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Thursday, Oct 01, 2020

Aarey colony

Oct 05, 2019 23:54
On Friday morning, the Bombay high court dismissed four petitions challenging the decision of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) tree authority permitting the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) to cut 2,646 trees to construct a metro... read more
Oct 05, 2019 18:22
The Aarey colony in north Mumbai has been witnessing protests since Friday night after MMRC started cutting trees to build a car shed for Mumbai Metro’s phase III. read more
Oct 05, 2019 15:07
The police have imposed section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code in Aarey Colony and surrounding areas on Saturday, banning unlawful assembly, following spirited protests by activists against the felling of tress in the green zone. read more
Oct 05, 2019 13:22
Mumbai Aarey Colony protests Live Updates: The police, in an official release, said 29 people were arrested the protesters got into a scuffle with police officials and assaulted them. read more
Oct 05, 2019 11:09
By Saturday morning, Mumbai police had cordoned off all roads leading to Aarey which saw heavy traffic jams on Western Express Highway and Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link road. read more
Oct 05, 2019 01:09
According to activists gathered at the site, at least 200 trees were felled before environmentalists and residents stormed the site, causing Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation workers to flee. read more
Oct 04, 2019 11:43
Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony forest area, also declines to quash approval to cut trees for metro car shed read more
Sep 24, 2019 23:25
Italian artist Valentina Furian will showcase multiple recordings compiled from a single spot in the Aarey forest over the first week of her two-week residency in the city. read more
Sep 20, 2019 22:01
Apiarist Malad resident Johnson Jacob, 55, who has been running the only bee farm at Aarey Colony and in Mumbai for the past 17 years, requested the government to reconsider felling of more than 2,600 trees and building the Metro Bhavan at Aarey. read more
Sep 15, 2019 17:20
Earlier on Tuesday, Aaditya lent his support to those opposing the cutting down of trees at Aarey colony for building a metro car shed. read more
Sep 15, 2019 00:53
Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party accused Shiv Sena of misleading people. “While Aaditya Thackeray opposes Metro depot at Aarey, the Sena ruled BMC has allowed the same,”said AAP leader Preeti Sharma Menon. read more
Sep 14, 2019 01:13
The proposal was stuck for almost a year with the BMC’s tree authority, as there was a stay on functioning of the BMC’s tree authority by Bombay High Court. The stay was put after environmental activists had questioned the number of experts onboard. read more
Sep 11, 2019 23:52
This column rarely repeats an issue in successive weeks, but Aarey is too precious to lose even an inch of. read more
Sep 11, 2019 00:14
In August, the state government’s urban development department had invited suggestions\/objections on converting 2.03 hectares reserved as no-development zone (NDZ) in Aarey Colony to ‘Metro Bhavan and Metro Rail allied users.’ read more
Sep 10, 2019 00:19
Both officials were addressing students, teachers and citizens opposing the construction of the car shed at Aarey Colony. read more