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No stay on construction of Aarey metro shed: Supreme Court

The court directed that its October 7 order directing “status quo” with respect to “cutting of trees” will continue to operate and fixed November 15 as the next date of hearing.

Evening news briefing: Maharashtra, Haryana polls ends, SC on Mumbai's Aarey trees and more

From Supreme Court saying that it is not opposing the construction of Aarey metro shed, to Reliance Jio announcing new 'All-in-One' offers, here are the top evening headlines of the day.


Not stopping Aarey metro shed, interim order against tree felling to continue: Supreme Court

The bench asked the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) to submit photos and measurement of the girth and the height of the trees which were planted two years ago.

How tribal residents of Mumbai’s Aarey Milk Colony built a cuisine around what the forest provides

On the slopes near Devicha Pada, a hamlet named after the temple of a local goddess, grows a vine of karande, an aerial yam which is native to the region.

Shiv Sena manifesto released, no mention of tree preservation

For Mumbai, Shiv Sena has promised to construct a 226-acre central park within the Mahalaxmi Race Course and also talked about setting up urban forests on unused government land to tackle rising pollution.

On Aarey, a plea to Mumbaikars to give precedence to long-term benefits of Metro

To the people of Mumbai, the toughest decision is to be able to balance the long-term environmental benefits with the short-term environmental gains.


Lessons from Aarey

Governance cannot be a cat and mouse game with the people. They must be treated as stakeholders

Express daily briefing: Xi Jinping’s visit date still not official; The fight over Mumbai’s Aarey Colony; and more

From the US saying that the communication blackout has a “devastating impact” and “it is time for India to lift these restrictions” to how Delhi Police cracked 2011 murder case, here's the top news on Tuesday morning. 

Aarey: SC stops felling of trees, State says have cut what’s needed

A special bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Ashok Bhushan said the court’s Forest Bench will hear the matter in detail on October 21 to ascertain if the area in question falls in an eco-sensitive zone. It directed that no tree be cut until then.

Explained: The fight over Mumbai's Aarey Colony

The SC has stopped further cutting of trees on a plot where the Mumbai Metro wants to build a car shed. Government says the site is the most convenient; Bombay HC has rejected the arguments of activists.

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With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.