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Narendra Modi flags off India’s first ever fully-automated driverless metro train in Delhi; all you need to know
India

Narendra Modi flags off India’s first ever fully-automated driverless metro train in Delhi; all you need to know

Under the new system, the trains will be controlled entirely from the three command centres of the DMRC.

Coronavirus Updates: Ahead of West Bengal Assembly's Monsoon session, eight, including two staff and four cops, test positive
India

Coronavirus Updates: Ahead of West Bengal Assembly's Monsoon session, eight, including two staff and four cops, test positive

Coronavirus Updates: A total of 467 persons were tested at a temporary testing centre on Tuesday. The House will be in session only on 9 September as opposed to the two days proposed earlier

Delhi Metro to bar passengers without masks, have longer halting time; contactless frisking likely
India

Delhi Metro to bar passengers without masks, have longer halting time; contactless frisking likely

Among other measures, red lines have been drawn at regular intervals next to AFC gates and security checking gates, just before commuters enter near the platform areas

Unlock 4.0 guidelines announced: Metro services to resume from 7 Sep; schools, colleges to remain shut till 30 Sep
India

Unlock 4.0 guidelines announced: Metro services to resume from 7 Sep; schools, colleges to remain shut till 30 Sep

Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political functions and other congregations will be permitted from 21 September as part of Unlock 4.0, but with a ceiling of 100 persons

Unlock 4.0 phase to begin from 1 September; metro trains may resume but schools likely to stay closed
India

Unlock 4.0 phase to begin from 1 September; metro trains may resume but schools likely to stay closed

Metro services were suspended in late March to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 31 lakh people in the country so far

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition
Entertainment

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition

Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, in films like Piya Ka Ghar and Chhoti Si Baat, was a city that was more than the sum of its parts

Urban commuters wary of using public transport when lockdown measures relaxed; private vehicles, solo ridership preferred, finds survey
Business

Urban commuters wary of using public transport when lockdown measures relaxed; private vehicles, solo ridership preferred, finds survey

In the times of social distancing, public transport would not be preferred for the next few months, said respondents in a survey

Uddhav Thackeray orders withdrawal of cases against people who protested against refinery in Maharashtra's Nanar
India

Uddhav Thackeray orders withdrawal of cases against people who protested against refinery in Maharashtra's Nanar

The Sena had opposed the mega complex at Nanar, and Thackeray had promised to get these cases withdrawn at several poll rallies in the state.

SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena
India

SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena

Hailing the Supreme Court's order restraining authorities from cutting any more trees in Aarey Colony here to make way for a Metro car shed, the Shiv Sena on Monday said it is a 'moral victory' for environmentalists

'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'
India

'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'

The apex court decided on Sunday to register as public interest litigation a letter addressed to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a law student Rishav Ranjan seeking a stay on the cutting of trees

Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today
India

Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today

The MMRCL has defended tree felling by contending that it is restricted only to a small area in Aarey Colony, and is necessary to ensure a modern transport system.

Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
India

Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt

Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
India

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday

Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
India

Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees

In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'
India

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'

‘The MMRC is spreading propaganda against Aarey, and we will fight against it’, was the general mood at a protest outside the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation’s office on Friday, a day after the civic body which is in charge of the multi-crore project published a full-page ad in at least 16 newspapers titled ‘The truth you should know’.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Home ministry regains centrality, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Home ministry regains centrality, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Amit Shah and Home Ministry, free bus, metro rides in Delhi, Hrithik Roshan in Super 30; today's must-read stories

Services partially resume on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line following 4-hr-long disruption; DMRC takes to social media to provide updates
India

Services partially resume on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line following 4-hr-long disruption; DMRC takes to social media to provide updates

Rush-hour commuters were left hassled as the Delhi Metro trains were temporarily run in two loops -- between Huda City Centre and Sultanpur and between Samaypur Badli and Qutub Minar.

Yogi Adityanath inaugurates new Metro line linking Noida and Greater Noida; fares to range between Rs 9 and Rs 50
India

Yogi Adityanath inaugurates new Metro line linking Noida and Greater Noida; fares to range between Rs 9 and Rs 50

The Metro’s Aqua Line between Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar was opened Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Building India: One metro at a time
Brands

Building India: One metro at a time

Our tomorrow as a global economy and an economic powerhouse lies in the metro infrastructure we build.

Paris, Mumbai explored in conversations through poetry, illustrations and rail networks
Life

Paris, Mumbai explored in conversations through poetry, illustrations and rail networks

The latest book 'Over and Underground in Paris & Mumbai' presents a garland of personal insights of poets Sampurna Chattarji and Karthika Nair along with illustrators Joelle Jolivet and Roshni Vyam threaded by the metropolises' rail networks which form a recurring motif in the narrative.