Aarey Forest News
Aaditya Thackeray in legal soup over children at ‘Save Aarey’ stir: Can minors protest in India?
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights directed the Mumbai police to file an FIR against Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray for 'using' children in the 'Save Aarey' protest over the weekend. The law, however, clearly states that all citizens of India, irrespective of age, can protest
Back in power, Fadnavis’ first decision was to move metro car shed back to Aarey. Understanding the politics of it all
In the first Cabinet meeting held on Thursday, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis overturned Uddhav Thackeray’s decision to shift the Metro 3 car depot to Kanjurmarg. The project has been a bone of the contention between the two allies turned enemies
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
'Biodiversity by the Bay' aims to channel the power of Mumbai’s youth to save the city's natural habitats
The Aarey controversy in 2019 revealed an opportunity, to create a larger, powerful climate movement in Mumbai, spurred by the city's youth.
Plan to build Metro car shed at Aarey scrapped, cases against protesters to be dropped, says Uddhav Thackeray
Thackeray added that the project will be shifted to govt land in Kanjurmarg and that the land "will be available at zero rate"
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.
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.
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.
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
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
The project will wipe out 2,646 trees, which will destroy Mumbai’s “green lungs” and floodplains of Mithi river.
SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena
Hailing the Supreme Court's order restraining authorities from cutting any more trees in Aarey Colony here to make way for a Metro car shed, the Shiv Sena on Monday said it is a 'moral victory' for environmentalists
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.
'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'
The apex court decided on Sunday to register as public interest litigation a letter addressed to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a law student Rishav Ranjan seeking a stay on the cutting of trees
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
Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today
The MMRCL has 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.
Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Farhan Akhtar condemn felling of Aarey forest's trees after Bombay HC dismisses plea
Several Bollywood actors condemned the felling of trees in Aarey Colony to make way for a Metro carshed.
Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai
Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday
Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,