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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Punjab and Haryana HC

Boycott of Chief Justice Court: BCI constitutes 7-member committee to meet CJ to resolve matter

May 11, 2021 11:22:35 pm

The BCI also requested the Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, to hear the Committee, listen to their grievances and redress it as far as feasible.

In jail in Elgar Parishad case: Acute eye infection affecting Hany Babu’s vision, say kin

May 11, 2021 11:25:28 pm

The statement issued by Babu's wife Jenny Rowena, who teaches in the English department of Miranda House, also in Delhi University, and his two brothers Harish MT and MT Ansari says that Babu has little or no vision in his left eye due to swelling, which poses "a significant risk to his life if it spreads to the brain".

Maratha quota: MVA delegation led by Uddhav meets governor

May 11, 2021 11:13:47 pm

“Following the SC decision on the Maratha quota, the Union government should look into it and take immediate steps on it. A letter, addressed to the President requesting the same, was given to the Governor today,” said Thackeray.

CM’s double standards on Maratha reservation exposed: Fadnavis

May 11, 2021 11:10:11 pm

"When we gave Maratha reservation under Socially and Educationally Backward Communities (SEBC) Act in 2018, the Shiv Sena was our alliance partner and approved the decision and supported it." said Devendra Fadnavis.


Bank staff can’t take local trains, metro; curbs to continue: Maharashtra to HC

May 11, 2021 11:08:09 pm

The state added that only frontline health workers and state government staff are allowed to use suburban local trains to avoid crowding as per 'break the chain' restrictions.

Two Pune health start-ups bag national technology awards

Two Pune health start-ups bag national technology awards

May 11, 2021 11:07:40 pm

The two start-ups from the city were among the 10 winners chosen under the Technology StartUp, which recognises emerging technologies with a potential to be commercialised. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a trophy.

AAP MLA Dilip Pandey says summoned by police over Covid help

May 11, 2021 11:05:14 pm

Police say directed by court to conduct an enquiry into ‘illegal distribution of medicines, etc; BJP’s Gambhir, INC’s Shrinivas likely to be summoned too

In Centre’s note of appreciation, both Mumbai and Pune models get a mention for successful containment measures

May 11, 2021 11:00:19 pm

The lockdown-like restrictions in Pune city were initially opposed by BJP.

In Ghaziabad to probe Pune cop’s murder, police team attacked by local residents, car ransacked

May 11, 2021 10:51:13 pm

On the intervening night of May 4 and 5, 48-year-old Constable Sameer Sayyed was murdered with a sharp weapon, allegedly by history-sheeter Praveen Mahajan (36).

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Rs 38 lakh collected as fine from private buses for fleecing migrants heading home

May 12, 2021 1:42:59 am

Speaking to, A Anbalagan, the general secretary of All Omnibus Owners And Operators Association, said that such incidents happen 'due to the greed of intermediate agents'.

Over 14,000 ‘Covid cremations’ in Delhi since April 1, pressure on grounds begins to ease

May 11, 2021 10:43:14 pm

According to MCD data, cremation grounds under North, East and South Delhi municipal corporations saw 717 ‘Covid cremations’ on April 29 ― the highest so far for a single day.

Cops often deployed for high-risk duties: Maharashtra Police report over 6,300 cases, 71 deaths in last one month

May 11, 2021 10:53:32 pm

Since the beginning of the lockdown, the state police force has been deployed in various high-exposure and high-risk duties such as guarding the boundaries of districts, containment zones, isolation wards, quarantine facilities and hospitals.

Zila Parishad to top cops: Hostility among rural population over Pune residents 'appropriating' vaccination slots

Pune Zila Parishad to top cops: Hostility among rural population over city residents ‘appropriating’ vaccination slots

May 11, 2021 10:36:36 pm

Pavanjit Mane was not prepared for the hostility when he went for his Covid-19 vaccination last week. Mane, a software professional, was unable to get a slot near his home in Baner so he had booked a slot in the nearby Pirangut area. “When we went to the rural primary healthcare centre, we were conspicuous […]

Delhi High Court pulls up JNU over ‘apathy’ in dealing Covid cases within campus

May 11, 2021 10:13:25 pm

The court also asked the local SDM to file a status report, answering if such a facility can be created at JNU as per guidelines.

