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Reopening Mumbai local trains tougher than resuming public transport elsewhere, says state disaster management secy
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Reopening Mumbai local trains tougher than resuming public transport elsewhere, says state disaster management secy

In an interview with Firstpost, Kishor Raje Nimbalkar talks about how the Maharashtra government is planning to allow the general public to board Mumbai locals while preventing COVID-19 transmission

Kolkata Metro resumes operations with NEET special trains; regular services to begin tomorrow
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Kolkata Metro resumes operations with NEET special trains; regular services to begin tomorrow

NEET aspirants, many accompanied by their guardians, queued up in front of metro stations to reach their examination centres

'Felt bad, had shed tears for it': Mamata Banerjee on not being invited for East-West Kolkata Metro launch
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'Felt bad, had shed tears for it': Mamata Banerjee on not being invited for East-West Kolkata Metro launch

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took umbrage at not being invited to the inauguration of the East-West Metro corridor

TMC lawmakers to boycott inauguration of Kolkata's second Metro line after Mamata Banerjee left off guest list
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TMC lawmakers to boycott inauguration of Kolkata's second Metro line after Mamata Banerjee left off guest list

The inauguration of the awaited East-West corridor of the Kolkata Metro faced controversy on Thursday after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's name was left off the guest list. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been invited as the chief guest for the event.

Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot
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Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot

While metro passengers are allowed to carry most daily use items there are some exceptions. It is important to know these to avoid fines.

Kolkata metro fire: 16 passengers fall ill after smoke fills coaches; services temporarily suspended, hundreds stranded
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Kolkata metro fire: 16 passengers fall ill after smoke fills coaches; services temporarily suspended, hundreds stranded

At least 16 passengers were taken ill after smoke was detected inside an air-conditioned coach of the Kolkata Metro Thursday

Majerhat bridge collapse: Mamata Banerjee says at least 20 bridges in city have 'crossed expiry date'; halts metro work near site
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Majerhat bridge collapse: Mamata Banerjee says at least 20 bridges in city have 'crossed expiry date'; halts metro work near site

The Metro Railways has been asked to stop work "temporarily" near the Majerhat bridge till a committee probing its collapse gives its report, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.

Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Police registers sou motu FIR after incident evokes outrage, charges of moral policing
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Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Police registers sou motu FIR after incident evokes outrage, charges of moral policing

Police has registered a suo motu FIR to probe the recent incident of alleged moral policing in the Kolkata Metro Railway, following a mass petition in this regard

Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Protesters rally outside Tollygunge station to demand action, offer 'free hugs' to commuters
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Couple thrashed on Kolkata metro: Protesters rally outside Tollygunge station to demand action, offer 'free hugs' to commuters

A rally was organized outside Tollygunge Metro station on Wednesday to protest against an alleged moral policing incident inside a train compartment

Couple thrashed at Kolkata Metro's Dum Dum station for 'standing too close'; locals protest, seek police action
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Couple thrashed at Kolkata Metro's Dum Dum station for 'standing too close'; locals protest, seek police action

A couple was allegedly pushed out of Kolkata metro and then thrashed by a mob because they were "standing too close".

India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap
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India celebrates International Women's Day: Nation vows to close gender gap

With vows to close the gender gap, International Women's Day, a day to celebrate and refresh commitments towards social and economic emancipation of nearly half of the world population, was celebrated with great fanfare across India

Arvind Kejriwal offers to pay 50% funds for Delhi Metro if Centre gives the rest
Politics

Arvind Kejriwal offers to pay 50% funds for Delhi Metro if Centre gives the rest

Amid a debate over a proposed metro fare hike, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday offered to provide half the funds for DMRC's finances for three months.

Driverless metro trains coming to Kolkata by 2018 says Indian Railways
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Driverless metro trains coming to Kolkata by 2018 says Indian Railways

Driverless trains could soon be a reality for Kolkata Metro commuters in 2018.

Metro services disrupted in Kolkata after technical snag
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Metro services disrupted in Kolkata after technical snag

Metro train services were disrupted on Wednesday morning following a technical snag, an official said.

Chinese firm wins first foreign order to supply 14 trains to Kolkata Metro
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Chinese firm wins first foreign order to supply 14 trains to Kolkata Metro

The Kolkata order was secured by CNRC subsidiary company - CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company in February.

Kolkata: Passengers collapse as metro gets stuck in tunnel for hours
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Kolkata: Passengers collapse as metro gets stuck in tunnel for hours

An Kolkata Metro PRO said that right after the incident occurred the passengers were evacuated. "Nobody was reported sick," he said, despite the television visuals that showed several passengers who had fainted being carried out.

Metro fares in Kolkata finally hiked after 13 years
Economy

Metro fares in Kolkata finally hiked after 13 years

While the minimum revised fare, which would be charged from October 18, would be Rs five for a distance up to two km, for a distance between 30 km and 40 km, the fare would be Rs 30, a Metro Railway release said.<br /><br />

Kolkata Metro may soon increase fares
Economy

Kolkata Metro may soon increase fares

Facing acute losses, the Metro Rail in Kolkata has sought a hike in passenger fares to reach a "no- profit-no-loss" situation.

No power in West Bengal, Mamata declares holiday
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No power in West Bengal, Mamata declares holiday

Labelling it a "big disaster", state Power Minister Manish Gupta said that apart from some parts of Kolkata, there was no power in any of the 18 districts of the state due to the sudden collapse of the Eastern Grid.