Maharashtra Chief Minister

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Maharastra CM's Signed File Gets Doctored; Police Registers Forgery Case

Mumbai police has filed an unidentified case against cheating and forgery after an inquiry file against a PWD employee was tampered. The file signed by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray was doctored with a note asking to close the departmental inquiry. Reportedly, the probe was earlier recommended by the former BJP government in a case against several PWD engineers, accused of financial irregularities in the works done at JJ School of Arts… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 05:48 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra , forged document, PWD

Courtesy: Times of India

Dhananjay Munde

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Woman Who Accused Dhananjay Munde Of Rape Withdraws Complaint

Over a week after accusing Maharashtra cabinet minister Dhananjay Munde for raping her sister, the women has now withdrawn her complaint. The complainant said she became upset after her complaint was politicised. However, the Mumbai Police has now asked her to submit a notarized affidavit into this regard. Reportedly, Munde was in an extramarital affair with the complainant’s sister and also had children with her.

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:49 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: dhananjay MUNDE, Maharashtra , cabinet minister, rape accused

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Maha Govt To Withdraw Over 3 Lakh Cases Of Lockdown Violations

The Maharashtra government has announced a withdrawal of over 3.08 lakh cases registered against the violators of the COVID-19 lockdown norms. The cases were registered under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code which provisions for six months imprisonment with fine, if the "Disobedience to order" causes damage to human life, health and safety. The restrictions were imposed by the state government on March 23, 2020, after the coronavirus … read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:18 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lockdown, Maharashtra , Covid-Pandemic, Covid-Norms

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Mumbai: Engineer Arrested For Helping Flyers Illegally Skip Quarantine

The Mumbai Police on January 16 arrested an engineer for allegedly helping air-passengers to skip mandatory institutional quarantine by providing fake documents at Rs 4,000.The 35-year-old accused, Dinesh Gawande, was caught with Rs.1.4 lakh cash, fake rubber stamps stating home quarantine, 200 Saudi Riyals, and letterheads signed by doctors of private hospitals. Reportedly, he was posted at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 12:46 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mumbai, Maharashtra , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Crime

Covid-29 vaccine drive cancelled in Maharashtra for two days

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Glitches In CoWIN App Halt COVID Vaccination Drive In Maharashtra

As the Centre made it mandatory to register online for COVID-19 vaccination, Maharashtra has dropped the vaccination drive till January 18 due to glitches in the CoWIN application. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on January 16 issued a statement mentioning the Centre is working to resolve the "technical problems" in the app. However, the Centre had allowed the authorities to go for offline registration for the first day (January… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 05:55 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccine, Maharashtra , CoWIN App, Covid-19

Courtesy: India Today


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Bail Granted For 89 Accused In Palghar Mob Lynching Case

Arrested for killing two Sadhus and a driver in the Palghar mob lynching case, 89 people were granted bail by a special court in Maharashtra's Thane. The lawyers of the accused stated that the applicants were arrested on suspicion and they were innocent. Mistaken as child-lifters, two Sadhus and a driver were killed by a mob on April 16, 2020. The next hearing has been scheduled for February 15.

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 07:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Palghar, Maharashtra , Thane, Palghar Mob-lynching

Renu Sharma-Dhananjay Munde

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Maharashtra: BJP Asks Munde To Resign, Requests EC For Inquiry

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on January 13 requested the Election Commission to form an inquiry against NCP’s minister Dhananjay Munde. Somaiya also demanded Munde’s resignation over the rape accusation by a female singer with whose sister the latter was in an extra-marital relationship. While Munde denied the charges calling it a blackmail attempt, Somaiya wrote to the EC that Munde did not disclose his second marriage details and properties… read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 10:18 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Sharad Pawar, NCP, dhananjay MUNDE, rape charges, Maharashtra

Courtesy: The Hindu

Fire Extinguisher

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Maha Hospital Fire: Lapses Found Including No Alarms, Safety-Audits

An investigation in the Maharashtra’s Bhandara Hospital fire incident has revealed that there were many security lapses including a pending fire audit since last two years and the absence of fire-alarms and sprinklers. Also the four-storeyed hospital conducted only one mock-drill in 2016-17 and did not impart training to the staff to use fire extinguishers. Earlier,… read-more

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 10:18 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Fire-outbreak, Bhandara burn out

Courtesy: Times Now

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

Courtesy: ABP Live

Arnab Goswami

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Arnab Goswami Fails To Appear Before Court; Hearing Shifted To Feb 6

Republic TV Chief Editor Arnab Goswami on January 7 did not appear before a court that was going to hear the abetment of suicide case filed against him. For this, his lawyer sought an exemption from the court in Maharashtra's Raigad district. Arnab, along with two others, is accused of abetting an interior designer to commit suicide. The accused will now have to attend the hearing in person or via video conference on February 6.

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 07:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Arnab Goswami, Republic TV, Maharashtra

Courtesy: The Tribune