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Ex-Cong MP, Minister Eknath Gaikwad falls to Covid

Mumbai | Senior Maharashtra Congress leader, ex-minister and former MP Eknath Gaikwad succumbed to Covid-19 here on Wednesday, party sources said here. A two-time Lok Sabha MP from Mumbai, Gaikwad, 81, was the father of Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad. Hailing from Dharavi, Gaikwad served as a Cabinet Minister in Maharashtra for several years and […]

Flak for Fadnavis as 22-year-old kin gets vaccinated

Mumbai | Maharashtra’s Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis came under severe fire after it emerged that his 22-year-old nephew managed to get a life-saver Covid vaccine jab, allegedly violating Centre’s norms, here on Tuesday. The issue came to light when Tanmay Fadnavis posted a smiling picture of his on social media while getting vaccinated though he […]

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Corruption allegations: Anil Deshmukh being grilled by CBI

Mumbai | Ex-home minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh reached the CBI office on Wednesday morning for questioning into the allegations of corruption levelled by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, officials said. Deshmukh’s grilling is part of the “preliminary enquiry” by the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) as ordered by the Bombay High Court, […]

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Maharashtra to undergo ‘Lockdown style’ curfew April 14-30

Mumbai | On anticipated lines, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced ‘lockdown’ style restrictions starting 8 p.m. on April 14, till April 30, to break the chain of the coronavirus which has gripped the state. However, Mumbai suburban trains and city buses will continue to run, but commutes will be permitted for those in […]

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Vaccine scarcity: MVA slams Centre, Fadnavis hits back

Mumbai | Amid a severe shortage of Covid vaccine, Maharashtra’s ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) leaders on Thursday slammed the Centre alleging “stepmotherly treatment” in providing vaccine doses, while Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis lashed out at the state government. State Congress President Nana Patole, state Nationalist Congress Party President and Minister Jayant Patil, senior Congress […]