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Mumbai Confidential: ‘Shroud’ of Secrecy

June 21, 2021 1:31:12 am

The NIA was never generous about sharing information with the media in the Ambani security scare case, but the agency has taken its obsession for secrecy to unprecedented lengths.

Pune: Dehu Road Cantt relaxes curbs on hotels and shops

June 21, 2021 1:29:20 am

According to the guidelines, except for Saturdays and Sundays, all shops will remain open in Dehu Road Cantonment Board area till 7 pm.

Mumbai: Over 60 booked for attending party, flouting Covid norms

June 21, 2021 1:19:40 am

The event organiser and the hall owner have also been booked in the case.

Maharashtra: BJP to hold statewide agitation for OBC reservation, says Pankaja Munde

June 21, 2021 1:15:47 am

Munde visited Pune city and Pimpri-Chinchwad to galvanise the cadre for the agitation. Pimpri-Chinchwad BJP chief Mahesh Landge, Mayor Usha Dhore and OBC state chief Yogesh Tilekar were also present.

Mumbai: Two specialised hospitals for Thane district on the cards

June 21, 2021 1:07:14 am

The cancer hospital will have eight radiotherapy units to boost limited radiation oncology facilities in India and start a daycare for chemotherapy patients. A residential campus for staff will be created as well.

Ahmedabad: Four months after newborn was found dead in garbage bin, 23-yr-old mother held

June 21, 2021 12:43:35 am

According to officials of Ahmedabad Police Detection of Crime Branch (DCB), Shivani Srivastava (23), a native of Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh and resident of Kochrab in Ellis bridge area, was held for strangulating her infant daughter to death on February 14 this year.

Businessman who went missing found in Vadodara hotel

June 21, 2021 12:35:00 am

According to police, Hitesh Valand, a resident of Lilod village in Karjan, had gone missing from his residence on June 15. His family allegedly found a suicide note written by him, and filed a police complaint.

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Gujarat: Fresh Covid cases fall below 200; 4 more die

June 21, 2021 12:34:05 am

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced a statewide vaccination mega-campaign starting Monday. It will be observed on June 21 at 9 am in the presence of ministers, leaders, dignitaries at 1,025 vaccination centres in 33 districts and 8 municipal corporation areas.

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Delhi govt to provide free Yoga classes from Oct 2

June 21, 2021 12:05:54 am

As per the plan, a group of more than 20 people can reach out to the government, which will provide them a Yoga and a meditation trainer free of cost.

Surat: Municipal teachers go door-to-door to get children admitted to schools

June 21, 2021 12:05:15 am

Due to the Covid pandemic, admissions to Class 1 in municipal schools have been low in Pandesara, forcing teachers to launch a door-to-door campaign.

Punjab: Former Congress councillor shot eight times, killed in Gopal Nagar

June 21, 2021 12:03:16 am

The police identified the victim as one Sukhmeet Singh Deputy (43), who had recently been released from jail after serving a life sentence in a kidnapping and extortion case that dated back to 2008.

Punjab records 549 fresh Covid cases, positivity rate dips to 0.94%

June 20, 2021 11:57:11 pm

All districts of the state recorded less than 100 fresh cases as the positivity rate for the day further dipped to 0.94 per cent, the bulletin further stated.

Mumbai: Drug supplier arrested in weed bakery case

June 20, 2021 11:38:44 pm

Accused Sachin Tupe, who was involved in supplying the drugs, was arrested from Marol. He will be produced before a court on Monday. The NCB also found 11 blots of LSD drugs, a commercial quantity, from him.

Haryana CM Khattar says extra marks for class 8-12 students nurturing plant saplings

June 20, 2021 11:32:17 pm

This provision of a few extra marks in the final examination will be for the students of those schools under the state's Board of School Education, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said.

Rajkot: Marriage hall owner, couple held over mass wedding without permission

June 20, 2021 11:17:33 pm

A team of Aji Dam police station reached Shangar Hall, a marriage hall on Kothariya Road of Rajkot at around 11 am after getting a tip-off that a mass wedding ceremony was in progress there.

Indian Union Muslim League hits out at proposed two-child norm of Assam govt

June 20, 2021 11:09:24 pm

The party also hit out at Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for advocating a two-child norm for availing benefits under specific state government schemes and exempting certain communities from it.

Monsoon Session of Assembly should not be cut short: Maharashtra BJP MLA

June 20, 2021 11:04:53 pm

"To discuss these problems in detail and to find out solutions, the upcoming Monsoon Session of the Assembly should not be curtailed to fewer days," said Shivaji Nagar BJP MLA Siddharth Shirole.


Karnataka: Sunday’s case fatality rate exceeds positivity rate; vaccination drives planned on Yoga Day

June 20, 2021 11:08:26 pm

Karnataka has a target of vaccinating seven lakh people on Monday. Health Minister K Sudhakar said the ‘Lasika Mela’ would cover all eligible groups apart from priority groups and the vulnerable population.

Citizens kick off campaign demanding ban on cutting down trees for next 10 yrs in Punjab

June 21, 2021 12:09:56 am

The movement is spearheaded by Naroa Punjab Manch and Punjab and Haryana High Court advocate Kapil Arora. Green activists and citizens have begun writing to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in this regard.

Maharashtra reports 9,361 new Covid cases, 190 deaths; Mumbai’s daily count at 733

June 20, 2021 10:43:25 pm

The total count of recoveries in Maharashtra now stands at 57,19,457, whereas the number of active cases stands at 1,32 241.

Mumbai: Man booked for hurling explosive at magistrate court

June 20, 2021 10:34:28 pm

An FIR has been registered by a court clerk against the accused under Section 436 (mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house etc.) of the IPC

Haryana: Farmers try to block CM Khattar’s convoy in Panchkula, 75 detained

June 20, 2021 10:32:31 pm

According to sources, some of the farmers broke some of the barricades installed near a helipad where the Chief Minister was scheduled to land. Khattar was in Panchkula to inaugurate various development works related to eco-tourism, and adventure activities.

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Karnataka Congress MLAs project CM faces for next polls, party president issues diktat

June 20, 2021 10:20:17 pm

Reacting to Chamarajpet legislator B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan's repeated statements projecting Siddaramaiah as the "next CM", Shivakumar said the party would go to polls under a collective leadership, and everyone have been asked to "stay within limits".

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Bengal govt moves Calcutta HC, seeks recall of order on post-poll violence

June 20, 2021 10:14:42 pm

On Friday, the Calcutta High Court had pulled up the Bengal government for taking “no concrete steps” to curb the disturbances and ordered the National Human Rights Commission to constitute a committee for visits to violence-hit areas.

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Fifth accused held: Kandivali ‘vaccination scam’ accused booked for ‘unauthorised drive’ in Versova

June 20, 2021 10:10:51 pm

Senior Police Inspector Siraj Inamdar said an FIR, under the same sections as in the Kandivali case, has been registered against the group at the Versova police station.