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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Shivaji Park


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.

Reclaiming our public spaces

January 26, 2020 10:45 am

'Historically, public places have a strong link with political systems and power.'

Uddhav Thackeray swearing-in: 800 farmers, families to be in audience

November 28, 2019 10:16 am

One of the main invitees is a Sangli-based couple, who had walked 80 km from their hometown to the temple town of Pandharpur, to offer prayers for the Sena to come into power in the state, said a Sena functionary.

2,000 police personnel to be on duty for Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in today

November 28, 2019 10:09 am

Personnel from local and nearby police stations, bomb detection and disposal squad, local arms unit, riot control department and special units have been deployed at different junctures in and around the ground.

340-ft-long stage, LED screens, Shivaji mural — ‘home ground’ readies for Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in

November 28, 2019 9:58 am

Considered to hold a special significance for the Sena, it was on the Shivaji Park ground that the party had come into existence in 1966 with its core ‘Marathi manoos’ agenda.

Explained: Why Shivaji Park is important for Shiv Sena

November 29, 2019 8:22 am

The Sena headquarters — Sena Bhawan — is located nearby, and Bal Thackeray lived in the Park’s vicinity for several years. MNS chief Raj Thackeray remains a resident of the precinct.

Maharashtra: MNS rally crosses noise restrictions, activist writes to CM

April 10, 2016 12:28 am

Abdulali, founder of NGO Awaaz Foundation along with Wecom Trust, which has filed a petition in the HC on the matter, measured noise levels at the rally for a period of five hours.

MNS rally violates silence zone norms, police case likely

April 09, 2016 6:11 am

Drum and cymbal processions surrounding the park saw a decibel reading of 119.4 as opposed to the 50 dB limit.

SC to hear ISKCON plea for Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park

February 21, 2015 12:01 am

The bench pointed out that if Rath Yatra was allowed then plethora of similar requests would come up from other religious groups for use of Shivaji Park.

HC rejects ISCKON plea to hold Jagannath Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park

February 13, 2015 2:19 am

As per earlier orders Shivaji Park can't be used for any non-sporting activities other than purpose of playground.


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.