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
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Over a week after accusing Maharashtra cabinet minister Dhananjay Munde for raping her sister, the women has now withdrawn her complaint.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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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