Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the 32.5-km Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground metro corridor, paving the way for start of work on the Rs 23,136 crore project in a record time of 14 months since it was approved by the Centre.
Action-star Ajay Devgn`s films are known to give the viewers an adrenalin rush which sets up the pace at the box office window. According to a leading tabloid, Devgn`s upcoming film, `Action Jackson` will have edgier action than ever. The reports suggest that this happens to be the first Bollywood movie which has shot inside the Mumbai Metro yard.
Bombay High Court on Monday accepted the proposal of Reliance Infrastructure and Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) to slash the fares of Mumbai Metro from Rs 10-Rs 40 bracket to Rs 10-Rs 20 till the month-end.
The Bombay High Court reserved its order on an arbitration petition filed by Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority opposing the fares of Versova-Ghatkopar section of Mumbai Metro which became operational this month.
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure today justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to charge fares in the range of Rs 10-40 for various destinations for the Mumbai Metro route connecting Versova and Andheri in the west to Ghatkopar in the East.
Accusing the state government of delaying the commencement of services of Versova-Andheri- Ghatkopar metro rail (the first phase of metro in the city) despite a green signal from the Railway Board, BJP MP Krit Somaiya on Friday threatened to "start" the metro on Saturday.
The much-awaited Versova-Andheri- Ghatkopar phase of the Mumbai metro rail has cleared the last hurdle, with the Railway Board giving the permission to start commercial operations to the operator, Anil Ambani-led Mumbai Metro One.