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Maharashtra / The Times of India

MLAs, MLCs' salaries to be cut by 30% for 1 yr

state's economy bearing the brunt of the coronavirus crisis.

9 Apr 2020 8:41 pm
'Essential goods being supplied to tribal region'

supplied to every person in the tribal belt across the state.

9 Apr 2020 8:35 pm
Cabinet mulls complete shutdown in some areas

and steps being taken by the government to halt its spread.

9 Apr 2020 8:24 pm
BMC to procure 1L rapid test kits from S Korea

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will procure one lakh rapid test kits for COVID-19 from South Korea, officials of the civic body said.

9 Apr 2020 7:19 pm
Uddhav to be recommend for legislative council

The state cabinet meeting called an urgent meeting, chaired by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, and has decided to recommend Uddhav Thackerays name for the governors nominated member for the legislative council. Thackeray who sworn-in as a chief minister of Maharashtra on November 28, 2019 while he is still not a member of either the houses, legislative assembly or council.

9 Apr 2020 4:05 pm
Pune lockdown news: Today's live updates

Amid prevalent chaos and uncertainty over access to the essential services and commodities during the lockdown, we bring you the latest updates from your city.

9 Apr 2020 4:03 pm
Authorities mull imposing curfew across Pune

(This story originally appeared in PuneMirror on April 9, 2020)

9 Apr 2020 2:57 pm
33-year-old woman loses Rs 60k to wine deliverer

(This story originally appeared in MumbaiMirror on April 9, 2020)

9 Apr 2020 2:51 pm
No regular services at Breach Candy, Bhatia hosps

Breach Candy and Bhatia hospitals on Wednesday were asked to stop routine medical services after a nurse in the former and three patients in the latter tested positive for coronavirus. Khars Hinduja Hospital also had a Covid-19 scare and scrambled to quarantine their staffers after a patient, who was admitted with convulsions, tested positive.

9 Apr 2020 12:39 pm
Have identified quarantine units for 11k: BMC

As Maharashtra completed a month since recording its first Covid-19 case, an order, issued by BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi on Wednesday said Mumbaikars cannot step out anymore without wearing a mask and violators could mean arrest and jail up to six months.

9 Apr 2020 12:20 pm
Mum: Pre-monsoon work on coastal road resumes

BMC has started pre-monsoon work of road-resurfacing, desilting, and bridge construction despite the lockdown, to avoid accidents, flooding, water-logging and diseases during the rainsit has a little over a month and a half to complete the job.

9 Apr 2020 12:06 pm
Maha: 20 FIRs for hate-filled social media posts

Twenty FIRs have been filed by the cyber police stations across the state in a span of 24 hours for spreading of rumours on social media that had the potential to disturb communal amity. The cyber police stations in 31 districts in the state, including the city, have registered 132 cases during the lockdown that has been on since last month.

9 Apr 2020 11:44 am
Maharashtra: Over 27k FIRs for violating lockdown

The police filed 27,432 cases under Section 188 of the CrPC till Wednesday for violation of prohibitory orders across the state. They have seized 12,420 vehicles and collected over Rs 95.5 lakh in fines in the two and a half weeks of the lockdown.

9 Apr 2020 11:38 am
FIR for violating home quarantine in Vasai-Virar

Book those found violating home quarantine under IPC Section 188 and move them to institutional quarantine, Palghar district collector Kailash Shinde ordered the police in the Vasai-Virar region.

9 Apr 2020 10:05 am
Mumbai lockdown news: Today's live updates

Amid prevalent chaos and uncertainty over access to the essential services and commodities during the lockdown, we bring you the latest updates from your city.

9 Apr 2020 10:05 am
CCTV footage from thrashed engineers building backs his claim

Police, investigating the assault on civil engineer Anant Karmuse, have sourced from his residential complex CCTV footage which shows a few men escorting him a claim Karmuse had made.

9 Apr 2020 10:02 am
No more trips to Kasturba, KDMC starts swab collection

To save people the trip to Kasturba Hospital at Chinchpokli for Covid-19 testing and treatment, Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) started swab collection and sent nine samples to J J Hospital for testing on Wednesday. The reports are expected on Thursday.

9 Apr 2020 10:02 am
Fathers funeral: Pune man to travel by road to NE

The Bombay high court permitted a man in Pune to travel by road to Lanka in Assam to attend to the last rites of his father as his only son.

9 Apr 2020 10:02 am
Worli coronavirus infections soar by 55 to 133

Authorities clamped down harder on parts of Worli on Wednesday after Covid-19 cases in G-South ward covering Worli, Lower Parel and Prabhadevi leapt to 133 on Tuesday from 78 a day before, the sharpest rise yet at 55 new cases.

9 Apr 2020 9:58 am
Must wear 3-ply or handmade masks: BMC

Residents cannot step out anymore without wearing a mask. Violation of the order could mean arrest and a case under section 188 of the IPC (disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant), which has a minimum punishment of six months imprisonment.

9 Apr 2020 9:21 am
Bar operator, Lonikand booze shop owner booked

The Chatushrungi police filed a case of disobedience against a bar operator on Baner Road and seized liquor bottles worth Rs15,000 after its employees were found surreptitiously selling them via the back door of the establishment while keeping the front gates locked.

9 Apr 2020 8:15 am
Migrants outside shelter camps worry about food

Uncertainty about what will happen between now and April 14 hangs heavy in the air for migrants living in their own accommodations.

9 Apr 2020 8:15 am
APMC shuts Manjari & Khadki veggie sub-markets

The Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) has shut two sub-markets at Manjari and Khadki to avoid overcrowding of people.

9 Apr 2020 8:12 am
PMC reserves 6 crematoriums for corona victims

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will perform the last rites of Covid-19 victims if their family members are unwilling or unable to do so.

9 Apr 2020 8:12 am
'Will extend curfew to other areas if needed'

Commissioner of police K Venkatesham on Wednesday said the curfew provisions in place in the jurisdiction of four police stations in the city could be extended to other areas, depending on the intensity and the spread of the Covid-19.

9 Apr 2020 8:09 am
Experts create prototype of low-cost ventilator

A team from BJ Medical College & Sassoon Hospital and College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP), has developed a prototype mechanical ventilator specially for Covid-19 patients.

9 Apr 2020 8:06 am
82-yr-old Mumbai woman wins coronavirus battle

An 82-year-old from a western suburb has returned home after recovering from Covid-19, showing that those from the most vulnerable age group can beat the virus too. The woman was reunited with her family last week after spending nearly seven days in Kokilaben Hospitals isolation facility. A 93-year-old man and his 88-year-old wife from Kerala are the countrys oldest couple to have survived the infection while a 101-year-old Italian is said to be the oldest in the world to beat the virus.

9 Apr 2020 8:00 am
Wear masks while stepping out: Maha CM

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday urged people to wear masks while going out of their homes and appealed to former defence health services personnel, retired nurses and ward boys to join the war against coronavirus.

8 Apr 2020 9:32 pm
Staff at Mumbai hosp protest over PPE quality

Medical staff including nurses and paramedical employees at a municipal hospital staff in Mumbai staged a protest on Wednesday against the 'poor quality' of personal protection equipment (PPE) given to them.

8 Apr 2020 4:05 pm