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One-week lockdown in Maharashtra's Amravati due to rising COVID-19 cases - Check details

One-week lockdown in Maharashtra's Amravati due to rising COVID-19 cases - Check details

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, the government on Sunday (February 21) announced that Amravati district in Maharashtra will be placed under lockdown for a week. Cabinet Minister Yashomati Thakur

Feb 21, 2021, 17:30 PM IST
Pune schools, colleges closed till Feb 28 imposes night curfew amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Pune schools, colleges closed till Feb 28 imposes night curfew amid surge in COVID-19 cases

The district administration of Pune declared the closure of all educational institutions to curb the sudden surge in coronavirus cases in the metropolitan. Among other restrictions imposed, hotels,

Feb 21, 2021, 13:21 PM IST
As COVID-19 cases are on rise in Maharashtra, lockdown, curfew and curbs are being imposed

As COVID-19 cases are on rise in Maharashtra, lockdown, curfew and curbs are being imposed

The State Health Department on Saturday (February 20) released information that 6,281 new COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.The total cases in the state increased to 20,

Feb 21, 2021, 12:26 PM IST
Mumbai Mayor warns of second lockdown if COVID-19 norms not properly followed

Mumbai Mayor warns of second lockdown if COVID-19 norms not properly followed

The warning has come a day after Maharashtra reported over 6,000 coronavirus cases. Mayor Pednekar’s stern message was a warning to the people of the city to take COVID-19 guidelines seriously, which

Feb 20, 2021, 22:03 PM IST
Surge in COVID-19 cases: More than 70,000 households affected after BMC seals 1305 buildings in Mumbai

Surge in COVID-19 cases: More than 70,000 households affected after BMC seals 1305 buildings in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday (February 20) sealed over 1305 buildings in Mumbai, after 2749 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the city. "A total of 1305 buildings were

Feb 20, 2021, 18:09 PM IST
With over 6000 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra takes these stringent steps to curb spread

With over 6000 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra takes these stringent steps to curb spread

With a spike of over 6000 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has crossed its 75-day record. The last time the state had reported more than 6,000 cases in a single day was on October 30, 2020. In

Feb 20, 2021, 07:26 AM IST
Lockdown declared in Amravati, restrictions in Yavatmal amid rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra: Check dates, timings

Lockdown declared in Amravati, restrictions in Yavatmal amid rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra: Check dates, timings

The state reported 4,787 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest one-day count in more than two months. Among districts, Amravati reported 230 cases on Wednesday, a sharp rise from 82 infections

Feb 18, 2021, 19:26 PM IST
Rs 200 fine for not wearing mask in public places: BMC issues new COVID-19 guidelines

Rs 200 fine for not wearing mask in public places: BMC issues new COVID-19 guidelines

Mumbai civic body -  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday (February 18) issued new guidelines warning that those who will be caught without wearing a mask in public places will have

Feb 18, 2021, 16:37 PM IST
Maharashtra may impose lockdown in Akola and Amaravati amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra may impose lockdown in Akola and Amaravati amid surge in COVID-19 cases

As Maharashtra's Akola and Amaravati witness a surge in rising COVID-19 cases it is likely that a fresh lockdown could be imposed. More than 500 cases of coronavirus has been registered from Akola

Feb 18, 2021, 11:00 AM IST
Shiv Sena warns of another lockdown in Maharashtra as COVID-19 cases surge

Shiv Sena warns of another lockdown in Maharashtra as COVID-19 cases surge

The party mouthpiece further said that the damage caused by the lockdown is being reversed by 'unlocking' it in a phased manner and that at such time "the negligence of some overzealous people" which

Feb 17, 2021, 11:12 AM IST
CM Uddhav Thackeray seeks strict action against violators of COVID-19 rules, directs officials to create health map of Maharashtra

CM Uddhav Thackeray seeks strict action against violators of COVID-19 rules, directs officials to create health map of Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray directed the officials to send local administration teams to visit the places of gathering and take strict action if violations of rules are found. "Revoke

Feb 17, 2021, 07:17 AM IST
Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk gets transit anticipatory bail from Bombay HC

Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk gets transit anticipatory bail from Bombay HC

Shantanu Muluk who has been allegedly involved in creating a 'toolkit' related to farmers' protests, was granted transit anticipatory bail by the Bombay High Court on Tuesday (February 16, 2021).

Feb 16, 2021, 18:10 PM IST
Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk moves Bombay HC, seeks transit anticipatory bail

Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk moves Bombay HC, seeks transit anticipatory bail

According to the latest report, Muluk, a resident of Beed district, submitted his application to the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court. Besides, Muluk, another accused in the case, Nikita

Feb 15, 2021, 22:05 PM IST
Maharashtra road accident: PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Jalgaon, announces ex-gratia

Maharashtra road accident: PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Jalgaon, announces ex-gratia

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, he also announced ex-gratia to the family of those affected. Sixteen labourers were killed after a truck carrying labourers overturned and fell into a roadside

Feb 15, 2021, 17:02 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in road accident in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in road accident in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief at the loss of lives in a road accident in Maharashtra`s Jalgaon district. As many as 15 people lost their lives, and two others were injured after a

Feb 15, 2021, 12:42 PM IST
Maharashtra: 15 labourers, including 2 children, dead after truck overturns in Jalgaon district

Maharashtra: 15 labourers, including 2 children, dead after truck overturns in Jalgaon district

Among the deceased include two children - a 6-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl. The papaya-laden truck met with the accident mishap as the vehicle's steering was locked. All the deceased were

Feb 15, 2021, 09:18 AM IST
Shiv Sena urges Centre to recall Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Shiv Sena urges Centre to recall Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Shiv Sena asserted that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) dispensation is stable and strong, and added that the Centre cannot use the governor’s shoulders to take aim at the state government. The party

Feb 13, 2021, 13:01 PM IST
Maharashtra Governor’s trip to Dehradun was personal: Shiv Sena on refusing state plane

Maharashtra Governor’s trip to Dehradun was personal: Shiv Sena on refusing state plane

Shiv Sena on Saturday (February 13) defended the Maharashtra Government's decision not to permit Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to use the state flight services to fly to Dehradun claiming that his

Feb 13, 2021, 11:12 AM IST
Tik Tok star death case: Political slugfest erupts in Maharashtra after audio clip surfaces

Tik Tok star death case: Political slugfest erupts in Maharashtra after audio clip surfaces

Pooja was a resident of Beed who had recently come to Pune to take spoken English course. She was staying with her brother and his friend in Wanawadi. She allegedly committed suicide by jumping from

Feb 13, 2021, 10:19 AM IST
Nana Patole officially takes over as Maharashtra's Congress president

Nana Patole officially takes over as Maharashtra's Congress president

Nana Patole was appointed to be the leader of Maharashtra's Congress Party to strengthen their position in the state. Patole began as a Congress leader but had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party for a

Feb 12, 2021, 19:07 PM IST