Maharashtra CM fund receives Rs 342 cr in donations till mid-May; Rs 23 cr spent on COVID-19, Rs 55 cr on migrant fare, reveals RTI query
The Chief Minister's COVID-19 Relief Fund in Maharashtra received Rs 342 crore in donations till around mid-May, of which Rs 23.82 crore had been spent on controlling the virus's spread while Rs 55.20 crore went towards facilitating the journey of migrant workers to their home states, an RTI query has revealed
In Maharashtra's Thane, 18 test positive after attending coronavirus patient's funeral; family violated rule by removing body from bag, says civic official
At least 18 mourners, who attended the funeral of a COVID-19 patient, have tested positive for the infection in Ulhasnagar town of Maharashtra's Thane district
Turned away by Thane's Kalwa hospital, Bihar migrant with COVID-19 symptoms found after 2 days languishing on footpath
This is the story of Sugrim Mahto, a migrant worker Bihar's Saran district, who like millions others, decided to walk back home because his source of income had dried up and survival had become difficult due to stringent nationwide lockdown imposed two months ago.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: As many as 203 fresh cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours taking the total tally to 4,258, reports News18.The new cases have been reported in Merrut, Rampur and Saharanpur districts.
Migrant misery continues: Bihar worker with COVID-19 symptoms abandoned on Mumbai's Eastern Express Highway, now missing
A 24-year-old migrant worker, exhibiting serious COVID-19 symptoms, was found abandoned on the Eastern Express Highway in Maharashtra's Thane on Wednesday. However, Firstpost learnt that a group of activists who rescued him are unable to trace his whereabouts after putting him on an ambulance for Kalwa government hospital.
Maharashtra reports 1,495 new COVID-19 cases in highest single-day rise; total infections reach 25,922, toll climbs to 975
Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 1,495 new COVID-19 cases, which is the highest single-day count so far, and 54 deaths, including 40 in worst-hit Mumbai
Mumbai's migrant workers enlist tempos to reach UP, lose last of their money to conniving drivers at Thane checkpost
Maharashtra government has also been running buses for migrant workers up to the state border. According to a policeman at the Kharegaon checkpost, the source states are supposed to make further arrangements for their travel. Hundreds, if not thousands, kept pouring into the Kharegaon checkpost in the hope to catch the bus.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Case count in Uttar Pradesh jumps to 3,467 as state reports 102 new infections, five deaths; Agra worst-affected district with 756 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reported five more coronavirus deaths on Sunday as 102 fresh cases surfaced, pushing the state's infection tally to 3,467. So far, 79 people have died of the infection in the state.
Maharashtra Police has 531 personnel infected by COVID-19, 39 recovered; five have died from virus so far
As many as 531 Maharashtra police personnel, including 51 officers, have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, an official said on Thursday.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Haryana to impose 12-hour curfew between 7 pm and 7 am from Monday; state has reported 442 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Curfew will be imposed in Haryana from 7 pm to 7 am with effect from May 4, state Chief Secretary Keshni Anand Arora said on Sunday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra prisons department releases 5,105 prisoners serving sentences under 7 years on bail
The prisons department of Maharashtra has released more than 5,000 inmates from various prisons of the state till Saturday
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 20-day-old infant among six deaths reported in Rajasthan today; COVID-19 cases rise to 2,772 with 106 new infections
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reported death of a 20-day-old infant and five others due to COVID-19 on Saturday with the state recording 106 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the infection tally to 2,772. The 20-day-old child breathed his last at J K Lon hospital in Jaipur on Friday. With six more deaths, the fatality count has increased to 68 in the state.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has identified Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune and Jaipur among the 15 places of "high case load", and said India's success in battling COVID-19 is dependent on them
Coronavirus Outbreak: 34-year-old who was attacked on suspicion of being a COVID-19 patient, dies in Thane
A 34-year-old man was allegedly attacked on suspicion of being a COVID-19 patient and died after falling into a gutter during the assault in Kalyan town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Friday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad admitted to Thane hospital after week-long self quarantine
Jitendra Awhad, who had quarantined himself after some of his security staff tested positive for novel coronavirus, on Tuesday got admitted in a private hospital
Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra's Kalyan-Dombivli municipality seals more areas as confirmed cases in COVID-19 hotspot rise to 50
Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation authorities in Maharashtra's Thane district on Saturday sealed off more localities as the number of coronavirus rose to 50
Jitendra Awhad shares online screenshots of threats against him after man claims he was thrashed at NCP leader's bungalow
In one of the screenshots Awhad shared on Twitter, a net user called for seeking the minister's resignation after his supporters allegedly thrashed a man in Thane. The user allegedly implied to kill the minister if he did not resign.
Thane engineer claims he was thrashed at Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad's bungalow for posting morphed image; case registered
The victim, in a police complaint, also alleged that he was beaten with a bamboo stick and belt in front of Awhad
80-year-old man succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital and took the total death toll to eight.
Param Bir Singh, under whom ACB gave clean chit to Ajit Pawar, appointed as new Mumbai Police commissioner
Param Bir Singh, a 1988-batch IPS officer, was posted as the DG of Anti-Corruption Bureau before his appointment as the Mumbai Police Commissioner