Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray to meet PM Modi today over Maratha quota
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Tuesday and discuss issues like the Maratha quota and financial aid for cyclone relief measures, state Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said on Monday.
The meeting is taking place over a month after the Supreme Court squashed a 2018 law providing reservation to the Maratha community in jobs and education in the state.
(With inputs from agencies)
Maharashtra reports 10,219 cases, lowest since March 9; over 21,000 recover
Maharashtra on Monday reported 10,219 fresh coronavirus positive cases, the lowest after March 9 this year, and 154 fatalities while 21,081 patients were discharged, the state health department said.
With the new additions, Maharashtra's caseload now stands at 58,42,000 and the toll at 1,00,470.
Mumbai reports 728 COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths on June 7
Mumbai reported 728 new COVID-19 cases on June 7, taking the total tally to 7,12,329. Now, there are 15,786 active cases in the city.
City recorded 28 deaths due to coronavirus on Monday which pushed its fatality count to 15,786 as per data released by the city's civic body. 980 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Monday taking the recovery count to 6,79,258.
On Monday, 28,076 tests were conducted. May 17 had reported the lowest count rate with just 17,640 tests.
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Maharastra Minister demands restoration of OBC political reservation
Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday said the Centre must restore 27 per cent political reservation for Other Backward Communities (OBC) in the local self-government.
Adressing a press conference after attending a meeting with leaders of Akhil Bhartiya Mahatma Phule Samta Parishad (ABMPSP), the minister said that OBC community will come out on the roads for their rights if need arises, adding that he will also join Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and raise the issue.
WATCH | Maharashtra: A constable of Railway Protection Force (RPF) rescued a man yesterday, at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Mumbai's Kurla, who slipped while trying to board a moving train
Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar met Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray at his official residence Varsha Bungalow, ahead of CM's meeting with PM Modi in Delhi today
Mumbai weather update: Partly cloudy skies with possibility of light to moderate rain, thundershowers today, says IMD
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray arrives at Delhi's IGI Airport, ahead of his meeting with PM Modi today
CM Uddhav Thackeray to brief press at 11.45 am at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi after his meeting with PM Modi
Maharashtra: Roads waterlogged in Mumbai's Sion area after pre-monsoon showers in the city last night
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reaches at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official residence
Rain lashes Mumbai; MeT dept calls it pre-monsoon showers; waterlogging reported
Rains lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas on Tuesday morning, bringing respite from the sweltering heat, and the MeT department termed it as pre- monsoon showers.As per the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Mumbai, up to 30 mm rainfall was recorded in areas like Malvani, Borivali and Dahisar here till 11 am.