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An activist holds a placard during a protest against cutting down of trees for a proposed metro car shed project at Aarey Colony in Mumbai, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019.(PTI)

‘What was our fault?’: Citizens, arrested for protesting tree felling in Aarey Colony, get bail

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 08:23 AM IST
The 29 citizens, who were first detained and then arrested for protesting against hacking of trees at Mumbai’s Aarey Colony, were given bail by a sessions court on Sunday.
Aarey colony check naka has been cornered off by Mumbai police as police has denied entry to local public at Aarey Colony, Goregoan in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Aarey colony check naka has been cornered off by Mumbai police as police has denied entry to local public at Aarey Colony, Goregoan in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai court grants bail to Aarey campaigners, tells them no more protests

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 07:48 PM IST
Additional sessions court judge H C Shende of the holiday court ordered their release on certain conditions, including assurance that they would not take part in protests.
Police detain activists who were staging a protest against the tree-cutting, being carried out for the Metro car shed project, at Aarey colony in Mumbai, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.(PTI)
Police detain activists who were staging a protest against the tree-cutting, being carried out for the Metro car shed project, at Aarey colony in Mumbai, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.(PTI)

‘Activists should accept defeat honourably’: Mumbai Metro MD on Aarey row

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 06:22 PM IST
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.
Protests continued early Saturday with protesters questioning the tearing hurry of authorities and asking why they could not wait until a petition can be filed in the Supreme Court regarding the matter. (Photo @PrakashJavdekar)
Protests continued early Saturday with protesters questioning the tearing hurry of authorities and asking why they could not wait until a petition can be filed in the Supreme Court regarding the matter. (Photo @PrakashJavdekar)

Union environment minister backs tree felling at Mumbai’s Aarey, cites Delhi Metro as example

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 03:16 PM IST
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.
After activists broke barricades to stop authorities from cutting trees at Picnic Point in Aarey Colony, the police stepped in and detained a few protesters.(Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)
After activists broke barricades to stop authorities from cutting trees at Picnic Point in Aarey Colony, the police stepped in and detained a few protesters.(Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)

Midnight drama at Mumbai’s Aarey as authorities begin hacking trees, activists storm site

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 05:35 AM IST
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.
A major fire erupted in the Aarey forest near Goregaon suburb of north-west Mumbai on Monday evenin(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A major fire erupted in the Aarey forest near Goregaon suburb of north-west Mumbai on Monday evenin(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Massive fire in Mumbai’s Aarey forest near Infinity IT Park doused

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 08:49 AM IST
According to Mumbai fire brigade, the fire, which was confined to trees and dry leaves, spread across an area of about 3-4 kilometers. Although, there were no reported casualties, a heavy damage to the forest is being feared.
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