Metros

  • 200 new frisking booths for women in Delhi Metro 20-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Delhi Metro premises will soonsee women commuters being frisked in total privacy as morethan 200 new security cabins are being installed for them atthe stations of the rapid transport system. The fresh blue-coloured frisking booths are beingprocured by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and womenconstables of the CISF will...
  • Fire alarm sounded at Rajiv Chowk Metro station in Delhi 19-04-2014 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: A fire alarm was sounded at the Rajiv Chowk metro station in Delhi on Saturday afternoon leading to commotion. Almost seven fire engines were pressed into service, it was however reported that there was no fire had broken out at the station. There was a minor fire on...
  • 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...
  • Delhi Metro shuts two stations due to religious gathering 08-04-2014 12:21 PM

    The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shutdown two of its stations due to an expected religious gathering on a disputed land. The two stations are Jor Bagh and INA, which fall on the Yellow Line, connecting Huda City Centre to Jahangirpuri. "As advised by Delhi Police, the two Metro station have...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations shut amid protest over disputed land 31-03-2014 03:57 PM

    The Delhi Metro on Monday shut down two stations in the capital due to a religious gathering on a disputed land. The two stations are Jor Bagh and INA. "The two stations were closed for public from 10.45 am due to security reasons," a Delhi Metro official said. According to...
  • Woman found battered to death in Delhi 30-03-2014 12:12 AM

    A 40-year-old woman was battered to death with a stone near a night shelter, police said on Saturday. Sukhmati's body, in the pool of blood, was spotted by a passerby near the Uttam Nagar metro station in west Delhi on Saturday morning. Deep injury marks were found on her head...
  • Unidentified man attempts suicide by jumping in front of a metro train, injured 25-03-2014 12:26 PM

    A man was critically wounded on Tuesday after he jumped in front of a moving Metro train in Noida, the police said. The incident took place at Sector 15 Metro station when the man suddenly leaped in front of the train as it pulled into the platform. He has been...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Metro service to remain close till 2pm on Holi 15-03-2014 12:28 PM

    Delhi Metro services will not be available till 2 pm on Monday on account of Holi, an official said on Saturday. "Metro services will resume 2 pm onwards on all lines and will continue thereafter normally," said the official. The Metro feeder bus services will not be available for the...
  • Government warns LMRC officials against laxity in metro project 12-03-2014 04:57 PM

    A senior UP government official on Wednesday warned the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) against adopting dilly-dallying tactics towards the project. Adviser, Uttar Pradesh government's External aided Projects Department, Madhukar Jetley, said,"No laxity or dilly-dallying on the part of officials will be tolerated in the project. Action will be taken...
  • Rajkummar Rao's 'CityLights' to be released on May 1 11-03-2014 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: 'CityLights', the official remake of award winning British-Filipino film 'Metro Manila', will release in the country May 1. Fox Star Studios and Vishesh Films, who have jointly given successful commercial films in the past, are yet again prepared to give a path-breaking movie experience with 'CityLights'. The film is...
  • Delhi: Traffic hit, Metro shuts two stations due to protest 11-03-2014 11:14 AM

    Thousands of motorists were on Monday caught in a traffic jam while two Delhi Metro stations were closed for three hours following a religious gathering and protest on a disputed land in the heart of the city. Hundreds of people, including children and women, from a community gathered at the...
  • 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...
  • Sreedharan in city to take a stock of Lucknow Metro project 08-03-2014 12:33 PM

    A week after he accepted Uttar Pradesh government's offer to be the chief advisor of the Lucknow Metro project, E. Sreedharan will be visiting the state capital Saturday, officials said. Sreedharan, who is accredited with the successful launch of Delhi Metro, will meet Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, senior government and...
  • Metro man E Sreedharan endorses Modi 07-03-2014 11:56 PM

    'Metro man' E Sreedharan on Friday came out in support of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying he hoped bold decisions under his leadership will fasten government's decision-making process. "Our problem is basically delay in taking government decisions and bureaucracy is responsible for it. We don't have self confidence...
  • 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...
  • Kolkata: Elderly man commits suicide at Metro station, services affected 01-03-2014 01:15 PM

    Disrupting Metro services during peak office hours, an old man committed suicide at the Kalighat Metro station this morning, officials said. As soon as the train arrived at the Kalighat metro station around 10:27 am, an old man jumped onto the tracks and died on the spot. The driver applied...
  • Bangalore metro phase 1 extends reach, opens for public today 01-03-2014 09:51 AM

    Bangalore: Commuting might be a relief for the Bangaloreans now with the launch of Reach 3 and Reach 3A of Phase 1 of the metro project on Friday. The metro will be open for the public on Saturday. The new reach will cover a distance of 10 kms in just...
  • Delhi: Metro service disrupted, commuters remain stranded at peak hours 28-02-2014 05:16 PM

    Delhi Metro services on Jahangirpuri- HUDA City Centre line were disrupted during the morning rush hours on Friday after a train developed a problem in its automatic train protection system. A train while leaving Civil Lines station at 8:58 AM could not move in ATP mode and efforts were made...
  • 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...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens putting Gurgaon metro system on track 22-02-2014 12:25 PM

    Gurgaon is ultimate story of engineering behind the growth of India. Gurgaon is the city with third highest per capita in India. The millennium city is a hub of I-T sector. ...