December 21, 2018 1:40 am
“Metro should be affordable for everyone, including a rickshaw puller and an auto driver. They compare DMRC fares with fares in global cities, but do they also check the GDP and minimum wages prevalent there? Who do you want to run the Metro for?” Sisodia said.
October 22, 2018 1:36 am
AAP will tell the people of Delhi that Metro fare hike was a BJP conspiracy and their seven MPs were mysteriously quiet on the Metro fare hike,” the statement said.
December 17, 2017 5:51 am
The comments come in the backdrop of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal writing to Puri, seeking a review of the hike and reiterating the offer to partially bear the cost of reduction in fares.
November 26, 2017 8:07 pm
The mechanism, which was also proposed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) management, will stay in effect till the constitution of the next Fare Fixation Committee.
November 25, 2017 1:41 pm
On October 10, the DMRC effected the fare hike, leading to a rise of around Rs 10 for nearly every distance slab. This came barely five months of another hike of up to 100 per cent.
October 15, 2017 3:39 am
In a statement, Kejriwal had said, “This makes it clear that the chief secretary has the backing of the BJP-led Centre and is sabotaging the Delhi government’s efforts to send relief to the people by conducting an inquiry into the fare hike.”
October 11, 2017 10:31 am
Delhi Metro fare hike: Amid opposition from the Delhi government, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Tuesday went ahead with the fare hike as recommended by the fourth Fare Fixation Committee.
October 10, 2017 5:27 pm
Delhi Metro fare hike: The revised fares will be applicable on five lines — Blue, Yellow, Red, Green and Violet — of the Delhi Metro. Fares will remain the same for The Airport Express Line (Orange).
October 09, 2017 7:59 pm
From October 10, for a distance of up to two kilometres, the fare will remain Rs 10, but for a distance between two and five kilometres, it will go up from Rs 15 to Rs 20. For the subsequent slabs, it will go up by Rs 10 each.
October 07, 2017 9:13 pm
The Fare Fixation Committee had recommended a hike in fares which was to be implemented in two phases once in May and the other in October.
September 05, 2018 9:53 pm
A study by the Centre for Science and Environment has done a diagnostic analysis of how much it costs to ride the Delhi metro and the results are not looking good. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has rejected the report.