With 43,846 Covid Cases, India Sees Biggest Daily Rise In Nearly 4 Months

March 21, 2021

India has added 43,846 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, setting another highest daily-high in nearly four months, amid a worrying surge in Covid cases that has prompted states like Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu to consider return of school closures, restrictions on public gatherings | Read more|

Sena Leader Sanjay Raut's Wife Skips Summons In PMC Bank Fraud Case

December 29, 2020

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's wife has sought more time to appear before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in the PMC bank fraud case. Varsha Raut had been summoned by the agency that investigates financial crimes on Sunday prompting a war of words between Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena and ally-turned-adver | Read more|

Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani Arrested In Mumbai In Fake TV Ratings Scam

December 13, 2020

Republic TV chief Vikas Khanchandani has been arrested by the Mumbai Police in the fake ratings scam -- the 13th person to be arrested in the case so far. The arrest of the top executive comes less than a week after the Supreme Court turned down a plea from ARG Outlier Media Private Limited, which owns the Republic Med | Read more|

Maharashtra Ends Blanket Consent To CBI Probes In Clash Over Ratings Case

October 22, 2020

The Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra on Wednesday withdrew the general consent it extended to the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct probe in the state, setting up grounds for a fresh face-off with the BJP. The move makes it necessary for the central agency to get the state government's permission | Read more|

Over 50 IPS officers transferred in Maharashtra

September 18, 2020

The Maharashtra government has transferred over 50 IPS officers, including the home department's principal secretary (special) Amitabh Gupta. Gupta will be the new police commissioner of Pune, according to a government order issued on Thursday evening. | Read more|