Tags : Delhi Metro

For a better tomorrow, begin today at home

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha The other day, I was chatting with a group of friends when the conversation veered around on how the times are changing, how neither small girls nor old women are safe in our country, how the crime is increasing, how the boys are indulging in sexual crimes. “We must do something, may […]Read More

What not to do when in Metro

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha I have been travelling by Delhi Metro regularly ever since it started operations in the city. Initially, when the trains were new, people were a little in awe of these meticulously clean compartments and they travelled with care. I remember there used to be pin-drop silence in the compartments, at best travellers […]Read More

5 kinds of annoying people who travel in Delhi Metro

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha I have been travelling in Delhi Metro ever since it started its operation in 2002, some 15 years back. Initially, it was the excitement of travelling in a fast-paced AC coach, but later it became a compulsion. Compulsion, in the sense that  I no more wanted to haggle with the autowallas, and […]Read More

Kid In A Metro

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha The Delhi Metro, I tell you, is a storehouse of stories. Each story gives you an important life lesson. That is, if you keep your ears and eyes open. The latest story I witnessed in the Metro reinforced the unflinching faith a child has in her mother. It also taught me the […]Read More

It’s a girl, ma’am…..silence

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha Heard a woman talking so loudly on her handphone in Delhi Metro on a Monday morning. This woman, in her late thirties or early forties, was talking to her friend about someone, may be her sister-in-law. From what I could gather from the forcible evesdropping (she was so loud, I couldn’t help […]Read More