Mumbai Trains to Resume in a Week for Fully Vaccinated Locals

Mumbai Local

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray announced that Mumbai local trains would resume. He made this announcement through his Facebook Live. He said that this would take place from August 15th, 2021. Of course, only for those locals who are fully vaccinated. CM Uddhav Thackeray addressed everyone on the 8th of August 2021. He said that keeping the city’s state in mind; there will be an app for those fully vaccinated to get their travel pass. Adding to the app system, there will be an offline facility for those who do not…

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Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray instructs state officials to prepare for lockdown

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The ascending resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has ignited alarming concerns. On Sunday, more than 62 thousand new infection cases were reported for the second consecutive day in India. Despite lockdown in several regions of Maharashtra, COVID-19 cases are increasing exponentially. After discussing the prevailing situation of the pandemic in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asked the state’s officials to prepare for a possible lockdown. Currently, the rate of infection in Maharashtra is the highest in the country. As per the state health department, 40,414 fresh cases…

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Maharashtra Government imposes night curfew, mandates 14-day quarantine for European, Middle-East arrivals

Maharashtra Curfew

To prevent the spread of the new strain of Novel Coronavirus and control the current situation of the pandemic, the Government of Maharashtra took a major decision on Monday and announced the imposition of night curfew in all the municipal corporations of the state. The government said that the night curfew will be imposed from December 22 to January 5. The night curfew will be in effect from 11 PM to 6 AM. Along with the imposition of night curfew, the state government has also made it mandatory for people…

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Maharashtra Government initiates vaccination-drive planning, aims full vaccination in six months

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The Maharashtra government has already initiated planning for it’s COVID-19 vaccination drive. The state is aiming to vaccinate it’s 3.25 crore citizens within a span of six months. The vaccination drive will be conducted in three phases. In the initial phase of vaccination, health-care workers, Corona-Warriors, citizens above 50 years of age and people suffering from other diseases will be considered. However, it is unclear whether the vaccines will be free of cost or citizens will have to pay for it. The vaccination drive will be conducted in a systematic…

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COVID-19 negative test report mandatory to enter within Maharashtra from these 4 states

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On Monday, The Government Of Maharashtra has taken a major decision considering the condition of COVID-19 pandemic within the state. As per the decision, from now onwards, people coming to Maharashtra from Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa will have to show the COVID-19 negative report in order to enter the state. People coming from these four states will not be able to get admission without a negative report of COVID-19. However, the state government has made some arrangements for those who will not be able to produce a negative report…

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Supreme Court grants Arnab Goswami interim bail says Bombay HC clearly erred

Arnab Goswami Bail

On Wednesday evening, The Supreme Court granted interim bail to Republic TV Chief Editor Arnab Goswami. Arnab was sent to 14-day judicial custody in the 2018 abetment-to-suicide case by the Bombay High Court. Along with Goswami, the other two accused Nitesh Sarda and Feroz Shaikh in the Anvay Naik and his mother’s suicide case were also sent to judicial custody by the Bombay High Court. They were also granted interim bail by the Supreme Court. Hearing the petition filed by Arnab Goswami through video conference, the Supreme Court’s two-judge bench…

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Arnab Goswami files petition in SC for bail

Arnab Goswami

On Tuesday, Republic TV’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami filed a petition for bail in the Supreme Court. Arnab Goswami has opposed the Bombay High Court’s order in the Supreme Court, which denied him interim bail in the 2018’s suicide case. Goswami and two others are accused of allegedly abetting an architect and his mother to commit suicide in 2018. On Monday, the Bombay High Court refused to grant interim bail to Arnab Goswami and said that he should go to the lower court for bail. A  bench consisting of Justice S.…

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Maharashtra Government extends lockdown up to November 30, schools and colleges to remain shut

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On Thursday, The Maharashtra Government announced the extension of the current lockdown till November 30. The decision has been taken as the COVID-19 infection cases continue to rise in the state. As per the order, under the state government’s ‘Mission Begin Again’ plan, the relaxation of activities issued earlier in the month of October will remain in force and will be continued till the end of November. The Government of Maharashtra has already allowed restaurants, hotels, food chains, bars to function at half of their capacity on the beginning of…

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Maharashtra withdraws it’s general consent, restricts CBI

Uddhav Thakrey

The Maharashtra Government has decided to withdraw it’s general consent given to CBI for carrying out investigation in the state. This implies, that CBI will now have to seek permission everytime from the state or the Supreme Court before initiating any investigation within it’s border. This move comes after the CBI had sought a request from UP police along with permission of the centre to investigate TRP Scam in Lucknow. With CBI seeking probe of the TRP Scam in UP, it would have also considered to take over the investigation…

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Mumbai Metro to start its operations from tomorrow.

Mumbai Metro

Mumbai Metro will be allowed to operate from 15th October with phased operations and necessary precautions, the Maharashtra Government announced today. The State Government’s ‘Begin Again’ guidelines for the month of October have several relaxations for smooth operations and better facilities amid the pandemic. This announcement of restarting Metro Rail services have came under these fresh guidelines. Re-functioning of private and government libraries is also allowed among various other relaxations announced by the Maharashtra Government. Outside containment zones, business-to-business exhibitions are also permitted from tomorrow. Excluding containment zones, local weekly…

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