Articles about Azad Maidan
24 Jan 2021India
Over 1,200 farmers from Maharashtra's Nashik headed to state capital Mumbai on Saturday in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.
07 Jan 2020India
A 'Free Kashmir' poster was spotted at Mumbai's Gateway of India yesterday, and quite naturally it has kicked up a storm with politicians wading into it.
07 Jan 2020India
The 'Occupy Gateway of India' protest has been called off after the Mumbai Police evicted protestors from the monument to Azad Maidan.
27 Dec 2019India
Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.
27 Sep 2019Politics
Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.
02 Apr 2019Mumbai
An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.
23 Dec 2018Business
Almost one million bank employees, including those of private banks, have called for a one-day-long nation-wide strike on December 26 to protest against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda.
22 Nov 2018India
Eight months after they were promised reforms by the BJP government in Maharashtra, a delegation of protesting farmers met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday to reiterate their demands.
19 Nov 2018Mumbai
With many Ola and Uber drivers on strike, thousands of Mumbaikars, on Monday, woke up to commuting troubles.
01 Aug 2018Mumbai
A father's hunch helped Mumbai police crack a murder case within four hours.
01 Aug 2018India
Maratha outfits launched a 'jail bharo andolan' today demanding reservation in jobs and education.
19 Apr 2018Mumbai
Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.
The week-long farmer agitation organized by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) in Maharashtra finally ended in Mumbai on Monday evening after the Devendra Fadnavis government gave in to most of their demands.
As a part of the roti-bank initiative, Mumbai's famous dabbawalas provided food and water to thousands of farmers, who walked for six days to reach Mumbai from Nashik to raise their demands.
Thousands of farmers from across Maharashtra have congregated in Mumbai to press for various demands.
Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.
11 Mar 2018India
A wave of red has been sweeping through Maharashtra since Tuesday as 25,000 farmers wearing red caps and holding red flags started their march from Nashik. They are demanding loan waiver and implementation of Swaminathan Commission.
03 Mar 2018India
The Mumbai Police's Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested three persons, including two foreign nationals, with drugs in South Mumbai.
18 Jan 2018World
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Mumbai today.
09 Aug 2017Mumbai
In a gut-wrenching incident, a peon of ICSE Board school in suburban Malad allegedly raped a 3-year-old girl in the school's washroom.
09 Aug 2017India
On the first anniversary of last year's silent Maratha Kranti Morcha in Aurangabad which triggered a series of protests across Maharashtra, the community is holding its "biggest" rally in Mumbai today.
12 Apr 2017Mumbai
In order to attract youngsters, drug peddlers are distributing 'love sips' or 'love drops' (slang for cocaine sachets) for free amongst college-going students of South Mumbai.
10 Mar 2017Mumbai
Mumbai's Central Railway displayed India's first air-conditioned rail ambulance, which aims to aid injured passengers during the crucial first-hour after the accident.
19 Feb 2017Business
Ola and Uber restarted services in Delhi. However, unions representing Ola and Uber claimed the strike was still on. Commuters were able to book taxis, albeit at higher rates and with longer wait times than usual.
13 Feb 2017Business
On Sunday, the indefinite strike by drivers from Ola and Uber was partially called off.
25 Jan 2017Mumbai
6 cases of credit/debit card frauds have been registered by the Azad Maidan police; victims received phone-calls from people posing as bank officials and tricking them into revealing their card-details.