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  • 'Where Will We Keep Our Boats, Nets', Ask Mumbai's Fisherfolk After New Coastal Law

    'Where Will We Keep Our Boats, Nets', Ask Mumbai's Fisherfolk After New Coastal Law

    Mumbai: At the end of the monsoon rains every year, Mumbai’s fishing community performs a traditional pooja ceremony to mark their return to the sea, with offerings of coconuts and flowers, and prayers for safety and bounty. As they launched their freshly painted boats into the water, there was an added prayer this time: the preservation of their...

  • Maharashtra's Shivaji Memorial Grows Taller To Top Buddha Statue In China

    Maharashtra's Shivaji Memorial Grows Taller To Top Buddha Statue In China

    Maharashtra government wants to raise the height of the ambitious Shivaji memorial off Mumbai coast from 192 metres to 210 metres, reportedly because it wants to surpass a Buddha statue coming up in China.

  • With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    As the government plans to build the world’s tallest mid-sea statue of Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji off Mumbai coast, the traditional Koli community, which depends on fishing, fears losing their livelihoods. Here’s a look at what’s at stake: (Photo Credit: AFP) Mumbai’s original inhabitants, the Koli fishing community, have a centuri...

  • Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.

  • On Board Hovercraft, PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Rs 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

    On Board Hovercraft, PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Rs 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for the Rs 3,600 crore grand memorial of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on board a hovercraft in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast.

  • PM Modi To Perform Bhoomipujan Of Shivaji Memorial Shortly: Devendra Fadnavis

    PM Modi To Perform Bhoomipujan Of Shivaji Memorial Shortly: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra government has received all the necessary clearances from all authorities concerned for setting up of a huge statue of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj off Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

  • Centre Clears Giant Shivaji Statue off Mumbai Coast

    Centre Clears Giant Shivaji Statue off Mumbai Coast

    Plans for a giant statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast - a project loaded with political implications in Maharashtra - have been cleared by the union environment ministry.

  • Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.

  • 6-metre-tall Shivaji statue to attract fliers at T2

    6-metre-tall Shivaji statue to attract fliers at T2

    Apart from being a part of the state's first museum dedicated to the Maratha warrior king along the newly constructed Sahar elevated road, the six-metre-tall, bronze statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji would also act as a tourist attraction. The open-air museum where the statue would be installed is walking distance away from Terminal 2 (T2) of the inter...

  • Mumbai: Estranged son Jaidev questions need for Bal Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park

    Mumbai: Estranged son Jaidev questions need for Bal Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park

    On a day when thousands of Shiv Sainiks turned up at the memorial for Bal Thackeray at Shivaji Park, opened to the public for the first time today on the late leader's first death anniversary, his estranged son Jaidev Thackeray said there is no need for a statue or memorial to be built at Shivaji Park.

  • The politics of statues, from Gujarat to Maharashtra

    The politics of statues, from Gujarat to Maharashtra

    When Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi visited Mumbai this week, he articulated his idea of honouring the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Mr Modi told a gathering at the Indian Merchant's Chamber, "I want a huge statue of Sardar Patel to be built and I will name it the Statue of Unity.

  • Controversy over new Shivaji statue for Mumbai

    Controversy over new Shivaji statue for Mumbai

    A proposal to erect the Shivaji's statue in the Arabian Sea in the city has evoked sharp reactions. While some favour the move, others say Rs 350 crore could be spent in a better way to celebrate the warrior king. The Congress-led Democratic Front government first made an announcement on the Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial in 2004. The then Finance Mi...

  • Shivaji's wax statue unveiled in Mumbai

    Maharashtra Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal today unveiled a life-size wax statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj here. The function was held at the Exia Event Lounge at the Marine Drive.The statue has been created by Sunil Kandalloor, a renowned wax artist, who said this is the first statue of Shivaji to be made in wax in India. Kandalloor is asso...

  • Uddhav aide could be arrested for Pune violence

    Uddhav aide could be arrested for Pune violence

    Days after the Shiv Sena called a bandh in Pune and damaged ten buses, two senior party leaders are likely to be arrested for inciting the violence.The police in Pune says it tapped the phones of Neelam Gorhe, a Sena leader, and Milind Narvekar, who is the Personal Assistant of Uddhav Thackeray.Recorded conversations repeatedly reveal Narvekar inst...

  • Pune bandh: 8 buses damaged in protests over statue removal

    Pune bandh: 8 buses damaged in protests over statue removal

    A bandh called by the Shiv Sena in Pune to protest against the removal of the statue of Dadoji Konddev, considered the 'guru' of Chhatrapati Shivaji, began on a violent note on Tuesday with agitators pelting stones at buses and leaving eight of them damaged. Some Sena workers were also detained by the police as a preventive measure.The Opposition -...

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'Shivaji Statue' - 20 News Result(s)

  • 'Where Will We Keep Our Boats, Nets', Ask Mumbai's Fisherfolk After New Coastal Law

    'Where Will We Keep Our Boats, Nets', Ask Mumbai's Fisherfolk After New Coastal Law

    Mumbai: At the end of the monsoon rains every year, Mumbai’s fishing community performs a traditional pooja ceremony to mark their return to the sea, with offerings of coconuts and flowers, and prayers for safety and bounty. As they launched their freshly painted boats into the water, there was an added prayer this time: the preservation of their...

