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Sushant’s case is being politicised for political gains; Maha police is capable of getting at the truth: Home Minister

Mumbai: In an apparent retort to Bihar Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey’s statements vis-a-vis the probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Maharashtra government on Sunday said the state police was fully capable of unearthing the truth in the case. It also reiterated its known stand of continuing the probe by the […]

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Covid: Maharashtra gets 11K new cases, total overtakes Mexico

Mumbai: Maharashtra’s new Covid-19 cases on Thursday breached the 11,000-mark, while 266 more deaths were recorded, health officials said. Touching a new high, the state saw 11,147 new Covid cases, surpassing the previous peak of 10,576 on July 22. With the fresh fatalities, the state’s death toll went up to 14,729, while the total cases touched […]

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Maharashtra lab technician held for taking vaginal swab for Covid test, booked for rape

Amravati (Maharashtra): In a shocking development, a government hospital lab technician allegedly took a vaginal swab from a woman for conducting a Covid-19 test, officials said on Thursday. He has now been arrested for molestation and rape. The incident occurred on Tuesday, when the 23-year-old complainant had gone for a Covid test at the Trauma […]

Maharashtra extends lockdown till Aug 31 with gradual easing

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has extended the lockdown till August 31 but assured gradual easing as part of ‘Mission Begin Again’, an official announcement said here late on Wednesday. The development came hours after the Central government released guidelines for ‘Unlock 3.0’. The state government has decided to continue all precautions as announced earlier, but gradually, […]

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Maha farmers spill thousands of lts of milk on streets demanding an increase in milk procurement prices

Pune (Maharashtra): Hundreds of farmers on Tuesday emptied tankers and cans containing thousands of litres of milk on the streets in Sangli, Kolhapur, Jalna, Hingoli, Solapur and Pune demanding an increase in milk procurement prices. Hundreds of activists led by Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) President Raju Shetti took to the streets all over the state, […]

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Maharashtra Congress minister Aslam Shaikh tests Covid positive

Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister and senior Congress leader from Mumbai Aslam Shaikh has tested positive for Covid-19. Shaikh, 47, is a three-time MLA from Malad West, and holds the textiles, fisheries and ports folios, besides being the Guardian Minister of Mumbai City. “This is to inform you that I have tested positive for Covid-10. I am […]

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Maharashtra BJP raised Rs 500 crore to topple Rajasthan govt: Congress

Mumbai: In a sensational statement, the Congress’ Maharashtra unit on Friday alleged that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party raised Rs 500 crore from the state to help topple the Rajasthan government during the recent political crisis there. Congress state General Secretary and spokesperson Sachin Sawant said that the state BJP leaders allegedly collected the amount […]