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Mumbai updates: 7,000 cops to be deployed to ensure the smooth passage of the Maharashtra winter session

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10:41 PM IST
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17 December 2022 10:41 PM IST

Due to a planned VIP movement on December 18 traffic movement to be slow around Santacruz, Bandra, Worli sea link, Haji Ali, bandstand, Ai India, regal circle

17 December 2022 10:11 PM IST
17 December 2022 10:11 PM IST

Tight security for Maha winter session in Nagpur city 

As many as 7,000 police personnel will be deployed to ensure the smooth passage of the winter session of the Maharashtra legislature beginning here on Monday, officials said on Saturday.

Police have issued prohibitory orders banning flying of aerial objects around a two-km radius of the Vidhan Bhavan in Civil Lines area. 

Nagpur Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar said the police are geared up to ensure that no untoward incident takes place during the session.

17 December 2022 08:08 PM IST

Bhutto’s Effigy Beaten up with Chappals in Bhayandar

The local unit of the BJP led by city chief- Advocate Ravi Vyas on Saturday launched an agitation outside the party headquarters in Bhayandar (west) to register their protest against Pakistan Foreign minister- Bilawal Bhutto for his personal attack on Prime Minister-Narendra Modi and remarks on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Shouting anti-Pakistan slogans, BJP leaders and volunteers beat up the effigy of Bhutto with chappals and demanded immediate apology. “We will not tolerate any criticism against our prime minister and the RSS.” said Vyas.    

17 December 2022 08:08 PM IST

PFI crackdown: Court gives Maha ATS 30-day extension to file charge-sheet in arrest of 5 functionaries

A special court here on Saturday granted a 30-day extension to the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) to file a charge sheet in connection with the arrest of five members of the now-banned Popular Front of India for alleged unlawful activities and waging war against the country.

The five were among the 20 persons held from across the state by the ATS as part of nationwide multi-agency raids helmed by the National Investigation Agency in September this year.

The probe agency had approached the special court seeking an extension of 90 days to file the charge sheet claiming the investigation was still under progress.

17 December 2022 08:08 PM IST

Mumbai: MVA holds 'Halla Bol morcha' against Shinde Fadnavis govt, NCP chief says there's a competition to defame state

17 December 2022 08:08 PM IST

Mahim: A generator of mobile tower above a building in Mori road catches fire

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

The saffron storm is out, to answer the traitors of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Buses run late in Thane due to Bandh called by Warkari community against Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sushma Andhare's comments

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray in his speech slams Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari for his comments on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Minister Chandrakant Patil for his comment on Jyotiba Phule having 'begged' to start schools. Takes 'Khoke' jibe at the incumbent government

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

NCP leader Ajit Pawar slams Eknath Shinde- Devendra Fdnavis government, said they tainted the state's unity with sentiments of animosity

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Nana Patole, Maharashtra Congress chief, addresses public at Byculla; he says BJP trying to break the state's unity

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Preparations undertaken near CSMT railway station, the end point of MVA's 'Halla Bol' Morcha

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut is addressing the MVA workers who have gathered at Byculla for MVA 'Halla Bol' Morcha

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Some of the major projects were taken away from Maharashtra and given to Gujarat, and BJP won the elections there. The people of Maharashtra will give a strong message to the BJP with their vote: Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat at MVA protest against Shinde govt

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and NCP leader Ajit Pawar join protest march by Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Mumbai against the state government and Governor BS Koshyari over his controversial remark on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

317 police officers, 1,870 constables, 22 platoons of State Reserve Police Force and at least 30 squads of Riot Control Police have been deployed to maintain law and order.

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray's wife Rashmi also joins the MVA protest against incumbent Maharashtra govt, stated TV reports

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Supriya Sule says that the protest is not a show of strength rather it is in interest of self-respect

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Protest march by Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Mumbai against the Eknath Shinde government and Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari over his controversial remark on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

17 December 2022 02:20 PM IST

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) holds a protest march in Mumbai against the Eknath Shinde government and Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari over his controversial remark on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Traffic Movement slow at Chheda Nagar North Bound; Hence backlog going towards Amar Mahal Junction .

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Shiv Sena UBT leader Rajan Vichare arrived to Byculla from Thane in a local train to participate in MVA's rally

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar will be addressing MVA workers before 'Halla Bol' rally starts their march to CSMT from Byculla

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

According to TV reports, over 5,000 workers of the MVA are expected to join 'Halla Bol' protest in Mumbai. Senior leaders of the alliance are arriving at the start point in Richardson and Cruddas Company, Byculla

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Mumbai | Bharatiya Janata Party holds protest against Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari over his statement on PM Narendra Modi

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray departs from Matoshree to participate in MVA protest

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Shiv Sena [UBT] leaders arrive in Byculla at the starting point of ‘Halla Bol’ protest march in Richardson and Cruddas Company, Byculla

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Preparations for the Mahavikas Aghadi in full swing, party workers from across Maharashtra have started coming in. Police have made heavy security in JJ Hospital area.

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Statues of icons of Maharashtra installed at the morcha venue at Byculla by MVA, courtesy former NCP MP Sameer Bhujbal

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

COVID-19: Two new cases in Thane; active tally at 17

Thane district in Maharashtra has reported two new coronavirus positive cases, taking its overall infection tally to 7,47,381, a health official said on Saturday.

With the addition of these cases on Friday, there are now 17 active cases in the district.

The death remained unchanged at 11,967 as nobody succumbed to the infection during the day, the official said. (PTI)

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

This Maharashtra govt has not only failed on all fronts incl inter-state border issue but also insulted great men like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj & Ambedkar sahab. BJP govt at the Centre & in the state, & Devendra Fadnavis not apologising for such statements: NCP MP Supriya Sule

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Air Quality Index of the most significant places across the city

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Mumbai Police EOW arrests builder Jagdish Ahuja from Punjab. He is wanted in 3 cheating cases with EOW. Both father and son have duped people of crores on false promises. His son Gautam Ahuja is still absconding: Mumbai Police

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Shailesh Modak, a software engineer in Pune started saffron cultivation in mobile containers "I invested Rs 10 lakhs as one-time investment. For saffron farming, I brought seeds from Kashmir, using Aeroponic technology I grew saffron in just 160 sqft area," he said

17 December 2022 12:53 PM IST

Attention Mumbaikars! Check out details on closed roads, alternative routes and parking arrangements for today

Mumbai on Saturday will witness the opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi's (MVA) `Halla Bol' protest march against the Eknath Shinde government in Maharashtra as well as counter-protests by the ruling ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Ahead of the protest Mumbai Traffic Police have made elaborate parking arrangements and shared the same on Twitter. The traffic division have also given out traffic diversions for tomorrow. 

Check all he diversions here

17 December 2022 08:03 AM IST

City witnesses better air days

Residents of Mumbai got a reprieve from the smog, with the air quality in the city in the moderate category on Thursday and Friday. This is a huge relief for the citizens who had suffered poor and very poor air quality since the first week of December.

The rise in the minimum temperature recorded in the city and the anti-cyclonic circulation moving away are the factors that have led the improvement in air quality, according to experts.

The reversal of winds, which takes place every 4-5 days, had been delayed this time because of an anti-cyclonic circulation that has now moved away, said Dr Gufran Beig, founder and Project Director, System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research. Clean air has started blowing across the city after almost 15 days, with the pollutants in the air being carried away.

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