User: divya_rrs Topic: Shivaji Statue in Bombay
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Shivaji memorial: HC issues notice to State, Centre 22.2.2018 Hindu: Fitness

The Bombay High Court on THursday issued notice to the State government, the Centre and the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority over a petition challenging the construction of the propos

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HC issues notice to Maha, Centre over Shivaji memorial 22.2.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today issued notice to the Maharashtra government, the Centre and the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority over a petition challenging the construction of the proposed Shivaji memorial off the Arabian Sea. A bench of justices A S Oka and P N Deshmukh directed the authorities to file an affidavit within a month clarifying whether due process was followed and a public hearing was held before granting environmental clearances to the project. The court was hearing two petitions, one filed by an NGO and another by some residents of the city and representatives of various fishing communities. The pleas have opposed the construction of the statue on the apprehension of serious ecological damage. It also alleged that while it was mandatory for the state authorities to hold a public hearing and invite suggestions and objections from them, no such hearing was conducted. The petitioners' advocate, Mihir Desai, told court that the Union Ministry of Environment and ..
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'Shiv Jayanti' celebrated in Nashik 19.2.2018 General News
'Shiv Jayanti' - the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was today celebrated with fervour here. Maharashtra Water Resources minister Girish Mahajan and mayor Ranjana Bhansi garlanded life size statues of the Maratha warrior king at several places, an official release said. Processions were taken out by youths and followers of the King at different places in the city. King Shivaji, known as the creator of the Maratha empire, was born on this day in 1630 at Shivneri Fort in Pune, as per the Maharashtra government.
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Maharashtra mega summit: Exhibits recreate magic of state 19.2.2018 Deccan Herald - News
A grand statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the legendary Maratha warrior, has been installed at the entrance of an exhibition of the Magnetic Maharashtra mega summit in Mumbai to welcome visitors. Incidentally, Monday, also marks the birth anniversary of the Shivaji. Besides, the entrances to the exhibition halls have been modelled on the Gateway of India and Maratha-era forts. Key ongoing projects like the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train, the Nagpur-Mumbai super-communication expressway, Navi Mumbai International Airport and the Mumbai have also been displayed at the exhibition. The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has, too, put up a stall to attract tourism-related project and showcase the western Indian state. "In the dream of making Maharashtra a trillion dollar economy we want to grow at fast pace," Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, adding that it was one of the major events in Mumbai post the February 2016 "Make in India" initiative. Through a series of exhibits and themes ...
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BJP, Opposition face-off on Republic Day: Devendra Fadnavis slams Congress-NCP, says they held 'save party' march 27.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
Uniting for a common cause, Maharashtra's Opposition parties took out silent marches for what they called 'Save Constitution' while the ruling BJP countered it by organising a 'Tiranga Yatra' on Friday, to coincide with the 69th Republic Day celebrations across the state.
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Oppn parties hold 'Save Constitution' rally in Mumbai 27.1.2018 DNA: Top News
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday said Opposition leaders need to come together to prevent the communal and anti-constitutional forces. While participating in 'Save Constitution March', Pawar said, "When our Constitution is in trouble, then it will not be appropriate for secular parties to sit ideally. It will be against our country's ethos. We are happy today that the people who believe in the Constitution and secularism have come together for this march," he said. The march started from Dr BR Ambedkar statue near Mantralaya and concluded at Chhatrapati Shivaji statue at Gateway of India. The march was attended by former Congress president Sushilkumar Shinde, Prithviraj Chavan, Ashok Chavan, Patidar leader Hardik Patel, Congress MLA and OBC leader Alpesh Thakur, Ex MP Nata Patole, Congress general secretary Rajeev Satav, communist leader D Raja and Sitaram Yechuri, JDU leader Sharad Yadav, National Conference leader Umar Abdulla and Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azami. ...
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On R-Day, BJP-opposition face-off in Maharashtra 26.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Uniting for a common cause, Maharashtra's opposition parties took out silent marches for what they called "Save the Constitution" while the ruling BJP countered it by organising a 'Tiranga Yatra' here on Friday, to coincide with the 69th Republic Day celebrations across the state.
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Mumbai sees parallel R-day event as Opposition comes together for 'Save Constitution' march 26.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Independent MP from Maharashtra Raju Shetti, convener of the march, said the participants gathered near the Ambedkar statue and began walking towards Shivaji Maharaj statue at the Gateway of India.
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Sharad Pawar, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah hold 'Save Constitution' march in Mumbai, to stage sit-in protest at Gateway of India 26.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Opposition leaders Sharad Pawar, Sharad Yadav, D Raja, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah, Dinesh Trivedi and Sushilkumar Shinde met on Friday, ahead of the 'Save Constitution' march.
