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22 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

21 Mar 2020

West Bengal

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.

'Postpone train journeys,' says Railways Ministry amid coronavirus scare

After twelve passengers who recently traveled by two different trains were tested positive for coronavirus, the Railways Ministry has advised people to avoid train journeys.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus cases rise in Maharashtra, state headed towards Stage 3

Maharashtra witnessed a big jump in coronavirus cases, from 52 to 63, and the state is heading towards the dreaded Stage 3 of the outbreak, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday, while urging people to maintain self-discipline.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

19 Mar 2020


Amid coronavirus scare, CISCE postpones ICSE, ISC board exams

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Thursday announced that it has decided to postpone the board examinations for Classes X and XII in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

19 Mar 2020

Health & Wellness

Coronavirus: Has community transmission started? Here's what experts say

On Thursday, the total number of novel coronavirus cases in India jumped to 168. Authorities have maintained that no community transmission has been detected so far.

17 Mar 2020


Coronavirus takes third life in India, 64-year-old passes away

A 64-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra, passed away at Mumbai's Kasturba Hospital on Tuesday, taking the death toll to three.

15 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

04 Mar 2020


Watch: People climb Maharashtra school wall to help students cheat

In a shocking incident, a group of men climbed the boundary wall of a school in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, to help students cheat during an examination.

02 Mar 2020


Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims

Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.

28 Feb 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister

The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government plans to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education, a minister of the coalition said on Friday.

23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

18 Feb 2020

Uttar Pradesh

UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later

In a gut-wrenching incident, a baby, who was merely five months old, was raped in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by her 25-year-old cousin.

15 Feb 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray

That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.

10 Feb 2020

West Bengal

After Delhi, West Bengal plans to offer subsidized electricity

The West Bengal government on Monday announced a subsidy on electricity along with a flurry of sops in its last full Budget ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections.

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes

On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.

24 Jan 2020


Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

Several malls and multiplexes in Mumbai have decided to stay open 24x7 starting Friday.

23 Jan 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is planning to visit Ayodhya to celebrate the completion of 100 days of his government, which was formed after Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress joined hands.

Maharashtra: Class-12 boy commits suicide after sexual abuse, 14 arrested

In a terrible incident that will make you sick, a Class 12 boy committed suicide in Maharashtra after being sodomized by fellow students and staff of the hostel he was residing in.

17 Jan 2020


Mercedes-Benz A-Class to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is all set to unveil its A-Class sedan at the upcoming Auto Expo in February, according to Autocar.

16 Jan 2020

Shiv Sena

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.

Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.

06 Jan 2020


#NewsBytesExclusive: CAT-2019 topper Somansh Chordia on preparation, challenges, and more

The much-awaited results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019, conducted by IIM Kozhikode, were declared on January 4.

05 Jan 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.

04 Jan 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Cabinet allocation reaches stalemate; Congress-Sena-NCP can't seem to agree

Politics in Maharashtra has gained attention, again, this time due to Cabinet allocation.

03 Jan 2020


R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre

Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.

03 Jan 2020

Sharad Pawar

In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share

Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.

31 Dec 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored

Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.

25 Dec 2019


Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.

24 Dec 2019


School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

A teenager in Mumbai suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly attacked with acid by the principal of her alma mater.

24 Dec 2019

Shiv Sena

Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here

The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.

10 Dec 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.

10 Dec 2019

Shiv Sena

Sena supports former-ally BJP on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Here's why

Shiv Sena may have ended its decades-long alliance with BJP, but the party still supported the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill yesterday.

09 Dec 2019

Shiv Sena

Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies

Erstwhile allies, and now feuding parties, Shiv Sena and BJP are leaving no chance to slam one another publicly.

03 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."

02 Dec 2019

Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis made "temporary" CM to move Rs. 40,000cr: BJP MP

In a shocking remark, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde said that Devendra Fadnavis was made the temporary Chief Minister of Maharashtra, so as to move funds worth Rs. 40,000 back to the Centre.

01 Dec 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Congress' Nana Patole elected unopposed as Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly

Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) candidate and Congress leader Nana Patole on Sunday was elected as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker.

30 Nov 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray government clears Maharashtra floor test; BJP MLAs stage walkout

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government on Saturday passed the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly.