Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Energy Minister Nitin Raut said the issue of pending electricity bills was discussed by the state cabinet on Thursday.
While NCP and Congress will contest on two seats each, Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena will only contest on one seat in the upcoming Legislative Council elections.
Thakkar was granted a cash bail of Rs 25,000 by the magistrate's court in Bandra, said his lawyer Abad Ponda.
The chief minister was repeatedly being targeted by the opposition BJP for keeping the places of worship shut even as the Unlock process began in June.
Soon after his release from Taloja jail near Mumbai around 8.30 pm, Goswami drove to the Lower Parel studio of the channel, of which he is the Editor-in-Chief.
One of the most affected regions in the country amid the pandemic, Maharashtra has recorded 17,26,926 cases of coronavirus and 44,435 casualties so far.
The telephonic conversation came after family members of Goswami met Sonowal here and urged him to do the needful for the security of the journalist, who they claimed is under "life threat".
In a webcast, Thackeray said he is getting flak for going slow on reopening of places of religious worship.
In a webcast, Thackeray said he is getting flak for going slow on reopening of places of religious worship but is ready for brickbats if it ensures health and safety of citizens.
School education minister Varsha Gaikwad made the announcement at a video conference held by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Uddhav Thackeray said his government will work on setting up affordable theatres as well as dedicated theatres for Marathi films.
Sessions Judge D E Kothalikar granted bail to Vibhor Anand on Monday on a personal bond of Rs 50,000.
Goswami was arrested on Wednesday morning by the Raigad police for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 53- year-old interior designer in 2018.
The Guild called upon the Maharashtra chief minister to ensure that Goswami is treated fairly and state power is not used against critical reporting by the media.
The onion traders had gone on a strike last week against the restrictions imposed by the Centre on stock limits of 25 metric tonnes for wholesalers.