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Maha Govt trumps Oppn rally organisers in booking venue 24.1.2018 General News
In what comes as a dampener for opposition parties holding the 'Save Constitution' rally here on January 26, the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) today said the sit-in venue of the protest has already been booked by the BJP-led government in Maharashtra. The 'Save Constitution' march organisers approached the MbPT yesterday seeking permission but that space was already booked by the minorities department of the state government, Port chairman Sanjay Bhatia told PTI. The minorities department holds a "mushaira" (poetic meet) at the Gateway of India promenade ever year on Republic Day, the senior IAS officer said. If the rally organisers want to go ahead with their plan, they should "coordinate" with the "mushaira" organisers, Bhatia said, adding the Central government-run MbPT has "no issue" with anyone holding an event there. It is a day-long booking done for the "mushaira" as its organisers put up a stage at the venue, he added. The Port charges Rs 2.5 lakh per day for use of ..
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Telling the India story 22.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
An ambitious exhibition tells the story of India as also the history of the world.
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People take out Sadbhavna rally in Aurangabad post caste violence 9.1.2018 General News
In the wake of recent caste violence in Maharashtra, people of various communities took out a massive 'Sadbhavna' (goodwill) rally in Aurangabad on Monday.The mute rally, 'Shivrai to Bhimrai', started from the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and peacefully concluded at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's statue. Members of Maratha, Dalit, Muslim and OBC communities participated in the rally.Alleging bias action from the police during Bhima-Koregaon violence, various participating activists in the rally alleged that the Dalit youth were tortured while the right-wing leaders and purported masterminds of the unrest, Sambhaji Bhide and Milind Ekbote, were hardly touched.The activists demanded filing of a case against the provocateurs of the violence and resignation of state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, as he could not maintain law and order during the Bhima-Koregaon violence.The activists also demanded compensation of Rs 30 lakh each to the families of the youth killed in the violence and .
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MMRDA plans new Metro corridor to connect T2 with Bhayandar 8.1.2018 DNA: India
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport's (CSIA) Terminal 2 (T2) is set to get a second Metro corridor which will connect T2 with the western suburbs. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has said that it is in the final stages of drafting a report for the construction of the Metro corridor which will connect T2 to Bhayandar by interconnecting three Metro corridors namely the Bhayandar-Dahisar East Metro corridor with Dahisar East and Andheri East Metro corridor going up to T2 The second Metro corridor connecting T2 will begin from the Western Express Highway (WEH) at Andheri East and go up to T2 via beneath the 6-foot tall bronze statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji outside the Airport and off the WEH. The MMRDA has said that it is in the final stages of drafting the report and the second Metro corridor will be partially elevated and partially underground due to height restrictions around the airport. "We are in the final stages of fixing the alignment and then the detailed project ...
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Shiv Sena says Maharashtra moving towards 'chaos and destruction' due to caste conflict 6.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Maharashtra is moving towards "chaos and destruction" due to caste conflict, the Shiv Sena said on Saturday as it continued its attack on the Devendra Fadnavis government over the violence at Bhima-Koregaon village.
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Gateway of India beautification project delayed 23.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Sanctioned in 2007, the project cost has risen from ₹4.99 cr. to ₹6.29 cr.
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India's connection with the world, in an exhibition 22.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
An ambitious exhibition attempts to tell the story of India as also the history of the world
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Shapoorji-Pallonji to construct Ambedkar memorial 21.12.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The plan to build a grand memorial for B R Ambedkar in Mumbai gained momentum with Shapoorji Pallonji and Co Pvt Ltd being given the contract. The decision was made at the executive committee meeting of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) held in Nagpur. The meeting was presided over by Maharashtra Chief Secretary Sumit Mallick, who is the chairman of MMRDAs executive committee. "The teachings of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar have been a blessing for our generation and will continue to impact future generations as well. Its our privilege that his legacy is furthered by this grand memorial," said U P S Madan, metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA. The memorial would come up at Indu Mill in Shivaji Park-Dadar. The land is adjacent to Chaityabhoomi, where the last rites of Ambedkar were performed. On March 25, the documents to transfer 12 acres of land owned by the National Textile Corporation were handed over to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis by Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and Union ...
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City gets 25 new rail amenities 14.12.2017 Hindu: Home
More FOBs, escalators, toilets, emergency rooms and wi-fi for passengers
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Mumbai's hidden heritage 28.11.2017 Hindu: News
A few priceless pieces of our city’s heritage that Bharat Gothoskar thinks don’t get enough attention
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Concerns over security delay Shivaji memorial 27.11.2017 DNA: Top News
After concerns expressed by the Mumbai Police over the security of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial off the coast of Mumbai, the Maharashtra government has appointed a committee of experts from all the departments concerned. Speaking to DNA, Member of the Legislative Council, Vinayak Mete, who heads the committee, said that after the security concerns expressed by the Mumbai Police, the government is going to take all necessary precautions and measures to ensure the security of the memorial. Earlier, concerns were raised that the statue could be vulnerable to terror attacks via sea route — on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, when terrorists entered the city via the sea route. Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the statue on December 24, 2016, the state government has so far spent Rs 15.82 crore on the project, but any actual work has yet to start on the reclaimed land in the Arabian Sea. It may be noted that 13 departments, including police, have ...
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