Maharashtra reports 292 Covid-19 cases, two deaths – Times of India

Maharashtra on Monday reported 292 Covid-19 cases and two fatalities, which took the state’s tally to 81,15,834 and the toll to 1,48,312, an official said. The state had recorded 602 cases and three deaths a day earlier, he pointed out. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less
Maha sees 292 Covid-19 cases, two deaths, 390 recoveries
Maharashtra on Monday reported 292 Covid-19 cases and two fatalities, which took the state’s tally to 81,15,834 and the toll to 1,48,312, an official said. The state had recorded 602 cases and three deaths a day earlier, he pointed out.Mumbai accounted for 66 of the new cases, while the two deaths occurred in Hingoli and Chandrapur districts, he added.The recovery count rose by 390 and reached 79,63,082, leaving Maharashtra with 4,440 active cases, down from 4,540 a day earlier, he said.
Thane dispensary started amid pandemic develops cracks
The walls of a civic-run dispensary started during the COVID-19 pandemic near Siddheshwar Talao in Thane city developed cracks on Monday after which it was barricaded for safety, an official said. The structure has turned dangerous and a call on whether to demolish it will be taken by civic authorities, Thane Municipal Corporation regional disaster management cell chief Avinash Sawant told PTI. The alert about the cracks was received at the civic control room at 8:15pm, he added.
Mumbai: 15-year-old attacks man with baseball bat; booked for attempt to murder
A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a 15-year-old boy for allegedly attacking a man with a baseball bat and critically injuring him in Byculla area of central Mumbai, police said on Monday.The victim, Nadeem Batliwala (19) sustained grievous head injury in the attack that took place in Saifee Park, a residential building, on the night of September 15, an official from Byculla police station said.
Navi Mumbai: A gang of thieves looted silver commandments worth Rs 10 lakh from a jewellery store in Kamothe by drilling a huge hole in the common wall between the jewellery store and hotel.
Maharashtra state board announces 2023 exam dates. HSC (class 12) to be held from February 21 to March 20. SSC (class 10) to be held from March 2 to March 25.

Maharashtra Congress passes resolution to appoint Rahul Gandhi as party chief
With the notification of the Congress president polls just days away, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Monday passed a resolution for appointing Rahul Gandhi as the national president of the party. The resolution was passed in a meeting of 553 delegates of the MPCC held at the YB Chavan centre in South Mumbai. The Congress units in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the only two states where the party is in government on its own, have passed resolutions that Rahul Gandhi be made the party’s president. Also, the Gujarat Congress on Sunday demanded that Rahul Gandhi be made the party chief.
Dussehra rally: After Eknath Shinde group gets BKC, Uddhav Thackeray faction says easy for it now to get nod for Mumbai’s Shivaji Park
MUMBAI: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena on Monday said it will be easier for them to get permission for their annual Dussehra rally at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai, after the faction led by Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde got nod to hold a rally in the Bandra Kurla Complex here.

Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Arvind Sawant, who supports the Thackeray-led Sena, tod PTI that the ‘first-come-first-serve’ principle was applied while giving permission to the Shinde group to hold a rally at the MMRDA ground in BKC, which is a stone’s throw away from ‘Matoshree’, the private residence of former CM Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.
Bombay high court rejects bail plea of Elgar Parishad case accused Honey Babu.

Patra Chawl land scam case: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s judicial custody extended by 14 days.

Data theft at BJP MLA Mihir Kotecha’s logistics company
Powai police registered an FIR for data theft against an unidentified person based on a complaint received from the IT manager, of the logistics company, in which BJP MLA Mihir Kotecha is one of the directors. READ MORE
Palghar: Maoist with Rs 15 lakh reward nabbed in Nallasopara

A Thane court has sentenced a 37-year-old man from neighbouring Mumbai to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a woman. (PTI)

New office bearers will be announced before end of this month.

MNS chief Raj Thackeray dissolves his party’s Nagpur district office bearers organization with immediate effect.

Mumbai Police arrested a man who had made a false bomb threat call for Zaveri Bazaar. The accused, Dinesh Suttar will be presented before the court today. FIR registered against him under multiple sections of the IPC.

Shahu Nagar police have arrested one person and have recovered 27 stolen bicycles from him.
Maharashtra’s Thane district has reported 75 new Covid-19 cases, taking its infection tally to 7,44,455. (PTI)

One dead & four injured after a State transport bus going from Pandharpur to Swargate Pune met with an accident on Sasvad road at Urli Devachi, in Pune dist last night. The reason for the accident is not known, further investigation underway: Pune Police officials

Mumbai’s MHB Police have registered a case against a 17-year-old youth under the Arms Act for cutting his birthday cake with a sword. A video went viral on social media where he was seen cutting 21 cakes with a sword. The video is from Borivali area: Mumbai Police

‘Kopri railway bridge widening work to finish by January 2023’
Commuters travelling between Mumbai and Thane would be able to zip across the two city boundaries within minutes as authorities will complete Kopri Railway overbridge widening work by January 202 3, S hiv Sena MP Rajan vichare said.