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Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari seeks Mukul Roy's disqualification as MLA, files petition with Assembly Speaker | UP cops serves legal notice to Twitter India head over Ghaziabad assault video, say reports | India-New Zealand World Test Championship final begins today | India fights COVID-19: 62,480 new fresh cases, 1,587 deaths recorded in past 24 hours | Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta HC against her Nandigram defeat to Suvendu Adhikari in Bengal polls

Maharashtra: Major accident leads to fire, disrupts highway traffic

Palghar/UNI: An oil tanker and a container were totally destroyed in a fire that broke out on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in the early hours of Monday.

Shiv Sena MLA forces contractor to sit on waterlogged road, dumps garbage on him

Mumbai/IBNS: A Shiv Sena lawmaker made a contractor sit on a waterlogged road and asked people to dump trash on him as a punishment for allegedly not getting the drains cleaned properly.

Maratha reservation: Uddhav Thackeray requests Modi to lift 50 per cent ceiling on quota

New Delhi/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lift the 50 per cent ceiling on quota to allow the Maratha community to avail reservations, media reports said.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to meet PM Modi today, to discuss Maratha reservation

New Delhi/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a number of issues including the Maratha reservation, media reports said.

18 killed, several missing as massive fire breaks out at Pune chemical factory

Pune/IBNS: At least 18 employees have been killed and several are missing in a chemical factory in Maharashtra's Pune in a massive fire that erupted in the sanitizer-manufacturing unit of the firm on Monday, said media reports.

COVID-19: Maharashtra records 12,557 fresh cases, 233 deaths

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 12,557 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total case tally up to 58,31,781 as per the latest health bulletin from the state government.

Maharashtra: Gas leak at Badlapur in Thane dist

Thane/UNI: Residents of around three kms radius were affected at Badlapur in Thane district on Thursday night following a gas leakage from an industrial unit, the district officials said on Friday.

Maharashtra announces 5-level unlock plan to lift restrictions

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra, the worst Covid-hit state in the country, announced a five-phased unlock strategy on Thursday with the rate of infections from the virus slowly receding.

'Significant adverse effects' unlikely : Centre says after vaccine doses mixed in UP and Maharashtra

New Delhi/IBNS: After over a dozen villagers in an Uttar Pradesh village were given a different coronavirus vaccine from their first dose, the Centre has said "significant adverse effects" are unlikely but also called it an oversight as no instruction to administer a cocktail of vaccines was given.

Maharashtra govt to give compensation to cyclone 'Tauktae' hit victims

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday declared that the government will give compensation to the cyclone 'Tauktae' affected victims from the coastal districts of the state on the lines of previous cyclonic storm 'Nisarg'.

Maharashtra: Thirteen Naxals killed in encounter with police in Gadchiroli

Mumbai/UNI: At least 13 Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra early Friday, police said.

Cyclone Tauktae kills 3 in Gujarat, 6 in Maharashtra

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Three people in Gujarat and six others in Maharashtra were killed in Cyclone Tauktae, which made landfall last night, media reports said.

Cyclone Tauktae makes landfall in Gujarat, Army called in for rescue ops

New Delhi/IBNS: Cyclone Tauktae, which has been categorised as 'extremely severe' in nature, made landfall in Gujarat on Monday evening, the Indian Meteorological Department informed in a tweet.

Maharashtra govt faces backlash after allocating Rs 5.98 cr for Dy CM's publicity

Mumbai/IBNS: The Maharashtra government will hire public relations agencies for the office of the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar to relay his announcements through social media platforms and SMS, a move that has been severely criticised by the opposition.

Maharashtra likely to extend lockdown till May 31, says Minister Rajesh Tope

Mumbai/IBNS:  Maharashtra is likely to extend its lockdown till May 31, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday following a cabinet meeting amid a continuous rise of Covid cases despite infections slowing down in the past few days.