COVID-19: In Mumbai, 128 samples detected with Delta variant; Maha adds 27 cases of Delta plus
The number of Delta plus cases of coronavirus in Maharashtra rose to 103 with the addition of 27 more such cases, considered highly transmissible, while the Delta variant has been detected in 128 swab samples in Mumbai, the state health department and the BMC said on Monday.
As many as 128 swab samples in Mumbai were found with the Delta variant of coronavirus, said a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) release.
(With inputs from agencies)
Maha: Nagpur university's chemistry HOD jumps to death
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University's HOD of Chemistry Jyotsna Meshram allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the ninth floor of a building here in Maharashtra on Monday, police said.
Meshram (56), was a resident of Ashtavinayak Nagar, Jayatala, in the city.
Amid chorus for resumption of bullock cart races in Maharashtra, animal husbandry and sports minister Sunil Kedar has convened meeting at 2 pm today with parties, organizations. This is days after govt filed application in SC for early hearing.
Pune: civic sub engineer held for bribery by Maha ACB.
Yuva Sena has displayed posters against union minister Narayan Rane for his criticism against CM Uddhav Thackeray; likely to take out protest morcha on Rane's Juhu residence.
Offence has been registered at Mahad & Nashik against union minister Narayan Rane for his alleged provocative statement against CM Uddhav Thackeray. Nashik police has rushed for his arrest at Chiplun where Rane is expected today during his Janashirwad Yatra.
Mumbai weather update
Light to moderate rain in city and suburbs
Today’s High Tide:
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One more offence has been registered in Pune after Nashik & Mahad against union minister Narayan Rane
Maharashtra: Nashik Cyber police registered FIR on Shiv Sena Nashik Chief's complaint against Union Min Narayan Rane in connection with his statement against CM Thackeray. Police Commissioner issued an order to arrest Rane & formed a team led by DCP Sanjay Barkund to arrest him.
7 Dalits thrashed in Maha village on suspicion of practising 'black magic'; 13 held
Seven members of two Dalit families were thrashed by local residents on suspicion of practising "black magic" in a village in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, leaving them seriously injured, police said on Monday.
Some of the victims were tied to wooden poles and assaulted, they said.
The incident took place in village Wani under Jiwti tehsil over the weekend and 13 persons have been arrested so far, they said.
Southern command felicitates Neeraj Chopra and service Olympians: defence PRO
Maha: Senior I-T official's house burgled, valuables worth over Rs 2 lakh stolen
Unidentified persons broke into the house of a senior Income Tax department official here in Maharashtra and allegedly stole jewellery and cash collectively worth Rs 2.2 lakh, a police official said.
The incident took place at the house of I-T Commissioner, Nagpur, Rajesh Ranjan Dinanath Prasad, in the Income Tax Colony in Seminary Hills area of Nagpur and came to light on Monday, the official from Gittikhadan police station said.
Flood-hit Maha farmers: SSS holds protest in Kolhapur, seeks relief
The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna (SSS) on Monday held a protest in Kolhapur, some 230 kilometres from here, seeking relief, including loan waiver, for farmers hit by the recent floods in several parts of Maharashtra.
SSS leader Raju Shetti said the aid given by the state government was meagre and demanded that farm loans be waived off along with school fees of children from such areas.
One more offence registered in Aurangabad against union minister Narayan Rane
NCP slams union minister Narayan Rane for his remark against CM Uddhav Thackeray
I've no info that an FIR has been registered against me. I am not a common man. I have not committed any crime. Is it not a crime if someone doesn't know about 15th August? I had said that I would have slapped - these were the words & it's not a crime: Union Minister Narayan Rane
Shiv Sena Nashik Chief filed a complaint last night that Union Min Narayan Rane's statement (against Maharashtra CM) has hurt them, it can create law & order situation. Keeping this in mind, FIR registered at Nashik Cyber Police Station: Deepak Pandey, Nashik Police Commissioner
Maharashtra: A group of Shiv Sena workers pelt stones at BJP party office in Nashik & raise slogans against Union Minister Narayan Rane. The Union Minister and BJP leader had given a statement against CM Uddhav Thackeray yesterday.
Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut writes to PM Narendra Modi, requesting him to remove minister Narayan Rane from Union Cabinet over a comment against Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Sena and BJP workers clash in front of house of union minister Narayan Rane in Juhu
Maharashtra: A clash breaks out amid Shiv Sena workers, BJP workers and Police in Mumbai as Shiv Sena workers marched towards Union Minister Narayan Rane's residence. Union Minister Narayan Rane had given a statement against CM Uddhav Thackeray yesterday.
Security beefed up oustide Narayan Rane's Mumbai residence after his remarks against Maha CM
Heavy police security was deployed outside Union minister Narayan Rane's residence in Mumbai on Tuesday in the wake of his remarks against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, an official said.
BJP workers gathered outside Rane's residence on Juhu Tara Road in Santacruz (West) in the morning in support of their party leader.
Ikea India announces launch of first city store in Mumbai; to open by end-2021
Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA on Tuesday said it is going to open its first-ever city store in India at Mumbai, which would be more accessible to its customers in the city.
After opening a large-format store in Navi Mumbai last year, IKEA is now opening a small city store at Worli, Mumbai, located at Kamala Mills, said a statement.
Outrageous, man with surgical gloves feels entire body, yet gets away with punishment: AG on skin-to-skin verdict
The Attorney General of India K.K. Venugopal termed Bombay High Court judgment, which held that 'skin-to-skin' contact is necessary to constitute sexual assault under POCSO Act, as outrageous. Slamming this judgment, the AG argued that a person wearing surgical gloves can feel the entire body of a woman and get away with punishment.
Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis reacts over Narayan Rane's remark against Uddhav Thackeray
We don't support Narayan Rane's statement (against Uddhav Thackeray) but I, as an individual & the party stand with him. Sharijil Usmani abused Bharat Mata but no FIR was registered against him but you (state govt) filed FIR against Narayan Rane: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis
Sena leader & UDD minister Eknath Shinde condemned alleged derogatory statement by union minister Narayan Rane
Animal Husbandry & Sports minister Sunil Kedar chaired meeting on the demand for resumption of bullock cart races (bailgada sharyat) in Maharashtra. It is currently banned after SC order. Maha Govt last week moved application for early hearing on its petition
Former chief minister of Maharashtra Narayan Rane has moved Bombay High Court seeking to quash 3 FIRs against him for saying "would have slapped Uddhav Thackeray.
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