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Mind the gap: Women in Delhi Metro on the move

As Delhi debates a government proposal to offer free rides for women in public transport, Aranya Shankar boards the first Delhi Metro train, and the last, to listen to their stories on the move.

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Ex-DMRC chief Sreedharan calls free Metro rides poll gimmick, AAP says BJP script

While Sreedharan and the Delhi government’s disagreement over the issue had emerged last week after he urged the Prime Minister to intervene and stall the proposal, the language in the fresh round of the tussle indicated the gloves are off.

Metro services hit as fire guts market underneath

The market had more than 30 furniture shops. The cause of the fire is unknown, said DFS officials, adding that they took three hours to douse the blaze.

Delhi: Services on Magenta metro line restored after fire engulfs Kalindi Kunj furniture market

The DMRC issuing a statement said, "Train movement has been stopped temporarily between Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh and Kalindi Kunj due to smoke and fire from a fire underneath the section. We regret the inconvenience."

Man who flashed woman at a metro station in Gurgaon held

According to police, the accused was allegedly watching obscene content on his phone while committing the act.

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Gurgaon: Woman alleges man flashed her at Metro station

The woman said as she was climbing down the escalator, she felt something on her back. She turned around to see a man standing behind, and realised he had masturbated on her. She slapped him, and he abused her.

AAP govt may de-link free bus and Metro plans, roll out the former first

It will be easier for the government to implement the move in buses as the Transport Minister is the chairman of the board of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Free rides for women: Ex-bureaucrat writes to PM Modi countering Sreedharan

According to Renuka Viswanathan, who contested the 2018 Karnataka state polls on an AAP ticket, implementing the proposal will promote the participation of women in the workforce, increase their income and lead to a rise in the revenue of the DMRC.

Delhi metro estimates free commute for women will cost Rs 4.26 crore per day

According to the report, the DMRC currently earns around Rs 2.84 crore daily from women commuters, who comprise an estimated 30% of the total daily average traffic flow.

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Kejriwal govt's big announcement: Free bus, metro rides for women

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that travel on public transportation will be made free for all women, adding that those who do not want the subsidy are free to opt out.

Sneak peek: Delhi Metro's full Magenta line opens, Noida-Gurugram travel time cut by 30 mins

Passenger services on the segment, which has 16 stations including 14 underground and two elevated, began from Tuesday at 6 am from the Kalkaji Mandir and Janakpuri West stations simultaneously.

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Delhi Metro's ITO station all set for inauguration

Metro Rail services between Mandi House and ITO stations in New Delhi will begin soon.

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Delhi metro is the second most unaffordable transport network in the world: News in Numbers

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.

You can now use your Delhi metro card to travel on the bus.

With this move, Delhi has become India’s first city to implement common mobility cards. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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Jam-Packed Metro Train Ran With Open Gate

In a highly unsafe act, a jam-packed Delhi Metro train crossed two stations on Yellow Line on Monday night with one of its gates open. The unusual incident took place around 10 p.m. between Chawri Bazar and Kashmere Gate stations of Yellow Line, which connects north Delhi to Gurgaon. There was a technical problem with […]

Delhi Metro Heritage Line: First Glimpse Of Travel Into The Rich Past Of The Old City

The Delhi Metro made a major foray into the Walled City of the national capital, as the ITO-Kashmere Gate ‘Heritage Line’ was thrown open to public on Sunday. It has three stations — Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort. The new line, which is essentially an extension of the Violet Line that runs between […]

Ring Rail - A Ghost Train Service In A New-Age Delhi

On a chilly, breezy evening earlier this month, platform number 1 at the Safdarjung station in the heart of Lutyens Delhi looked forlorn and empty, save for a stray dog that howled and ran along. On another platform, stood the ‘Palace on Wheels’, a luxury train of the Indian Railways that does a 8 days/7 […]

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Mangu Singh On What Comes In the Way Of 24 Hour Metro Service

: Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain […]

Mangu Singh On DMRC's Financial Performance

: Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain […]

Mangu Singh On Land Acquisition & Rehabilitation

Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain the […]

Drunk Cop In Delhi Metro Suspended: Bassi

A day after the video of an allegedly drunk policeman travelling on the metro went viral, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said that he has been identified and suspended from duty. – See more at: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/drunk-cop-in-delhi-metro-identified-suspended-bassi/#sthash.fAaH1RQl.dpuf

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