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Delhi Metro

No Lockdown In Delhi, DDMA Discussing Further Restrictions In Restaurants, Metro, Buses: Officials

Jan 10, 2022 PTI

It was discussed in a Delhi Disaster Management Authority meeting that Covid-19 restrictions imposed in Delhi should also be imposed in National Capital Territory Region to prevent the rise in Covid-19 cases. Lockdown won't be imposed now, officials say.

Covid: Delhi cancels driving licence tests, deploys nodal officers on buses to avoid overcrowding

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The order issued by Joint Commissioner Navkendra Kumar Singh stated that all activities related to driving skill test, fresh online appointments and tests for existing appointments for permanent and learners' licences are suspended in the wake of the DDMA's Tuesday order.

Covid curbs: Serpentine queues outside metro stations on day two

'Yellow alert' category graded action was put in place by authorities on Tuesday, which also entails running of metro trains with only 50 per cent seating capacity and no provision for standing for commuters, in view of rising cases of COVID-19 in Delhi.

Long Queues Outside Many Stations As Delhi Metro Trains Run With New Covid Norms

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In view of the latest guidelines issued by the city government for the containment of coronavirus in Delhi, travel inside the metro will be allowed, with certain restrictions, DMRC officials said on Tuesday.

Gurgaon Metro Stations Face Long Lines Of Commuters As 50% Capacity Guidelines Come Into Effect

Long lines of humans can be seen across various metro stations in Delih and Gurgaon as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation issues 50% occupancy guidelines for commuters. Covid-19 cases are drastically rising in the national capital region.

29 December, 2021

Covid-19 Restrictions In Delhi: Long Queues In Metro Stations With New Norms In Place


Covid-19 Delhi: The new restrictions including night curfew has been put in place amid rising Covid cases in the national capital.

22 November, 2021

DMRC Launches First Prototype Of Indigenously Developed Driver Training System

Outlook Web Desk

The RSDTS being developed indigenously allows the same core software to be utilised for creating different combinations of rolling stock, signalling and line profiles, by merely changing the input data files, along with minor hardware changes in the driving desk, if so required.

17 September, 2021

Two Metro Stations On Delhi-Haryana Border Closed Owing To Security Issues

Outlook Web Desk

Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City are the two stations in Haryana which fall on the Green Line of the network.

26 July, 2021

Delhi Metro Trains Run With Full Seating Capacity After Revised Covid Guidelines

Outlook Web Bureau

Even though there is no provision for standing travel for commuters, there have been some tweets, photos and videos going viral showing crowded carriage with people standing inside the train.

26 July, 2021

Delhi Unlock: Metro Trains Start Running With 100% Seating Capacity; Check Guidelines

Outlook Web Bureau

Metro services initially ran partially, catering only to people from the field of essential services, but from May 10, it was suspended in view of the rising cases amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, and resumed services with 50 per cent seating capacity from June 7 onwards.

24 July, 2021

Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

Outlook Web Bureau

The Covid pandemic situation in Delhi seems to have been improving over the past few weeks, allowing the government to reopen the city in a phased manner.


06 July, 2021

Delhi Metro Launches India's first FASTag Based Parking Facility At Kashmere Gate

Outlook Web Desk

The parking facility would also be the country's first to accept payment via the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) mode

05 June, 2021

Kejriwal Announces Covid Relaxations In Delhi: Metro To Resume Services, Malls To Open

Outlook Web Bureau

The lockdown in Delhi, which was to end at 5 AM on Monday, will be extended further but several relaxations will be allowed from June 7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

09 May, 2021

Delhi Metro Services To Remain Suspended Till May 17

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Metro services on all its lines will remain suspended for passenger or essential services from Monday till 5 am March 17.

20 April, 2021

Delhi Metro Closes Entry Gates Of Several Metro Stations, Check Details

Outlook Web Bureau

Temporarily closed stations are Shadipur, Dwarka Mor, Tagore Garden, Rajouri Garden, Patel Nagar, Subhash Nagar, Kirti Nagar, Rajendra Place, Moti Nagar, Bahadurgarh City, Brigadier Hoshiar Singh, Shyam Park, Raj Bagh and Mohan Nagar.

26 March, 2021

Bharat Bandh: Markets, Metro In National Capital Remain Unaffected

Outlook Web Bureau

A senior Delhi Police officer said the situation is peaceful and remains under control, adding that no report of any untoward incident has so far been received.

19 February, 2021

Ready For Kerala Chief Ministership If BJP Wins, More Focus On Infra Development: E Sreedharan

Outlook Web Bureau

The 88-year-old technocrat E Sreedharanon is all set to enter the political fray by joining the BJP next week and may contest in the upcoming assembly elections


06 February, 2021

Chakka Jam: Delhi Metro Reopens Entry, Exit Gates At 10 Stations

Outlook Web Bureau

In wake of the 'chakka jam' by farmers, DMRC had closed entry and exit facilities at 10 major Delhi Metro stations.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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