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Mere populism? Kejriwal plan to make transport free for Delhi women could actually transform city 7.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The move holds the possibility of making the Capital friendlier, approachable and more accessible for women.
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Time for intolerence: Mumbai residents must stop being so apathetic about their city’s neglect 16.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For ordinary Mumbaikars, just walking in their neighbourhoods or commuting to work is a terrible ordeal.
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Three dead, 34 injured as footover bridge collapses near CSMT Rly Stn in Mumbai 14.3.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, A footover bridge connecting the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) Railway Station’s platform no 1 with the B T Lane collapsed on Thursday evening killing three and injuring 34, among which the medical condition of two wounded is said to be highly critical. The injured were rushed to the nearby St George Hospital and Sion Hospital, […]
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40; Single; Female; Muslim: How these and other identities define migrant lives in Mumbai 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai, they say, is a melting pot, a city of equal opportunities. But do identities of caste, gender, religion really get fused in the underbelly of the city? Or do they impact the lives of those who live there? A recent research project in a Goregaon slum throws some light on this.
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Cabinet approves Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase-IIIA 7.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister has approved Phase-IIIA of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project.  Expenditure: The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs.30,849 crore with completion cost of Rs.33690 crore.
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BEST employees strike enters day 7, private cabs get costlier 14.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 14 (ANI): There seems to be no end to woes of lakhs of people residing in Mumbai, as an indefinite strike called by employees of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport
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‘Life is non-literary, unstructured. We try to give our own structure to it’: Writer Jayant Kaikini 12.1.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with the Kannada writer who says, ‘Clothes drying on strings, a single baby shoe at a bus stop, a greying hair stuck in a comb, all tell stories’.
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No longer BEST: Bad management and truant staff crippled Mumbai’s once-efficient bus service system 9.1.2019 Scroll.in
But two details in the municipal corporation’s proposal to privatise bus services in the city could lead to chaos on the roads.
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Year End Review – 2018 Ministry of Defence 31.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
It was an eventful year for Ministry of Defence. Government of India took policy decision to set up two Defence Production Corridors, one each in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Tamil Nadu. These would go a long way in making India self-reliant in defence production through ‘Make in India’ initiatives.
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Suburban rail systems in India: Can Bengaluru take a leaf from their books? 11.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you know that Mumbai local trains carry close to 8 million passengers a day? And Kolkata's is the largest suburban railway network in India by track length and number of stations. The only way Bengaluru can get a suburban rail network comparable to these cities is through more funds, focus and administration.
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How do you turn train journeys in Paris and Mumbai into a book of poetry? Ask these poets 8.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
An interview with Karthika Naïr and Sampurna Chattarji, who collaborated on an innovative collection of poetry featuring trains – and each other’s lines.
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New rail link in Mumbai inaugurated 12.11.2018 Sify Finance
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday inaugurated the phase I of the 12.4-km Nerul-Belapur-Seawoods-Kharkopar suburban railway.
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Maharashtra: Train activity hit after two goods wagons catch fire in Palghar 9.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The overhead electric wire melted due to the heat, leading to cancellations and diversions of some trains.
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Now, Book unreserved rail tickets online, UTS mobile app launching tomorrow 31.10.2018 Zee News : Business
The scheme is also open for those who want to buy tickets for travelling long distance.
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Kerala in Rain Peril 13.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less […]
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Mumbai: 100 trains cancelled, lakhs of commuters suffer due to motormen strike 10.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The 42 lakh commuters on Central Railway had to suffer due to issues between the motormen and administration. Nearly 100 trains were cancelled and services were delayed by 15-20 minutes on an average as commuters struggled to travel inside crowded local trains and platforms. Due to delayed local train services and over-crowding there was stampede-like situation at Dadar and Thane stations during the evening peak hour. Angry commuters gherao at station masters office at few stations to halt Panchavati express at Thane railway station. In order to provide relief to passengers, the central railway gave permission to passengers to travel in outstation trains and provided special halts at Kalyan, Kurla, Thane and Ghatkopar.  All through the day the administration and rail unions representing the motormen were fighting their causes. "It is an internal matter. The situation will normalise soon," said SK Jain, Divisional Railway Manager (Mumbai), Central Railway. The most important point raised by the motormen ...
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Maratha Quota Stir: Leaders call for restraint after Bombay HC appeal for peaceful bandh 9.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
An ambiguous advisory issued by the umbrella body of Maratha protesters demanding reservations in jobs and educational institutes has left the establishment and the people wondering if they should brace for any disruptive activity during Thursday's bandh. While Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) has urged the demonstrators to be peaceful, it exhorts them to ensure the bandh is observed fully in all parts of the state from 8 am to 6 pm. The peace admonishment comes after the Bombay High Court appealed to the community not to commit violence including suicide, as their quota demand is pending before the court. There was also confusion about the extent of the bandh. MKM's locals units in Navi Mumbai and Thane said the shutdown would not be enforced in the two cities despite the parent body stating that the entire state including the metropolitan would remain shut. Maratha leaders said at a press conference that the guidelines issued to the agitators state that they should not engage in any violence or vandalism ...
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Mumbai: Motorists to get ROBbed of road space on bridges 6.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Tired of the roadway being eaten up by Metro construction? Exhausted with detours forced by Delisle Bridge closure? Widen your patience, motorists, for the road is only getting narrower from here. The edges of the city's road overbridges (ROBs) supervised by the suburban railways, which are currently cantilevered footpaths, will be snipped and rebuilt on the motorable part of the bridge road, to give them them more stability. The move follows the collapse of a cantilevered fringe of Gokhale Bridge in Andheri on July 3, which claimed two lives. The width of the road on bridges is, therefore, set to get smaller, as the pavements move in. Western as well Central Railway officials said they would be shutting down the cantilevered portions of their respective overbridges soon for the reconstruction. While WR has identified seven ROBs where the footpaths extend out from the brink of the bridge unsupported, the Central Railway is yet to make the list public. WR's seven RoBs are Kennedy and Carol bridges at ...
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Watch: Mumbai man tries to commit suicide on rail track, rescued by commuters 31.7.2018 Zee News : India National
A man, apparently troubled by some family problems, lied down on a railway track here, allegedly to commit suicide but his attempt was foiled by the alert commuters and a security force jawan.
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Maratha Reservation 26.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
Entire Maharashtra is in turmoil on the Maratha Reservation agitation turning violent with arson, damage to public property attack on train and road movement and forcing the closure of shop disrupting the public life. On July 25th agitations raided the Mumbai metropolis. The opposed local trains and city transport of ‘BEST’ buses disrupted. The unruly […]
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