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News updates from HT: MVA may join farmers' rally in Mumbai's Azad Maidan today

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Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border protest site.(Twitter/@RakeshTikaitBKU)
Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border protest site.(Twitter/@RakeshTikaitBKU)
Published on Nov 28, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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'Maharashtra Governor has time for Kangana, but not farmers': Sharad Pawar

Addressing the farmers who gathered at Mumbai's Azad Maida, Pawar said the farm laws were passed without detailed discussion in Parliament despite opposition parties demanding deliberations on the bills concerned.
NCP chief addressing the farmers at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Monday.(ANI Photo)
NCP chief addressing the farmers at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 05:17 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi

'Those in power do not care for farmers': Sharad Pawar at Mumbai rally

No Shiv Sena leader is present at the venue of the public meeting. The Sena's youth wing leader Rahul Londhe has been sent as party's representative.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders at the farmers' rally in Mumbai on Monday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders at the farmers' rally in Mumbai on Monday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 03:09 PM IST
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The malice in making protests and protesters invisible

The city police attempted this with Mumbai Bagh too in a way citing traffic impediments and bringing pressure to bear on the women sitting-in, slapping notices and FIRs on them and volunteers, profiling protesters and visitors.
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySmruti Koppikar, Mumbai

Thousands protest at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan against CAA, NRC, NPR

The “maha-morcha” protest was organised by the Maharashtra chapter of the ‘National Alliance Against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR)’.
A demonstrator displays a placard during a protest against CAA, NRC, and NPR, at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai on Saturday.
A demonstrator displays a placard during a protest against CAA, NRC, and NPR, at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai on Saturday.
Published on Feb 15, 2020 08:01 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

‘Who are you showing your strength?’: Raj Thackeray asks anti-CAA protestors

While Mixed signals on CAA and NRC have come out from the Maharasthra government, Raj Thackeray’s stand was unambiguous.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray during MNS rally at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, February 9, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
MNS chief Raj Thackeray during MNS rally at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, February 9, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 10:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times: Coronavirus death toll soars to 813, exceeds SARS fatalities and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Death toll from the coronavirus jumped to 813 on Sunday.((Reuters image))
Death toll from the coronavirus jumped to 813 on Sunday.((Reuters image))
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sarfaraz Khan: An Azad Maidan wunderkind comes of age

Sarfaraz Khan is no stranger to doing big things. Khan had scored a total of 605 runs in three innings but it was not enough as Mumbai made their Ranji Trophy exit.
Dharamshala: Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan celebrates his double century against Himachal Pradesh during the Ranji Trophy Match at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(PTI)
Dharamshala: Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan celebrates his double century against Himachal Pradesh during the Ranji Trophy Match at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 08:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByRasesh Mandani

Over 200 protesters served notices for ‘disturbing peace’ at Mumbai Bagh

Activists also police officers had misled some women into signing notices. On Twitter, Shetty, who was at Mumbai Bagh on Saturday morning, wrote, “Police on site were misleading women, asking for their information and making them sign notices without letting them know what they were signing.”
A woman serving tea to protesters at Mumbai Bagh at Morland Road on Sunday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
A woman serving tea to protesters at Mumbai Bagh at Morland Road on Sunday.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 08:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYesha Kotak, Mumbai

No pre-arrest bail for woman facing sedition over slogan supporting Sharjeel

The court also refused to grant her interim protection from arrest to enable her to move the high court.
Sharjeel Imam(REUTERS FILE)
Sharjeel Imam(REUTERS FILE)
Updated on Feb 06, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Gateway of India not a venue for protests, says Maharashtra home minister

The Mumbai police on Tuesday morning forced out hundreds of protesters from Gateway of India and asked them to shift their protests to Azad Maidan.
The Occupy Gateway protest at the iconic Gateway of India had kicked off hours after students and teachers were attacked in JNU on Sunday night by a masked mob, which went on a rampaging spree for more than two hours. (ANI photo)
The Occupy Gateway protest at the iconic Gateway of India had kicked off hours after students and teachers were attacked in JNU on Sunday night by a masked mob, which went on a rampaging spree for more than two hours. (ANI photo)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 12:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySuraj Ojha

