Uddhav Thackeray

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Maharashtra institute gets nod to produce COVAXIN; Thackeray thanks Modi

16 Apr 2021

Maharashtra institute gets nod to produce COVAXIN; Thackeray thanks Modi

The Central government has allowed the Maharashtra government-owned Haffkine Institute to manufacture COVAXIN, the coronavirus vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Maharashtra CM urges Centre to consider COVID-19 a natural calamity

15 Apr 2021

Maharashtra CM urges Centre to consider COVID-19 a natural calamity

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has written a letter to the Centre, urging to consider the COVID-19 pandemic as a natural calamity, so that the government can use the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to provide financial assistance to the affected people.

Maharashtra: Officials told to monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior amid curbs

15 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Officials told to monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior amid curbs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked officials to closely monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior among shop owners who have been allowed to operate during the new restrictions, as well as customers, and penalize the violators.

Maharashtra puts films, TV shoots on hold amid COVID-19 surge

14 Apr 2021

Maharashtra puts films, TV shoots on hold amid COVID-19 surge

Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced that films, TV serials, and advertisement shoots will be halted in the state from Wednesday evening as part of the fresh guidelines to curb coronavirus cases.

Maharashtra: Thackeray announces stricter curbs from 8 pm tomorrow

13 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Thackeray announces stricter curbs from 8 pm tomorrow

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced fresh curbs that will come into effect from 8 pm on Wednesday to combat the COVID-19 situation.

Maharashtra records 63,000+ coronavirus cases; CM holds meeting on lockdown

12 Apr 2021

Maharashtra records 63,000+ coronavirus cases; CM holds meeting on lockdown

On Sunday, Maharashtra reported more than 63,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic.

Cannot rule out possibility of lockdown in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

02 Apr 2021

Cannot rule out possibility of lockdown in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

Amid a huge surge of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra, state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he cannot rule out the possibility of a lockdown.

Don't impose another lockdown: Multiplex Association writes to Maharashtra CM

01 Apr 2021

Don't impose another lockdown: Multiplex Association writes to Maharashtra CM

The Multiplex Association of India (MAI), along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to not impose another lockdown, pointing out that such a decision will be detrimental to the cinema business, retail, and shopping industries.

Asha Bhosle awarded Maharashtra Bhushan award, the state's highest honor

26 Mar 2021

Asha Bhosle awarded Maharashtra Bhushan award, the state's highest honor

On Thursday, it was announced that legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been conferred with the Maharashtra Bhushan Award, the highest honor given by the state government.

Maharashtra: Ex-Mumbai Police chief's explosive allegations against Home Minister Deshmukh

20 Mar 2021

Maharashtra: Ex-Mumbai Police chief's explosive allegations against Home Minister Deshmukh

The former Commissioner of the Mumbai Police, IPS Officer Param Bir Singh, has made explosive allegations of corruption against Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh, in a letter addressed to CM Uddhav Thackeray.

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, lockdown an option, says Maharashtra CM

19 Mar 2021

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, lockdown an option, says Maharashtra CM

A day after Maharashtra witnessed the highest one-day spike of 25,833 COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said a lockdown is an option but he trusts people to follow the norms on their own.

Thackeray smells 'something fishy' as NIA probes Ambani bomb scare

08 Mar 2021

Thackeray smells 'something fishy' as NIA probes Ambani bomb scare

As the National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation into the explosives-laden vehicle parked near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that there was "something fishy" about the central agency's involvement.

Uddhav Thackeray says lockdown 'imminent' if coronavirus cases keep rising

22 Feb 2021

Uddhav Thackeray says lockdown 'imminent' if coronavirus cases keep rising

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said a lockdown would have to be re-imposed in the state if the daily coronavirus tally maintains the same trend for the next 8-15 days.

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

21 Jan 2021

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.

Hospital fire: Couple loses fourth child after three stillborn kids

11 Jan 2021

Hospital fire: Couple loses fourth child after three stillborn kids

The sorrow of the Bhanarkar couple has been immeasurable as their daughter born last week, after 14 years of marriage and three stillborn children, died in a fire that broke out in the early hours of Saturday in the Special Newborn Care Unit of a four-story hospital in Maharashtra's Bhandara district.

