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Aarey Colony


Aarey Milk Colony: Problem leopardess set to be tranquilised, forest dept to prepare plan

October 12, 2021 1:19 am

Since August 31, eight persons in Aarey Colony, including a 68-year-old woman and a four-year-old child, have sustained injuries after leopard attacks.

Bhakti Park Udyan: A green gem hidden away in Mumbai’s eastern suburb

September 06, 2021 4:34 pm

This column is a tour of Mumbai through some of these neighbourhood gardens, parks and grounds which citizens have fought for and guard jealously. The series kicks off with Bhakti Park Udyan.

‘Save Aarey’ activists tie rakhis on trees, demand removal of fences

August 23, 2021 12:09 pm

Activists also demanded that the ongoing construction work of the ramp in Aarey to bring the Metro 3 rakes to the Car Depot be stopped.

Mumbai: 1,400 seeds of Palmyra Palm planted in Aarey

August 15, 2021 7:40 pm

Palmyra leaves were used for writing and had household, religious and agricultural uses. Its plantations have dwindled, and knowledge of palmyra palm leaf weaving and jaggery making is fading.

812 acres of Aarey land handed over to forest department

June 08, 2021 1:58 am

In September last year, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had said the government would designate a 600-acre parcel of land in the Aarey Milk Colony as a reserve forest.

Monolith spotted in Mumbai: Sculptor behind the mysterious monoliths explains their purpose and why she remains anonymous

March 10, 2021 10:56 pm

In an email interview, the anonymous artist behind these monoliths in India, said, “The purpose of this monolith, just like the several that have cropped up around the world, is to spark a conversation about wildlife conservation.”

Mumbai Confidential: A Dash of Science

January 24, 2021 9:07 pm

For the upcoming summit in March, the convention has unanimously voted world renowned astrophysicist, researcher and author Dr Jayant Narlikar, a Padma Bhushan awardee and a winner of several global accolades, as the president.

Explained: Politics behind Maharashtra govt's decision to move contentious metro shed out of Aarey

October 19, 2020 12:28 pm

Uddhav Thackeray announced on Sunday that the government had decided to move the car-shed out of Aarey to Kanjurmarg, an eastern suburb.

Aarey car shed relocation: Govt revives an old option, with help of a technicality

October 12, 2020 10:05 am

According to sources, the 41-hectare dried salt pan land at Kanjurmarg, where the car shed will now come up, was a much-favoured option for its construction when plans for the 33.5-km long underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro 3 corridor were first drawn up in 2013.

Uddhav junks Aarey Metro shed, shifts project to Kanjurmarg

October 12, 2020 10:01 am

BJP lashes out, Fadnavis underlines huge cost escalation, ‘indefinite’ delay


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.