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Ateeq Shaikh

  • Mumbai Metro comes to a halt

    It was Monday blues in the real sense for Metro commuters. The morning rush hour saw the train grinding to a halt after power tripped.

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Pay more for a ride on Bandra-Worli Sea Link from tomorrow

    Starting Wednesday, motorists will have to pay more for a ride on Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL). The toll has been revised and it will be levied for a duration of three years from April 1.

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Mumbai Metro stuck briefly due to technical glitch

    Mumbai Metro services gave ‘Monday Blues’ to commuters when it came to a standstill on morning during rush hours. Usually it is the suburban train system that is known to be more prone to breakdowns, but this time it was the Mumbai Metro that suffered a glitch. 

    Monday, 30 March 2015 - 10:20am
  • Prison Department clueless on furlough data, including Sanjay Dutt's

    The Maharashtra state police's Prison Department appears to be in a situation where the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing. Reply to an application filed under the Right to Information Act has revealed that the Department has no record of prisoners, including Bollywood actor...

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 6:25am
  • Consultant will be appointed for rehabilitation: Metro MD

    The Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro rail has been in news recently for protests and objections by the public on various issues ranging from protecting the environment to rehabilitation to cancellation of stations and even shortening of the alignment. Dna's Ateeq Shaikh talks to Mumbai Metro Rail...

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 7:11am
  • Mumbai Monorail disruption due to failure of control and data system

    Mumbai Monorail had suffered an abrupt disruption on March 15 at Wadala due to failure of automated SCADA or Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition System. This system is supposed to control equipment placed at remote location.

    Monday, 23 March 2015 - 5:50am
  • Bandra-Worli Sea Link's toll hiked to Rs 60

    Motorists will be paying more toll fees starting from April 1 for a period of three years for a ride on Bandra Worli Sea Link (BWSL). The state government has hiked the toll rates for passenger vehicles from Rs 55 for a single trip to Rs 60.

    Saturday, 21 March 2015 - 10:30am
  • RInfra's Metro not above RTI: Info panel

    State Information Commission (SIC) on Thursday ruled that Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) led Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd or MMOPL is "a public authority and is amenable to RTI Act" – a stand that dna has been taking since May last year and had even ran a campaign.

    Friday, 20 March 2015 - 7:30am
  • Monorail commuters were evacuated because even back-up power failed

    Passengers had to be evacuated from the stranded monorail train on Sunday because both the primary power and well as the back up power supply systems had failed.

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 6:05am
  • Mumbai: From 7.58 am to 9.45 am, power-tripped monorail leaves passengers fretting

    Evacuation of the ten stranded and the captain took more time than what is stipulated under standard operating procedure

    Monday, 16 March 2015 - 8:26am