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COVID-19 vaccination temporarily suspended in this state; know why

COVID-19 vaccination temporarily suspended in this state; know why

On Day 1 of COVID-19 vaccination drive, this state on Saturday temporarily suspended the step.

Jan 16, 2021, 23:01 PM IST
Bird flu scare: Over 2000 birds to be culled in 2 districts of Maharashtra

Bird flu scare: Over 2000 birds to be culled in 2 districts of Maharashtra

Samples of dead hens found in two villages in Parbhani and Beed districts, both in Marathwada region, of Maharashtra have tested positive for bird flu, following which culling of over 2,000 birds is

Jan 16, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls: Voting underway in 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 districts

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls: Voting underway in 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 districts

Voting is being held in 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 districts of Maharashtra today. There are 27,920 Gram Panchayats in Maharashtra and the polls will cover 34 districts, barring Mumbai city and

Jan 15, 2021, 09:01 AM IST
Bird flu scare continues in Maharashtra, 382 birds dead in 9 districts, state tally rises to 3,378

Bird flu scare continues in Maharashtra, 382 birds dead in 9 districts, state tally rises to 3,378

Nine crow samples from Mumbai, Beed, Thane, Ratnagiri, Nashik and Nanded have tested positive for Bird Flu; whereas one crow sample from Chandrapur has tested negative. 

Jan 15, 2021, 07:53 AM IST
NCP leader Nawab Mallik says ‘no one is above law’ after NCB arrests son-in-law in drug case probe

NCP leader Nawab Mallik says ‘no one is above law’ after NCB arrests son-in-law in drug case probe

NCP leader Nawab Mallik has said that ‘no one is above law’ after NCB intensifies drug case probe against son-in-law Sameer Khan NCB had on Wednesday arrested Khan in drug case probe

Jan 14, 2021, 10:43 AM IST
Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde rejects rape allegation, says ‘it is an attempt to blackmail’ him

Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde rejects rape allegation, says ‘it is an attempt to blackmail’ him

Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde has been accused of rape by a woman. The minister has rejected the allegation, calling it an attempt to 'blackmail’ him.

Jan 13, 2021, 09:42 AM IST
Ahead of January 16 mass vaccination, Maharashtra receives 9.63 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield from SII

Ahead of January 16 mass vaccination, Maharashtra receives 9.63 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield from SII

"All doses were received by the Health Department at Pune last night and from there they were distributed to different cities/districts of the state,'' the state's Health Department said.

Jan 13, 2021, 08:47 AM IST
Woman raped twice inside moving bus in Maharashtra's Washim area

Woman raped twice inside moving bus in Maharashtra's Washim area

A zero FIR has been registered based on the statement of the victim, a senior police officer of Ranjangaon Police Station said.

Jan 12, 2021, 13:46 PM IST
NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt, DGP over death of 10 newborns due to fire in Bhandara hospital

NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt, DGP over death of 10 newborns due to fire in Bhandara hospital

The NHRC observed that it is a "serious issue of violation of human rights".

Jan 12, 2021, 01:58 AM IST
Seven including woman arrested for gangrape of 13-year-old girl in Maharashtra

Seven including woman arrested for gangrape of 13-year-old girl in Maharashtra

A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Jan 11, 2021, 11:42 AM IST
Bird flu outbreak in Maharashtra, 900 hens die at poultry farm

Bird flu outbreak in Maharashtra, 900 hens die at poultry farm

The district administration has now decided to cull nearly 8,000 birds in Murumba village where these hens died, Collector Deepak Muglikar said.

Jan 11, 2021, 10:43 AM IST
10 newborns killed in Maharashtra hospital fire, PM Narendra Modi calls it 'heartwrenching'

10 newborns killed in Maharashtra hospital fire, PM Narendra Modi calls it 'heartwrenching'

As many as 10 children died in the fire that broke out SNCU of Bhandara District General Hospital.

Jan 09, 2021, 12:39 PM IST
Aurangzeb was not secular: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on renaming Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar

Aurangzeb was not secular: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on renaming Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar

Aurangzeb was not secular, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has said on renaming of Aurangabad as Sambhajinagar. Aurangazeb was not secular. The word secular does not suit him, the CM said.

Jan 09, 2021, 08:12 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah express grief over Maharashtra hospital fire, CM Uddhav Thackeray orders inquiry

PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah express grief over Maharashtra hospital fire, CM Uddhav Thackeray orders inquiry

Among the total of 17 children present in the ward at the time of the incident, seven were rescued. 

Jan 09, 2021, 07:05 AM IST
Nobody is above law, says Rajesh Tope on Bollywood celebs flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Nobody is above law, says Rajesh Tope on Bollywood celebs flouting COVID-19 guidelines

 A day after Mumbai Police lodged an FIR against Bollywood actors Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan for allegedly violating the COVID-19 institutional quarantine norms, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh

Jan 05, 2021, 15:26 PM IST
PMC Bank fraud case: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha Raut reaches ED office in Mumbai

PMC Bank fraud case: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha Raut reaches ED office in Mumbai

Varsha Raut was summoned by the ED in connection with the alleged transfer of funds from the accounts of Pravin Raut, an accused arrested in the PMC Bank fraud case.

Jan 04, 2021, 23:17 PM IST
Underworld gangster Chhota Rajan, 3 aides jailed for 2 years in extortion case

Underworld gangster Chhota Rajan, 3 aides jailed for 2 years in extortion case

Mumbai Sessions Court has sentenced Gangster Chhota Rajan and three others to two-year imprisonment in connection with an extortion case.

Jan 04, 2021, 15:11 PM IST
Rift erupts in Maha Vikas Aghadi over renaming of Aurangabad, Shiv Sena says Congress' opposition won't affect alliance

Rift erupts in Maha Vikas Aghadi over renaming of Aurangabad, Shiv Sena says Congress' opposition won't affect alliance

Maharashtra minister and state Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat had said two days ago that he would strongly oppose renaming the Aurangabad city in central Maharashtra as Sambhajinagar. 

Jan 03, 2021, 07:18 AM IST
Bomb-like object found at village in Maharashtra's Latur, police reach spot

Bomb-like object found at village in Maharashtra's Latur, police reach spot

A hand grenade-like object was found in a lake in Latur district of Maharashtra on Saturday (January 2).

Jan 02, 2021, 23:11 PM IST
COVID-19 Vaccine dry run in Maharashtra's four districts

COVID-19 Vaccine dry run in Maharashtra's four districts

A dry run to assess the readiness of the mechanism laid out for the COVID-19 immunisation drive, which is expected to begin soon, was conducted on Saturday (January 2) in four districts of

Jan 02, 2021, 15:34 PM IST