Pune: City-level paediatric Covid task force to be set up

Pune: City-level paediatric Covid task force to be set up

May 11, 2021 10:07:22 pm

According to Dr Umesh Vaidya, in-charge of the neonatal intensive care unit of KEM hospital, "Parents are living under a tremendous shadow of fear which is not healthy. We are not telling them to be careless but there is no reason to be disproportionately scared."

Pune weather

Improved air, moderate heat over Pune on Wednesday

May 11, 2021 9:56:54 pm

The skies could turn cloudy towards evening, but there are no chances of rainfall on Wednesday, the forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department has said.

Ahmedabad: Video of man cutting cakes with sword at party emerges, 2 held for flouting Covid norms

May 11, 2021 9:49:00 pm

In the purported video, which emerged Tuesday, the main accused, Nilesh Datani, was seen holding a sword while cutting several cakes on his 19th birthday. The video also shows several other men around the cakes, none of them wearing masks or maintaining social distancing, police added.

Job of govt not that of a terrorist, says Delhi court while hearing oxygen concentrator black marketing case

May 11, 2021 11:04:31 pm

This came after police recovered 524 concentrators from three restaurants owned by businessman Navneet Kalra — Town Hall, Khan Chacha and Nege Ju — and Matrix's warehouse in Chhatarpur.

Man from Delhi booked for 'raping 23-year-old woman' in Pune

Man from Delhi booked for ‘raping 23-year-old woman’ in Pune

May 11, 2021 9:22:33 pm

The alleged incident took place on the night of February 26 at a hotel in Pune when, according to the woman, the 28-year-old suspect forced her to eat a sweet, after which she was sedated.

Weeks after govt announcement, 17 out of 26 universities yet to begin RT-PCR testing

Weeks after Gujarat govt announcement, 17 out of 26 universities yet to begin RT-PCR testing

May 11, 2021 9:16:39 pm

The University authorities also claimed that they had offered their available machine to the nearest government testing centre but was declined as “machine was not a limitation” at the centre.

‘State affidavit vague’: HC adds more parties to plea on Bharuch hospital fire

May 11, 2021 9:15:22 pm

The parties were issued notices and have been directed to file their response to the allegations made in the plea by paty-in-person advocate Amit Panchal, by May 21. The matter has been kept for further hearing on May 25.

Days after election duty, teacher tests Covid positive, dies; his parents & aunt also succumb to infection

In Solapur district: Days after election duty, teacher tests Covid positive, dies; his parents & aunt also succumb to infection

May 11, 2021 10:51:26 pm

The state government has now sought a report from the Solapur district administration in connection with the death of the teacher and his family members. Mane had neither been vaccinated nor undergone a Covid test before joining poll duty.

Less than a year after reinstatement, Waze dismissed from service

May 11, 2021 10:45:18 pm

Sachin Waze, a 1990-batch officer, was suspended soon after National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested him on March 13 in connection with the Ambani terror scare and Manuskh Hiran murder case.

Bombay HC

Bombay HC grants bail to 70-year-old held in NDPS case

May 11, 2021 8:50:57 pm

A single-judge bench of Justice Prakash D Naik on May 6 passed the order on the bail plea of Abdul Mohammed Shaikh alias Abdul Thane, who was arrested on December 24, 2016 by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) under provisions of NDPS Act.

Six named in Tikri rape complaint, Yogendra Yadav asked to join probe

May 11, 2021 8:47:10 pm

At a press conference on Monday, leaders from the Samyukta Kisan Morcha had claimed they were unaware of the sexual assault the woman had faced until after her death, when her father alerted them.