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What Namma Metro Can Learn From Delhi's Shining Example

Gliding up escalators, dashing through the booths, running down squeaky-clean platforms and hopping on to cool coaches--the Delhi Metro makes it all such a breeze. Of course, snaking queues and jam-packed coaches during peak hours take away from a breezy journey many a time. But that's the reality of metro travel in any big, bustling city. Down south, Bengaluru is looking to emulate the capital city's success.

A 3-Step Formula To Capture A Seat On The Delhi Metro

During the first fortnight of the odd-even scheme, the battle for the shiny-silver, much-coveted Delhi metro seat intensified like never before. And as Mr. Kejriwal plans to release a sequel to the scheme in March, I am sure that this game of thrones will only grow murkier. So here I have a three-step formula (recommended by nine out of 10 seat-snatching aunties at Kashmere Gate) to help you land a seat in the metro during the tough times to come.

Mama's Boys And Ladies' Seats

Our testosterone-scripted movies, our regressive but hugely popular soap operas, our lack of focus on women in public life have all contributed to creating generation after generation of males who still haven't realised that women can do more than cook, clean, bear children and take their abuse. Their loss, I say, going forward. Worse, it's our loss as thinking people if we don't tell them.