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Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole calls Sharad Pawar 'remote control' of state's coalition govt

Mumbai/IBNS: In his latest dig at the allies of Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government, state Congress chief Nana Patole described NCP president Sharad Pawar as "the remote control" of the coalition.

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.

Uddhav Thackeray accuses 'PM busy in Bengal', Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reaches out, assures of oxygen, ventilator supply

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday alleged that he had tried to reach Prime Minister Narenda Modi to discuss the lack of oxygen cylinders for critically ill Covid patients in his state but was turned away as he is busy campaigning for the assembly elections in West Bengal, said media reports.

Anil Deshmukh to be questioned by CBI on Wednesday over former Mumbai top cop's allegations

Mumbai/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has asked former home minister of Maharashtra and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh to appear before it for preliminary enquiry (PE) in connection with the corruption charges pressed against him by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, said media reports.

Uddhav Thackeray to seek IAF's help from Centre to replenish oxygen supply in Maharashtra

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he will request the Centre to aid the supply of oxygen through Indian Air Force for the state grappling with a huge surge in coronavirus cases.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray says lockdown must to break the chain of coronavirus infection

Mumbai/IBNS/UNI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is mulling lockdown to curb the unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases, media reports said.

Fadnavis demands CBI probe into Waze's charges against Anil Parab

Nagpur/UNI: Senior BJP leader and Leader of opposition(LoP) in Maharashtra Assembly Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into charges levelled by suspended cop Sachin Waze against Shiv Sena Minister Anil Parab.

Charges against Maharashtra Home Minister to be investigated by retired judge

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has said the corruption charges pressed against him by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh will be investigated by a retired judge.

Former Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh moves SC seeking CBI probe against Anil Deshmukh

Delhi/IBNS: Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh who was transferred in the aftermath of the investigation in connection with Mukesh Ambani security scare case, moved the Supreme Court on Monday demanding a CBI probe against Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh over corruption charges, said media reports.

Constituents of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi alliance to hold series of meetings , decision on Anil Deshmukh expected

Mumbai/IBNS: The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition partners will hold a series of meetings on Monday where they are expected to take a call on state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who was accused of corruption by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh.

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray tests COVID-19 positive 

Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thacekray has tested positive for COVID-19.

Owner of abandoned SUV with explosives near Mukesh Ambani's house found dead

Mumbai/IBNS: In a major turn of event, the owner of the SUV- a Scorpio-which was left abandoned with explosives near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house in Mumbai recently, was found dead on Friday, media reports said.

Shiv Sena to not contest Bengal polls, extends support to Mamata Banerjee's TMC

Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has welcomed Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray's decision to back out from the poll and extend his support to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the 294-seat elections.

Shiv Sena will contest West Bengal Assembly polls, tweets Sanjay Raut

Kolkata/IBNS: The Shiv Sena will contest the West Bengal assembly elections due later this year, senior party leader Sanjay Raut announced on Sunday, adding a fresh angle into the high pitched fight between Mamata Banerjee's TMC and a rising BJP.

BMC accuses Sonu Sood of turning residential building into hotel; slaps police case

Mumbai/IBNS: Actor Sonu Sood, who had been lately in news because of his support to migrant workers during Covid-19 lockdown, has been accused of turning a residential building into a hotel in Mumbai's posh Juhu area.