Mumbai: Latest updates - At 7, city sees single-digit COVID-19 deaths after March 28

Thackeray leads delegation to PM for Maha issues

Bombay HC cancels caste certificate of Amravati MP Navneet Rana

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday cancelled the caste certificate issued to Amravati Lok Sabha member Navneet Kaur Rana, saying it was obtained fraudulently using fabricated documents, and directed her to surrender it within six weeks.

A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and V G Bisht also imposed a cost of Rs 2 lakh, which she needs to pay to the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority within a period of two weeks.

Didn't meet Nawaz Sharif: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray when asked about separate meeting with PM Modi

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday led a delegation of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi to discuss around a dozen important pending issues concerning the state, officials said here.

To a question whether he met the PM separately, Thackeray shot back: "We may not be together politically... That doesn't mean we have severed our links. I didn't go to meet Nawaz Sharif. So there's nothing wrong if I met him (PM) privately."

'Nothing to be afraid of Uddhav Thackeray-PM Modi meeting; no threat to MVA': NCP

The Shiv Sena and NCP on Tuesday said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government will complete its full term of five years with NCP state president Jayant Patil saying there is nothing to be "afraid" about a separate meeting that took place between Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

Dharavi records six new COVID-19 cases

A day after the civic authorities relaxed certain curbs, the daily count of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi rose to six on Tuesday, a senior official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

With the addition of six new cases in the last 24- hours, the tally of infection in the slum-dominated area has reached 6,844, the official said.

Monsoon may arrive in Mumbai tomorrow: IMD

The southwest monsoon is likely to set in over Mumbai on Wednesday, a senior official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said here.

Rains lashed the city on Tuesday morning but the Met department termed them as pre-monsoon showers.

"There are indications of southwest monsoon's arrival in Mumbai on Wednesday," said Shubhangi Bhute, director of the Regional Meteorological Centre here, in the evening.

Rahul Gandhi's views carry weight; Centre also implemented them, says Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said views expressed by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on various issues carry weight and that most of his demands were implemented by the Union government.

Speaking to reporters here, Raut said, "Many things said by Rahul Gandhi in the past were factually correct. Not just that, several of his demands were later implemented by the Union government".

At 7, Mumbai sees single-digit COVID-19 deaths after March 28

For the first time after March 28 this year, the COVID-19 fatalities in Mumbai fell to a single digit at seven on Tuesday.

Mumbai reported 673 new coronavirus positive cases during the day, the lowest after February 23, taking the tally to 7,13,002, as per the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

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