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Wednesday, December 11, 2019



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”.

Lessons from Aarey

October 09, 2019 11:11 pm

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

In Goregaon, Aarey at the heart of voter sentiment; BJP says won’t dent chances

October 10, 2019 3:13 am

However, contesting from Goregaon, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Vidya Thakur seems confident of a victory.

Aarey: Section 144 lifted from Metro car shed site but police maintain vigil

October 09, 2019 9:26 am

A police team from Aarey has started probing the FIR registered against 29 protesters, who were arrested.

Day before HC order, govt’s reply to NGO’s letter on saving leopards asks for ‘necessary action at the earliest’

October 09, 2019 9:22 am

In response to an appeal from Empower Foundation to the central ministry submitting evidence of the presence of leopards in Aarey and seeking action for saving the animal’s habitat, the letter asks the state “to take necessary steps to save [the] leopard’s habitat in Aarey Milk Colony”.


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.