I don’t think there was a need for something to happen in Maharashtra or other states if something happened in Tripura. Some forces are trying to take advantage of the situation. I think they’re communal forces, need to be vigilant: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Maharashtra violence
We are also in talks to bring onboard celebrities like Salman Khan for the awareness drive: Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope
In order to get more people vaccinated, we will be getting religious leaders, celebrities to create awareness on vaccination.
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope
Khargar police arrest externed criminal for sexually assaulting minor niece
Kharghar police arrested a 40-year-old history-sheeter, who is an externed criminal, for allegedly sexually assaulting his 11-year-old niece on November 9. READ MORE
Mumbai: Special judge for cases against netas shifted, seeks medical leave
A judge in the Mumbai sessions court who has presided over high-profile cases of politicians, including the Maharashtra Sadan case involving Chhagan Bhujbal and the remand and bail hearings for Anil Deshmukh and Eknath Khadse, has been transferred on administrative grounds. He had been hearing cases in the special court for the past 3-4 months, report Swati Deshpande and Rebecca Samervel. READ MORE
With the addition of 117 coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 5,67,903. (PTI)
According to SAFAR, a system of air quality and weather forecasting and research developed by Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Mumbai’s air quality will remain in the ‘poor’ category for the next couple of days.
Mumbai: All Harbour trains to Andheri to be extended till Goregaon
Central Railway (CR) has decided to extend all its CSMT-Andheri and Panvel-Andheri services till Goregaon, thus allowing more passengers to travel by the Harbour line. READ MORE
Watch worth Rs 1.5 crore, not Rs 5 crore, claims Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya has claimed that one of the two Patek Philippe watches detained by the Customs officials from him at the Mumbai international airport on Sunday, was worth Rs 1.5 cr, and not Rs 5 cr. READ MORE
Single Covid death in Mumbai, for 3rd time in November
For the third day this month, the city reported a single Covid death on Tuesday. Only 213 cases were recorded. READ MORE
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope meets Mansukh Mandaviya, urges centre to reduce gap between two shots of Covishield
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope has urged the centre to reduce the gap between two doses of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield. Full story here
Navi Mumbai: Joint inspection of Panje shows all choke points reopened
During the joint inspection of Panje wetland by government officials and local environmentalists on Tuesday, it was observed that all the five major choke points which the green activists had earlier pointed out have been reopened which has allowed the free flow of tidal water into Panje. Full story here
Mumbai reports 218 new Covid-19 infections, 1 death
Mumbai on Tuesday reported 218 new Covid-19 cases and one death, taking the tally in the city to 7,59,995 and the toll to 16,297. The discharge of 188 persons took the recovery count to 7,38,343 in Mumbai, which is 97 per cent of the overall tally, leaving the state with 2,804 active cases.
Minor nabbed for stealing Rs 1 lakh cash, mobile phones from hotel in Thane
The police have detained a minor boy for allegedly stealing cash to the tune of Rs 1 lakh and two mobile phones from a hotel where he worked in Maharashtra’s Thane city, police said on Tuesday. The theft took place at a hotel in Naupada area of the city on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, when the boy used a duplicate key to open the hotel and stole the cash and mobile phones, senior inspector Anil Deshmukh said. (PTI)
Mumbai’s Esplanade court sends police officials Nand Kumar Gopale and Asha Korke to judicial custody for 14 days in Marine Drive extortion case linked to former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh (ANI)
Bombay HC rejected Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea on merits
Bombay high court on Tuesday dismissed on merits a bail application filed by Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case. On Monday Justice Nitin Sambre had after hearing her counsel Sana Raees Khan at some length asked her to take instructions from Indrani who is in Byculla Women’s jail and inform by Tuesday whether she desires to withdraw her bail application. She got back on Tuesday to say Indrani Mukerjea wishes to invite an order on merits of the case. In other words she did not wish to withdraw her plea. Justice Sambre had on Monday said, “on merits am not convinced.”
Mumbai: After no to food trucks, BMC to distribute mobile libraries
Bombay HC continued a November 1 stay on activity of putting up the proposed cycling and jogging tracks at Powai lake till January 31.
Raids under way at two places in Nanded, in connection with yesterday’s Ganja seizure of 1,127 kgs in the district. The two accused, who were arrested yesterday, will be produced before a local court for NCB remand today: NCB
Covid centre to be made cancer hospital
Global Covid Hospital in Thane will soon be converted into a full-fledged cancer treatment facility, guardian minister Eknath Shinde announced on Sunday evening. The announcement comes close on the heels of the TMC moving a proposal before the general body to shut two field hospitals, Global Covid Hospital and Kausa dedicated Covid health centre, citing falling cases and rising operating costs.
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