Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicMaharashtra government

Topic: Maharashtra government

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.

Bombay HC refuses to stay Maharashtra govt order scrapping reservations in promotions

Issued on 7 May, the order removes reservation in promotions for public servants belonging to the SC, ST, Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes and Special Backward Classes categories.

Mucormycosis to be treated for free under health schemes: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

The govt further said that free medicines for the infection will be provided in selected hospitals and private hospitals will be restrained from raising 'astronomical bills.'

Param Bir Singh moves Bombay HC challenging preliminary enquiry order by Maharashtra govt

In his petition, Singh claimed he was being targeted and harassed for highlighting the alleged 'corrupt malpractices' of former state home minister and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh.

Covid vaccination drive in Maharashtra for 18yrs and above delayed shortage in doses: Tope

State Health Minister Rajesh Tope also said the people in the age group of 18-44 years will receive free vaccines at state-run centres but will have to pay at private facilities.

Uddhav Thackeray hints at Maharashtra lockdown, set to meet with task force on 10 April

State PWD Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said his government's priority is to keep the people safe, and the details of the lockdown 'will be finalised soon'.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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