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HC Stays Mumbai Coastal Road Project

April 16, 2019 | PTI First published here: https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hc-stays-mumbai-coastal-road-project-work-119041601045_1.html The Bombay High Court Tuesday stayed the reclamation and construction work for the Coastal Road Project in Mumbai. Last week, a bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice N M Jamdar had suggested that a status-quo be maintained,…

‘Work on Coastal Road project continues despite HC’s restraining order’

Apr 16, 2019 | Yesha Kotak | Hindustan Times First published here: https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/work-on-coastal-road-project-continues-despite-hc-s-restraining-order/story-xAmjUZWlsCXU9dA4qo0sXN.html Following petitions filed by activists, led by Wagh, and NGO Society for Improvement of Greenery and Nature, HC on Thursday restricted further land reclamation between Worli seaface…

Coastal road: No new reclamation of land, Bombay HC tells BMC

April 12, 2019 | Express News Service | The Indian Express First published here: https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/no-new-reclamation-of-land-bombay-hc-tells-bmc-5671454/ Senior counsel Gayatri Singh, arguing for the petitioners, informed the court that a project of such magnitude needs necessary environmental clearance, which has not been…

Bombay High Court tells civic body to stop reclamation work related to coastal road

April 12, 2019 | Scroll.in The court was hearing two pleas against the project that proposes to improve the connectivity between the city’s north and south areas. First published here: https://scroll.in/latest/919781/bombay-high-court-tells-civic-body-to-stop-reclamation-work-related-to-coastal-road First published here: https://scroll.in/latest/919781/bombay-high-court-tells-civic-body-to-stop-reclamation-work-related-to-coastal-road The Bombay High Court on…

Coastal road: HC stops further reclamation till April 23

April 11, 2019 | Press Trust of India | Business Standard First published here: https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/coastal-road-hc-stops-further-reclamation-till-april-23-119041100843_1.html The Bombay High Court on Thursday restrained the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from carrying out further land reclamation for the Coastal Road Project in Mumbai till April 23. A bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and…

As Mumbai’s Coastal Reclamation Begins, Artisan Fishers Fight for Their Livelihood

07 MAR, 2019 | Shweta Wagh and Hussain Indorewala | The Wire First published here: https://thewire.in/rights/mumbai-coastal-reclamation-artisan-fishers-livelihood It is fishing season in Mumbai but the artisan fishers of Worli Koliwada have no choice but to stay at home. “They have stopped us…

Coastal road project must win everyone’s trust

Mar 15, 2019 | Ayaz Memon |Hindustan Times First published here: https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/coastal-road-project-must-win-everyone-s-trust/story-DcfEuF4Tsq58Kh4SBTei7M.html The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) ambitious coastal road plan has run into obstacles. As the series of stories in city newspapers lately highlight, various groups with specific interests have…

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