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Sharad Pawar says allegations against Anil Deshmukh “serious” & “requires probe”

With the attack by the Opposition BJP against the Maharashtra government intensifying, Sharad Pawar, whose party NCP is a part of the coalition running the state, said that the allegations levelled by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh against home minister Anil Deshmukh are serious and require an in-depth probe. Pawar, while talking to...

26/11 attacks: India fighting terrorism with new policies, says PM Modi

Remembering the terrorist attack of 26/11 on Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is now fighting terrorism with new policies. PM Modi said the country would not forger the wounds of the terrorist attack. Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference, PM Modi said: “This day in...

Arnab Goswami dares Uddhav Thackeray, says ‘Game has just begun’

Moments after his release from the Taloja jail after the Supreme Court order, Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami launched a stinging attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for getting him arrested in a “fake case”. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested from his Lower Parel residence on November 4 in connection with an abetment to...

Kangana Ranaut slams Uddhav Thackeray as “worse product of nepotism”

Actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday launched a no holds barred attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and went on to call him the “…the worse product of nepotism”. The attack came after Uddhav Thackeray had taken a dig at Kangana Ranaut on Sunday. The CM, without naming Kangana, had on Sunday said: “People who...

Now, CBI can’t probe cases in Maharashtra sans state govt’s consent

In a development that indicates the growing tussle between the Maharashtra government and the Centre, the Uddhav Thackeray government has clarified that henceforth the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will have to take the Maharashtra government’s permission to probe any matter in the state. Notably, the Maharashtra government has issued an order withdrawing consent...

Two complaints filed against Kangana Ranaut

In a fresh twist to the Kangana Ranaut-Shiv Sena tussle, two complaints have been registered against the actor. The complaints have been registered against Kangana Ranaut for allegedly using foul language against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. The actor had on September 9 circulated a video on her social media accounts against Uddhav Thackeray. In...

Uddhav Thackeray, Congress lambasts Kangana

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has criticised actor Kangana Ranaut following her remarks equating Mumbai with Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Uddhav Thackeray, without naming Kangana, said some people don’t have gratitude for the city where they earn their livelihood. The chief minister said this in the Maharashtra Assembly while paying tribute to Shiv Sena MLA Anil...

Maharashtra: Several feared trapped after building collapses

Three floors of a five-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Monday. The accident in Maharashtra resulted in many people getting injured, whereas several people are still feared to be trapped under the debris. So far, 25 people have been rescued from the site. As per media reports, there were 47 flats in the...

Maharashtra launches world’s largest plasma therapy trial for COVID-19

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on launched the world’s largest plasma therapy trials for COVID-19 – Project Platina – aimed at creating robust data for treating the disease for which no specific line of treatment exists. Plasma therapy, or Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) has proved to be useful in fighting other coronavirus diseases, such as...

Maharashtra extends coronavirus lockdown till July 31

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray led Maharashtra government has extended the coronavirus lockdown till July 31 amid steady growth in the COVID-19 numbers in the state. Issuing fresh guidelines for what it called ‘Mission Begin Again’, the government said that movement for non-essential activities will be restricted within the neighbourhoods in the Mumbai...

Maharashtra CM hints extension of lockdown restrictions post June 30

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday indicated that the ongoing lockdown restrictions will go beyond June 30, though the ‘unlock’ process is being gradually implemented to put the economy back on track. “Don’t think that the lockdown restrictions will cease after June 30. The threat of COVID-19 still looms over the state and all precautions...

Maharashtra govt puts on hold Chinese projects worth Rs 5,000 crore

The Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra has paused three projects signed with Chinese companies days after the India-China clash at Ladakh in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed. The projects, with proposed investments worth over Rs 5,000 crore, were finalised at the recent “Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0” investor meet held just before the border fight....