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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: State has over a fourth of India's cases

August 12, 2020 2:43 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19) News Live Update: Maharashtra has 5,35,601 cases of the novel coronavirus, including 1,48,553 patients who are undergoing treatment, 3,68,435 who have been cured and 18,306 deaths.

Palghar lynching: SC asks Maharashtra for report on inquiry against policemen

August 07, 2020 5:12 am

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy asked the state government to also file the charge sheet before it, saying it would like to examine the report.

Coronavirus India HIGHLIGHTS: Night curfew eased; weekend lockdowns partially lifted in Madhya Pradesh

August 08, 2020 10:53 am

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News HIGHLIGHTS: Meanwhile, India's Covid-19 tally crossed the two million mark to stand at 2,027,074 while fatalities were recorded at 41,585 on Friday, data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revealed.

Special trains to other states went empty, reverse migration of workers in Maharashtra has begun: State to Bombay HC

August 05, 2020 4:53 pm

The Bombay High Court also sought details about the number of special trains and buses run, the number of migrant workers who boarded them, and the cost and losses incurred by the state government in these arrangements.

CM for less than a year, Shivajirao Patil Nilangaker left his mark on state politics

August 06, 2020 2:11 am

Nilangekar's death marks the end of a generation of Congress leaders who had helped shape the state of Maharashtra since its inception.

Mumbai rains: What is causing such heavy showers, what is the weather forecast?

August 06, 2020 9:58 am

Mumbai rains: Multiple and simultaneous favourable weather systems are presently active, which have revived the southwest monsoon.

Mumbai Rains Highlights: Downpour to continue till tomorrow; CM urges citizens to stay indoors

August 06, 2020 10:02 am

Mumbai Rains, Weather Today Highlights: On Tuesday, several areas were waterlogged in the city, hampering the movement of people. Transport services on the main and harbour lines of Vadala and Parel remain suspended.

Maharashtra Coronavirus Highlights: State reports 11,088 new cases, 256 deaths

August 12, 2020 12:15 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19) Highlights: BMC has started the second phase of sero-surveillance study in the city to assess the spread of Covid and information about antibodies developed by the people.

India coronavirus numbers explained: In Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, early signs of stabilisation of active cases

August 04, 2020 12:19 pm

India Coronavirus Cases Numbers: No major state, apart from Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, is showing any signs of reduction in active Covid-19 cases right now.

Maharashtra FYJC 11th admission 2020 begins; check eligibility, application criteria

August 02, 2020 1:18 pm

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Maharashtra: All smiles in NCP, Sena camp as MLAs take oath; Uddhav to be CM

November 27, 2019 4:38 pm

A special session of the 14thMaharashtra Legislative Assembly commenced to administer oath to the newly-elected members. The NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena front has unanimously elected Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as the CM candidate. He will take the oath tomorrow.

Uddhav Thackeray meets Governor; Maharashtra Assembly sessions begins

November 27, 2019 2:19 pm

Thackeray, to be sworn-in as CM on Thursday, was accompanied by wife Rashmi. The Shiv Sena chief will be the first from the Thackeray family to be sworn in as the chief minister.

Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP's campaign on nationalism

April 17, 2019 10:36 am

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

The other side of Mumbai's dance bars

February 08, 2019 10:27 am

As many as 700 dance bars across Mumbai and Maharashtra were shut down following the 2005 ban. The ban also pushed nearly 70,000 bar girls out of jobs, reportedly forcing many into prostitution

In parched Maharashtra, farmers and tribals hit the streets again

November 23, 2018 7:25 am

Over 7,000 farmers and tribals from across Maharashtra were marching towards Azad Maidan in Mumbai in protest of various agrarian issues in the state

This is the violence that led to Maratha outfits withdrawing quota stir

July 26, 2018 11:17 am

Maratha groups seeking quota in jobs and education called off a day-long bandh in Mahrashtra midway on Wednesday following violence by those who had taken to the streets.

Maharashtra TET result 2017 declared, 2,732 of 1.8 lakh candidates clear Paper 2

October 11, 2017 6:05 pm

Maharashtra TET result 2017: Over 2.76 lakh aspirants, including teachers and teaching aspirants, appeared for the TET on July 22.

Doctors' strike hits health services in Maharashtra

July 02, 2015 5:12 pm

Around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra have gone on an indefinite strike starting on Thursday in support of their demands, severely affecting healthcare facilities in the state.

Maharashtra SSC results 2015 declared, girls outperform boys

June 08, 2015 3:58 pm

The state saw a 3.14 per cent increase in the result compared to last year with girls outshining boys with a pass per cent of 92.14 as against 90.18 per cent of boys.

Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa festival

March 21, 2015 6:17 pm

Gudhi Padva, is the Marathi name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, which is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year.


Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.

What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.

VIRAL: Video of tiger chasing tourists in Maharashtra goes viral

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.

What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.

Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Fire at ‘Make in India’: Fadnavis orders probe

February 15, 2016 4:26 am

Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.