Mumbai Metro

SC extends interim stay on tree felling in Aarey Colony

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said the October 7 order in connection with the interim stay on the felling of trees will continue till the next hearing on the matter in January.

published on : 16th December 2019

French firm Alstom commences manufacturing of rolling stock for Mumbai Metro

For Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, Alstom will manufacture 31 lightweight fully-furnished modern metro trains of eight cars each for the 33.5 km stretch, which will connect 27 stations in Mumbai.

published on : 11th December 2019

SC restrains Maharashtra from felling trees for Mumbai metro, transfers plea to Bombay HC

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices S A Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna also returned to the high court the appeal of activist Rohit Joshi against an earlier order of the HC.

published on : 10th December 2019

Will CM Uddhav dump Bullet Train for farmers' welfare?

Following Fadnavis’ resignation, many had expressed fears that big-ticket projects might be immediate victims to vendetta politics.

published on : 27th November 2019

SC extends ban on felling trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony for Metro car shed project

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said it will hear the matter at length in December.

published on : 15th November 2019

Mumbai Metro ferries 600 million commuters in 65 months

In the first 398 days, the ridership notched 100 million and after 388 days, it reached another 100 million.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Maharashtra villagers oppose MMRDA move to acquire their land for Metro 5

The villagers said do not want to lose their land to make way for a car shed as it is their only source of livelihood.

published on : 12th October 2019

2141 trees felled till date, no future tree felling activity in Aarey colony: MMRC

Elaborating on the green initiative taken by it, the metro corporation said, 'As of today, MMRCL has already planted 23, 846 trees and additionally distributed 25,000 saplings.'

published on : 7th October 2019

SC order on Aarey ‘moral victory’ for activists: Sena

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government that no more trees are required to be cut to make way for a car shed of the Mumbai Metro.

published on : 7th October 2019

Section 144 in Aarey to remain in effect till Tuesday morning: Mumbai Police

The police is ensuring that the movement of the local residents remains unhindered.

published on : 7th October 2019

Hours after SC verdict, activist blames Mumbai Metro for axing trees at night, seeks probe

Prof Avkash Jadhav, head of the history department at St Xavier's College here and trustee of the city-based KAASH Foundation, said a SIT should be set up to inspect the site.

published on : 7th October 2019

Prohibitory orders in place at Aarey Colony as tree felling continues for second day

Heavy security was deployed at Aarey Colony's five entry points, including the key connecting road near the Western Express Highway, to prevent people from going towards the area.

published on : 7th October 2019

Aarey protests intensify as tree chopping begins

Police round up 29 activists, prohibitory orders in force in the area.

published on : 6th October 2019

Vocal about Amazon fires, Mumbai cops' Twitter handle mute on Aarey trees

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation began chopping down trees to make way for metro car shed on Friday night after the High Court dismissed petitions challenging the permission for tree cutting.

published on : 5th October 2019

No fresh notice needed for tree cutting in Aarey Colony: Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation MD

MMRC Managing Director Ashwini Bhide alleged that 'some people consider themselves superior to judiciary' and a 'new false propaganda is in the air.'

published on : 5th October 2019
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