the journalists, Akansha Kumari, said. "What does this advertisement mean?...
  • 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to take Delhi Metro for his swearing-in ceremony 27-12-2013 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal will take the metro train for the swearing-in at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. His six colleagues, who will be made ministers, will also use the metro train to the venue. Kejriwal and the other AAP MLAs will...