Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicMaharashtra government

Topic: Maharashtra government

Maharashtra will need complete lockdown if govt can’t cope with Covid surge: minister Tope

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope hoped that with the curbs currently in place, the state govt would be able to tame the surge but admitted that a laidback attitude had crept in.

NCP leader Dilip Walse Patil is Maharashtra’s new home minister

Patil, who currently holds the labour and excise portfolios, was given the charge of Maharashtra home department following the resignation of Anil Deshmukh.

Maharashtra govt’s ‘pawri’, and Nitish Kumar’s ‘formidable neighbouring influence’

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Param Bir Singh files PIL seeking probe against Anil Deshmukh in Bombay HC

Singh said in his plea before the High Court that Deshmukh held meetings at his residence with several Mumbai police officials, including Sachin Waze, in February this year.

Mumbai’s ‘chaos’ vs Delhi’s ‘stability’, and Devendra Fadnavis’ coaching classes

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Why MVA govt fears ‘parrots’ that turn into ‘canaries’, & Delhi L-G’s engineered dream

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Deshmukh was in home quarantine but met officers, Pawar was not briefed properly — Fadnavis

Addressing a press conference Tuesday, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the MVA government has not acted on an 'incriminating' state intelligence report on police corruption.

Former Mumbai Police chief’s extortion charges & a ‘liberal university’s toolkit deposit room’

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Param Bir Singh shielded people with underworld links, says suspended inspector Anup Dange

Police Inspector Anup Dange had also written a letter raising allegations against Singh to Maharashtra Additional Chief Secretary, Home, on 2 February this year.

Anurag Thakur demands action by Maharashtra govt over allegations against Anil Deshmukh

Speaking in Lok Sabha, Thakur noted the allegation that Deshmukh wanted police officers to collect Rs 100 crore per month, is a big allegation and matter of concern.

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Protecting pilots’ mental health will keep us all safer.Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America

Mental health of pilots under scanner after plane crash in China

An anonymous survey of 1,848 pilots in 2015 found 12.6% suffered from depression while 4.1% experienced suicidal thoughts.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

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.