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Aarey Colony


Shifting Metro car shed from Aarey Colony unviable, says panel appointed by Uddhav Thackeray

January 29, 2020 7:59 am

The committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Manoj Saunik, submitted its recommendations to the Chief Minister’s Office on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Panel set up to examine if Aarey carshed can be shifted, report in 15 days

December 12, 2019 2:38 am

The four members are additional chief secretory (Finance), principle secretory (Environment), MD of Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation and the chief forest conservator of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali).

‘Not a single leaf will be cut till further notice’: Uddhav stays Aarey metro carshed project

November 29, 2019 10:01 pm

A month ago, just ahead of the Maharashtra elections, strong protests had erupted in Aarey over the cutting of trees for the construction of Mumbai metro. He added, "Not a single leaf will be cut till further notice."

Approach Centre to develop 51 acres abutting Aarey: Forest dept tells Mumbai's Film City

November 07, 2019 9:51 am

The Film City plans a complete revamp of facilities, including a film museum, amusement park, studios, production resources and hotels among others.

11 Metro corridors but MMRDA has finalised plots for only two car sheds

October 24, 2019 1:44 am

The plots identified for car sheds of the other Metro networks have been embroiled in litigation, which, officials said, may delay the projects.

Destruction of Aarey, Mumbai’s last green lungs, started 70 years ago

October 24, 2019 12:07 pm

When the upcoming car shed, a proposed zoo, and Metro Bhavan — for which the bhumi pujan was performed by PM Modi last month — are completed, 77 per cent of land in Aarey or 2,470 acres will be developed.

No stay on construction of Aarey metro shed: Supreme Court

October 22, 2019 1:45 am

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

October 21, 2019 5:55 pm

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

October 21, 2019 3:37 pm

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

October 20, 2019 4:40 am

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.


With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

September 11, 2019 7:10 am

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.