Mumbai: Latest updates on June 20
Mumbai: Latest updates on June 20
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Maharashtra sees 8,912 new COVID-19 cases, 257 deaths, 10,373 recover

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 8,912 fresh COVID-19 cases and 257 fatalities, taking the tally to 59,63,420 and the toll to 1,17,356, the state Health department said.

Earlier on March 8, the state had recorded 8,744 cases, it said.

Of the 257 deaths, 193 had occurred in the last 48 hours while 64 in the last week. Another 425 fatalities were added to the state's cumulative toll as part of the ongoing data reconciliation exercise, which increased the overall count by 682 compared to the previous day.

(With inputs from agencies)

Maharashtra BJP leader accuses NCP of violating COVID protocol during office inauguration, seeks action

After a massive crowd gathered for the inauguration of the National Congress Party's (NCP) office in Pune amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Pravin Darekar, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Maharashtra Legislative Council on Saturday demanded action against NCP leaders for flouting COVID protocol.

Hindutva is not a company and should come from the heart: Uddhav Thackeray

Launching a veiled attack on the BJP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said Hindutva is not a company and should come from the heart.

Addressing party workers on the occasion of Shiv Sena's foundation day, Thackeray said, "Shiv Sena has emerged stronger than before. Some people are having stomach ache after losing power. They should take care of themselves. I cannot give them medicines but I will give them political medicine."

Six women railway employees, including 5 ticket-checkers, posted in Mumbai have been selected for the national women’s hockey team to represent India in the Tokyo Olympics 2021.

Hindutva is not a company and should come from the heart: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai vaccine scam: Housing societies must take NOCs from BMC to ensure legitimate vaccination drive, says Aaditya Thackeray

COVID-19 vaccination camp held for transgender community in Thane

Shiv Sena has fought political battles on its own. There may be alliances in polls but battles are fought on one's own. Be it an issue related to the prestige of Maharashtra or the existence of Shiv Sena, if we have to fight (for it) we will fight: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Maratha Kranti Morcha coordinator Vinod Patil has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its May 5 order cancelling the 12% quota in education & 13% in govt jobs for the Maratha community. MVA will file on June 24.

IMA demands Central Law to curb violence against doctors

Those who want to contest alone, let them do it: Sanjay Raut's jibe at Cong

Maha: 3 held from Thane for black-marketing black fungus medicine

Airport expansion can boost tourism in Aurangabad: Experts

COVID-19 vaccination camp held for transgender community in Thane

1 more held in Mumbai 'marijuana cake-making bakery' case: NCB

Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik writes to Maharashtra CM. His letter reads, 'NCP & Congress want their own CM. Congress wants to contest alone & NCP is trying to break away leaders from Shiv Sena. There seems to be veiled support from Centre, no central agency is behind NCP leaders'

Maharashtra: Thane Crime Branch arrests 3 drug peddlers and seizes LSD drugs, valued at Rs 1.50 crores, from them. Case registered under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Further investigation is underway.

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