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Saturday, December 07, 2019

Aarey Milk Colony


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.

Trees should be considered from Day Zero of project planning stage, not construction stage: Vaibhav Raje

October 07, 2019 9:46 am

Vaibhav Raje, the only arborist in the city with a qualification from the International Society of Arboriculture in the US, and on contract with Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) till August this year, tells The Indian Express that development projects should incorporate as many high-value trees as possible within the site from the design stage

Due application of mind while approving cutting, removal of trees, says BMC

October 02, 2019 3:43 am

According to the PIL, the resolution dated August 29, passed by the Tree Authority, for the removal of trees is a “brazen breach” of a High Court order passed in July.

Metro carshed at Aarey: Civic chief observed project needed nod before model code kicked in, says petitioner

October 01, 2019 3:25 am

The court was hearing a PIL filed by activist Zoru Bhathena, challenging the decision of the Tree Authority to cut 2,646 trees, which said the resolution dated August 29 is a “brazen breach” of a High Court order passed in July.

Metro carshed in Aarey Milk Colony: Activist questions BMC's estimate of land compensation

September 06, 2019 3:01 pm

Activist Zoru Bhathena said the report of a Technical Committee formed by the state government to find an alternative space for the proposed Metro carshed shows that shifting the project Kanjurmarg will cost Rs 750 crore.

At Mumbai's Aarey Colony: 1,500 students, six buses running at thrice their capacity

July 12, 2019 12:32 pm

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) pays a monthly tariff per child to BEST. The bus service started in 2013-14 after stray leopard attacks took place while children were on their way home.

Don’t call our houses slums: Tribals

October 03, 2014 3:50 am

Aarey Colony tribals feel ‘ignored’ by candidates

April 18, 2014 1:36 am

Nearly 10,000 tribals live in 32 hamlets spread over 28 km, but uninterrupted power & water supply is yet to reach many of them.

Leopard attack: Parents,teachers blame civic body

October 20, 2013 1:53 am

Say BMC has not provided bus service for children. At present,students have to walk for over 45 minutes to get to school.

Mind games people play,on Sundays

September 15, 2013 12:45 am

Quiz master for the session,Abhinav Dasgupta, admits that it is a tough question. Nevertheless,think hard,he tells the teams.