‘Occupy Gateway’ protest in Mumbai against JNU violence called off

The Occupy Gateway protest at the iconic Gateway of India had kicked off hours after students and teachers were attacked in JNU on Sunday night by a masked mob, which went on a rampaging spree for more than two hours.
Activists being bundled into police vans to steer them away from the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Jan 7, 2020. (ANI photo)
Activists being bundled into police vans to steer them away from the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Jan 7, 2020. (ANI photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 03:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRevati Krishna

Protest marches in favour of and against CAA cancelled in Mumbai

The police said that the proposed marches would completely paralyse traffic movement in South Mumbai.
Protesters raise slogans during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC, in Dharavi, on December 22.(PTI Photo)
Protesters raise slogans during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC, in Dharavi, on December 22.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 03:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Listen to people’s power, in the voices of the young

Conversations in public transport, educational institutions, workplaces, drawing rooms in homes — just about everywhere — have revolved around the Citizenship (Amendment) Act-National Register of Citizens (NRC).
The protest in Mumbai on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The protest in Mumbai on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 04:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAyaz Memon

Worshipping Sachin, Yashasvi made it from tents to India dressing room

His performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy led to his selection in the India squad that will travel to South Africa for the Under-19 World Cup slated to be played next year in South Africa.
File image of Yashasvi Jaiswal(Getty Images)
File image of Yashasvi Jaiswal(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 01:48 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByIndo Asian News Service

Mumbaiwale: Rediscover the Bombay of your grandparents with this free video archive

Rare footage shows Bombay from the 1940s to the 1970s. See just how much has changed
From a 1971 report on the Election Candidates Campaign in Bombay. Note that the poster os for Aan Milo Sajna.(British Phaté)
From a 1971 report on the Election Candidates Campaign in Bombay. Note that the poster os for Aan Milo Sajna.(British Phaté)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 11:48 PM IST
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Mumbaiwale: Batting for Bombay

World Cup on your mind? Rewind to some milestone moments in the city’s cricket past
So Lord Brabourne, Bombay Governor and cricket fan, set aside 90,000 square yards of land to the Cricket Club of India for a stadium, India’s first for any sport.(HT Photo)
So Lord Brabourne, Bombay Governor and cricket fan, set aside 90,000 square yards of land to the Cricket Club of India for a stadium, India’s first for any sport.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 08:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

Court rejects Pragya Thakur’s plea for exemption from appearance

Pragya’s lawyer had sought exemption from her appearance on various grounds including her health condition, her duties as a sitting MP and the distance between Mumbai and Bhopal
Pragya Singh Thakur(HT Photo)
Pragya Singh Thakur(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 12:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Charul Shah

Supplementary charge sheet filed; report from VJTI says steel plates were corroded

The collapse near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on March 14 left seven people dead. Patil and Kakulte were responsible for periodic inspection of the bridge twice a year and evaluating its structural condition, specifically before and after the monsoon.
The Azad Maidan police on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet in the Himalaya bridge collapse, blaming three Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) engineers(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Azad Maidan police on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet in the Himalaya bridge collapse, blaming three Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) engineers(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 31, 2019 02:38 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

‘I-T official’ who cheated shopkeepers in SoBo held

According to the police, in February, Mukherjee had visited a shop and duped the owners of a bag, shoes, and sweatshirt worth 8,000
On Sunday, at around 7.30pm, Mohammed Sajid, the owner of the shop which Mukherjee had visited, spotted him roaming in the area.(HTPhotos)
On Sunday, at around 7.30pm, Mohammed Sajid, the owner of the shop which Mukherjee had visited, spotted him roaming in the area.(HTPhotos)
Published on May 21, 2019 05:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByFaisal Tandel

‘Accused must appear in court once a week’

The directions were for all the accused, including Thakur, who is the BJP’s candidate from Bhopal; Sudhakar Dwivedi alias Swami Amritanand; lieutenant colonel Shrikant Purohit
A special court hearing the 2008 Malegaon blasts, which killed six people, on Friday directed all the accused, including Pragya Singh Thakur and others, to attend the hearing once in a week(PTI)
A special court hearing the 2008 Malegaon blasts, which killed six people, on Friday directed all the accused, including Pragya Singh Thakur and others, to attend the hearing once in a week(PTI)
Published on May 18, 2019 06:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

