A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice K K Tated on Friday heard through videoconference a plea seeking urgent financial relief packages for farmers and daily wage earners, including drivers of autorickshaw, app-based taxi along with unorganised workers from different sectors.
In February, the Maharashtra Compulsory Teaching and Learning of Marathi Language in Schools Bill, 2020 was unanimously passed in state Assembly. According to it, schools can be fined for not complying with this rule.
In a letter to municipal commissioner I S Chahal, Jan Swasthaya Abhiyan said that after a nurse tests positive then they have to struggle for hours for hospital admission.
The state is witnessing a record demand for work under the MGNREGA, with as many as 9.97 lakh people given work as of June 1, a sharp rise from 19,509 workers on April 4, 1.4 lakh on April 23 and 6.53 lakh on May 18.
Around 5.30 pm, as a Karjat-bound train reached near Vidyavihar station, several agitated employees deboarded and stood on the tracks in protest.
Hospital superintendent Sanjay Surase said that Varavara Rao was discharged after he was declared “fit” and that he was admitted due to “giddiness”.
Producer Anand Pandit and Asit Kumarr Modi, the creator of the show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, called the government’s decision “a welcome move”.
State Transport Minister Anil Parab on Monday, which marked the 72nd foundation day, said MSRTC entering into transportation of goods has given it a new lease of life.
Among the issues they raised were the government’s ‘interference’ in a matter that is the jurisdiction of universities which are autonomous bodies.
While the recovery rate has improved, the death rate stands at 3.37 per cent in the state. There were 76 deaths reported in the state on Monday taking the toll to 2,362. Mumbai recorded 40 deaths taking the city’s toll to 1,319.
Sources in the party said that the issue was discussed in a meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray last week. Uddhav had instructed that Shiv Sena shakhas be converted into clinics wherever possible.
To avoid connectivity issues and allow students to study at their own convenience, CBSE-affiliated Gopi Birla Memorial School sent links of pre-recorded lectures to all its students from Pre-Nursery to Class XII.
Worli Koliwada was the first Covid-19 containment zone created in Mumbai on March 29, after four positive cases were reported from the area.
Wearing a transparent raincoat, gloves and a face shield – as he is unable to afford a PPE kit – Tejas Sonawane started this free of cost service on Wednesday. So far, he has helped six patients, including a senior citizen and a pregnant woman, reach hospital.
A division bench of Justice Ravi Deshpande and Justice Amit Borkar passed the order on a PIL filed by Nagpur-based NGO, Citizen Forum for Equality, on Monday.
The petitioner, through lawyer Varsha Jagdale, submitted suggestions that more duties should be assigned to the corporators of each of the 24 wards in the city in the fight against Covid-19.
Activities allowed in the first phase are individual outdoor physical exercise like walking, running and jogging, but strictly in the neighbourhood.
The girl, police said, was playing on the veranda of her house on May 28 when the accused allegedly took her inside a pump room and forced himself on her.
“It is expected to turn into a cyclonic storm by Tuesday. We are monitoring whether this will be as intense as Cyclone Amphan and are in touch with the concerned state governments,” Mrutunjay Mohapatra, director general of IMD, said.
“Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government should extend the tenure of 14,314 gram panchayats by six months. They can continue to work as a caretaker,” Former Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mugantiwar stated in the letter.