MMRDA

  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai 18-04-2014 04:50 PM

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes...
  • Lokpal? The joke is on you

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    A pandal came up outside Ittooppu's tea stall. The year-end came as a bonus for the goat - three days of debate in Parliament on...

  • Anna's MMRDA fast well-handled by govt: Chavan 03-01-2012 02:13 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said the agitation led by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in the city was "well handled" by the state government. Addressing a meeting of the District Congress Committee (DCC) chiefs and office bearers to discuss the upcoming Zilla Parishad and Municipal Corporation elections,...
  • Anna should introspect, says Bal Thackeray 30-12-2011 04:34 PM

    Mumbai: Anna Hazare should introspect why and due to whom his fast for a strong Lokpal bill at the MMRDA ground in Mumbai, fizzled out, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said on Friday. "Even his favourite media turned against him and are giving sensational news on how the agitation turned...
  • Anna Hazare leaves for Ralegan Siddhi 29-12-2011 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: A day after anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare broke his fast at Mumbai's MMRDA grounds, he is heading back to his village Ralegan Siddhi on Thursday. On Wednesday evening Anna called off his fast and the jail bharo agitation call over health concerns, but promised to fight on and...
  • Mumbai: A shampoo called Jan Lokpal 29-12-2011 08:34 AM

    Mumbai: As Anna Hazare on Wednesday vowed to continue his fight for a strong Lokpal Bill, a man came along explaining the difference between the draft legislation of Team Anna and the government in a lighter vein - by selling a shampoo. Thirty four-year-old Hitesh Chavan works for a courier...
  • Anna dodges questions, leaves stage abruptly 28-12-2011 08:42 PM

    Anna Hazare on Wednesday walked out of a press conference at MMRDA grounds leaving Arvind Kejriwal to face the media. ...
  • Team Anna protest in Delhi fizzles out 28-12-2011 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: Team Anna's protest against a "weak" Lokpal Bill in New Delhi remained a damp squib for the second day on Wednesday and was called off abruptly after Anna Hazare ended his fast in Mumbai. The day began with just 200 people assembling at the huge Ramlila Grounds. Though...
  • Anna ends his fast, calls off 'jail bharo' 28-12-2011 06:47 PM

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday ended his three-day fast in less than two days and in another surprising development, also called off the 'jail bharo andolan'. Other Team Anna members, who were fasting with Hazare, also ended their fast. He also said that he will continue his agitation...
  • UPA Govt has betrayed the people of India: Kejriwal 28-12-2011 06:14 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal said if Congress is able to pass the Lokpal Bill then they don't have any problems with the party. ...
  • Anna to end his fast, calls off 'jail bharo' 28-12-2011 04:02 PM

    New Delhi: Putting an end to all speculations, Anna Hazare announced that he will end his fast on Wednesday and in another surprising development called off the 'jail bharo andolan'. He also said that he will continue his agitation at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan from December 30. Anna Hazare said that...
  • Fast may lead to kidney failure: Anna's doctor 28-12-2011 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Doctors on Wednesday strongly advised Anna Hazare to discontinue fast as they say it may lead to kidney failure. "His skin shows sign of dehydration. Fever is 100. Throat and chest clear. We advice him to discontinue fast as it may lead to kidney failure. Heart is normal,"...
  • Some improvement in Anna's health: Doctor 28-12-2011 12:15 PM

    Anna Hazare on Wednesday vowed to continue his fast despite health concerns. ...
  • Day 2: Crowds dwindle further at Anna's fast 28-12-2011 11:23 AM

    Mumbai: The sprawling MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai, the venue for Anna Hazare's protest fast, wore a deserted look on Wednesday with only security personnel, journalists and a handful of Team Anna activists in attendance. The mercury in Mumbai touched a 10-year low of 11.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, driving away...
  • Govt's Lokpal Bill won't fight corruption: Bhushan 28-12-2011 10:50 AM

