Bombay HC's division bench comprising Justices SS Shinde & Manish Pitale to take up hearing matters via video conference starting April 5
State board students across Maharashtra state from Class 1 to 8 will be promoted to next class without any exams
No liquor for Thanekars
The Bar and Restaurant Association of Thane has banned liquor amid lockdown and new rules related to night curfew. The bar association members claim if the government needs revenue then they should come up with a solution to run it for profit.
Mumbai: Special NIA court allows the application of Sachin Waze's brother Sudharam for a 5-minute meeting with him to hand over fresh clothes in the courtroom.
Man held for murder, attempt to destroy evidence Thane
Police have arrested a man from Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly killing a villager and trying to destroy the evidence by dumping his body into a river, an official said on Saturday.
The accused, Buta Jadhav, was arrested on Friday, he said.
Alert Mumbaikars! Western Express Highway near Magathane Metro station to remain shut for 7 hours on April 3 midnight
Both bounds of the Western Express Highway (WEH) will remain shut near Magathane Metro Station for all types of vehicles as a foot over bridge has been proposed at the location. The road will be shut between 11 pm on April 3 and 6am on April 4 to install the main girder of the foot over bridge. Traffic police also suggested alternate routes that motorists can take during the seven-hour road closure.
Mumbai fuel rates
In the financial city -- Mumbai, petrol continued to be sold at Rs 96.98. Diesel was sold at Rs 87.96 per litre.
Groundstaff test positive for COVID-19 at Wankhede
With seven days to go for the high-octane Indian Premier League clash between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium, ground staff have tested positive for coronavirus at the stadium.
Maha: Film crew members booked for violation of COVID-19 norms in Palghar
Police have registered an offence against some members of a film crew after more than a hundred people were found constructing a movie set without adherence to COVID-19 guidelines in Maharashtra's Palghar district, an official said on Saturday.
Maharashtra: In view of more Covid restrictions, hotels in Pune to provide only takeaway and home delivery services from today
Pune: Visuals from Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir where people pray outside as the temple remains closed
Mumbai: White Mercedes was brought to NIA office yesterday as part of investigation into Antilia bomb scare case
Mumbai: Coins add weight to BEST staff salaries in unwanted way
A banking issue with the civic-run Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking has left around 40,000 of its employees getting a sizable portion of their salaries in the form of coins over the past few months, giving their renumeration an unwanted heft.
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray warns of complete lockdown in two days if COVID-19 situation persists
Taking cognisance of the massive rise in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday warned of a complete lockdown in the next two days if the situation in the state persists. Uddhav reiterated that he doesn't want to impose a lockdown, but the present situation demands stricter curbs as people are nonchalantly flouting the norms in place. The CM said that he would discuss it with a few experts across sections and announce his decision in the coming days.
Shivaji Maharaj Death Anniversary: Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar, Sachin Pilot and several other leaders pay tribute
Mumbai records its highest one-day rise of 8,844 new cases
Mumbai city also recorded its highest one-day rise of 8,844 new cases (8,832 as per the civic body's data).
The larger Mumbai division including Mumbai city and its satellite towns saw 15,321 new cases.
Maharashtra sees highest daily count of 47,827 COVID-19 cases, 202 deaths
Maharashtra on Friday recorded 47,827 new COVID-19 cases, its highest daily rise since the coronavirus pandemic began last year.
It took the state's caseload to 29,04,076, a Health Department statement said.
As many as 202 coronavirus-related deaths were reported in the state on Friday, taking the death toll to 55,379, it said.
As many as 24,126patients were discharged during the day, pushing the tally of recoveries to 24,57,494.
There are 3,89,832 active cases in the state.
The recovery rate is 84.62 percent and case fatality rate is 1.91 percent.
On Friday, 1,83,378 tests were carried out, taking the tally to 2,01,58,719