The Mumbai power shutdown had brought the city to a grinding halt for a few hours, with some parts going without electricity for nearly 24 hours.
The MVA government and the governor have been at loggerheads over the appointments of the 12 people as members of the Legislative Council (MLCs) through the governor quota.
The HC, at its principal seat in Mumbai, had resumed physical hearings for almost all cases since December 2020.
Some got tired of waiting and left without getting the shot, while others stood for their turn. Amidst a surge in Covid-19 cases, crowded centres were unable to maintain physical distancing.
The anecdote is part of a biographical note on Madilgekar that features in a new encyclopaedia on Maharashtra’s visual art.
Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni opposed the plea and raised preliminary objections, stating that on earlier the PIL, the HC had directed the EOW to lodge an FIR and the investigation was conducted.
The High Court on February 22 granted bail to Rao for six months on health grounds with strict conditions in the case being investigated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
The Samajwadi Party had been part of a pre-poll alliance that was stitched together by NCP Chief Sharad Pawar in the 2019 Assembly elections.
According to officials from Storm Water Drain (SWD) department, the project will take about 36 months to complete once contractors are appointed.
Registration on CoWIN portal to pre-schedule a vaccination slot is expected to begin from Monday, but people may face software lag due to heavy traffic.
Child Welfare Committee (CWC) has filed an appeal before the Bombay High Court stating that “such a precedent will affect future adoptions in the state of Maharashtra and the whole country”.
Apart from Mithi river, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned rejuvenation and beautification of these three rivers and developing them into tourist places.
One of those who will be felicitated is 24-year-old Afsha Farooq Qureshi, who became the first commercial pilot from her community.
The ED chargesheet will also detail the alleged wrongdoings of Hansa Research Group, former management of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) and at least four relationship managers who allegedly helped channels manipulate TRPs.
The Opposition also demanded initiation of a criminal case against Shiv Sena minister Sanjay Rathod, who resigned on Sunday.
While Kunte was sidelined in the previous BJP-led government’s tenure, he gained prominence after Thackeray took over as CM in November 2019.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has instructed all wards to improve 'testing, tracing and treatment'. Between Friday and Saturday, BMC traced 7,099 high-risk contacts of Covid-19 patients. Most are under home isolation.
From March 1, those aged above 60 years and people aged 45-60 years with comorbidities will join the pool of healthcare workers and frontline workers in immunisation. This age group is estimated to account for a population of about one crore in the state.
BJP MLA Ashish Shelar, in a tweet, alleged there has been an unfair distribution of development funds and Jadhav bagged a lion’s share of the funds. He further mocked, “Is BMC, Jadhav’s private limited company?”
Kishore Wagh was arrested in 2016 for 'accepting bribe'.
The BJP has launched a state-wide agitation against Rathod over his alleged link to the death of a woman, Pooja Chavan, in Pune. Shiv Sena chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut the Chief Minister was well aware of the situation and was closely monitoring it.
Wearing of facemask mandatory for lawyers, even during arguments: HC
The EOW, in its closure report filed before the sessions court in September, 2020 in the MSCB fraud case, said its probe did not reveal any irregularities in loan transactions.
From want of funds to negligence, the district has lost its digital tag in the last four years. Grocery shopowner Manish Meshram joked that tribals now call Harisal an "ex-digital village".
Thackeray, who was speaking at the inauguration of a seminar on Marathi language a day before Marathi Language Day, said that the state government has been attempting to get classical language status for Marathi.