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

COVID-19: BMC focus on upscale apartments

In Dharavi, every day, there are less than 10 new Covid 19 cases but in the same G North civic ward of the BMC, in upscale locality apartment of Dadar and Mahim, daily 20 to 30 cases are reported.

28 Jul 2020

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray puts PM Modi's dream bullet train project on 'backseat'

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said that he would like to connect the capital of  Maharashtra, Mumbai, to the state's sub-capital Nagpur.

26 Jul 2020

COVID-19 slows down Maharashtra's industrial belts near Pune and Aurangabad

A seniro official cited that many of the employees of these industries live in Pune but travel to Pimpri-Chinchwad for work and hence, end up carrying the virus with them.

26 Jul 2020

Uddhav Thackeray dares Opposition to topple his government

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said there is no threat to his six-month-old Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition government.

25 Jul 2020

Kadha with care: Amid Maharashtra tally nearing 3.5 lakh, Malegaon turns the corona corner

Deepak Kasar, head of Malegaon Municipal Corporation, said the patient doubling ratio in the town has gone from two days in May to 123 days in July.

24 Jul 2020

Uddhav undecided over attending Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya

A debate seems to have started whether Uddhav Thackeray will attend the bhoomi pujan for the Ram temple construction in Ayodhya or not. 

23 Jul 2020

Mumbai diary

Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad has started a unique series on his social media about his party boss.

23 Jul 2020

COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 1,000 per dose, says Serum Institute CEO

Adra Poonawalla told TNIE that the mass production of vaccine against the COVID-19 will start in the first quarter of next year while the human trials in India will start next month.

22 Jul 2020

If Varavara Rao is to die, it should be in presence of his family, argues lawyer

The Hyderabad based poet and social activist Varavara Rao’s lawyer told the Bombay High Court on Monday that his client is “almost on his deathbed.”

20 Jul 2020

Poet-activist Varavara Rao shifted to private super speciality hospital

The veteran activist, an accused in the Elgar Parishad case, has not been keeping well for some time. His family had said that he was being held in terrible conditions at a state hospital.

20 Jul 2020