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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray asked the Centre to allow building of a Metro car shed at Kanjurmarg.(Hindustan Times)

Maharashtra CM tells people what to do to avoid lockdown, night curfew

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:18 PM IST
CM Uddhav Thackeray said he doesn’t believe in imposing lockdown or night curfew as suggested by the experts.
Cleaning and Sanitisation work at Andheri Metro station as a preparedness and measures undertaken for safe and secure travel of commuters before service resumption in Mumbai (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
Cleaning and Sanitisation work at Andheri Metro station as a preparedness and measures undertaken for safe and secure travel of commuters before service resumption in Mumbai (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Mumbai Metro to resume operations today and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:48 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Cleaning and Sanitisation work at Andheri Metro station as a preparedness and measures undertaken for safe and secure travel of commuters before service resumption in Mumbai (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
Cleaning and Sanitisation work at Andheri Metro station as a preparedness and measures undertaken for safe and secure travel of commuters before service resumption in Mumbai (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

Unlock 5: Mumbai Metro to restart operations today. Here’s all you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:34 AM IST
Last week, the Maharashtra government had given permission to Mumbai Metro to resume operations in a graded manner from October 15. However, officials decided to resume services from October 19 after finishing all safety runs.
Students wearing face shields attend a class at a school that was reopened after remaining closed for months due to Covid-19 pandemic, in Patiala.(PTI)
Students wearing face shields attend a class at a school that was reopened after remaining closed for months due to Covid-19 pandemic, in Patiala.(PTI)

Schools, metros to resume in these states from tomorrow. Check guidelines

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 02:39 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh, Punjab schools will partially reopen from October 19 only for senior students.
Patna Metro project(Livehindustan)
Patna Metro project(Livehindustan)

DMRC application process for assistant managers for Mumbai, Patna metro closing soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 12:05 PM IST
DMRC Recruitment: Application process for assistant managers (civil) for Mumbai and Patna metro projects is closing soon. Apply now at delhimetrorail.com
Ashwini Bhide was very active on social media.(Twitter/@MumbaiMetro3)
Ashwini Bhide was very active on social media.(Twitter/@MumbaiMetro3)

‘Time to give up hopes about Mumbai metro’, say Twitter users as Managing Director Ashwini Bhide is removed

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 04:25 PM IST
An IAS officer of 1988 batch, Bhide was very active on social media and used to post progress of the metro corridor.
MMRC chief Ashwini Bhide at a Metro construction site in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni / HT File)
MMRC chief Ashwini Bhide at a Metro construction site in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni / HT File)

Mumbai Metro chief Ashwini Bhide among 20 IAS officers transferred in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 06:13 AM IST
MMRC chief Ashwini Bhide, who is credited for implementing the project rapidly, had invited the criticism of environmentalists after the MMRC felled more than 2,000 trees in the dead of the night in Aarey Milk Colony for a Metro car shed in October last year.
RA Rajeev, metropolitan commissioner MMRDA, tries out a rental bike.(HT Photo)
RA Rajeev, metropolitan commissioner MMRDA, tries out a rental bike.(HT Photo)

MMRDA to boost Metro travel with bicycles, bus connectivity

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 07:06 AM IST
The winning start-ups, which include a bike-sharing mobile application, a bus aggregator and a face-recognition system, will be implemented on a pilot basis at select stations on the Metro-1 line (Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar) in a month. The pilot will be tested for three months.