CSMT bridge collapse: Firm pointed out that FoB was weak, says auditor

Last week, Azad Maidan police submitted its first charge sheet. The police have arrested four people, including 46-year-old Desai and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) engineers.
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Mumbai bridge collapse: Auditor says his firm pointed out that FOB was weak

The police have arrested four people, including 46-year-old Desai and BMC engineers.
The FOB collapsed on March 14, killing seven people.(HT File)
The FOB collapsed on March 14, killing seven people.(HT File)
Published on May 14, 2019 01:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah, Mumbai

Maratha rally today at Mumbai to demand quota for PG med students

Following the Apex court’s decision, the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell had issued a notice of cancellation of admissions under the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) quota. Around 290 students from the state have been affected by it.
On Sunday, coordinators of Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai staged a symbolic protest at Azad Maidan.(Ht Photo)
On Sunday, coordinators of Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai staged a symbolic protest at Azad Maidan.(Ht Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 08:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Dindori, villagers have got this CPI(M) candidate’s back

According to the CPI(M), Dindori Lok Sabha constituency covers nine talukas and 4,500 villages, and is dominated by farmers, and tribals. Gavit has been at the forefront of farmers’ protests and long marches organised over the past two years, one of which led the farmers to Mumbai’s Azad Maidan in March 2018.
The three-day tour spread across 20 villages in Dindori constituency by the farmers is to back their leader, JP Gavit, the sitting MLA from Kalvan constituency, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls.(HT Photo)
The three-day tour spread across 20 villages in Dindori constituency by the farmers is to back their leader, JP Gavit, the sitting MLA from Kalvan constituency, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 20, 2019 05:28 AM IST
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Hindusatn Times, Nashik | ByEeshanpriya M S

32-year-old woman held for biting lady constable in Mumbai

According to police, a patrol team led by constable Savita Dimbar, 26, found Noori Shaikh sleeping on a bench at Tata Garden at the Bhulabhai Desai Marg around 1am on Friday.
A 32-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh was arrested by the Azad Maidan police on Friday for allegedly biting a woman constable late on Thursday night.(File Photo)
A 32-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh was arrested by the Azad Maidan police on Friday for allegedly biting a woman constable late on Thursday night.(File Photo)
Published on Apr 06, 2019 07:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Stray rifle pellet hits man’s eye at Azad Maidan; Pune shooting instructor booked

The man, who did not want his identity to be revealed, works as a peon in an office near CST and on way to the station
In the first round of surgery, doctors removed the pellet, repaired the sclera-white portion of the eye, and reattached the retina to the wall using silicone oil.
In the first round of surgery, doctors removed the pellet, repaired the sclera-white portion of the eye, and reattached the retina to the wall using silicone oil.
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 08:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAayushi Pratap, Mumbai

CSMT bridge collapse: Auditor who marked bridge ‘safe’ held

Six people were killed and 31 others injured after a slab of the arterial bridge, which connected CSMT to the other side of Dadabhai Naoroji (DN) Road, came crashing down on March 14.
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)
Updated on Mar 19, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

OBCs to hold march on first day of Maha session on Feb 25

The organisers of the protest are also opposing any probable move on part of the state government to induct Marathas into the OBC category.
The OBC VJNT Sangharsh Samiti has decided to take out the ‘Elgaar Morcha’ from Byculla in south Mumbai to Azad Maidan, on Monday, Samiti convener Chandrakant Bavkar announced Friday.(Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times)
The OBC VJNT Sangharsh Samiti has decided to take out the ‘Elgaar Morcha’ from Byculla in south Mumbai to Azad Maidan, on Monday, Samiti convener Chandrakant Bavkar announced Friday.(Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 23, 2019 12:15 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

After Marathas, now Brahmins to protest in Mumbai for reservations

The Samast Brahmin Samaj, Maharashtra has maintained that a huge section of the Brahmins in the state is still backward and does not earn enough through their employment as priests.
Brahmins in Maharashtra have warned of protests in Mumbai if their demands including reservation for the community is not given (Representative Photo))(HT PHOTO)
Brahmins in Maharashtra have warned of protests in Mumbai if their demands including reservation for the community is not given (Representative Photo))(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 12:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent
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