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Deshmukh likely to challenge high court order in SC

Anil Deshmukh is reportedly considering approaching the supreme court Tuesday to challenge a Bombay high court order that had forced him to quit as home minister of Maharashtra a day earlier. Deshmukh tendered his resignation to gov

Maharashtra prepares for the second lockdown

With new Covid-19 infections crossing the peak of the last year, the Maharashtra government has imposed stringent restrictions on movement of people enforcing Section 144 and night curfew in the entire state starting Monday night.

As Covid cases jump in Maharashtra, Thackeray warns of lockdown

As Maharashtra continues to report an increasing number of Covid-19 cases, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has said he is not ruling the possibility of a total lockdown and he will take the decision in a couple of days. “Today

NCP will never ally with BJP: Nawab Malik

Ruling out reports of NCP and BJP coming together to form an alliance, Nawab Malik, Maharashtra cabinet minister and president of the Mumbai unit of NCP, has said BJP has always made such offers to his party but there is no likelihood for such an

Surge continues in Maharashtra, new restrictions under consideration

As the Second Wave of infections in India shows no sign of relenting, Maharashtra continues to report more than half the new cases, with 43,183 new cases and 249 deaths reported in the 24 hours to Friday morning. Authorities once again urged peopl

At 72,000 new cases, Second Wave threatens to derail vaccine gains

The second wave of Covid-19 is moving ahead, with over 72,000 new cases reported in a day, and more than half of them are from Maharashtra. This trend threatens to nullify to an extent gains made by the vaccination drive which from Thursday also o

Homecoming: How Swades helps reverse migration

Vishnu Jayaram Ghadse, 45, had to drop out of school and could not complete his tenth standard studies due to economic conditions. As a daily-wage labourer and paddy farmer he was able to earn Rs 60,000 to Rs 80,000 annually. After a chance meetin

In Mumbai, Covid-19 patients to be admitted through ward war rooms only

Straddled with the burgeoning cases in the city surpassing pervious numbers, Mumbai civic authorities on Monday sought to avoid chaos over allotment of beds and issued strict instructions to all government, municipal, private hospitals and nursing

Night curfew in Mumbai till April 15

Struggling to contain the spread of Covid-19 infection, the Maharashtra government has imposed a night curfew from 8 pm to 8 am, starting Sunday night. Maharashtra on Saturday reported 35,726 new cases. As many as 14, 523 patients

Night curfew in Maharashtra from March 28

As the number of Covid cases continues to rise exponentially in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced night curfew across the state starting March 28, Sunday.  The curfew, from 8 pm to 7 am, does not put restrictions on m

Govt better equipped to tackle second wave: Sudhanshu Trivedi

As many states face a huge resurge of Covid-19 cases, Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi, MP, Rajya Sabha, and national spokesperson, BJP, has said the government is better equipped to handle the second wave compared to the first wave. He has advised people not

Mumbai ramps up testing, health infrastructure

As India continues to witness resurgence in fresh Covid-19 cases, Mumbai, one of the most affected cities, ramped up its efforts to halt the spread of the virus with increased testing while also increasing the provision of beds for Covid patients.

Novel Covid variant found in India

New ‘variants of concerns’ (VOCs) and a new double mutant variant of the Novel Coronavirus has been detected in India, the health ministry said Wednesday, though they may not be behind the recent surge in new infections in some states.

Singh’s allegation has merit: intelligence report had flagged corruption

The political crisis in Maharashtra is turning murkier. As former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh has gone to the Supreme Court, seeking a CBI inquiry against home minister Anil Deshmukh, one of his contentions turns out to be well grou

Pandemic pushed 283 firms into insolvency process

As many as 283 firms were admitted into corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) between April and December last year, as the pandemic and lockdown came to hurt businesses. As per information from the Insolvency and Bankruptc

Pawar to take a call on Deshmukh

Amid political turmoil in Maharashtra over allegations made by the former Mumbai police chief, the ruling coalition allies met NCP chief Sharad Pawar late Sunday, leaving the fate of home minister Anil Deshmukh to in his hands.  

Testing mandatory in public places as Mumbai faces second wave

With Covid-19 infections on an upward spiral in the state of Maharashtra as well as the city of Mumbai, the BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has tightened testing rules instructing ward offices to meet daily set targets. Set

Music composers, artists must get fair share of royalty: Amaal Malik

Calling for protection of music authors’ royalties and rights, music composer and youth icon Amaal Malik has lamented that labels are not giving credits to original composers nor giving prominence to their names. During a liv

Vehicle Scrapping Policy is win-win for all: Gadkari

The new vehicle scrapping policy will present a win-win situation for all stakeholders, minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.   “The results of the policy will include aspects lik

Quick, decisive steps needed to prevent ‘second peak’: Modi

Amid the resurgence of daily numbers of new cases in a few states and fears of the ‘second wave’, prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the chief ministers to take quick and decisive steps, stressing on ramping up vaccination a

Visionary Talk with Sanjay Jha, Political Analyst On The Current Political Scenario



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