Mumbai: Latest news updates
Mumbai: Latest news updates

Bruck Pharma controversy: NCP's Nawab Malik attacks Maharashtra BJP; says party trying to block Remdesivir supply to state

As the Remdesivir controversy continues in Maharashtra, Nawab Malik, the National Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Minority Affairs Minister in yet another attack has accused the BJP of trying to prevent the stockpiling of Ramdesivir in the state, saying that there is somrthing suspicious that the two opposition leaders and two MLAs going to the police station at night to rescue the stockbrokers.

Why is the BJP in the state scared after BKC police arrested Rajesh Dokania, owner of Brooks Pharma Company, who was stockpiling Remdesivir? asked Nawab Malik.

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Click here for detailed home isolation guidelines issued by BMC and Project StepOne

Mumbai witnessed less than 9,000 cases in the last 24 hours day, with 8,834 new infections and 52 COVID-19 deaths being reported on Saturday, increasing the total count to 5,70,832, with 12,294 fatalities so far. Meanwhile, the recovery rate has touched 82 per cent, with 4,69,961 being recovered till now.

Meanwhile, Public Health Department, BMC in Partnership with Project StepOne is operating a remote monitoring system through IVR calls to Home Isolated Patients in Mumbai.

Dancing with the bull: Groom and his father booked for violating COVID norms during haldi ceremony in Kalyan

The rising cases of Covid-19 across Maharashtra has led to a shortage of beds and injections. However, Kalyan-Dombivli continues to see a new trend of lavish weddings with bull dance. The Vitthalwadi police have booked a groom and his father for violating the Covid-19 rules.

The Vitthalwadi police have registered a case under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the pandemic act and disaster management act.

COVID-19: Mumbai reports 8,479 cases, 53 deaths on April 18

Bruck Pharma row: Mumbai Police says inquiry 'done in good faith' amid complaints of hoarding and black marketing of Remdesivir

Mumbai Police on Sunday strongly defended the summoning of Bruck Pharma director Rajesh Dokania for an inquiry over the stock of 60,000 Remdesivir vials and saying that probe was necessary in the light of complaints of rampant hoarding and black marketing of the life-saving medicine and shortage faced by citizens.

DCP Operation S Chaitanya issued a release after the leader of opposition Devendra Fadnavis along with other BJP leaders visited the BKC Police Station on Saturday night and alleged that the company director was harassed by the state government and the police.

Maharashtra records 68,631 new COVID-19 cases, 503 deaths; both highest since pandemic began

Confusion among Thane, Navi Mumbai citizens over Mumbai Police's colour code for essential service vehicles

The Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale introduced red, green and yellow strikers to ensure strict imposition of restriction on traveling. While, citizens from Thane and Navi Mumbai who travel to Mumbai are confused as no such rule is implemented in their city. However, DGP Maharashtra said the sticker is to be self-applied and not provided by police.

People from Thane and Navi Mumbai who carry out essential services also visit Mumbai and claim they visited the local police station in their jurisdiction and were informed its only applicable in Mumbai.

Mumbai: MahaRERA steering committee conducts 1st meeting; recommends mandatory training, certification for agents

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