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SC dismisses plea against exclusion of Aarey Colony from ESZ of SGNP, clears way for infra projects

June 20, 2020 6:29 am

Disposing of the appeal, the Supreme Court bench said, “We found no ground to interfere with the January 24 order of the NGT. The appeal is accordingly dismissed.”

Mumbai: Coastal road, Aarey tree felling among landmark cases heard by outgoing CJ

February 22, 2020 3:00 am

Last July, while allowing petitions challenging the construction of the coastal road worth Rs 14,000 crore in Mumbai, CJ Nandrajog had held that environmental clearance was required for the project.

Maharashtra: 20 wishes for 2020

January 01, 2020 5:59 am

Entering the New Year, Maharashtra has hope, expectations and wishes. The Indian Express draws up a list of 20 wishes in 2020 that may come true if those in power make the right New Year resolutions and live up to them.

Mumbai: Aarey hospital close to shutdown, runs only OPD

December 12, 2019 11:55 am

Last year, the civic body had refused to take over the land to run the hospital. A few years ago, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission had taken suo moto cognisance of the state of the hospital and instructed the government to renovate the building.

Aarey protests: Two days after taking charge, Uddhav orders withdrawal of cases against environmentalists

December 01, 2019 10:18 pm

"I have ordered to take back the cases filed against many environmentalists, during the agitation against Aarey metro car shed," Thackeray said.

Aarey activists hope to remind Uddhav Thackeray of his promise

November 28, 2019 11:34 am

Many activists are planning to reach Shivaji Park for the 6.40 pm oath ceremony to remind Uddhav about the promise he had made ahead of the state polls.

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.

Mumbai metro dept to law student: SC stay order only pertains to tree felling in Aarey

October 12, 2019 10:02 am

The MMRCL called Ranjan’s letter a misinterpretation of the Supreme Court order and suggested that he should withdraw it.

Mumbai: ‘Betrayed’ Aarey tribals say govt will pay for hacking trees, ready with questions for candidates

October 11, 2019 8:27 am

After the feeling of trees, the fear of being evicted is looming over them as now, the state government plans to shift them to buildings under the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme (SRA).

Aarey tree-cutting: Quash FIR, demand 29 protesters who were held

October 11, 2019 8:14 am

The protesters alleged that it was the police that assaulted them, and not the other way around, and criticised the Mumbai Police FIR treating environment lovers like “hardcore criminals”.


Mumbai: Protests at Aarey as felling of trees begin after HC clears Metro car depot

October 06, 2019 12:22 pm

Protesters fear that the metro car depot will destroy biodiversity and pave the way for further development and land exploitation in Mumbai's Aarey.