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

October 22, 2020
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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
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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|

Maharashtra Covid Centre Attendant Arrested For Allegedly Raping Woman

September 13, 2020
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A 27-year-old attendant at a COVID-19 quarantine centre in Maharashtra's Thane district has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman at the facility, police said on Sunday. The incident took place in June, but came to light on Saturday when the 20-year-old woman lodged a police complaint, inspector Sampat Patil of Na | Read more|

"My Mumbai Is PoK Now": Kangana Ranaut On Demolition Work At Office

September 9, 2020
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Actor Kangana Ranaut compared Mumbai to PoK and even Pakistan today as a civic team demolished alleged illegal structures at her office in the middle of her massive row with Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena. Visuals showed a bulldozer at work at her office around the same time she took a flight to Mumbai, surrounded by h | Read more|

Sugar export from Maharashtra hit due to lockdown

June 29, 2020
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Nearly 36 lakh tonne sugar has been exported from Maharashtra between January and June this year as against the target of 60 lakh tonne during the period, an official said on Monday. The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has slowed down the export process, Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Feder | Read more|

Monsoon covers entire Maharashtra

June 14, 2020
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Four days after hitting coastal Maharashtra, the southwest monsoon made a steady progress and has now covered the entire state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The progress of the monsoon has so far been normal and on the expected lines, an IMD official said. | Read more|

Maharashtra minister tests positive for COVID-19

June 12, 2020
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A Maharashtra cabinet minister, who belongs to the NCP, has tested positive for COVID-19, sources said on Friday. The minister, who hails from the Marathwada region, had attended the cabinet meeting held at the state secretariat here earlier this week, the sources said. | Read more|

In Maharashtra 30 Police personnel died of COVID-19 so far

June 4, 2020
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At least 30 police personnel,including an officer, have so far died due to COVID-19 in Maharashtra, while over 2,500 have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Thursday. Nearly 18 of the total 30 victims were working in the Mumbai Police force and contracted the deadly infection while implementing the lo | Read more|

Cyclone Nisarga: 10 sailors rescued

June 3, 2020
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At least 10 sailors were rescued from a ship, which was stranded off the coast of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra due to high tide and heavy rains in the wake of cyclonic storm Nisarga on Wednesday, an official said. Heavy rains pounded Ratnagiri as Cyclone Nisarga made its landfall on Wednesday. | Read more|

Over 6,500 new coronavirus cases in India

May 26, 2020
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In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases since Monday 8 am,?the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases climbed to 80,722. As many as 60,490 people have recovered and one patient ha | Read more|