So far, 2,64,590 patients have recuperated from the disease in the district, which took the recovery rate to 93.06 percent
On 9 September, the state govt passed a resolution saying it would deposit Rs 2,000 into the bank accounts of tribal people and distribute ration worth Rs 2,000 under the Khawati yojana. Seven months later, the benefits are still awaited
Centre's farm laws, non-execution of Forest Rights Act insidiously linked, say Maharashtra's Adivasi farmers at Azad Maidan
Along with roadblocks caused due to lack of ownership of land, Adivasi farmers in Maharashtra also faced massive losses of crop due to excessive rains and floods in 2019 and 2020, for which they are yet to receive compensation
'Protesting to protect our bread and butter': Farmers at Azad Maidan say MSP, mandis crucial to sustain families
The farmers protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan, who have been mobilised under the joint banner of the 'Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha', is the second of its kind; it comes almost three years after big and small farmers part of the Kisan Long March swept the city in a wave of red and white
The advocates for the 89 accused submitted in the court that the applicants had no role to play in the attack and the police had arrested them on mere suspicion
Shiv Sena slams BJP for 'silence' over Munger firing, questions communalisation of Palghar lynching case
One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in firing and stone-pelting during a Durga idol immersion on Monday in Bihar's Munger
Maharashtra's Palghar district issues alert over Congo fever after virus found in some parts of Gujarat
The district administration has warned that cattle-breeders, meat-sellers, and animal husbandry officials are at risk of being infected with the tick-borne virus
The district has been experiencing tremors since last Friday, including one measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale on Saturday
Two low-intensity earthquakes hit Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property recorded
The first earthquake of 4.0 magnitude was felt in Dahanu tehsil at 11.41 pm, while the second one of 3.6 magnitude was recorded at 12.05 am in Talasari
Two suicides in the aftermath of Palghar mob lynching last left this Maharashtra village torn and tense
The morning after the incident, Maharashtra police raided the village and adjoining areas to nab the culprits. Villagers claim some of those arrested have paid the price merely for their proximity to the lynching site.
Battling starvation during COVID-19: Struggle for survival intensifies for tribal families in Maharashtra's Palghar
In April 2020, 2,186 children in Palghar fell under the moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) category. In June 2020, that number marginally went up to 2,225. In Jawhar taluka, it increased from 600 to 682 in two months – a rise of 13.6%
Burdened by debt and loss of livelihood, fisherfolk in Maharashtra's Palghar struggle to stay afloat
Satpati – one of the largest fishing villages in Maharashtra. It is located on the west coast about 80 kilometers north of Mumbai in the tribal district of Palghar. The fishers in Satpati, who belong to the Koli community, fish in Maharashtra’s waters.
'We are exhausted': In Maharashtra's Palghar, healthcare workers narrate ordeal amid severe staff crunch
Located in the taluka of Vikramgad in Maharashtra’s tribal district of Palghar, barely 100 kms from Mumbai, the Dedicated COVID hospital, with the intake capacity of 200, is supposed to be the main facility to treat critically ill patients in the district. But the hospital lacks amenities, and the staff is overworked.
'Out of coverage area': E-learning divide in Maharashtra's Palghar leaves Adivasi, poorer students in lurch
There is no doubt the coronavirus-induced restrictions in Palghar would further marginalise students who were already disadvantaged
'Extremely heavy' rains likely in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and nearby districts on Tuesday; IMD issues red alert
An IMD official said that the 'extremely heavy' forecast means the affected districts, which also include Raigad and Ratnagiri, may get more than 204.5 millimetres of rain in a period of 24 hours
At least 43 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; heavy rains lash parts of western Maharashtra
Instances of wall collapse, uprooting of trees and waterlogging were reported in Maharashtra as heavy rains lashed large parts of the western state, including Mumbai, for the second day on Saturday.
IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri for next 24 hours, says 'heavy to very heavy rain likely'
According to India Meteorological Department's Mumbai centre, the Colaba weather bureau reported 161.4 mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm on Friday.
Palghar lynching: Supreme Court seeks response from Maharashtra govt, Centre on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probes
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on two petitions seeking separate probes by the CBI and the NIA into the alleged lynching of three people, including two seers, in the state's Palghar district in April.
Palghar lynching: 61 get judicial custody, 51 sent to police custody for murder of seers and driver, attack on police
A local court on Wednesday remanded 61 of the over 130 accused, held in connection with the Palghar lynching case, in judicial custody and 51 others in police custody
Palghar lynching: Maharashtra Police's CID books 18 more people; number of arrests in connection to case rises to 134
Eighteen more people have been arrested by Maharashtra Police's CID in the Palghar lynching case, officials said on Tuesday.