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With the decision in place, chief minister Eknath Shinde said that they will start construction work at the earliest. Deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis while defending the decision, alleged that the decision to shift the car shed to Kanjurmarg was taken by the then chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to satisfy his ego and not in the interest of Mumbai.
Updated on Jul 22, 2022 04:58 AM IST
BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis alleged that the protests at Aarey colony over Metro car shed project were “genuine in some respects and sponsored in others”.
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 03:19 AM IST
The issue that resurfaced after the Eknath Shinde-led alliance government with the BJP came power in Maharashtra pertains to the new regime's proposal to shift the Metro-3 car shed project back to Mumbai's Aarey forest, an 1,800-acre area, often termed as the megalopolis's 'green lung'.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:14 PM IST
Environmental activists and leaders of political parties, including the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have begun staging protests at the Aarey Colony against the proposal to build a Metro-3 car shed.
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 06:52 PM IST
Apart from leopards, some 300 different varieties of flora and fauna are found in the Aarey forest, located in suburban Goregaon and adjacent to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 01:09 PM IST
Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray said the decision of the new government on Aarey is shocking for him and to all environment activists and animal lovers.
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:48 AM IST
Raveena Tandon has strongly reacted to claims of not understanding the struggle of a middle-class Mumbaikar who travels on local trains and buses.
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 08:58 PM IST
In October 2019, the Bombay high court (HC) quashed a clutch of petition by environmentalists that sought to declare a 33-acre plot in the city’s green lung as a legal forest under the Indian Forest Act (1927). This patch was demarcated in 2013 to construct a car shed for the upcoming Metro 3 line.
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 02:26 AM IST
After he took over as the chief minister in 2019, Uddhav Thackeray had stayed the construction of the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro 3 corridor and appointed a panel to look for alternative plots. The Aghadi government had designated Aarey Colony as a reserve forest.
Published on Jul 01, 2022 02:32 PM IST
After taking over as CM in 2019, Uddhav Thackeray had stayed the construction of the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro 3 corridor and appointed a committee to look for alternative plots. Subsequently, his government designated Aarey colony as a reserve forest.
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 12:56 AM IST
The woman, identified as Nirmaladevi Rambadan Singh, was later provided medical assistance, the official further told PTI. She suffered attack marks on her face, chest and back.
Published on Sep 30, 2021 12:02 PM IST