An image of a page from a book lists out the "merits and advantages" of the dowry system, in a post that has now gone viral. The book is, as per media reports, reading material for nursing students and apparently, its cover mentions that the book is written as per the Indian Nursing Council syllabus. Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called to act immediately.
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The AAP Navi Mumbai unit held a protest at Turbhe Naka, over an alleged attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's house in the national capital by the BJP goons. AAP State Committee under Sunilji Jadhav and Rahul Mehrolia appealed for protest, which started on April 1. Retired administrative officers, Dr. Sharad Deshmukh, Dattatraya Nagre, Suvarna Joshi, Koparkhairane ward president Nina Johari, Sumit Kotian, and others participated in the protest… read-more
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An investigation launched by ED shows a sequence of money involving Anil Deshmukh, the former home minister of Maharashtra. The probe revealed that 10 bar owners paid Deshmukh four crores in three months. However, the ED is directing searches at several places including Deshmukh’s house. Besides, the inquiry is in connection with CBI’s investigation after the allegations of corruption claimed by Param Bir… read-more
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Acknowledging that Maharashtra is still threatened with the COVID-19 transmission, the state government has decided to extend the existing lockdown restrictions till February 28. However, the order announced on January 29 read, "The activities already allowed and permitted from time to time shall be continued." Besides, the state government said that previous orders aimed at operationalisation of Mission Begin Again will also remain in effect… read-more
Maha Vikas Aghadi partners - Shiv Sena and NCP - fought each other over a banner of Sena candidate displayed at the Bhiwandi office. Being at the loggerheads over the Bhiwandi local body seat, the NCP’s Ganesh Gulvi and Sena’s Praveen Gulvi and their aides attacked each other. Reportedly, the Bhiwandi Election Commission has called for investigations after registering a case on NCP district president’s complaint.
In an effort to regulate crowds, Mumbai's Mahim Dargah is planning to issue passes to devotees. Its managing trustee Sohail Khandwani stated that the dargah premises were being sanitised regularly. Khandwani said, “We will wait till November 26 night and decide if we need to issue passes to devotees to regulate visits." Besides, masks and physical distancing have been made mandatory for devotees.
In an attempt to reduce travel time between the Mumbai and its outskirts, a 1.7-km long twin-tunnel is being built by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Reportedly, the tunnel, which will be urban Maharashtra's longest one, will start from Kalyan Phata and end at Airoli. Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde stated that the twin-tunnel would have six lanes. Reportedly, the first phase of the construction is expected to be finished by… read-more
Former member of Legislative Council Nishigandha Mogal from Maharashtra has donated her gold jewellery worth Rs 20 lakh. The sale proceeds will go towards the welfare of war widows and retired personnels. Nishigandha who served as MLC from 1996-2000 announced this while celebrating her 75th birthday. Moved by her effort PM Narendra Modi sent a letter of appreciation to her. Mogal said she was just doing her duty towards the Army.
Vasundhara Bhojane, a NEET candidate has filed a petition in Nagpur High Court, after receiving '0' out of '720' in NEET. According to Bhojane, there must be a technical error in the results because she has a good academic record with 93.4% in class X and 81.9% in class XII. She asked NTA to provide an original copy of OMR sheet. However, NTA has been asked to respond before October 26.
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
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