Sudhir Suryawanshi

Inquiry ordered as bodies of 12 COVID-19 patients carried in same ambulance in Maharashtra

The mayor of the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation Babasaheb Wakade told The New Indian Express that the municipal commissioner has already ordered an inquiry into the incident

12 Aug 2020

Proud of my son who died saving 170 passengers, says 83-year-old mother of Captain Deepak Sathe

Nilesh Sathe, a cousin of Deepak Sathe, wrote an emotional post on social media saying Captain Deepak had called him a week ago. He sounded jovial as always then. 

08 Aug 2020

Rain records 20-year high in South Mumbai

Public transport disrupted due to heavy rains and water-logging; CM Thackeray appeals people to stay indoors

06 Aug 2020

Lost eyesight but not the vision of life, says visually impaired Jayant Mankale who cracked civil services exam

Visually impaired Jayant Mankale from Beed fought many odds throughout his life on his way to secure All India Rank (AIR) 143 in the civic service examinations.

05 Aug 2020

Heavy rains lead to waterlogging, house collapse and landslide in Mumbai, one dead

BMC has also issued the red alert and expected heavy to heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours in Mumbai.

05 Aug 2020

Mumbai diary

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has asked police department to be more transparent while handling big cases like Sushant Singh Rajput death.

04 Aug 2020

Mumbai property market almost down by 80 per cent due to coronavirus crisis

Along with the decline in revenue, the number of property registration also plummeted this year in lockdown.

03 Aug 2020

Maharashtra forest department grows urban forest in the midst of concrete jungle

It was an inspiring idea that helped tranform 36 acres of a barren hillock in Pune into a green forest
cover. Today, the land has 7,000 indigenous small, big trees, reports Sudhir Suryawanshi

02 Aug 2020

Mumbai Police is efficient to investigate Sushant death case, says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

A senior NCP leader said that the central government should not encroach the rights of the state government by handing over a very important case to CBI.

02 Aug 2020

Dairy farmers in Maharashtra demand fair price, direct transfer of subsidy

The state has everyday milk produce of 1.30 lakh crore litres out of which 20 lakh litre milk is becoming excess due to the lockdown.

01 Aug 2020

Maharashtra lawmakers keen on 'open ground' assembly sessions amid rising COVID-19 cases

The demand, if fulfilled, will make Maharashtra the first state in the country to conduct its sessions in an open ground.

31 Jul 2020

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in driver seat to contain the virus in industrial belt

Pune currently has more active cases than Mumbai.

31 Jul 2020

Mumbai could be close to herd immunity: BMC

Dr Avinash Supe, chairman of the COVID-19 death audit committee, said it was too early to talk about herd immunity.

30 Jul 2020

Malls, shopping complexes to reopen in Maharashtra from August 5

Restaurants and food courts will not be allowed to open and will only be allowed to provide home delivery or parcel services.

29 Jul 2020

Mumbai serosurvey: 57 per cent seroprevalence found in slums, 16 per cent in residential societies

The study of the survey shows that lesser prevalence in the non-slums areas is due to better social distancing and access to better hygiene in addition to interventions by BMC.

28 Jul 2020