Eight U.K. returnees from Maharashtra test positive for new virus strain

The samples of eight U.K. returnees from Maharashtra were found positive for the new strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, State Health Department officials said on Monday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has requested the Centre to help quarantine passengers who are entering Maharashtra after landing at airports in other States. Of the eight samples, five are … Read more Eight U.K. returnees from Maharashtra test positive for new virus strain

‘Attempts to topple MVA govt. won’t succeed’

Confident that any attempt by the BJP to bring down the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government won’t succeed, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has asserted that the Uddhav Thackeray-led dispensation is stable and will continue to rule the State. He also slammed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for its actions against leaders of the alliance and their … Read more ‘Attempts to topple MVA govt. won’t succeed’

Congress will pull out of MVA, says Athawale

‘Uddhav Thackeray-led govt. in Maharashtra will soon collapse’ Stating that Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s demand that NCP chief Sharad Pawar lead the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) had driven a wedge between the Sena, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday predicted that the Congress would pull out of the tripartite … Read more Congress will pull out of MVA, says Athawale

Will Sanjay Raut’s Wife Answer ED Notice? Uddhav Meets MVA Leadership for ‘Political’ Decision

The Shiv Sena leadership together with its alliance partners in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government will take a collective decision on whether Sena MP’s wife Varsha should appear before the Enforcement Directorate for questioning. Sanjay’s wife, Varsha Raut, was on Sunday asked to appear before the federal agency in Mumbai on December 29 in the … Read more Will Sanjay Raut’s Wife Answer ED Notice? Uddhav Meets MVA Leadership for ‘Political’ Decision

Sambhajiraje slams govt. move to extend EWS benefits to Marathas

Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Rajya Sabha MP from Kolhapur and a direct descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, on Thursday slammed the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s decision to give the Maratha community benefits under the Centre’s economically weaker section (EWS) category. Mr. Sambhajiraje wondered how much of the benefits would actually pass on … Read more Sambhajiraje slams govt. move to extend EWS benefits to Marathas

Maharashtra: Masks mandatory for next 6 months, says Thackeray

The coronavirus situation in the state is under control, through not completely, he said. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said wearing masks will be mandatory for the next six months in the state. Addressing people of the state on social media, Mr. Thackeray said experts are in favour of imposing night curfew or … Read more Maharashtra: Masks mandatory for next 6 months, says Thackeray

Masks mandatory in Maharashtra for next 6 months, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Wearing of masks will be made mandatory for the next six months in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday (December 20, 2020). “Prevention is better than cure. Wearing of mask at public places should be made a habit for another six months at least,” Thackeray said. Addressing people of the state on social … Read more Masks mandatory in Maharashtra for next 6 months, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

Sonia writes to Uddhav on funds for SC/ST projects

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reminding him about the commitment made in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)’s Common Minimum Program (CMP) while forming the government. In the letter which focused on the CMP for betterment of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities, Ms. Gandhi said, … Read more Sonia writes to Uddhav on funds for SC/ST projects

‘Haven’t Given up on Hindutva’: Uddhav Reacts to Oppn’s Jibe, Announces Fund for Ancient Temples

File photo of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (Image: PTI) The attack from the Shiv Sena leader came during two-day special session of the Maharashtra Assembly where he touched upon several issues including Maratha quota. News18.com Last Updated: December 16, 2020, 10:11 IST FOLLOW US ON: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday launched a scathing … Read more ‘Haven’t Given up on Hindutva’: Uddhav Reacts to Oppn’s Jibe, Announces Fund for Ancient Temples

Is there a ‘declared emergency’ in country, asks Uddhav

CM attacks Centre on farmers’ protest; counters Opposition criticism on Maratha reservation issue Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday asked whether the country is facing a ‘declared emergency’ as farmers protesting the new farm laws are being labelled anti-national. “Democracy allows every section of society to protest and voice their grievances. The farmers are … Read more Is there a ‘declared emergency’ in country, asks Uddhav