Maharashtra: Major fire at hospital kills 10 babies, seven rescued

09 Jan 2021

Maharashtra: Major fire at hospital kills 10 babies, seven rescued

In a terrible incident, ten newborn children died of suffocation after a fire broke out in a Maharashtra hospital; seven others were rescued.

Maharashtra orders night curfew amid concerns over new coronavirus strain

21 Dec 2020

Maharashtra orders night curfew amid concerns over new coronavirus strain

Maharashtra on Monday decided to impose a two-week night curfew in all the municipal areas starting Tuesday night.

Maharashtra: Raped minor girl found inside gunny bag; 1 held

21 Dec 2020

Maharashtra: Raped minor girl found inside gunny bag; 1 held

A four-year-old girl was found unconscious in a gunny bag at Vasai in Maharashtra's Palghar district, a Police official said on Monday.

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

15 Dec 2020

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik has filed a Breach of Special Privileges notice against actor Kangana Ranaut over her tweet.

Maharashtra: Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena in Uddhav Thackeray's presence

01 Dec 2020

Maharashtra: Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena in Uddhav Thackeray's presence

Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday joined the Shiv Sena in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister and party chief Uddhav Thackeray.

Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

23 Nov 2020

Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Though the coronavirus situation is under control in Maharashtra, people can't afford laxity as the second wave would be as strong as a tsunami, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra registers lowest single-day tally in over five months

17 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: Maharashtra registers lowest single-day tally in over five months

On Monday, Maharashtra reported 2,535 fresh coronavirus cases, its lowest single-day figure since early-June. The number of cases in the state now stands at 17,49,777 and fatalities at 46,034 after 60 more people lost their lives yesterday.

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

14 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: All religious places allowed to reopen from November 16

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Government on Saturday announced that all places of religious worship in the state would be allowed to reopen for devotees from November 16.

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

26 Oct 2020

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

26 Oct 2020

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

Uddhav Thackeray, the disgruntled former ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), launched a sharp attack on the Centre on Sunday, saying that the GST system has failed and it should either be amended, or the old system should be brought back.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

16 Oct 2020

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

14 Oct 2020

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.

'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi

13 Oct 2020

'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing shock over a recent letter written by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Aarey Forest: Metro car shed to be relocated, announces Thackeray

11 Oct 2020

Aarey Forest: Metro car shed to be relocated, announces Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday announced that the metro car shed project in Mumbai's Aarey will be relocated to Kanjurmarg.

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

08 Oct 2020

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

27 Sep 2020

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.

"PoK analogy was bang on": Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai

14 Sep 2020

"PoK analogy was bang on": Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai

Reiterating her controversial stance that Mumbai to her now feels like the militancy-infused Pakistan-occupied Kashmir area, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday left the city for her hometown in Himachal Pradesh.

Amid tussle with Sena leaders, Kangana meets Maharashtra Governor

13 Sep 2020

Amid tussle with Sena leaders, Kangana meets Maharashtra Governor

Actor Kangana Ranaut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhavan on Sunday evening. Her sister Rangoli Chandel was also present at the meet.

Sena workers get bail after attack on retired Navy officer

12 Sep 2020

Sena workers get bail after attack on retired Navy officer

A group of six Shiv Sena party workers, who were arrested in connection with an assault on a retired Navy officer in Maharashtra's Mumbai, were granted bail on Saturday.

Why Kangana Ranaut got Y-plus security? Union Minister explains

12 Sep 2020

Why Kangana Ranaut got Y-plus security? Union Minister explains

Actor Kangana Ranaut, whose Y-plus category security cover ignited criticism about the misuse of taxpayers' money, was given the special treatment on request of her father, said MoS (Home), G Kishan Reddy, on Friday.

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

09 Sep 2020

My home today, your ego tomorrow: Kangana's message to Uddhav

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who is fighting an intense battle with the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government, sent a pointed message to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday, hours after her Mumbai office was demolished.

Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly

08 Sep 2020

Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly

On the last day of the monsoon session, both Houses in Maharashtra Assembly witnessed an upheaval as members moved privilege motions against journalist Arnab Goswami and actor Kangana Ranaut.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

26 Aug 2020

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

For vilifying Thackeray, Sena MP wants action against Arnab Goswami

19 Aug 2020

For vilifying Thackeray, Sena MP wants action against Arnab Goswami

Arvind Sawant, a parliamentarian from Shiv Sena, has written to Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, seeking action against journalist Arnab Goswami for dragging Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in his coverage of the Sushant Singh Rajput case.