Yerawada Prison,  Pune

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Maha Govt Launches Jail Tourism Initiative From Pune's Yerawada Jail

The Maharashtra government on January 26 rolled out a jail tourism initiative to glorify the struggles of freedom fighters. The initiative will enable people to know about the history by jail visits, including of Thane, Nashik and Ratnagiri jails. Launching from the 150-year-old Pune’s Yerawada Jail where Mahatma Gandhi, Lokmanya Tilak, Sardar Patel and many more were imprisoned, CM Uddhav Thackeray remembered how his father late Bal… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:46 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: CM Uddhav Thackeray, Jail, Tourism, Maharashtra , Pune, Mahatma Gandhi, jawaharlal nehru

Courtesy: Zee News

Yerawada Jail, Pune

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Maharashta Govt To Launch Jail Tourism On Republic Day

As an endeavour to facilitate public visits to the state's historically relevant prisons, the Maharashtra government will launch its latest jail tourism initiative on January 26. CM Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar will inaugurate the jail tourism drive at Pune's Yerawada Central Jail. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, only 50 visitors will be allowed per day. Reportedly, tickets will be priced from Rs 5 to Rs 50.

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 04:05 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Maharashtra Government, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Jail Tourism, Yerawada Jail, Coronavirus Pandemic

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CM Yediyurappa and CM Thackerey

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Yediyurappa Rebukes Maha CM Thackrey Over Border Row

Rebuking his Maharashtrian counterpart Uddhav Thackerey, Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa on January 18 stated that the former's statement was against the principles of the Indian Union. Earlier, Thackrey claimed that his government vows to annex Karnataks's Marathi majority areas. The Karnataka CM said that it was unwelcoming to… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 04:38 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: CM Uddhav Thackeray, BS Yediyurappa, border clash, Marathi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Fire Outbreak

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10 Infants Killed In Fire At Child Care Unit Of Maharashtra Hospital

In a tragic incident, a fire outbreak at 1:30 AM on January 9 killed ten infants in Maharashtra's Bhandara District Hospital. However, seven children from the age of one-day to three months were saved by the firefighters after the severe fire broke out in the Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of the hospital. While reason of the fire is unclear, CM Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a probe and announced Rs 5 lakh compensation.

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 09:32 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Fire-outbreak, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Hospital Fire

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Bombay High Court pauses the car shed for metro rail project

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Bombay HC Temporarily Halts Metro Car Shed Project At Kanjurmag

The metro car shed project in Mumbai's Kanjurmag has been put on hold by the Bombay High Court until further orders. The project was shifted to Kanjurmag from Aarey after environmentalists had protested against the BJP-led government last year. Commenting on the issue, CM Uddhav Thackeray stated, "Politics shouldn't come in the way of the development". Reportedly, the order was issued since the state and centre fought over the site's… read-more

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 12:48 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: CM Uddhav Thackeray, Bombay High Court, Aarey Forest, BJP

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Taj Attack

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26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Maharashtra Inaugurates Martyrs' Gallery

Honouring the security personnel killed in the line of duty, the Maharashtra government on November 26 instituted Martyrs' Gallery in the city. Inaugurated by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, the gallery will exhibit the 797 martyred personnel including the ones killed in the 2008 Mumbai attack. The CM intended to institute alike monuments in other parts of the state as well. The event was attended by the family members of the martyrs.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 01:09 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: 26/11 Attacks, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Maharashtra CM announces places of worship likely to reopen after Diwali

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Maharashtra Government Plans To Reopen Temples After Diwali

The Maharashtra government has decided to reopen places of worship in the state after Diwali. CM Uddhav Thackray said he had delayed the reopening keeping the health concerns and well-being of senior citizens, who visited these places frequently, in mind. About criticisms, the CM stated that he would bear the brunt for the welfare of Maharashtra. However, CM Thackeray stressed the need of following COVID-19 protocols while visiting the places… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 06:05 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: temples, Maharashtra Government, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Indian Express

CM Uddhav at Dussehra event

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Blames BJP For Toppling State Govts, Poor Economy

On Shiv Sena’s annual 'Dussehra' event, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said instead of toppling elected governments, BJP should focus on sorrow state of the economy and reconsider GST system. Taking a jibe at the Centre, he said people are now looking for alternatives and challenged BJP to topple Maharashtra government. He also questioned JDU leader Nitish Kumar on his 2014's ‘Sangh-mukt Bharat’ slogan, while slamming Maharashtra Governor… read-more

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 12:39 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Maharashtra CM, CM Uddhav Thackeray, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, GST, GDP, Indian Economy, Dussehra

Courtesy: The Hindu

CM visits flood affected areas and provides relief funds

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Maharashtra: CM Visits Flood-Affected Areas; Provides Financial Aid

To inspect the flood situation in the Solapur district, Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the areas and met the residents on October 19. He also extended financial aid to the people of the flood-affected area of Rampur village through cheques. Reportedly, several parts of Pune like Uruli Kanchan and Valati village also witnessed floods due to heavy downpour on October 18 night. 

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:00 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Maharashtra Government, Maharashtra CM, CM Uddhav Thackeray, flood situation

Amit Shah


Amit Shah Calls Maharashtra Governor's "Secular" Jibe As "Passing Reference"

Speaking about the Maharashtra Governor using "secular" taunt against the state CM, Amit Shah opined that the governor should have been "more restrained in the choice of words". However, the Home minister said that he had read the letter and the "secular" jibe seemed like a "passing reference". Earlier, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had written a letter to the CM Uddhav Thackeray regarding the reopening of religious places in Maharashtra.… read-more

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:16 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Amit Shah, Maharshtra, Governor, CM Uddhav Thackeray

Courtesy: Times of India