Maharashtra reports 8,293 new COVID-19 cases, 62 die

Maharashtra’s per day count of new COVID-19 cases continued to remain above the 8,000-mark on Sunday, while the death toll increased by 62 to reach 52,154, the health department said. The state recorded 8,293 new cases during the day, it said. It was the fifth consecutive day when the state’s daily infection count was more … Read more Maharashtra reports 8,293 new COVID-19 cases, 62 die

‘Dirty Politics’: Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Rathod Quits as Maharashtra Minister over Woman’s Death

Maharashtra Minister and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Rathod tendered his resignation from the state cabinet on Sunday. Rathod said he quit after “dirty politics” over the death of a 23-year-old woman in Pune. The woman had died after falling from a building on February 8, and the opposition BJP has been linking Rathod to it, … Read more ‘Dirty Politics’: Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Rathod Quits as Maharashtra Minister over Woman’s Death

Lockdown to be imposed in Maharashtra amid surging COVID-19 cases? Here’s what CM Uddhav Thackeray said

Maharashtra has been witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases and the Shiv Sena on Tuesday called it a matter of concern, adding that the opposition in the state should talk carefully about the COVID-19 crisis. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had on February 21(Sunday) asked people to follow “COVID-appropriate” behaviour and safety norms, and said he … Read more Lockdown to be imposed in Maharashtra amid surging COVID-19 cases? Here’s what CM Uddhav Thackeray said

Opposition should talk carefully about COVID-19 crisis: Shiv Sena

In an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamna’, the Shiv Sena also said lockdown can lead to a collapse of the economy and hence, the Centre should help in such a case. The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the recent surge in coronavirus cases is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra should talk … Read more Opposition should talk carefully about COVID-19 crisis: Shiv Sena

Maharashtra bans political, religious and social gatherings, imposes new lockdown in some areas as COVID-19 cases rise

Mumbai: Maharashtra, the worst COVID-19-hit state in India, banned political, religious and social gatherings and imposed a new lockdown in some areas on Sunday (February 21, 2021) amid a spike in coronavirus confirmed cases. Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that the daily COVID-19 cases in the state had risen to almost 7,000 from about … Read more Maharashtra bans political, religious and social gatherings, imposes new lockdown in some areas as COVID-19 cases rise

Covid-19: Gatherings to be banned in Maharashtra from Monday, says CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday announced that in view of the rising COVID-19 cases, all political, religious and social gatherings will be prohibited in the state from Monday. In his televised address, he also said that political agitations will not be allowed for the next few days as they attract crowd. “The pandemic … Read more Covid-19: Gatherings to be banned in Maharashtra from Monday, says CM

Opposition wanted some public places to be reopened: Sanjay Raut | India News – Times of India

PUNE: Amid a spurt in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday claimed that chief minister Uddhav Thackeray was not in favour of opening up all public places. It was the opposition which was demanding that restrictions be removed, he said, speaking to reporters here. The chief minister had taken an … Read more Opposition wanted some public places to be reopened: Sanjay Raut | India News – Times of India

Make people aware of ‘fraudulent elements’ taking money in Ram’s name: Uddhav | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has taken a veiled swipe at the BJP, saying Shiv Sena workers should make people aware about “fraudulent elements” who are collecting money in the name of Lord Ram. Thackeray, who heads the Sena, was addressing party legislators and functionaries on Tuesday. The Shiv Sena will conduct a ‘Shiv … Read more Make people aware of ‘fraudulent elements’ taking money in Ram’s name: Uddhav | India News – Times of India

Uddhav orders probe into allegations against Forest Minister

NCW seeks report on woman’s death in Pune from Maharashtra DGP; Sanjay Rathod goes incommunicado Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that an investigation would be carried out into the allegations against Forest Minister and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Rathod with respect to the death of a woman in Pune, and anyone found … Read more Uddhav orders probe into allegations against Forest Minister

Maharashtra government followed norms in denying state plane to governor: Sanjay Raut | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said the Maharashtra government has followed all the laid-down norms in disallowing governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to use a state plane for his visit to Dehradun. Rejecting the BJP‘s charge that the government has insulted the governor, Raut told reporters in Delhi that there was no politics … Read more Maharashtra government followed norms in denying state plane to governor: Sanjay Raut | India News – Times of India