Mumbai Metro

'Strictly abide by undertaking that no trees would be cut in Aarey colony': SC directs Mumbai Metro

A three-judge bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said he would hear the matter on August 30 after counsel for the Maharashtra government sought time to collate documents.

published on : 24th August 2022

Maharashtra Cabinet approves more than Rs 10,000 crore rise in cost of Mumbai Metro Line 3

Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made the announcement after the meeting.

published on : 10th August 2022

Status quo exists, trees not being felled in Mumbai's Aarey: Mumbai Metro Rail Corp Ltd tells SC

The Supreme Court was hearing a plea alleging trees in the colony, the green lung of the congested metropolitan city, were being cut despite a restraining order of the top court.

published on : 5th August 2022

Metro car shed in Aarey threatens not just leopards, but wide range of animals, warn activists

This rich urban forest is a biotope that houses some newly-discovered species of scorpions and spiders, besides being a treasure trove of birds, butterflies, amphibians and mammals.

published on : 31st July 2022

Maharashtra paves way for Metro car shed at Mumbai's Aarey site, lifts 2019 stay

Just before the 2019 Assembly elections, the proposed car shed in the wooded area had widened the gap between the then-ruling allies Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena.

published on : 22nd July 2022

'Opposition by pseudo-environmentalists to Metro car shed in Aarey could be sponsored': Fadnavis

Assuring that no more trees will be cut for the project, the senior BJP leader also said that although the environmentalists have the right to express their opinion, they should not ingnore the facts.

published on : 4th July 2022

Activists, parties hold protest against move to construct Metro car shed at Aarey

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP had directed the state administration to submit a proposal to build the Metro-3 car shed in Aarey.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Opposition to Metro carshed in Aarey is about protecting Mumbai's biodiversity, says Aaditya

He said there are daily sightings of leopards in Aarey, a forested patch adjoining the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the north-west part of the city.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Activists up in arms again as Maharashtra decides to move Metro car shed back to Aarey Colony

Apart from leopards, some 300 different varieties of flora and fauna are found in the Aarey forest, located in suburban Goregaon and adjacent to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Mumbai: Environmentalists call for peaceful protest to save Aarey forest; police beef up deployment

The decision to set up the proposed Mumbai Metro Line-3 car shed in the wooded Aarey area was opposed by environmental groups, as it involved cutting down hundreds of trees.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Centre insists on Aarey land for Mumbai metro work

The Union Ministry for Housing and Urban Affairs wrote to Maharashtra chief secretary stating that the state should develop the Metro Line-3 shed at Aarey Colony only.

published on : 8th April 2022

HC asks Uddhav government, Centre to resolve differences over Mumbai metro car shed

The government authorities must not lose sight of the fact that the issue at hand was one that concerned the citizens and used public money, the bench said.

published on : 7th April 2022

Mumbai Metro-III underground project may be completed till 2024: Official

Another 1.5 km-long tunnel boring work on the 33.5 km line is pending, apart from construction of the stations and other works like signalling, telecommunications, overhead wires etc.

published on : 1st April 2022