Mumbai Metro services briefly disrupted owing to ‘technical error’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 11:09 AM IST
Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) that operates Metro-1 attributed services being disrupted due to technical error.
The victim and two others were seated in a support vehicle right behind the trailer. He got crushed when a rock jointing pin broke, which caused the U-girder to detach from the puller.(HT File Photo used for representational purpose only)
The victim and two others were seated in a support vehicle right behind the trailer. He got crushed when a rock jointing pin broke, which caused the U-girder to detach from the puller.(HT File Photo used for representational purpose only)

25-yr-old labourer crushed to death as Mumbai Metro girder falls off trailer

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Police have booked the driver of the trailer for negligence. He fled after the incident and police is on the lookout for him.
Metro car shed where work is going on at Prajapurpada, Aarey colony in Mumbai.(Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)
Metro car shed where work is going on at Prajapurpada, Aarey colony in Mumbai.(Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)

No stay on Aarey Metro work, bar on tree cutting

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 06:12 AM IST
Aarey, one of Mumbai’s few green belts, has been at the centre of a row over the possible ecological damage because of the construction by the Mumbai Metro.
Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference in the city on Saturday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference in the city on Saturday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

State government, local bodies responsible for floods, says Javadekar in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 04:16 PM IST
Residential housing societies are being constructed near the flood line and hence, after rains, the areas get flooded, he says
Workers remove chopped trees from Aarey forest after the Supreme Court restricted further felling of trees in the area, in Mumbai on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Workers remove chopped trees from Aarey forest after the Supreme Court restricted further felling of trees in the area, in Mumbai on Monday. (ANI Photo)

2,141 trees cut in Aarey colony, Mumbai Metro says will meet project deadline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The trees were being cleared to make way for a car shed for Mumbai Metro’s phase III.
People protesting against cutting down of trees for a proposed metro car shed project at Aarey Colony in Mumbai on Sunday.(AP photo)
People protesting against cutting down of trees for a proposed metro car shed project at Aarey Colony in Mumbai on Sunday.(AP photo)

Supreme Court to hear plea against Aarey tree felling today

New Delhi/Mumbai | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The Aarey Milk colony is a 1,287 hectare area housing roughly 500,000 trees abutting the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and the Mithi river.
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)
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.
“Sometimes to construct something new destruction becomes inevitable but it also paves the way for new life and new creation,” Bhide tweeted.(Photo: AshwiniBhide/ Twitter)
“Sometimes to construct something new destruction becomes inevitable but it also paves the way for new life and new creation,” Bhide tweeted.(Photo: AshwiniBhide/ Twitter)

Destruction inevitable, says Mumbai Metro’s chief Ashwini Bhide after Aarey row

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 03:16 AM IST
Local residents, activists, and opposition parties have slammed the government after hundreds of trees were chopped off in Aarey under heavy security since Friday night to clear the land for construction of the car shed.
Coconut tress being cut in Aarey Colony, Mumbai, on Saturday, October 5, 2019.(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)
Coconut tress being cut in Aarey Colony, Mumbai, on Saturday, October 5, 2019.(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)

Bombay high court refuses to stay tree cutting at Aarey Colony in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 07:38 AM IST
A division bench of justices SC Dharmadhikari and AK Menon rejected the plea filed by activist Zoru Bhathena and non-governmental organisation Vanshakti on Saturday morning, seeking an urgent, temporary restraining order to keep MMRC from continuing with the tree cutting.
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.
Salman Khan took on the role of a station master in the first promo for Bigg Boss 13.
Salman Khan took on the role of a station master in the first promo for Bigg Boss 13.

Bigg Boss 13: Salman Khan plans to promote Mumbai Metro, may launch his show at Andheri metro station

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:20 PM IST
Salman Khan is set to launch Bigg Boss 13 on Monday in Andheri, Mumbai and the event will be held at a metro station.
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the launch of the Mission Paani campaign in Mumbai.
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the launch of the Mission Paani campaign in Mumbai.

Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet in support of Mumbai metro draws online ire

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 09:13 PM IST
A tweet by actor Amitabh Bachchan, in which he praised the Mumbai metro, has been met with disapproval online because of the Metro’s plans of cutting down 2700 trees.
Mouni Roy did not mention if she was hurt in the accident.
Mouni Roy did not mention if she was hurt in the accident.

