Tag: Maharashtra

SC to hear on September 1 plea seeking compliance of 2019 verdict on filling up of posts in CIC & SICs

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear on September 1 a plea seeking compliance of its 2019 verdict on time-bound filling up of posts...

Sharad Pawar seeks caste census to rationalise quota quantum

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has said that a caste census should be held to collect empirical data to rationalise quantum of reservations. While...

Nothing like ‘zero Covid’, waiting for that is not scientific, say experts

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 11, 2021) NAGPUR: While all 11 districts in Vidarbha are experiencing the best ever phase in the Covid-19...

View: The withdrawal of retrospective tax is a win for pragmatism

I have been an enthusiastic supporter of the tax claim by GoI on Vodafone, which had been endorsed by the Bombay High Court, set aside...

Maharashtra eases Covid restrictions in several districts; no relaxation for Thane, Mumbai

The Maharashtra government on Monday issued a notification announcing relaxations for several districts in the state barring 11 districts. The state has allowed shops and...

covid third wave: Will there be a third virus wave? Forecaster who predicted India’s Covid peak sees another one coming

India is likely to see a rise in Covid-19 infections building into a new — though smaller — virus wave that may peak in October,...

For every single Covid case reported in India, 30 cases were missed or undetected: Expert

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according to an analysis of ICMR‘s fourth...

At least 76 killed in heavy monsoon rains: Government

Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to...

Maharashtra reconciles Covid data, India records 3,998 fresh fatalities

India recorded a single day rise of 3,998 coronavirus fatalities as Maharashtra carried out its 14th Covid data reconciliation exercise, pushing the country’s death toll...

View: Sachin Pilot not yet Rajasthan PCC president – Rahul Gandhi’s amazing grace

After having made Navjot Singh Sidhu president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, against the wishes of Captain Amarinder Singh, Manish Tewari, Bajwa and others,...

326 sedition cases filed in India between 2014-19; only 6 convictions

A total of 326 cases were registered in the country under the controversial colonial-era penal law on sedition between 2014 and 2019 in which just...

Constitution is North Star against which every State action, inaction has to be judged, says Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud

Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud said on Saturday that irrespective of the electoral legitimacy of the government, the Constitution is the North Star against the...

Infosys is good but real outperformance coming from IT midcaps: Hemang Jani

” at 24-25 times is quoting at much higher valuations than its historic average. The brokerages have not upgraded their earnings estimates for next year...

Bombay HC asks FIP to disclose details of pilots involved in ‘Vande Bharat’ mission

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Federation of Indian Pilots (FIP) to file an additional affidavit disclosing within two weeks the number of...

Useless statements being made to create panic: Mandaviya on vaccine shortage charge

Amid complains by some states about shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday said “useless”‘ statements are being made only to...

Centre’s dilemma: Rescue pandemic-hit sectors or boost sectors that beat the virus?

No epidemiologist can predict at this moment when India will face another wave of Covid-19. Nor can they tell us for certain whether it will...

Blue Star hopeful of improving business from Q2

Air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major is hopeful of business to improve from the second quarter of 2021-22 after being hit hard by the second...

APMCs in major pulses growing states observe one-day strike

The Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) in major pulses growing states like Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan observed one-day strike on Tuesday closing all...

No. of districts reporting over 10% positivity rises

The number of districts reporting a test positivity rate of over 10%, a criteria used to determine the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, increased from 71...

Former Maharashtra home minister Deshmukh moves SC for protection in money laundering case

Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Sunday moved the Supreme Court seeking protection from any coercive action in a money laundering case. The Enforcement...

Quota demand: Members of Maratha outfits gather in Solapur without police nod for protest

Over 1,000 members of various Maratha outfits gathered in Maharashtra‘s Solapur city on Sunday, despite no permission from police, to take part in a protest...

Will the delay in acquiring land in Maharashtra for Dedicated Freight Corridor project affect JNPT port in Mumbai?

On June 20, a double-stack container train, comprising 178 boxes in two layers, departed from Gujarat’s on a trial run. The rake carried real goods:...

Mundra Port to gain in short run due to partial DFC rollout: JNPT Chairman

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) Chairman Sanjay Sethi says once the railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project is partially rolled out (646 km stretch between...

Maharashtra announces evaluation criteria for Class 12 state board students

The Maharashtra government has announced the policy for allotment of marks to the state board students of Class 12, as its exams were cancelled this...

Ajit Pawar denies links with firm under ED lens

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday said he did not have any connection with Guru Commodity Services Pvt Ltd which is under the...