Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on May 20

'Only for Gujarat': NCP and Sena slam Centre over lack of financial aid for other states affected by Cyclone Tauktae

The NCP on Thursday claimed that six states, including Maharashtra and Goa, suffered losses due to Cyclone Tauktae, but the Centre announced financial assistance only for Gujarat.

The Shiv Sena, which shares power in Maharashtra with the NCP and Congress, expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would also announce financial assistance for Maharashtra and Goa soon.

Retired civil servants bat for free vaccination, formation of all-party committee to advise and review govt decisions on COVID-19 pandemic

Mumbai: BMC chief Iqbal Singh Chahal plans to vaccinate entire city in 60 days, says 'will procure 1 cr doses of Sputnik V'

In a bid to ramp up the vaccination process in Mumbai, BrihanMumbai Muncipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said that the city is importing one crore doses of Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V.

Mumbai reports 1425 new COVID-19 cases

Mumbai: Ensure citizens aren't made to wait for hours for COVID-19 vaccination, Bombay HC directs BMC

The Bombay High Court bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish Kulkarni on Thursday ordered the BMC to ensure no citizen is made to wait for hours at vaccination centers. The HC further ordered the civic body to give priority to those citizens, who have registered online and are been allotted slots.

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