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Friday, February 28, 2020

Azad Maidan


Mumbai: No parade, Preamble read at annual LGBT Pride gathering

February 02, 2020 9:21 am

The parade scheduled for February 1 at August Kranti Maidan was cancelled on Tuesday after an anonymous message was circulated over the weekend linking it to a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens.

CAA protests: Delhi Police detain over 350 protesters outside UP Bhawan; pro and anti rallies held in Mumbai

December 27, 2019 10:36 pm

In Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said there won’t be any detention centre in Bengal and the CAA won't be implemented 'as long as I am alive'.

Citizenship Amendment Act: Assamese students, many from Guwahati protest at Azad Maidan

December 15, 2019 10:31 am

Around 300 people participated in the three-hour protest by Assamese students.

New move to save a crucial run at Mumbai’s iconic Azad Maidan, minister promises toilets

July 24, 2019 7:33 am

From Ajit Wadekar, Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Sandeep Patil to Sachin Tendulkar, several generations of Mumbai cricketers have made that unspoken dash in these maidan games.

Farmers march to Mumbai's Azad Maidan for land rights, drought relief

November 22, 2018 4:13 pm

The morcha traversed through Dadar and the JJ flyover before reaching the Maidan, adjacent to the Mumbai municipal corporation headquarters.

Maharashtra: 30,000 farmers, tribals to hit the streets today, AAP lends support

November 21, 2018 2:09 am

Farmers and tribals from North Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Ahmednagar and other parts of the state will take part in the protest. Water conservationist Dr Rajendra Singh, MP Raju Shetty and others will also participate in the rally.

Two undertrials escape from court premises, picked up at CST

July 10, 2018 2:50 am

The constables, who are posted with the local arms department of Mumbai police, intimated Azad Maidan police station. The police station is on the ground floor of the same building.

Mumbai-based groups to protest against Unnao, Kathua rapes on Friday

April 13, 2018 2:21 am

“You cannot treat women as commodities. It cannot continue to happen,” said Varsha Vidyavilas from Sadbhavna Sangh. The organisers said that people were informed about the protests through several social media platforms and were requested to join the protests.

Farmers' march: Protesters reach Azad Maidan, to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis today

March 12, 2018 11:20 am

Farmers have been walking with blistered feet under the scorching sun since the last six days, sighting difficulty for the office goers and the students appearing for board examinations on Monday, the farmers decided to complete their final bit overnight.

Mumbai’s Azad Maidan: A ground of appeal

January 17, 2016 7:20 am

Mumbai’s Azad Maidan is a place where people from all walks of life come to protest with the belief that their voices will be heard. Here, life is a slow lesson in democracy and patience, and in forever lingering hope


Thousands throng Mumbai's Azad Maidan in solidarity with Queer Azadi March

February 03, 2020 7:35 am

Thousands gathered at Azad Maidan on Saturday for Mumbai Pride Solidarity gathering. The annual LGBT Pride Parade scheduled for February 1 at August Kranti Maidan was cancelled Tuesday after an anonymous message was circulated over the weekend linking it to a protest against the CAA and the proposed nationwide NRC.

Today in Pics: January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 11:53 am

Thousands gathered in support of the new Syenda and 53rd Dai-ul-Mutlaq, Mufaddal Saifuddin at Azad Maidan.


On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

November 22, 2018 1:22 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.

What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

November 21, 2018 1:52 pm

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.