Follow Us:
Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Shivaji Park


Direct authorities not to use Shivaji Park for funerals, memorials in future: PIL in Bombay HC

February 11, 2022 9:32 pm

On February 6, funeral of singer Lata Mangeshkar was held on the premises.

Lata Mangeshkar memorial: Don’t sacrifice Shivaji Park for party politics, says MNS

February 08, 2022 11:10 am

The statement by MNS spokesperson Sandeep Deshpande comes after leaders of the BJP and Congress demanded a memorial for the late singer at Shivaji Park.

Erect memorial for Lata Mangeshkar at Shivaji Park, BJP MLA Ram Kadam urges CM

February 07, 2022 7:13 pm

"On behalf of music lovers and fans, I request you to consider erecting a memorial for Lata Mangeshkar at Shivaji Park," the MLA said in his letter, adding that it should be built at the same spot where Mangeshkar was cremated.

For Lata funeral, BMC grants temporary cremation ground status to Shivaji Park

February 07, 2022 4:02 am

Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal used powers vested in BMC through section 440 (2) of Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) Act, 1888 that allowed public cremation at Shivaji Park, which is designated as open space in the Development Plan of Mumbai.

MMRDA sanctions Rs 400 cr to construct Thackeray memorial

December 26, 2021 9:01 am

The memorial, initially estimated to cost Rs 89 crore, was proposed following Thackeray's death in 2012.

Mumbai Cong chief 'unconditionally' withdraws plea for nod to hold rally at Shivaji Park

December 14, 2021 7:23 pm

The plea, filed through advocate Pradeep Thorat, had stated that the Congress, which is a part of the ruling alliance in Maharashtra, had applied for permission to hold a rally and use portions of the ground to G-North ward of BMC, state urban development department and other authorities.

Mumbai: 74-year-old actress tries to order whiskey online, duped of Rs 3.05 lakh

November 28, 2021 6:28 pm

On the pretext of refunding the actress's money, the fraudster took her debit card details, following which multiple transactions took place and money was transferred from her account.

Mumbai: Uddhav makes first MLA fund allocation for Shivaji Park

August 10, 2021 9:48 am

Thackeray's decision to allocate his first Local Area Development (LAD) Fund to Shivaji Park -- one of the largest open spaces in Mumbai spread over 22.7 acres -- speaks to Shiv Sena’s special relationship with the park.

Explained: Shiv Sena's annual Dussehra rally, and why it matters to Sainiks

October 29, 2020 8:44 am

Balasaheb spared neither friends nor foes in his annual speeches at the Dussehra rally, employing his famed oratorical skills to take them on.

Shanta Gokhale’s latest book draws an intimate portrait of Shivaji Park

February 20, 2020 8:23 am

Gokhale’s portrait of Shivaji Park restores the neighbourhood’s heterogeneous character, starting with some of the earliest historical evidence of the people who migrated here when Mumbai was still a cluster of islands and the only “natives” were fisherfolk and Adivasis.


Preparations in full swing at Shivaji Park for Uddhav Thackeray's 'Maha' swearing-in

November 28, 2019 10:06 am

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra on November 28.