Mumbai: Latest updates on June 17
Mumbai: Latest updates on June 17

Maharashtra sees 10,107 new COVID-19 cases, 237 deaths, 10,567 recoveries

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 10,107 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 237 fatalities, taking the count of infections to 59,34,880 and the toll to 1,15,390 while 10,567 patients recovered during the day, the state health department said.

Maharashtra also added 999 deaths in its tally as part of the ongoing data reconciliation exercise. Out of the 237 deaths, 144 fatalities had occurred in the last 48 hours while 93 in the last week, the department said.

With 10,567 people being discharged during the day, the count of recoveries in Maharashtra so far reached 56,79,746, leaving the state with 1,36,661 active cases.

Currently, 8,78,781 people are in home quarantine and 5,401 others are in institutional quarantine, the department said.

(Free inputs from agencies)

Mumbai reports 830 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths on

Mumbai reported 830 new COVID-19 cases on June 16, Tuesday, taking the total tally to 7,18,513. Now, there are 14,907 active cases in the city.

City recorded 11 deaths due to coronavirus on Wednesday which pushed its fatality count to 15,,227 as per data released by the city's civic body. 1300 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged on Monday, taking the recovery count to 6,86,125.

Maratha quota issue: Stir to be held across state today

Former Maha MLA Patil held in Rs 500 cr money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has arrested former Maharashtra MLA Vivekanand Shankar Patil in connection with an over Rs 500 crore money laundering probe, officials said.

He was sent to the agency's custody till June 25 by a special PMLA court here.

An ED official related to the probe said that the agency arrested Patil on Tuesday night from his residence in connection with fraud at the Karnala Nagari Sahakari Bank.

According to the ED officials, Patil is of the Peasants and Workers Party of India and a former chairman of the Panvel-based bank.

"Delta plus' variant may trigger third COVID-19 wave in Maharashtra: Health dept

Sena, BJP workers come to blows over Saamana's comments on Ayodhya land row Mumbai

Clashes broke out between Shiv Sena and BJP workers in Dadar area here on Wednesday after the youth wing of the BJP took out a protest march against `offensive' remarks in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana about the land deal controversy in Ayodhya.

The police used force to disperse the supporters of the two parties which were once allies. Sena workers assaulted a woman member of the BJP, the latter alleged.

The trouble started after the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha took out a protest march towards Shiv Sena Bhavan in Dadar, the Sena's headquarters, over a Saamana editorial which demanded probe of a "suspicious" land purchase deal by the Ram temple trust in Ayodhya. The trust has denied the allegations.

Mumbai: NIA conducts raid at the residence of Shiv Sena leader and former 'encounter specialist' of Mumbai Police, Pradeep Sharma. Details awaited.

During raids conducted last night at three places in Mumbai, NCB arrested two drug peddlers, along with five other accused, who had come to Mumbai from Jammu & Kashmir to supply hashish (charas): Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

Watch: A tempo carrying loads of fish crashes on Eastern Freeway Highway in Mumbai

Mumbai weather update: As rain lashes city, IMD predicts moderate to heavy showers for today

Maha: Thane district's COVID-19 tally up by 503, death toll by 37

A friend in Maha Vikas Aghadi, state Congress chief Nana Patole said that they'll contest polls alone. They'll be a part of govt but contest alone. You can contest. Then the two remaining parties will think about what would they do together in future: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

The validity of documents related to Fitness of vehicle, Driving License, Permits, Registration etc. falling under MV Act till Sept 30. This step has been taken owing to the lockdown & grim pandemic situation.

Watch: Massive fire breaks out after huge blast in firecracker factory in Palghar's Dahanu 

Are there plans for mid-term polls, asks Sena after Cong's talk of going solo in 2024

CM Uddhav Thackeray meets governor BS Koshyari on his birthday today

NIA arrests Shiv Sena leader and former 'encounter specialist' of Mumbai Police, Pradeep Sharma

ED raids a coal businessman and 2 CAs in Nagpur in connection with Anil Deshmukh case

Feeding stray pup: Retired BMC officer booked for threatening, assaulting a 27-year-old woman

In sea-air coordinated operation, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) 2 Chetak Helicopters from Daman & ICG ship Subhadra Kumari Chauhan rescued 16 crew from Barge MV Mangalam reported aground off Revdanda (Maharashtra) today. All crew safe: Indian Coast Guard

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