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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
A couple was allegedly pushed out of Kolkata metro and then thrashed by a mob because they were "standing too close".
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
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 trains could soon be a reality for Kolkata Metro commuters in 2018.
Metro train services were disrupted on Wednesday morning following a technical snag, an official said.
The Kolkata order was secured by CNRC subsidiary company - CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company in February.
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.
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 />