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Maharashtra: CM orders probe in hospital fire incident, Fadnavis says register case of culpable homicide

“Currently, the entire healthcare system and hospitals are fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic. But the government will not tolerate any compromise with the safety of hospitals," said Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday ordered an inquiry into the fire that killed 10 newborns at the Bhandara District Hospital, and promised stern […]

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Maharashtra govt to penalise bureaucrats coming late to work

Cracking the whip on habitual latecomers, Maharashtra has decided to start penalising staff, including senior state employees, who turn up late for work. It has decided to start deducting earned leaves of latecomers. Going to a bureaucrat’s office and hearing the peon say, “Sahab ab tak nahin aaye” will soon be a thing of the […]

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Maharashtra: Masks mandatory for next 6 months, says Thackeray

The coronavirus situation in the state is under control, through not completely, he said. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said wearing masks will be mandatory for the next six months in the state. Addressing people of the state on social media, Mr. Thackeray said experts are in favour of imposing night curfew or […]

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State govt stays policy for disposal of govt leased plots

On March 3, 2019, the Devendra Fadnavis government had enacted a policy permitting the transfer of plots, allotted on such restricted land tenures, to ownership plots on payment of premium. In another significant reversal of a decision taken by the previous BJP-led regime, Uddhav Thackeray’s Maha Vikas Aghadi on Thursday stayed the policy for conversion […]

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Uddhav Thackeray inspects construction work on Mumbai-Pune expressway

Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation officials briefed the chief minister at the camp office of the project. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday inspected the ongoing construction work on the Mumbai-Pune expressway. The construction of the missing link from Khopoli to Kusgaon is expected to be completed by December 2022. Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation […]

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Day before Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Mumbai, Uddhav Thackeray says “won’t let anyone forcibly take business away from Maharashtra”

Ahead of the visit of his counterpart form Uttar Pradesh (UP) Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Mumbai, Maharashtra chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray said that he would not allow anybody to “forcibly” take business from the state and the financial capital. Thackeray, who was speaking at an event by IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said […]

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BJP’s interest lies in toppling govts: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for being only “interested in toppling governments” and said that his former ally should rather focus on improving the economy. Addressing the Sena’s annual Dussehra rally, Thackeray said, “World over the economy is disrupted and during such a […]