    Team Anna on Wednesday made it clear that they were not satisfied with the Lokpal Bill that has been passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. ...
  • Anna's health a serious concern: Team Anna 28-12-2011 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: Amid growing concerns for his health, Anna Hazare continued his second day of his three-day fast in Mumbai on Wednesday, an aide said. The sprawling MMRDA Ground, the fast venue, wore a deserted look with only security personnel, journalists and a handful of Team Anna activists in attendance....
  • We urge Anna to take medicine: Manish Sisodia 28-12-2011 08:24 AM

    Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Wednesday gave an update on Anna Hazare's health and asked him to break his fast. ...
  • Anna's health improves, to continue fast 28-12-2011 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare's fever has come down to 100 and his pulse rate is now normal, said a Team Anna member on Wednesday. The anti-corruption activist will continue to fast. Manish Sisodia on Wednesday morning said, "We request him to break fast so that he can take medicine." Anna's...
  • Mumbai: low turnout on day 1 of Anna's fast 28-12-2011 06:32 AM

    Mumbai: The black flags that greeted Anna Hazare on Tuesday on the way to MMRDA ground were perhaps an indication of the lackluster support that awaited him. Team Anna had expected at least one lakh people on day One but only about 7,000 turned up. Team Anna member Kiran Bedi...
  • BJP wants to divide the country: Lalu 27-12-2011 04:22 PM

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the government's Lokpal Bill is an attack on the federal structure of the country. ...
  • Kejriwal asks Govt to withdraw 'weak' Lokpal 27-12-2011 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday demanded that the government should withdraw its "weak" Lokpal Bill and enact the Jan Lokpal Bill to free the country from corruption. "The three-day protest is not aimed at undermining Parliament, but to appeal to the elected representatives to throw out the...
  • Anna refuses to end fast, calls for right to reject 27-12-2011 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: On the first day of his 3-day long fast, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said his Team will campaign against the government in all the five poll bound states. "Government is betraying us. I will campaign against the government in 5 poll-bound states. It's time for us to make...
  • Anna starts three-day fast at MMRDA ground 27-12-2011 12:34 PM

    Mumbai: Anti-corruption Anna Hazare reached the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla complex in an open truck, accompanied by his team members. Amidst cheering supporters, Anna began his three-day fast in protest against a 'weak' Lokpal Bill even as Lok Sabha initiated a debate on the proposed law. Anna, who is...
  • How the fast will unfold 27-12-2011 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi, Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas will be at Mumbai grounds while comrades Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan and Sanjay Singh will be in Delhi to carry out the agitation in Ramlila grounds. Anna will visit the Mahatma statue at Juhu beach in the...
  • It's national vs vested interests: Kiran Bedi 27-12-2011 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: Speaking to reporters, Kiran Bedi said on Tuesday that the Lokpal Bill was, in the end, going to boil down to the question of national interests versus vested interests. "National interest is to keep the CBI under Lokpal, vested interest is to keep the CBI under the government's control,"...
  • Is it fair to pressure Parl? Chavan asks Anna 27-12-2011 08:04 AM

    Mumbai: On the eve of Anna Hazare's 3-day fast for a stronger Lokpal Bill, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said the activist should introspect if it is right to "pressurise" Parliament, whilst it is engaged in debating the Bill. "We must not forget that in a democracy, Parliament...
  • Mumbai: MMRDA ready for Anna's third fast this year 27-12-2011 07:56 AM

    Mumbai: As Parliament debates the Lokpal Bil, the other big battle will be playing out at Mumbai's MMRDA grounds where Anna Hazare is set to begin his three-day fast on Tuesday. The security is tight as Team Anna predicts the turnout will be larger than the Ramlila Grounds. Crowds had...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-12-2011 10:37 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Will Mumbaikars support Anna's agitation? 26-12-2011 09:18 PM

    Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare reached Mumbai to undertake his 3-day fast for a strong Lokpal Bill. ...