  • Maharashtra's Shivaji Memorial Grows Taller To Top Buddha Statue In China

    Maharashtra's Shivaji Memorial Grows Taller To Top Buddha Statue In China

    Maharashtra government wants to raise the height of the ambitious Shivaji memorial off Mumbai coast from 192 metres to 210 metres, reportedly because it wants to surpass a Buddha statue coming up in China.

  • With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    As the government plans to build the world’s tallest mid-sea statue of Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji off Mumbai coast, the traditional Koli community, which depends on fishing, fears losing their livelihoods. Here’s a look at what’s at stake: (Photo Credit: AFP) Mumbai’s original inhabitants, the Koli fishing community, have a centuri...

  • Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.

  • On Board Hovercraft, PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Rs 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

    On Board Hovercraft, PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Rs 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for the Rs 3,600 crore grand memorial of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on board a hovercraft in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast.

  • PM Modi To Perform Bhoomipujan Of Shivaji Memorial Shortly: Devendra Fadnavis

    PM Modi To Perform Bhoomipujan Of Shivaji Memorial Shortly: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra government has received all the necessary clearances from all authorities concerned for setting up of a huge statue of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj off Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

  • Centre Clears Giant Shivaji Statue off Mumbai Coast

    Centre Clears Giant Shivaji Statue off Mumbai Coast

    Plans for a giant statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast - a project loaded with political implications in Maharashtra - have been cleared by the union environment ministry.

  • Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.

  • 6-metre-tall Shivaji statue to attract fliers at T2

    6-metre-tall Shivaji statue to attract fliers at T2

    Apart from being a part of the state's first museum dedicated to the Maratha warrior king along the newly constructed Sahar elevated road, the six-metre-tall, bronze statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji would also act as a tourist attraction. The open-air museum where the statue would be installed is walking distance away from Terminal 2 (T2) of the inter...

  • Mumbai: Estranged son Jaidev questions need for Bal Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park

    Mumbai: Estranged son Jaidev questions need for Bal Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park

    On a day when thousands of Shiv Sainiks turned up at the memorial for Bal Thackeray at Shivaji Park, opened to the public for the first time today on the late leader's first death anniversary, his estranged son Jaidev Thackeray said there is no need for a statue or memorial to be built at Shivaji Park.

  • The politics of statues, from Gujarat to Maharashtra

    The politics of statues, from Gujarat to Maharashtra

    When Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi visited Mumbai this week, he articulated his idea of honouring the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Mr Modi told a gathering at the Indian Merchant's Chamber, "I want a huge statue of Sardar Patel to be built and I will name it the Statue of Unity.

  • Controversy over new Shivaji statue for Mumbai

    Controversy over new Shivaji statue for Mumbai

    A proposal to erect the Shivaji's statue in the Arabian Sea in the city has evoked sharp reactions. While some favour the move, others say Rs 350 crore could be spent in a better way to celebrate the warrior king. The Congress-led Democratic Front government first made an announcement on the Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial in 2004. The then Finance Mi...

  • Shivaji's wax statue unveiled in Mumbai

    Maharashtra Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal today unveiled a life-size wax statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj here. The function was held at the Exia Event Lounge at the Marine Drive.The statue has been created by Sunil Kandalloor, a renowned wax artist, who said this is the first statue of Shivaji to be made in wax in India. Kandalloor is asso...

  • Uddhav aide could be arrested for Pune violence

    Uddhav aide could be arrested for Pune violence

    Days after the Shiv Sena called a bandh in Pune and damaged ten buses, two senior party leaders are likely to be arrested for inciting the violence.The police in Pune says it tapped the phones of Neelam Gorhe, a Sena leader, and Milind Narvekar, who is the Personal Assistant of Uddhav Thackeray.Recorded conversations repeatedly reveal Narvekar inst...

  • Pune bandh: 8 buses damaged in protests over statue removal

    Pune bandh: 8 buses damaged in protests over statue removal

    A bandh called by the Shiv Sena in Pune to protest against the removal of the statue of Dadoji Konddev, considered the 'guru' of Chhatrapati Shivaji, began on a violent note on Tuesday with agitators pelting stones at buses and leaving eight of them damaged. Some Sena workers were also detained by the police as a preventive measure.The Opposition -...

  • Statue's removal creates controversy, violence in Pune

    Statue's removal creates controversy, violence in Pune

    A political controversy over a statue in Pune led to violence today as Opposition parties in the city attacked the Mayor's office.  The mayor's chair was thrown onto the road from a window on the fourth floor.A statue of Dadoji Konddev, considered the 'guru' of Chhatrapati Shivaji, was removed from Pune's Lal Mahal this morning and placed in a...

  • Mumbai's Shivaji statue: A forgotten promise?

    Just before the October Assembly elections, the state government had announced its proposal to build a statue of Shivaji off Mumbai's coast.

  • Thackerays all for 350-crore Shivaji statue

    In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray said his father Bal Thackeray did not call Shivaji memorial stupid.

  • 350-cr Shivaji statue: Where's the austerity?

    Sonia Gandhi's flying economy now. So are her ministers, including seniors like Pranab Mukherjie. Austerity is the buzzword in the Congress for now.

  • In times of drought, Rs 350 cr for a statue

    In times of drought, Rs 350 cr for a statue

    The Maharashtra government has announced Rs 350 crore for a statue of the Maratha warrior king Shivaji.

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