Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) assessment had indicated that the cases of Omicron infection are not on the rise, and it had said that the curve was flattening. It prompted the officials to propose the reopening of schools for physical attendance.
Incidentally, in 2018, the Mumbai Police had implemented 8-hour shifts in police stations after a pilot project launched in 2016, and even regular weekly offs were being given to all policemen in the city, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to share all the documents relating to the death of Special CBI Judge B.H. Loya with the petitioners seeking independent probe and adjourned the matter for seven days. “This is a matter, they must get everything. There should not be any confidentiality,” said the […]
Mumbai: Blaming the Maharashtra administration for lapses leading to Monday’s riots in Pune which left one dead, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday appealed for peace. The violence erupted in the village of Koregaon-Bhima on January 1 during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Anglo-Maratha War between the army of Peshwa Bajirao II with a […]
Mumbai: In drastic action, the Nationalist Congress Party on Saturday evening sacked rebel legislator Ajit Pawar as NCP Legislature Party chief and replaced him with its state President Jayant Patil. A NCP meeting in which NCP President Sharad Pawar, top leaders and legislators were present, also resolved that all powers of Ajit Pawar to issue […]
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and NCP are likely to get 15 ministerial berths each in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, sources said on Wednesday. The Congress is likely to get 13 ministerial berths plus the Speaker’s post. The Sena will hold the CM’s post for full five years, sources added. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray […]
Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance will face floor test in the Assembly on Saturday. The government is expected to have a smooth sailing in the floor test, a Vidhan Bhawan official told PTI. A two-day sitting of the Assembly will begin Saturday. The trust vote will be […]
Mumbai: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was elected unopposed as the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, here on Sunday. Speaker Nana F. Patole announced the name of Fadnavis to the prestigious post amid applause and thumping of desks by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi members and the opposition benches. […]
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will take up concerns of the troubled Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank’s depositors with the RBI in a couple of days, state minister Jayant Patil said on Thursday. Patil, who earlier suggested that the PMC Bank be merged with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank, said he was told that […]
Mumbai: Horse-riding police personnel would be deployed on Mumbai’s streets for traffic and crowd control after a gap of 88 years, the Maharashtra government has announced. The mounted police unit which patrolled the streets of the bustling metropolis was disbanded in 1932 due to the growing vehicular traffic. It will be the cynosure of all […]
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced five-day work week for its officers and employees beginning February 29 and extended the current work hours by 45 minutes. The government is of the view that the new structure would not only improve the quality of life of its employees but will also cut down expenses on […]
Mumbai: In a fresh attack on Tuesday, actress Kangana Ranaut claimed the Maharashtra government is being run by goons. She also took a dig at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, whose party is part of the Shiv Sena-led coalition government in Maharashtra. “Nice to know Gunda government is being questioned by Honourable Governor sir, Gundas have […]
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on Friday hear an application filed by Republic TV Editor-in- Chief Arnab Goswami seeking interim bail in the 2018 abetment of suicide case in which he has been arrested. Goswami was arrested on Wednesday from his residence at Lower Parel in Mumbai for allegedly abetting the suicide of architect […]
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has taken a dig at the Maharashtra government on Twitter. Kangana reacted to a news piece on Twitter that says former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh has alleged that Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh asked Sachin Vaze to collect Rs 100 cr every month. Reacting to the news piece, […]