Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Authorities of Kolkata's Metro Railway have arranged special services this year during Durga Puja, which starts on October 1, for the convenience of revellers.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra today admitted that there were few government buses running in the metropolis and taxi refusals were rampant.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 3, 2014
Train services in Kolkata Metro were affected tonight for an hour after a crack was noticed in the rail track in one of the stations, Metro Rail officials said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 23, 2014
Hundreds of passengers in a Kolkata metro train were trapped in a tunnel between Park Street and Maidan stations on Monday following a technical snag, sparking panic.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
The passengers of a Kolkata Metro train had to spend nearly two hours inside a tunnel this morning when a south-bound non-AC metro rake developed snag after soon leaving Park Street station.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 1, 2014
Disrupting metro services during peak office hours, an old man committed suicide at the Kalighat metro station in Kolkata this morning, officials said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Metro Railway services were temporarily disrupted today as a 60-year-old man allegedly jumped to his death on its tracks at Rabindra Sadan station.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday January 4, 2014
Sporadic protests continued today in Kolkata against the death of a 16-year-old who was gang-raped twice in October last year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
City metro riders were presented a Christmas gift in advance with the introduction of Sunday morning services.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 24, 2013
The Kolkata Metro railway fares will go up between 25 per cent and over 100 per cent for various distances from November 7, the railway board announced on Wednesday.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 16, 2013
Hours after the Kolkata Metro Railway formally announced that the fares would be raised from October 18, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Chowdhury stalled the move saying there was a need for review the increased tariff.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Kolkata's Metro Railway, the first underground railway system in the country, today decided to raise fares drastically after 13 years.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 18, 2013
The Union Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today hinted at fare hike of Kolkata Metro Railway to offset the "huge losses" in revenue.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday August 30, 2013
Alert officials of Kolkata Metro Railway today saved the life of a middle-aged woman who allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping on the tracks.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 8, 2013
Visa-on-Arrival facility for tourists will now be available at four more international airports across the country, besides the four existing metro cities.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 30, 2013
This is the second such instance of molestation in a Metro train within seven days. Last Tuesday, two people, including a college student, were arrested from Dum Dum station for molesting the daughter-in-law of a senior Metro official.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
Two youths were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly molesting a woman while travelling in the Metro, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday July 15, 2013
Kolkata is the most expensive metropolis for a night out for two while Ahmedabad is a budget-friendly metro city, a survey has found.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 10, 2013
Commuters using the city's lifeline -- the Kolkata Metro Railway -- will have two reasons to celebrate this summer. The Metro will Wednesday throw open its largest station, and starting later this month it will play instrumental music at select stati...
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie (With IANS inputs) | Monday July 8, 2013
The Kolkata Police today arrested 14 protesters who had gathered at the Metro Channel area in Esplanade to protest against the recent Kamduni rape case and crimes against women.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 6, 2013
Commuters get a chance to view art, children enjoy showcasing their drawings, and the issue of malnutrition is thrown into sharp relief as the "Art for Nutrition" exhibition gets underway in Kolkata's metro stations.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 29, 2013
Kolkata Metro - the country's first Metro - used to be an island of cleanliness and orderliness in a city known for its dirty walls and disfigured public buildings. But the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is seeing to it that this civic exceptionalis...
IANS, Kolkata | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Kolkata's Flurys, the legendary tea-room known for its exotic cakes and creamy pastries, has chalked out a major expansion plan outside West Bengal by opening outlets in Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai.The iconic confectionery maker is planning to launch m...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 25, 2013
A teenaged girl, who tried to kill herself on Monday by jumping in front of an approaching Metro train at Jatin Das Park station in the city, was saved by an alert motorman, officials said.