Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicMumbai Metro

Topic: Mumbai Metro

2022 could be year Mumbai begins to shed ‘under-construction’ look, authorities have a plan

Major projects such as Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link & underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro taking shape in city. With Covid hitting work, Mumbai has become jungle of concrete & iron.

Under creaky buildings & rail lines, near the sea — how Mumbai underground Metro is taking shape

Nearly 3 years after the first breakthrough at Terminal 2, 16 more TBMs have finished creating almost 53 km of tunnels under Mumbai for the underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route.

To push growth, Modi govt targets land disputes that are blocking infrastructure projects

The government has crafted a new model bill in which states will guarantee the accuracy of land titles and provide compensation in case of disputes.

Congested Mumbai sees Thackeray govt, metro authorities struggle to find space for car sheds

Six metro lines are under construction in Mumbai and the initial work on three more is under way. But acquisition of land for most car depots is becoming a contentious issue.

In 2021, Mumbai could finally get two more Metro corridors, seven years after the first one

Two elevated Metro rail corridors from Dahisar to D.N. Nagar & from Dahisar East to Andheri East are likely to start operations in May-June.

Uddhav urges truce in metro car depot row, says Modi govt should act for Mumbai’s welfare

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray says it's unfortunate that central govt has gone to court against his govt's decision to build the depot at Kanjurmarg.

Now, Uddhav govt targets Modi’s bullet train project land for Mumbai Metro shed

Bombay HC stayed Maharashtra govt’s move to shift controversial car shed from Aarey Colony to Kanjurmarg, so now it’s considering alternative plots of land.

Big setback for Mumbai’s Metro 3 project as Delhi scores over Mumbai in BJP-Sena court clash

Bombay HC stays work on the car shed at the new location in Kanjurmarg after central government claims ownership of the land.

Mumbai metro resumes operations after nearly 7 months since Covid lockdown

The metro reopened with a series of precautionary measures, such as thermal scanners, sanitisers, among others, to enable commuters to adhere to social distancing protocols.

With car shed at Kanjurmarg, new Mumbai Metro corridor could now connect to Thane towns

Mumbai govt is planning to connect Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro with the proposed Kanjurmarg-Badlapur Metro and the Swami Samarth Nagar-Vikhroli elevated line.

On Camera


Sania Mirza does it again. Just like she did on motherhood, Pakistani spouse and court-dress

Six Grand Slams and 47 titles didn't come easy for Sania Mirza who fought fatwas, questions on her patriotism and sexism to put Indian tennis on global stage.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.