As the dispute between Maharashtra government and the Reliance-led Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd over the metro fare hike continues, minister of state for home Ranjit Patil today said the Centre had agreed to seek Union Law Ministry's opinion on the demands of the state government.
In what is not likely to go down well with the Mumbaikars, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's plea seeking freezing of the existing fare structure of Mumbai Metro.
Reliance Industries Ltd owes Rs 341 crore to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority as additional premium charges at a joint property being developed in the posh BKC area here, shows an RTI query.
Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Monday said it will seek metro operational subsidy from the state government to keep the fares lower, even as the fare fixation committee has recommended its revision in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 110 for the over 11-km-long corridor.
Raising questions over the location of Mumbai Metro rail's fare fixation committee (FFC), operating from the premises of Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL), a joint venture company owned by Reliance Infra, a city-based activist has demanded its relocation.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said the proposed Metro 3 car shed project at Aarey Colony has been temporarily put on hold and a committee has been set up on shifting the project away from the colony.
Maharashtra Government on Friday assured the state Assembly that residents of the 28 buildings in Kalbadevi and Girgaum in south Mumbai, to be demolished to make way for the phase 3 of Metro, will be rehabilitated in the same area.