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Watch: Woman in Mumbai bravely fights off leopard with a walking stick
India

Watch: Woman in Mumbai bravely fights off leopard with a walking stick

Minutes after the attack, the woman was rushed to a hospital as she received injuries on her face, elbow, arm, back, and leg.

Fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Aarey Colony; three fire tenders at spot, no one injured
India

Fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Aarey Colony; three fire tenders at spot, no one injured

A fire brigade official said the blaze started around 2:40 pm and that efforts are on to douse it. He added that the cause of the fire is yet to be determined

Uddhav Thackeray suggests 'dialogue' with Centre to resolve tussle over Kanjurmarg metro car shed land
India

Uddhav Thackeray suggests 'dialogue' with Centre to resolve tussle over Kanjurmarg metro car shed land

Centre and the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra govt are locked in a tussle over ownership of land earmarked to construct the car shed depot, which was earlier planned at Aarey Colony

Mumbai metro car shed project row: Bombay HC stays transfer of Kanjurmarg land to MMRDA
India

Mumbai metro car shed project row: Bombay HC stays transfer of Kanjurmarg land to MMRDA

The Maharashtra government, through the Mumbai Suburban District Collector, had ordered transfer of the Kanjurmarg salt pan land to MMRDA on 1 October

Uddhav Thackeray directs withdrawal of cases against citizens who protested tree felling in Mumbai's Aarey Colony
India

Uddhav Thackeray directs withdrawal of cases against citizens who protested tree felling in Mumbai's Aarey Colony

The decision was taken in a state cabinet meeting after Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray raised the issue, which was supported by ministers Jitendra Awhad and Aslam Shaikh among others

Dumped by Mumbai's upper middle and middle class, domestic workers survive on charity to stay afloat during COVID-19 lockdown
India

Dumped by Mumbai's upper middle and middle class, domestic workers survive on charity to stay afloat during COVID-19 lockdown

With no public transport and lack of strict orders to practice social distancing, domestic workers in Mumbai have not been able to continue their services for their upper middle class employers living in the comfort of their high-rise apartments.

Maharashtra government removes Ashwini Bhide as MD of MMRC amid controversy over Mumbai Metro-III car shed
India

Maharashtra government removes Ashwini Bhide as MD of MMRC amid controversy over Mumbai Metro-III car shed

Amid the ongoing controversy over the Aarey metro car shed for line-3 trains, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday stripped Ashwini Bhide from the post of Managing Director of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation

Twitterati thanks CM Uddhav Thackeray for halting work at Aarey car shed; others blame him for 'slowing down' infrastructural projects
India

Twitterati thanks CM Uddhav Thackeray for halting work at Aarey car shed; others blame him for 'slowing down' infrastructural projects

Not only this, on Sunday, CM announced that the state government has ordered the withdrawal of all cases filed against environmentalists during the agitations against the construction of Aarey metro car shed.

Uddhav Thackeray orders stoppage of work on Aarey car shed for Mumbai Metro, says 'not a single leaf' to be cut until further orders
India

Uddhav Thackeray orders stoppage of work on Aarey car shed for Mumbai Metro, says 'not a single leaf' to be cut until further orders

The Metro authorities had earlier defended tree felling by contending that it is restricted only to a small area in Aarey Colony, and is necessary to ensure a modern transport system for Mumbaikars.

Aarey protests: SC says no stay order on construction of metro car shed; clarifies that status quo only applicable to felling of trees
India

Aarey protests: SC says no stay order on construction of metro car shed; clarifies that status quo only applicable to felling of trees

There is no stay on the construction of the Mumbai Metro car shed at Aarey Colony, the SC, clarifying that its status quo order is applicable only on felling of trees there.

Aarey Colony protests: SC says it isn't stopping work on Mumbai Metro car shed, but seeks status report on tree felling, transplantation
India

Aarey Colony protests: SC says it isn't stopping work on Mumbai Metro car shed, but seeks status report on tree felling, transplantation

Bench of justices sought a status report with pictures on plantation, transplantation, and felling of trees in the Aarey colony area

Warli tribe’s Save Aarey movement serves as beacon of community spirit and inclusive activism
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Warli tribe’s Save Aarey movement serves as beacon of community spirit and inclusive activism

Even as the number of trees felled at Aarey stands at 2,141, the locals — members of the Warli tribe — who revere and rely on the forest have found strength in solidarity.

Shiv Sena manifesto for Maharashtra Assembly polls finds no mention of Aarey; party promises to make farmers debt-free
Politics

Shiv Sena manifesto for Maharashtra Assembly polls finds no mention of Aarey; party promises to make farmers debt-free

While the Shiv Sena is contesting 124 of the 288 Assembly seats, the BJP and smaller allies are contesting the remaining 164 seats for the 21 October elections in Maharashtra

Tickets from Aarey: Mumbai artist's initiative is a reminder of the cost of development
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Tickets from Aarey: Mumbai artist's initiative is a reminder of the cost of development

Vikram Dhembare turns fallen leaves from Mumbai's Aarey Colony into art to raise awareness about climate change and try and save the remaining trees.

Movement to Save Aarey forest: Effects of climate change need nuanced interventions, afforestation isn't enough
India

Movement to Save Aarey forest: Effects of climate change need nuanced interventions, afforestation isn't enough

It is not just the case of Aarey — natural forests across India have been subjected to large-scale species conversion over past several decades. Vast stretches in the Himalayan foothills have been converted to conifer monoculture, with species such as pines and cedars proliferating, during the colonial rule.

Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two
science

Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two

The project will wipe out 2,646 trees, which will destroy Mumbai’s “green lungs” and floodplains of Mithi river.

Days after protests over tree cutting, prohibitory orders lifted as normalcy resumes in Mumbai's Aarey Colony
India

Days after protests over tree cutting, prohibitory orders lifted as normalcy resumes in Mumbai's Aarey Colony

The police had imposed prohibitory orders in Aarey Colony under Section 144 of the CrPC on Saturday, following protests by activists against the felling of trees

Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres
India

Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres

India's green cover has increased by 15,000 square kilometres, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.

Daily Bulletin: SC takes suo motu cognisance of Aarey tree felling, urgent hearing today; Congress-NCP to release joint manifesto; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC takes suo motu cognisance of Aarey tree felling, urgent hearing today; Congress-NCP to release joint manifesto; day's top stories

Supreme Court to hold urgent hearing on Aarey tree felling; PDP defers its meeting with detained party leader Mehbooba Mufti; Modi, Shah to blaze campaign trail for Maharashtra polls; day's top stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-US trade deal, Aarey colony protests, interview of War director Siddharth Anand, today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-US trade deal, Aarey colony protests, interview of War director Siddharth Anand, today's must-read stories

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