6,603 COVID-19 Cases, 198 Deaths In 24 Hours In Maharashtra

With more than two lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra is the worst-affected state (File) Mumbai: Maharashtra reported 6,603 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday to take the total number of cases in the worst-hit state to nearly 2.24 lakh, of which 91,084 are active cases and 1,23,192 those who have recovered from the virus. Over 4,600 people […]

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Dharavi, A Mumbai Coronavirus Cluster, Reports Just One Fresh Case

Dharavi, weeks ago, was considered the biggest threat to Mumbai’s fight against the virus (File) Mumbai: From being a coronavirus cluster to a successful containment model – Mumbai’s slum, Dharavi, has come a long way in its fight against the pandemic. The 2.5 square kilometre area that packs nearly 6.5 lakh people, on Tuesday, reported […]

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Maharashtra Government Spends 1.37 Crore On Luxury Cars, Needs Loan For Wages

Maharashtra is the worst-affected state with 1.93 lakh COVID-19 cases (File) Mumbai: A reportedly cash-strapped Maharashtra government has cleared the purchase of six luxury cars for ministers, deputies and senior officials of the sports and education departments at a total cost of Rs 1.37 crore. Each car – a Toyota Innova Crysta – costs Rs […]

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Maharashtra Records Highest Single-Day COVID Spike Of 6,364 Cases

So far, 10,49,277 people have been tested in Maharashtra (File) New Delhi: Maharashtra reported another single-day highest increase in coronavirus cases on Friday with 6,364 new patients being detected, which took the case count in the state to 1,92,990. The death count due to the pandemic rose to 8,376 with 198 new deaths reported, a […]

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Steps In After Celebrity Posts Flag Inflated Electricity Bills

Power suppliers said bills sent during the lockdown were low because their staff could not read meters. Mumbai: People across major cities in Maharashtra, including Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai, were left shocked by this month’s exorbitant electricity bill and have accused the power companies of issuing inflated invoices. The claim has been dismissed by private […]

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“Ensure Lockdown Is Not Re-Imposed”: Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Appeal

Maharashtra Lockdown: “We need to show more stringent discipline,” Uddhav Thackeray said Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that despite its progress in tackling COVID-19, the crisis is not over yet and urged the people of the state to follow rules and ensure the lockdown is not re-imposed. “In the last 15 […]

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Maharashtra govt simplifies FYJC Class 11 admissions process for 2020-21

In wake of the Covid-19 outbreak in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra education department has simplified the admission process for first year junior college for academic year 2020-21. As per the new guidelines which were issued late on Tuesday, there will be no first-come-first-served (FCFS) rounds for admissions this year. Instead, special rounds will be conducted for […]

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COVID-19: Delhi Replaces Tamil Nadu To Become 2nd Worst-Hit In Nation

Even by death count Delhi is on second spot among the states and union territories (File) New Delhi: Delhi on Monday surpassed Tamil Nadu to become the second worst-hit by coronavirus among various states and union territories, according to the data released by the respective governments. Moving to strengthen the containment strategy, Delhi Chief Secretary […]

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Maharashtra Pauses 3 Chinese Projects Days After Ladakh Clash

The projects had been finalised at the recent “Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0” investor meet. (File) Highlights “We have put the projects on hold,” Minister Subhash Desai told NDTV Projects, with investments worth Rs 5,000 crore, were finalised recently The decision comes after India-China clash at Ladakh last week Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra has […]

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Coronavirus Deaths In Maharashtra Now 5,537 With Addition Of Pending Cases

Mumbai: The number of fatalities across Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai, went up sharply today as the records were updated with 1,328 pending cases. Mumbai now has 3,167 coronavirus-linked deaths, records show. The statewide total is 5,537, including 81 deaths that took place today. Of the 1,328 pending cases added — all from March and […]

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