Kaumudi Munshi, known as the “Nightingale of Gujarat”, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday at Somaiya Hospital in Sion due to Covid-19.
The HC directed its registry to forward a copy of Devika Rotawan’s petition for consideration to state Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar.
The BMC has formed a committee to inquire into the incident and to inspect whether transfer procedure had any lapses that may have led to two deaths. The four-member committee has to submit its report in a week.
BJP leader and former MP Kirit Somaiya put out a tweet stating that BMC had released wrong information on the deceased and the “said deceased was alive and sound healthy”. But later, he explained the confusion over the names.
The court asked the petitioner to make the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) a party to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking that medicines for Covid-19 treatment be directly delivered to hospitals and quarantine centres.
The 59 year old was flown to Mumbai on Tuesday and produced before a special court where the ED sought his five-day custody. Arrested on September 7 in connection with the ICICI-Videocon loans case, Kochhar was taken to Delhi for further investigation.
State Congress president Balasaheb Thorat announced the initiative on Tuesday. The “Kisan Bachao” virtual rally is part of the party’s ongoing nationwide campaign seeking the withdrawal of the legislations.
“There is a concerted attempt to provide higher renumeration by increasing the Minimum Support Price (MSP),” PM Narendra Modi said.
The Court observed that the petitioner association sought to undo what the authority proposed to do for the benefit of consumers and therefore the PIL was ‘misconceived’ and imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh to be paid to Advocates’ Covid welfare fund.
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A statement from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) pieced together the factors that led to the outage.
Officers said that around 4,300 cameras were rendered useless, following which they had to rely on 700 battery-operated cameras to regulate traffic.
Power supply disruption forced CR and WR each to reschedule five long-distance trains.
While hospitals in other parts of the city did not to face major hurdles, a few delayed surgical procedures.
As it received complaints from several residents in mostly island city and Andheri, the BMC appealed to the people to store water and use it cautiously until supply normalises by Tuesday afternoon.
CET exams were scheduled to be conducted from October 12 to 20 at 175 test centres in the state for about two lakh candidates.
This comes after the Supreme Court last week permitted the three doctors booked in the alleged harassment and abetment of suicide case to continue with their postgraduate studies.
The weather bureau has issued a yellow alert (thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds with heavy rain across isolated areas) on Wednesday for Mumbai and suburbs.
The agency has decided to prepare a fresh detailed project report (DPR) for the 14.47-km-long Swami Samarth Nagar, Andheri to Vikhroli elevated line (corridor 6) being built by it to facilitate the integration.
Zohra Shaikh, aged 72, was admitted on October 7 following a heart attack and breathlessness.
On November 29, last year, a day after being sworn in as the chief minister, Uddhav had stayed the car shed construction project at Aarey and appointed a committee to look for an alternate site.
The new site is a 41-acre erstwhile salt pan land, which was considered for the project even earlier but ruled out owing to legal complications and logistical hurdles, said sources.
The CJI recalled this while hearing a plea by Republic TV Editor-In-Chief Arnab Goswami against a show cause notice issued to him by the state Assembly for initiation of breach of privilege motion against him in connection with reportage on actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
The Mumbai police has also roped in the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to study these account details and also look into any possible incidents of money laundering.
Referring to absence of action over media trial, the court said, “There are so many orders passed by the Supreme Court. Nobody cares.”