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Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray says Modi busy with polls when he called to discuss oxygen shortage, BJP hits back

The BJP has hit back at Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray whose office said that he could not speak with PM Modi as he was campaigning in West Bengal. The statement said Thackeray had called to discuss the shortage of oxygen and Remdesivir. The statement from the Maharashtra CMO said they were told PM Modi will...

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray debuts as MLA, elected unopposed with eight others

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday. With this election, 59-year-old Thackeray, who is also the president of Shiv Sena, makes his debut as a legislator. Apart from Thackeray, Council Deputy Chairperson Neelam Gorhe (Shiv Sena), four candidates of BJP—Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil,...

Uddhav Thackeray says Maharashtra leading India in COVID-19 tests, urges migrants to stay back

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday claimed that the state was leading the nation in conducting tests for COVID-19. “Maharashtra is probably doing the highest number of tests. Mumbai has tested over 22,000 samples. At least 2334 positive cases reported till today morning. Out of that 230 people, around 10 per cent people have...

Maharashtra with 1,574 coronavirus cases & 110 deaths extends lockdown till April 30

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that the lockdown announced last month to contain the coronavirus infection will extend at least till April 30. Some relaxation may be allowed later, he said, but it would depend on the behaviour of the people of the state. “From April 14 till at least April 30,...

Masks made mandatory in Mumbai, violators to face arrest

Wearing protective masks will be mandatory in Mumbai which has emerged as a hotspot in the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, municipal authorities in the city announced on Wednesday. Violators will face strict action and may even be arrested, an order said. Wearing masks will be must at all public places, offices, meetings and even inside vehicles...

Maharashtra govt cuts salaries of ‘babus’ by 25-50% to counter coronavirus pandemic

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced that it will cut salaries of elected representatives and state government employees as it fears a significant drop in revenue receipts for 2019-20 fiscal in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Maharashtra has reported 225 COVID-19 positive cases and 10 deaths till 1 pm on Tuesday. Elected representatives, including...

Maharashtra Assembly session started without ‘Vande Mataram’:Fadnavis- BJP Walks out

Maharashtra: The former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis staged a walk out along with other BJP legislatures before the floor test. “Assembly starts with Vande Matram and ends with National anthem when it is called. This session started without Vande Mataram that is the reason it’s violating the rules”, he said. Maharashtra Assembly session started without...

Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Agadi wins trust vote in Maharashtra assembly

Maharastra: As many as 169 MLAs of Maha Vikas Agadi today voted in favour of motion of confidence, while zero against, four abstained and 105 BJP MLAs walked out during voting. BJP leader and former CM Devendra Fadnavis today said that they will submit a letter to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari asking him to suspend...