Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, on December 2, signed the State Home Minister's proposal of suspending Param Bir Singh, the Ex Commissioner of Police (CP) Mumbai. The decision was based on recommendations of Debashish Chakravarti, single member panel investigating Param Bir Singh's extortion case. His suspension is proposed under the Rule 3 of the All India Services Act, 1969. The criminal charges investigation against Param Bir Singh is… read-more
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Doctors of the H N Reliance Hospital on November 12 said that the cervical spine surgery of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has been successfully completed in Mumbai. The 61-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital after complaining of severe neck pain on November 10. Reportedly, he has now been shifted to a ward. ''The doctors said he was stable during the surgery and has been doing well,'' reported PTI.
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Police Commemoration Day is celebrated on October 21 every year to pay tribute to all the police who lost their lives on duty. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath attended the event to commemorate the personnel at Lucknow. Meanwhile, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar also attended the event in Mumbai, to pay tribute to the police personnel.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray will chair a meeting with the Covid-19 task force, in order to review the current Covid-19 situation on October 18 at 3 PM. The state has reported over 1700 fresh cases, which totals the tally to more than 65,00,000 cases. However, the state has an impressive recovery rate of 97.39%, and the fatality rate stands at 2.12%. Furthermore, the state has 28,631 active cases currently.
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Mumbai witnessed a spike in Covid cases, about 50% in the first 17 September days in comparison to August. However, mortality due to Covid has decreased by 38%. From September 1 to 17, almost 7,407 covid cases have been reported, compared to August's 4,943 cases. Reportedly, the testing has increased by 13%, indicating that cases are rising. Also, a higher vaccination rate reduces the chances of a "destructive third wave".
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Concerned about the Covid-19 prevalent in the state, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray requested Dahi Handi Organizers to avoid celebrating festivities for 2021. Thackeray met the organisers in a virtual meet and asserted that the treat of Covid-19 is not over yet. The organisers can celebrate through organising blood donation camps and donation of Covid-19 treatment equipment. Thackeray also mentioned the Opposition who protested against the… read-more
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Maharashtra's Pune police on August 24 registered an FIR against Union Minister Narayan Rane for saying he ''would have given a tight slap'' to CM Uddhav Thackeray for forgetting ''the year of independence''. Rane made the remark against Thackeray while addressing a Jan Ashirvad Yatra of the BJP in Raigad on August 23. In reaction to Rane's jibe, Shiv Sena workers called him a ''Kombdi chor'' (… read-more
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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar informed on August 10 that QR passes will be available to fully vaccinated Mumbaikars at 65 railway stations allowing them to board local trains from August 15. The QR codes will aid the railway authorities to substantiate the authenticity of people traveling in local trains. Besides, an app will be launched where passengers with smartphones can download QR passes.
Mumbai local trains will resume from August 15 for fully vaccinated people as declared by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on August 8. Online and offline issuing of passes will be made available to the passengers. Passengers can issue their monthly train passes through an app, while photo passes will be available at the ward offices and train stations for fully jabbed people who lack smartphones.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackrey virtually inaugurated Mumbai's first genome sequence laboratory at the Nair hospital to battle the Covid-19 pandemic. The Next-generation Genome Sequence (NGS) is capable of analyzing a large number of samples and give results quickly. "The hospital was set up 100 years ago with the help of philanthropists and today as well, donors have come forward. This is the tradition," Thackrey said.
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