Chennai needs additional 280 km of metro rail lines, could cost the state exchequer Rs 1 lakh crore: CMRL MD

Cities like Shanghai and Seoul have 30-50 km long metro lines per one million population, while Chennai has a mere 14 km long lines per million people,” he said.

published on : 18th November 2023

Congress MLA Mathew Kuzhalnadan approaches Vigilance seeking probe against Kerala CM Pinarayi

Kuzhalnadan also claimed that the Congress leadership has extended their full support to his initiative.  

published on : 5th October 2023

Kerala CM denies allegations of receiving CMRL payment

He criticised the IT department for allegedly misusing his name and suggested that their actions were politically motivated to shift the investigation toward him.

published on : 20th September 2023

CMRL payoff row: Pinarayi rejects charges, calls it political witch-hunt

The chief minister also rejected the allegations that CMRL is a company that has links with the government.

published on : 12th September 2023

Kerala HC asks petitioner to produce evidence in ‘monthly pay’ issue

The court orally observed that business houses will give donations to leaders of political parties and they are giving the donation only for the smooth functioning of their industry.

published on : 12th September 2023

CMRL drilling machine falls on house in Chennai's Porur, none hurt

Parthiyanathan, his family, and neighbours staged protests and picked up an argument with CMRL workers. Police registered a case, but have not arrested anyone yet.

published on : 9th September 2023

Average daily passenger count on metro trains may touch 3 lakh soon

The increase is due to better connectivity and traffic woes owing to metro rail works being undertaken under the second phase.

published on : 2nd September 2023

Technical glitch hits Metro services for two hours 

Services between Alandur Metro Station to Chennai Airport got hit around 8:35 a.m. Services from St Thomas Mount to Chennai Airport were stopped from 09.32 am to help CMRL fix the line.

published on : 1st September 2023

CMRL yet to reply to clarification sought by KSIDC

The CMRL informed that over the past five years, Rs 134. 27 crore was given as cash payments to politicians, bureaucrats, media and police personnel.

published on : 26th August 2023

Petition seeks probe into CMRL bribing politicians

The petition said Veena, Pinarayi, Chennithala, Kunhalikutty, Ebrahimkunju, A Govindan and Exalogic Solutions received bribes for obtaining undue advantage in the business carried out by CMRL.

published on : 25th August 2023

Kuzhalnadan’s solo attack on CM, daughter had Venugopal’s support

Kuzhalnadan’s gesture in the Assembly did not obviously go down well with Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan and other leaders.

published on : 16th August 2023

Opposition demands probe into controversy involving Kerala CM's daughter

Addressing the media on Thursday, Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan clarified why UDF decided not to raise the issue as an adjournment motion.

published on : 11th August 2023

Row as Kerala CM’s daughter named in I-T report

It was the CPM that first landed in a fix, after the ITISB bench said Pinarayi’s daughter T Veena allegedly received Rs 1.72 crore CMRL Ltd for consultancy services that were never provided.

published on : 10th August 2023
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