The BMC claimed that the Tree Authority gave permission to raze trees on September 13 and thus, the 15-day period was over.
06 Oct 2019 5:19 AM
However, two of them have decided to step down from the panel after they received backlash for voting in favour of the proposal.
01 Sep 2019 3:01 AM
The BMC administration will resubmit the proposal after reworking the number of trees that can be saved.
22 Aug 2019 5:45 AM
The activists have planned for a human chain in Aarey during the visit of tree authority members.
20 Aug 2019 8:51 AM
The tree authority postponed the proposal and also scheduled its visit to the Aarey site, where the car shed has been planned, on August 20.
14 Aug 2019 2:27 AM
Around 949 trees among the proposals are for Metro 4 apart from other development projects.
25 May 2019 2:40 AM
The petitioner informed the court that despite the HC order, the BMC was avoiding to appoint equal number of experts in its tree cutting authority.
23 May 2019 4:05 AM
BMC officials have maintained that they have been finding it difficult to appoint experts as per the eligibility criteria.
21 May 2019 4:57 AM
The MMRC carried out the tree-cutting work based on the permissions given by the previous tree authority.
19 May 2019 6:12 AM
This is despite the earlier detailed report on the metro line which stated that 57 trees will be cut.
13 May 2019 2:54 AM
Out of the total 37 applications received, five were selected, of which the authority finalised four on Monday.
02 Apr 2019 2:52 AM
Currently, the BMC tree authority has 14 members who are politicians.
26 Mar 2019 2:45 AM
HC restrained the authority last year from taking any decisions until experts were appointed.
28 Feb 2019 2:36 AM
At present, the BMC needs to appoint the same number of tree experts as corporators in the TA.
16 Feb 2019 2:25 AM
The BMC had recently issued public notice of removing 2,702 trees for construction of metro car shed in Aarey Milk Colony.
25 Oct 2018 1:45 AM
Authority cannot function without independent experts: Court
25 Oct 2018 1:42 AM
The court, highlighted that according to the Tree Act, non-official members from various NGOs should be selected.
09 Oct 2018 1:44 AM
The court direction dealt with the constitution of Tree Authority and the procedure to be followed.
28 Sep 2018 1:52 AM
Proposals for cutting of more than 25 trees would have to be sent to the Tree Authority of that particular civic body.
24 Apr 2018 1:35 AM
However, the Samiti placed documents to prove the illegality of the members of the authority.
21 Mar 2018 6:44 AM