Mumbai: Cricket out of Azad Maidan, Metro line ready to roll

Cricketing scene will roll out from Azad Maidan as the foundation stone for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro line was laid on it.

Process to assess damage in 2012 riots will end in July: Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that the process to assess the damage caused to public as well private property during the 2012 riots at Azad Maidan here will be over by the first week of July.

Don`t rely purely on police report to assess riot damages: HC

The Maharashtra government expressed its willingness before the Bombay High Court on Thursday, to withdraw a collector`s order asking Raza Academy, which had organised a 2012 rally at Azad Maidan, to pay Rs 2.74 crore for damages caused to public property due to riots.

Azad Maidan riots: HC asks if amount fixed for damage caused to persons

Observing that the Maharashtra government cannot neglect the damage caused to persons during the August 2012 Azad Maidan riots, the Bombay High Court sought to know if an amount has been fixed towards damage caused to public property as well as persons.

Mumbai police cancel permit for Muslim rally

In a surprise move, the Mumbai police have refused to allow a 300-km long Muslim reservation march from entering Azad Maidan on Monday.

Mumbai hawkers protest at Azad Maidan defying MNS threat

Notwithstanding a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) threat, hawkers on Thursday staged a sit-in at Azad Maidan, to voice their various demands.

Main organiser of Azad Maidan rally arrested

Police arrested the rally`s main organiser Maulana Ahmed Raza and would produce him before a court on Tuesday.

Azad Maidan violence: 57 charged with murder

Murder charges have been retained against the 57 protestors involved in Azad Maidan violence on August 11.

Azad Maidan violence: Court rejects bail to 2 accused

A local court Monday rejected the bail applications of two accused in custody for their alleged role in riots at Azad Maidan on August 11.

PIL urges probe into Azad Maidan riots

A PIL urged the Bombay High Court to order a police inquiry into the riots which broke out at Azad Maidan during a demonstration staged by Raza Academy.

Dawood played key role in Mumbai violence?

Reports said on Friday that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim`s gang is suspected to have played a key role in Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan in Mumbai.

Raj Thackeray - a threat to India’s unity?

The MNS chief threatened to force Biharis out of Maharashtra.

Raj Thackeray - a threat to India’s unity?

The MNS chief threatened to force Biharis out of Maharashtra.

`Will correct procedural lapse in arrest of vandal

Abdul Qadir Mohammed Younus Ansari(19) was arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch on Monday from Sitamarhi in Bihar for allegedly vandalising Amar Jawan Memorial near Azad Maidan.

Auto driver held for hoax bomb call at Raj`s rally

The accused Rajesh Kumar Sharma was apprehended from suburban Vile Parle and a mobile handset and four SIM cards, including the one used to make the fake call were recovered.

Mumbai violence: Police chief to be transferred?

The Maharashtra Home Department has proposed the transfer of Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik over the August 11 violence.

Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray

An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maha Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray after the latter`s rally at Azad Maidan .

Raj blames Bangladeshis immigrants for Mumbai violence

MNS chief Raj Thackeray demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil at a mass rally.

Mumbai violence: Organisers, miscreants face murder charge

23 arrested in connection with violence at a rally at Azad Maidan here, and organisers of the protest have been slapped with murder charge.

Celina at Azad Maidan to support Anna

With Anna Hazare`s fast in New Delhi entering its sixth day Sunday, the latest from Bollywood to join his campaign against corruption are actors Celina Jaitly and Shreyas Talpade, who showed up at the Azad Maidan here.