Will there be a complete lockdown in Maharashtra? CM Uddhav Thackeray's meeting with COVID-19 task force at 5 pm today
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday indicated the imposition of lockdown in the state and will hold a meeting with the task force today before taking a decision.
The meeting will be held at 5 pm today.
The Chief Minister, who convened an all-party meeting on the coronavirus pandemic, said the first priority is saving lives.
Ambani bomb scare case: NIA special holiday court sends accused Riyaz Qazi, Sachin Waze's associate, to NIA custody till April 16
Sharad Pawar admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital, to undergo gall bladder surgery tomorrow
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital on Sunday. He will be undergoing a gall bladder surgery tommorow, informed Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik.
"Our party President Sharad Pawar saheb has been admitted in Breach Candy Hospital and as informed earlier, a surgery will be performed tomorrow to address his Gall Bladder ailment," tweeted Malik.
"Corona war is not an Indo-Pak war": Sanjay Raut attacks Centre for politicising COVID-19 crisis
Owing to the massive rise in COVID-19 cases in the state, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has backed the idea of imposing lockdown in Maharashtra despite the high economic costs.
The MP slammed union Minister Prakash Javadekar and former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for opposing the lockdown in the state. He said, "Corona war is not an Indo-Pak war. No one should politicise this battle against Covid".
Maharashtra Congress to protest against Centre over COVID-19 vaccine shortage in state
The Maharashtra unit of the Congress will hold protest against the BJP-ruled Centre from Monday by beating plates and ringing bells outside those vaccination centres in the state that have been shut due to the non-availability of COVID-19 vaccines, a party leader said.
Navi Mumbai: Industrial oil pilferage racket busted; six held
Navi Mumbai police has busted an industrial oil pilferage racket and arrested six persons, an officer said on Sunday.
Five of the arrested accused are owners of transport companies, the Panvel city police station officer said.
Police raided a spot near a dhaba at Palaspe on the internevning night of Thursday and Friday and arrested the driver of the oil tanker on Saturday, he said.
Navi Mumbai: Major fire breaks out at Real Tech Park Tower
A major fire broke out on the 14th floor of Real Tech Park Tower in Navi Mumbai, a commercial building in sector 30A, near Vashi Railway Station on Sunday.
The fire broke out at around 3 pm and spread to the top three floors of the fourteen-storeyed building, informed the fire brigade officials.
Mumbai reports 9,989 new COVID-19 cases; death toll crosses 12,000-mark
Mumbai on Sunday reported a surge in COVID-19 cases with 9,989 fresh cases.
As per reports by city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai reported 58 COVID-19 fatalities taking the death toll to 12,017. With the addition of today's number, the city has reported 5,20,214 COVID-19 cases.