Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicMaharashtra government

Topic: Maharashtra government

Will resolve row on sharing documents on Anil Deshmukh with CBI: Maharashtra govt tells HC

The court had asked the state government to reconsider after the Uddhav Thackeray government claimed the documents sought by CBI had no relevance in probe against Deshmukh.

PIL in Bombay HC claims govt official visited Israel in 2019 to acquire Pegasus-like spyware

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a PIL questioning a 2019 visit to Israel by...

Consider dedicated education channel for students amid Covid: Bombay HC to Maharashtra govt

The Bombay HC bench asked the state govt to set up the channel in consultation with Centre so that students, particularly in rural areas, do not suffer during Covid.

Clear out old, dusty files & clean up, Uddhav govt tells ‘plush’ Mantralaya

While the entrance to the Maharashtra govt headquarters in Mumbai is plush, it gives way to sloppy, cramped offices, littered with old files, magazines and newspapers.

Video on, formal dress, no screenshots — Maharashtra govt code for official online meetings

With virtual meetings becoming an integral part of governance due to pandemic, Maharashtra general administration department lays down rules for employees.

Maharashtra govt introduces 3 amendment bills to counter Centre’s new farm laws

The bills have provisions for higher than MSP rate for produce in farming agreement with traders, timely payment of dues, and a fine or a possible jail term for harassment of farmers.

Maharashtra will start home vaccination for those bedridden on trial basis, govt tells HC

Maharashtra state advocate general Ashutosh Kumbhakoni told the bench the trial will start in Pune and further noted that the state govt won't wait for the Centre's approval.

Maharashtra govt not cooperating in probe against Anil Deshmukh, CBI tells Bombay HC

Ex-state home minister Deshmukh is facing allegations of corruption & misconduct first levelled by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, in the aftermath of the Sachin Waze case.

Will not arrest Param Bir Singh till 22 June, Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

An FIR was booked against Singh under the SC/ST Act in April on a complaint lodged by inspector BR Ghadge, who alleged that Singh had conspired to embroil him in some extortion cases.

Why Modi govt is reluctant to use its power to implement Maratha reservation

On 5 May, SC took away Maharashtra’s ability to grant quota, leaving it to Centre. But the judgment has out the Modi govt in a peculiar situation.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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