Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra becomes first state to regulate prices of masks during COVID-19 pandemic

Maharashtra becomes first state to regulate prices of masks during COVID-19 pandemic

Mumbai: Maharashtra has become the first state to regulate the rates of face masks during COVID-19 pandemic as a committee formed to impl...Read More

Second course correction: Plasma rate capped

Second course correction: Plasma rate capped

At Rs 5,500/200 ml; earlier, the state had set limits on hospital & ambulance charges; blood banks found in violation risk losing th...Read More

COVID-19 cases rising due to aggressive tracking, testing: Minister

COVID-19 cases rising due to aggressive tracking, testing: Minister

Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Sunday said the spike in COVID-19 cases in the state over the last one month was due t...Read More

Good news ahead? Maha Health Minister says COVID-19 situation in state may improve from mid-September

Good news ahead? Maha Health Minister says COVID-19 situation in state may improve from mid-September

With the COVID-19 crisis showing no signs of receding, the Maharashtra government’s revised projections estimate the COVID-19 situation i...Read More

Coronavirus in Pune: With 1,506 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, tally goes past 55,000; death toll at 1,335

Coronavirus in Pune: With 1,506 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, tally goes past 55,000; death toll at 1,335

The COVID-19 count in Pune city increased by 1,506 on Saturday and reached 55,761 while the death toll rose by 23 to touch 1,335. 1,791 p...Read More

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope's mother passes away

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope's mother passes away

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope's mother, Sharadatai Tope passed away on Saturday night following a prolonged illness.Taking to T...Read More

Mission Begin Again: Maharashtra govt to soon issue SOPs for gyms and malls

Mission Begin Again: Maharashtra govt to soon issue SOPs for gyms and malls

Mumbai: Setting foot inside a mall or a gym is going to be an altogether new experience for patrons once the state government allows thes...Read More

'Cant allow local trains': Maha Health Min Rajesh Tope cites Nala Sopara episode; says impossible to ensure social distancing

'Cant allow local trains': Maha Health Min Rajesh Tope cites Nala Sopara episode; says impossible to ensure social distancing

Hours after commuters waiting for a state transport bus staged a protest at Nalasopara railway station here, Maharashtra Health Minister ...Read More

Maha govt to fix prices of face masks and hand sanitizers, says state Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Maha govt to fix prices of face masks and hand sanitizers, says state Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will form a committee to fix the prices of face masks and hand sanitizers so that no exorbitant rates ...Read More

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope warns of action against hospitals overcharging patients

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope warns of action against hospitals overcharging patients

Jalna: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said strict action would be taken against private hospitals charging exorbitant fees f...Read More

Latest coronavirus updates: In 3 days, India jumps from 8 lakh to 9 lakh COVID-19 positive cases

Latest coronavirus updates: In 3 days, India jumps from 8 lakh to 9 lakh COVID-19 positive cases

India jumped from 8 lakh cases to 9 lakh cases, with the jump happening on Monday with 28,600 cases and 540 deaths.With the number of dea...Read More

Maha Health Minister tweets Aishwarya and daughter tested positive, then deletes

Maha Health Minister tweets Aishwarya and daughter tested positive, then deletes

Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday night confirmed that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Soon after, his son Abhishek took to social media ...Read More

Amitabh, Abhishek test positive for COVID-19: Akshay Kumar, Hema Malini and others pray for their speedy recovery

Amitabh, Abhishek test positive for COVID-19: Akshay Kumar, Hema Malini and others pray for their speedy recovery

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek have tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and have been admitted to the Nanavati ...Read More

Centre drops from 'essentials' list masks and sanitisers

Centre drops from 'essentials' list masks and sanitisers

Even as the state government is seeking to regulate their prices and availability  

FPJ Exclusive: Mumbai won't see a peak but spurt in MMR likely till July end, says State Health Minister Rajesh Tope

FPJ Exclusive: Mumbai won't see a peak but spurt in MMR likely till July end, says State Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra has been hogging headlines owing to the spurt in coronavirus cases. The state government faces a huge challenge to contain th...Read More

'Exclusively exempted': Twitter after photos of two Maharashtra ministers not wearing masks or following social distancing norms goes viral

'Exclusively exempted': Twitter after photos of two Maharashtra ministers not wearing masks or following social distancing norms goes viral

On the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned people against disobeying rules in order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus,...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State govt issues notification on use of plasma therapy

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: State govt issues notification on use of plasma therapy

The government has asked the hospitals to regularly submit details with regard to the results of the application of plasma therapy and th...Read More

'Directed officers to impose strict regulations': Sharad Pawar, DCM Ajit Pawar and others review COVID-19 situation in Pune

'Directed officers to impose strict regulations': Sharad Pawar, DCM Ajit Pawar and others review COVID-19 situation in Pune

NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Health Minister Rajesh Tope and Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Frid...Read More

COVID-19 cases expected to rise during July and August: Maha Health Minister Rajesh Tope

COVID-19 cases expected to rise during July and August: Maha Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country with 1,47,741 cases.

Gyms and salons to re-open from June 28 in Maharashtra amid 'Mission Begin Again'

Gyms and salons to re-open from June 28 in Maharashtra amid 'Mission Begin Again'

The Maharashtra Government has decided to reopen gyms and salons in the state from June 28, said Cabinet Minister Aslam Shaikh on Thursda...Read More

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