Tag: Maharashtra

SC slams states, says Covid situation has gone bad to worse | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed deep disappointment with state governments for not taking concrete measures against the spread of coronavirus in the...

Covid in India: Cases fall for 7th week, but decline slows | India News

NEW DELHI: Fresh Covid-19 cases continued to fall for the seventh straight week in the country but with a lower rate of decline. A 12%...

30% drop in Covid numbers in October, 1st monthly fall since March | India News

NEW DELHI: October saw the first monthly fall in Covid-19 infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country, with both fresh cases and...

Covid cases, deaths in India now down to half of peak in mid-Sept | India News

NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic in the country is now down 50% from its peak in mid-September, a decline that has so far been sharper...

Police invoke additional charges in TRP scam | India News

MUMBAI: The Mumbai police probing the TRP manipulation scam on Wednesday added four more penal sections against the accused in the case, including disappearance of...

COVID-19 tests in India cross 9 crore; 20 states,UTs report positivity rate less than national average

New Delhi: The total number of tests for detection of COVID-19 has crossed nine-crore in India, while the cumulative positivity rate is 8.04 per cent...

Hathras case: Fresh PIL in SC seeks case under SC/ST Act against cops, officials & probe by STF | India News

NEW DELHI: A fresh PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court in the Hathras incident, in which a Dalit girl was allegedly raped and...

Multiplexes still awaiting approval from state governments to resume operations

New Delhi: Multiplex operators are still awaiting nod from many state governments to resume operations even though the Centre has already issued guidelines with regard...

30% restaurants likely to open in Maharashtra from October 5

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra government permitted restaurants to operate with restrictions from October 5, but most restaurants in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra are...

Farmers, workers to benefit for 1st time in years from new laws: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Even as some farm organisations and opposition-ruled states like Punjab and Maharashtra said they will oppose implementation of the new farm laws, PM...

Record spike of 97,570 infections pushes India’s COVID caseload to 46,59,984

New Delhi: India‘s COVID-19 caseload raced past 46 lakh with a record 97,570 infections being reported in a day, while 36,24,196 people have recuperated so...

Automakers kick off festive season on a healthy note, delivers 15-20% growth in Onam and Ganesh Chathurti for the first time in four years

The festive season of FY-21 has got off to a good start with the 15 days of Ganesh Chathurti and Onam recording strong double digit...

People with ‘malicious intent’ spreading misinformation: Sanjay Raut attacks Kangana | India News

NEW DELHI: In an apparent attack on actress Kangana Ranaut, Sanjay Raut on Monday said that the Shiv Sena is not against women and that...

India’s first bullet train project may face delay due to land acquisition, COVID: Railways

NEW DELHI: Indicating a delay in country’s first bullet train project, the Railways on Saturday said a “real timeframe” for the completion of the Mumbai...

Uttar Pradesh jumps 10 places to reach second place in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings

LUCKNOW: In a major boost to chief minister Yogi Adityanath‘s efforts to transform the state into an attractive and business friendly destination for investors, Uttar...

Covid-19: New infections top 80,000 again; active cases cross 8 lakh | India News

NEW DELHI: After a sharp fall on Monday, fresh Covid-19 cases in India again crossed 80,000 on Tuesday, registering the second highest daily count so...

Hotel and restaurant bodies think new MHA guidelines will provide much needed fillip

Hotel and restaurant bodies said the latest Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines which include their suggestions on lifting curbs on bars, increasing capacity limits...

India sets grim world record with 79k fresh cases in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India added nearly 79,000 fresh cases to its Covid-19 tally on Saturday, the highest single-day surge recorded in any country so far, taking...

Maharashtra government to retain price cap on private hospitals

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is set to extend till November the cap on rates that private hospitals can charge for treatment of Covid-19, according to...

SC: Final-yr exams must for getting grad/PG degrees | India News

NEW DELHI: Ending the suspense for 1.5-crore final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students, the Supreme Court on Friday said final examinations are a must to get...

Covid-19: India records highest single-day spike of 69,874 cases; tally rises to 29,75,701 | India News

NEW DELHI: With a record spike of 69,874 infections in a day, India’s Covid-19 tally increased to 29,75,701, while the recoveries surged to 22,22,577 pushing...

Spike in cases due to high daily tests, trend may continue for 45 days: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: With daily testing hitting a new high of 7.2 lakh a day, the government said more testing will result in a high number...

India’s Covid tally in August highest in world so far | India News

NEW DELHI: India is emerging as the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in the world in August. The country has so far recorded the most number of...

Pandemic induced labour scarcity increases demand for sugarcane harvesting machines in South India

PUNE: Sugarcane growers in southern India are increasingly opting for harvesting machines as they fear the coronavirus crisis will prevent the migrant workforce from returning...

Liquor not an essential thing, says SC; dismisses plea for counter sale in Mumbai | India News

NEW DELHI: “Liquor is not an essential thing”, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and dismissed an appeal by Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association (MWMA) against...