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April 4, 2020 5:20:43 pm

Close to 4,000 migrant workers like Patil working on fishing boats are now staying put on trawlers and smaller boats that are anchored at sea along the western coast of Maharashtra after the sudden imposition of the lockdown.

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April 4, 2020 3:41:37 pm

Police take no pleasure in using force to enforce the lockdown, assistant police inspector Sachin Sooryavanshi says.

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April 4, 2020 2:28:34 am

Over the last three decades, many visually-impaired people have flocked to Vangani, located 60 km west of Mumbai, creating a colony of residents who would find sustenance by either hawking trinkets on the suburban train system or seeking alms.

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April 4, 2020 2:15:48 am

Balasaheb Thorat, Revenue Minister and state Congress president, said COVID-19 is gripping the country and PM needs to get serious.

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April 4, 2020 2:08:43 am

The family, comprising three women and a two-year-old boy, worked as construction workers and lived in a makeshift tent at one of the building sites.

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April 4, 2020 2:02:10 am

According to residents and activists working on Right to Food, while there is some improvement in availability of PDS supplies, this is insufficient in the face of a rising number of people who are in need of the subsidised foodgrain supplies.

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April 4, 2020 2:00:35 am

“There are technical issues. We need to sort them before rapid testing can be started,” said Anup Kumar Yadav, Director, National Health Mission, Maharashtra.

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April 4, 2020 1:51:53 am

The court sought a report on steps the government had taken to provide temporary shelter and medical facilities to migrants stuck at different districts in Maharashtra without daily wages.

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April 4, 2020 1:26:53 am

As per Article 164 (4) of the Constitution, any minister who is not a member of the House needs to get elected to the Legislative Assembly within six months of appointment.

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April 4, 2020 7:49:19 am

Panvel Municipal Commissioner Ganesh Deshmukh said it was likely that the personnel had contracted the virus while on duty at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.

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April 3, 2020 10:14:06 pm

The patient, belonging to Medshi town of the district, said he had traveled to Badnera, where he had stayed in a mosque before returning to Washim

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April 3, 2020 8:13:03 pm

The bench refused to entertain the bail plea and said that the release of one accused or convict shall risk the life of many and would adversely affect measures taken by the state for complete lockdown.

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April 4, 2020 5:42:02 pm

As many as 6,512 students have applied for PhD, and 326 students have applied for MPhil, for which applications were invited from February 27 to March 31. The dates for the exam will be announced soon.

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April 3, 2020 4:39:08 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, activist Deepak Nagargoje said villagers have barred the workers from coming to local shops to buy essential items. “So, there are neither amenities where they are nor any facility for them to return to their home districts.”

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April 3, 2020 4:22:59 am

The new cases included nine from Ahmednagar and four from Pune, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi. In Pune, five more persons, unrelated to the Tablighi Jamaat, tested positive, taking the total number of infected people in the city to 60.

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April 3, 2020 4:05:11 am

A state government official said the decision to ease the lockdown would be taken on or around April 10. But the easing would be gradual, with the movement of goods being allowed initially, later for industrial workplaces

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April 3, 2020 4:04:45 am

After multiple complaints from state officials, Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta visited the BMC headquarters on Tuesday and held a meeting with all ward officers. This was followed by a visit by Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

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April 3, 2020 3:52:36 am

Since the coronavirus outbreak in the country and related 21-day lockdown, work on almost all real estate projects has come to a standstill. In view of the shutdown, developers had asked for relaxation from the agency for completing the projects.

Crammed in tiny flats, Bengali goldsmiths fear the worst
April 3, 2020 3:39:03 am

With the shops closed, the goldsmiths complain that they find themselves virtually locked inside their tiny rooms, with not much to do.

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April 3, 2020 3:38:07 am

From across rented rooms, municipal schools and other places where migrant workers who could not make it out of the city or state are stranded without work or wages, accounts are emerging of desperate calls for help.