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Why Delhi’s transport model is showing signs of distress and decline
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Why Delhi’s transport model is showing signs of distress and decline

In 2015, DTC had 5,900 CNG-fuelled buses, today it’s down to 3,700 buses. Even the strength of bus drivers and conductors on the rolls of DTC has come down by half to 75%

PM Modi integrated J&K, but railways emasculated, says Metro Man E Sreedharan to News18
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PM Modi integrated J&K, but railways emasculated, says Metro Man E Sreedharan to News18

E Sreedharan lauded the PM for initiatives like Swachh Bharat and Atmanirbhar Bharat, and abrogation of Article 370 sections in Jammu and Kashmir, but he also expressed concern at 'too much government' and rising inflation

SilverLine project: Have not granted any form of approval to state govt, says Centre to Kerala HC
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SilverLine project: Have not granted any form of approval to state govt, says Centre to Kerala HC

After hearing all arguments, a single bench of Justice Devan Ramachandran reserved its judgment in a batch of petitions seeking to stop the stone laying procedures by the state government regarding the project

Metro Man E Sreedharan quits politics 10 months after joining BJP, says will continue to serve country
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Metro Man E Sreedharan quits politics 10 months after joining BJP, says will continue to serve country

Sreedharan contested from Palakkad in Kerala in the Assembly elections, held in February and was even projected as the BJP's chief ministerial candidate. But the party was routed in the election

BJP names 112 candidates for Kerala election; 'Metro man' E Sreedharan to make poll debut from Palakkad
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BJP names 112 candidates for Kerala election; 'Metro man' E Sreedharan to make poll debut from Palakkad

The BJP has given 25 seats to its four NDA allies — BDJS (Bharath Dharma Jana Sena), AIADMK, Janadhipathya Rashtriya Sabha (JRS) and Kamaraj Congress

Kerala BJP chief K Surendran says no announcement on CM candidate, only central leadership will make decision
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Kerala BJP chief K Surendran says no announcement on CM candidate, only central leadership will make decision

On Thursday, Surendran had commented that 'Metro man' E Sreedharan will be the BJP's CM candidate. However, on Friday he claimed that he had said the people want the technocrat to 'lead' them

Kerala polls 2021: V Muraleedharan backtracks on announcement of E Sreedharan as BJP's CM candidate
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Kerala polls 2021: V Muraleedharan backtracks on announcement of E Sreedharan as BJP's CM candidate

Hours after tweeting that 'Metro man' Sreedharan will be the saffron party's chief ministerial candidate, the Union minister said the decision is yet to be made

Kerala elections 2021: BJP pitches ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan as party's CM candidate for polls
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Kerala elections 2021: BJP pitches ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan as party's CM candidate for polls

The party’s Kerala unit President K Surendran announced the decision. Sreedharan had joined the saffron party last month

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan set to join BJP in Kerala: A look at prominent bureaucrats who took the political plunge
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'Metro Man' E Sreedharan set to join BJP in Kerala: A look at prominent bureaucrats who took the political plunge

An analysis of the trend noted that the "most prominent reason seems to be that after working under politicians for many years, civil servants aspire to wield power rather than just take orders"

E Sreedharan says he is ready to be Kerala chief minister if BJP wins Assembly polls
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E Sreedharan says he is ready to be Kerala chief minister if BJP wins Assembly polls

Sreedharan, who is credited with changing the face of the public transport system in India, will join the BJP on 21 Feb in Kasaragod

Yogi Adityanath govt gives nod for Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation; construction to follow Maharashtra plan
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Yogi Adityanath govt gives nod for Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation; construction to follow Maharashtra plan

The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday gave its nod for the setting up of the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro's Magenta Line today: Kejriwal not invited, Adityanath among invitees
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro's Magenta Line today: Kejriwal not invited, Adityanath among invitees

Narendra Modi will inaugurate a segment of the newly-built Magenta Line of Delhi Metro which will connect Botanical Garden in Noida to South Delhi's Kalkaji Mandir.

Railways launches main arch of Chenab: World's highest rail bridge an impressive feat but are celebrations misplaced?
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Railways launches main arch of Chenab: World's highest rail bridge an impressive feat but are celebrations misplaced?

Though the Chenab Bridge project is considered to be an engineering feat, it does raise a pertinent question: Are the celebrations somewhat out of turn?

Lucknow metro: Rajnath Singh and Yogi Adityanath inaugurate first stretch spanning 8.5 kms
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Lucknow metro: Rajnath Singh and Yogi Adityanath inaugurate first stretch spanning 8.5 kms

Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the first service of Lucknow Metro on Tuesday.

Metro Rail Policy 2017: Govt sidelines own caveat to emphasise on Public Private Partnership
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Metro Rail Policy 2017: Govt sidelines own caveat to emphasise on Public Private Partnership

Union Cabinet’s new seeks to introduce Public-Private Partnership (PPP) as an essential component in the sector by making it mandatory for demanding central assistance.

Quest for Rashtrapati Bhavan: Is a consensus even possible on the new president?
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Quest for Rashtrapati Bhavan: Is a consensus even possible on the new president?

In less fraught times, it may have been possible to evolve a consensus on the former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar as next President of India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro, dedicates the first phase to the nation
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Narendra Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro, dedicates the first phase to the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the first phase of Kochi Metro to the nation on Saturday.

Kochi Metro all set for commercial operations, Narendra Modi to inaugurate on 18 June
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Kochi Metro all set for commercial operations, Narendra Modi to inaugurate on 18 June

Kerala's prestigious Kochi Metro is all set for commercial operations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating it on Sunday.

Kochi Metro: E Sreedharan to be included in inauguration by Narendra Modi
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Kochi Metro: E Sreedharan to be included in inauguration by Narendra Modi

After widespread criticism, "Metro man" E Sreedharan has been invited to the inauguration of Kochi Metro on Saturday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi to visit Kochi on 17 June, will inaugurate first phase of metro service
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Narendra Modi to visit Kochi on 17 June, will inaugurate first phase of metro service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel on a Kochi Metro train when he inaugurates Kerala's first metro on Wednesday. But "Metro man" E Sreedharan has not been given a seat on the dais.