The city of Mumbai is experiencing water-logging across several areas due to incessant heavy rainfall, on October 8. The IMD has predicted that Mumbai will receive moderate to heavy rain with a cloudy sky, for the next 24 hours. IMD has also predicted isolated heavy rainfall over Gujarat, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra and Yanam in the upcoming couple of days.
Chandani Chowk Bridge, an old bridge on National Highway 4 (Pune-Bangalore Highway), has been demolished using controlled impulsion to help with the city’s traffic woes. The demolition project was started on September 13, and was initially scheduled to be finished within a week. The project got delayed due to bad weather. Several arrangements have been made to alternate the vehicular movement until the debris is successfully removed.
In Maharashtra’s Thane, the slab of the fifth floor of the Komal Park building collapsed, informed investigating officer Laxmikant Patil, on August 26. The incident left one labourer dead, and another injured. Following the incident, helpers rushed and evacuated everyone from the building. Meanwhile, the building has been sealed by Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation, he stated. Further details on the matter is awaited.
The Maharashtra State Board declared the awaited Maharashtra Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 2022 results, on June 8. As per announced results, 94.22% of students in the Arts, Science, and Commerce streams passed the exam, conducted offline this year. In 2022. a total of 14,85,191 students had registered, of which 8,17,188 are male students and 6,68,003 are female. Furthermore, to download results, visit … read-more
In Maharashtra, a court has sentenced life imprisonment to an accused Santosh Shelke (50) for killing his wife in 2018. The session court judge Shoukat Gorwade also imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 on the accused. Notably, Shelke killed his wife (40) suspecting love affair. Announcing verdict, the judge said the prosecution has proved all charges against the accused beyond reasonable doubt and sentenced imprisonment.
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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Chhota Shakeel's close associate Salim Qureshi (Salim Fruit) in Mumbai, on May 9. The detention came after multiple raids, carried out in various locations in Mumbai in the Dawood Ibrahim cases. Furthermore, the NIA picked up Qureshi, the husband of Shakeel's sister-in-law, from his residence in Bhendi Bazar. Several hawala operators and drug peddlers were allegedly associated with Ibrahim in a… read-more
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The Mumbai Loudspeaker row intensified after MNS cadres started playing "Hanuman Chalisa" on loudspeaker in Maharashtra. Notably, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray warned of playing "Hanuman Chalisa" on loudspeakers from May 4, if loudspeakers are not removed outside mosques. A video went viral, in which an MNS leader was seen playing "Hanuman Chalisa" when "azan" was played in a mosque. Notably, 250 people have… read-more
The ongoing Loudspeaker row intensified with a final warning by MNS Chief Raj Thackeray. On May 1, Thackeray addressed a gathering in Aurangabad and said, if by May 4, loudspeakers are not removed, he will play "Hanuman Chalisa" in double volume. Justifying the matter as a national issue and not a religious issue, Thackeray said, "I will do rallies in all cities, Vidarbha, Kokan, West Maharashtra, east Maharashtra" against… read-more
The "Hanuman Chalisa" loudspeaker row intensified after Maharashtra MLA Ravi Rana was arrested. Notably, on April 24, MLA Rana and his wife were arrested for planning to chant "Hanuman Chalisa" outside Matoshree, Maharashtra CM's residence. Furthermore, the couple who has been sent for 14-days judicial-custody, will be presented before the court on April 29. Moreover, the couple has been asked to file their say in bail plea… read-more
Supreme Court's Justice Abhay S Oka demanded a separate law university in Maharashtra. On April 14, Oka addressed a conference organised by the Bar Council of Maharashtra, Goa and Thane District Courts Bar Association, and emphasized the need for Maharashtra Law university. He said, financial constraints should not come in the way of the development and should not be an issue to deprive citizens' fundamental rights.
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