Mouni Roy’s car damaged by falling rock at Mumbai Metro site, actor asks ‘What if anybody was crossing the road’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 12:40 PM IST
Mouni Roy’s car was damaged when a large rock fell on it from 11th floor of Mumbai Metro’s construction site in Juhu. Watch video.
MMRDA Recruitment 2019(HT file)
MMRDA Recruitment 2019(HT file)

MMRDA Recruitment 2019: Mumbai Metro is hiring for 1053 non-executive posts, apply online at mmrda.maharashtra.gov.in,

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2019 04:13 PM IST
MMRDA Recruitment 2019: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), has invited applications against 1,053 non-executive vacancies from engineers. The application process will begin on September 16 and the last date to apply is October 7.
The Indian Space Research Organisation will stay the course to realise India’s dream to reach the moon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The Indian Space Research Organisation will stay the course to realise India’s dream to reach the moon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

From Mumbai, PM Modi makes a promise to stay the course on moon mission

Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 02:20 PM IST
Before leaving the Isro facility this morning, PM Modi delivered a televised address that showered praise on Isro scientists for their hard work and commitment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi onboard a state of the art metro coach, the first metro coach manufactured under Make in India(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi onboard a state of the art metro coach, the first metro coach manufactured under Make in India(ANI)

PM Modi launches Mumbai Metro coach under the Make in India initiative

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Apart from rolling out the first Metro coach under the Make in India initiative, the Prime Minister started his Maharashtra visit with a ‘darshan’ of Lord Ganesha installed at the 96-year old Lokmanya Seva Sangh (LSS) in suburban Vile Parle, in Mumbai.
Patni road has developed big potholes at Airoli in Navi Mumbai, July 22, 2019.(Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)
Patni road has developed big potholes at Airoli in Navi Mumbai, July 22, 2019.(Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)

‘Fix craters, build tracks under Mumbai Metro to encourage cyclists’

Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 09:11 AM IST
The BMC is currently working on drafting a policy to promote the usage of non-motorised transportation. For this, the BMC has chalked out a proposal to facilitate renting of cycles and electric bikes for those travelling short distances.
The Mumbai civic body will now join cities like Delhi and Bengaluru with it’s proposal to make vertical gardens on Metro and Monorail pillars(Hindustan Times)
The Mumbai civic body will now join cities like Delhi and Bengaluru with it’s proposal to make vertical gardens on Metro and Monorail pillars(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai Metro, monorail to get vertical gardens on their pillars

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Last year, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) proposed to beautify about 23 spaces under bridges in the city, along with making vertical gardens on its pillars.
While Metro-7 (Dahisar E-Andheri E) will have 82 escalators, Metro 2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) will have 105 escalators at its stations. The two elevated corridors are expected to be operational by December 2020.(Kalpak Pathak/ Hindustan Times)
While Metro-7 (Dahisar E-Andheri E) will have 82 escalators, Metro 2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) will have 105 escalators at its stations. The two elevated corridors are expected to be operational by December 2020.(Kalpak Pathak/ Hindustan Times)

Two Mumbai Metro lines to get 187 escalators

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 02:13 AM IST
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has already installed the first escalator for Metro-7 at Bandongri station. HT had reported earlier that Bandongri and IC Colony (on line 2A) will be the first stations to be ready.
Residents of Aarey colony protests against Mumbai metro.(Sanjay Solanki/HT photo)
Residents of Aarey colony protests against Mumbai metro.(Sanjay Solanki/HT photo)

Maharashtra govt wants your opinion on building Metro Bhavan in Aarey

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 04:04 PM IST
Metro Bhavan will be a centralised operation and control centre for all upcoming metro corridors in the Mumbai metropolitan region.
The MMRDA has taken a step towards constructing Metro Bhavan, a control room for its Metro corridors.(HT Photo)
The MMRDA has taken a step towards constructing Metro Bhavan, a control room for its Metro corridors.(HT Photo)

MMRDA panel push for Metro Bhavan in Aarey

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 09:44 AM IST
The MMRDA gave its approval to appoint project management consultant Epicons Consultant Pvt Ltd for Metro Bhavan, which will help track the 13 Metro corridors planned for the city.
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