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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

Azad Maidan patrons fear metro construction work will affect cricket training in Mumbai

MMRC has not confirmed how many pitches will be affected or even exactly when the construction work will begin.

SP not allowed to stage dharna at Azad Maidan

“We had sought permission from the police August 7, informing them that we would be holding a dharna at Azad Maidan,” said state SP chief.

Load shedding behind rise in births: Ajit Pawar

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has blamed the frequent load shedding at night for the rise in population.

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Today in Pics: January 31, 2014

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

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

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

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.