Second Covid-19 Wave Looms, Some Parties Busy in Protests: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday deprecated the conduct of “some parties” for putting the lives of people at risk by agitating on roads ahead of a second wave of COVID-19 and said they should be asked to not play politics at this crucial juncture. Speaking during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s video conference meeting … Read more Second Covid-19 Wave Looms, Some Parties Busy in Protests: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

In a major political collision, Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray have not been able to call it truce over the nominations to the legislative council by Raj Bhavan. Cabinet members Anil Parab of Shiv Sena, Amit Deshmukh of Congress and Nawab Malik of NCP had called on Koshyari to submit … Read more Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

Places of worship in Maharashtra to reopen from Nov. 16: Uddhav Thackeray

After the religious places of worship are reopened from Diwali Padwa that falls on November 16, rules and safety protocol have to be followed strictly, says CM Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in a statement on Saturday said places of religious worship across the State, which were shut since the COVID-19 lockdown in March, will … Read more Places of worship in Maharashtra to reopen from Nov. 16: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray hints at reopening religious places after Deepavali

Uddhav Thackeray also appealed people to avoid bursting firecrackers in public places. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted at reopening of places of religious worship, saying a standard operating procedure for avoiding crowds and ensuring physical distancing there will be drafted after Diwali. In a webcast, Mr. Thackeray said he is getting flak … Read more Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray hints at reopening religious places after Deepavali

Maharashtra: German ministry approves mega loans for 2 metro lines

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said Metro Line 4 between Wadala in Mumbai and Kasarvadavli and Line 4A from Kasarvadavli to Gaimukh in nieghbouring Thane district will ease commuting stress. He was speaking at a function to mark the signing of an MoU under which the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation … Read more Maharashtra: German ministry approves mega loans for 2 metro lines

Political interference in officers’ transfer, postings in Maharashtra?

MUMBAI: Fresh allegations of rigging in the transfer of range officers in Forest Ministry have come up against ministers of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government.  According to the information, several forest range officers have transferred on the recommendations of VIP leaders of Shiv Sena and ministers of Forest Minister Sanjay Rathore, in a clear violation of … Read more Political interference in officers’ transfer, postings in Maharashtra?

Arnab Goswami arrest: Uddhav unworthy son of Balasaheb Thackeray, Mumbai top cop most coward officer in India, says Assam Minister

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday slammed the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government and Mumbai Police Commissioner over the arrest of Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami. Goswami was arrested by police from his residence on Wednesday for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 53-year-old interior designer.  Goswami claimed that he was beaten by the police … Read more Arnab Goswami arrest: Uddhav unworthy son of Balasaheb Thackeray, Mumbai top cop most coward officer in India, says Assam Minister

Accused of Posting Objectionable Remarks Against Thackerays, Sameet Thakkar Remanded in Custody till Nov 9

Mumbai: Twitter user Sameet Thakkar, arrested by Mumbai police for posting allegedly objectionable comments against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his minister-son Aaditya Thackeray, has been remanded to police custody till November 9. He was arrested by Mumbai police after being granted bail by a Nagpurcourt and was on Tuesday produced before a local … Read more Accused of Posting Objectionable Remarks Against Thackerays, Sameet Thakkar Remanded in Custody till Nov 9

Arnab Goswami Arrest: BJP Calls it ‘Attack on Press Freedom’, Congress Dubs Criticism ‘Selective Outrage’

The BJP and the Congress engaged in a verbal duel on Wednesday over Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami’s arrest in Mumbai, with the saffron party saying it was an “attack on press freedom” which was reminiscent of the Emergency, and the opposition party slamming the criticism as “selective outrage”. Goswami was arrested in Mumbai for … Read more Arnab Goswami Arrest: BJP Calls it ‘Attack on Press Freedom’, Congress Dubs Criticism ‘Selective Outrage’

Maha CM to decide on Urmila’s name for Council seat: Raut

Amid speculation that the Maharashtra government will recommend actor Urmila Matondkar’s name for her nomination to the state Legislative Council, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has been authorised to take a decision on it. His statement comes a day after the Maharashtra cabinet discussed the proposal of recommending … Read more Maha CM to decide on Urmila’s name for Council seat: Raut