The Gujarat Crime Branch and the Anti-Terror squad nabbed four Italians for spraying graffiti on two coaches of the Ahmedabad Metro after entering the restricted metro parking yard.
The second phase will stretch 11.17km comprising 11 stations, including Kakkanad.
Narendra Modi said work on infrastructure development worth Rs 1 lakh crore were ongoing in Kerala.
The Kerala chief minister did not mention the controversial project while he addressed the PM during the inauguration of the Kochi Metro phase II event.
The Prime Minister would lay the foundation stone of Kochi Metro Phase- II project and inaugurate phase-1A, first stretch from SN Junction to Vadakkekotta.
The incident took place at Jor Bagh metro station, leading to brief delay in services on a section of the corridor.
The luxury tax increase is mooted for the houses within 1 km along both sides of the Metro line from Aluva through SN junction, Thripunithura.
With the commencing of the services on the new stretch, the Aluva-Tripunithura Metro line would be fully operational and the total number of metro stations would increase to 24.
The rate will be applicable even for journeys from Aluva to Pettah.
The estimated costs went up by Rs 102 crore due to the delay in acquiring land for the extension.