No intention of joining hands with Shiv Sena: Devendra Fadnavis

Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday asserted that the BJP has no intention of joining hands with the Shiv Sena or to bring down the Uddhav Thackeray-led state government. The Shiv Sena snapped ties with the BJP last year after the Maharashtra assembly polls over the issue of sharing the chief ministerial post. … Continue reading No intention of joining hands with Shiv Sena: Devendra Fadnavis

Judgement reserved on PIL filed against BMC for not allowing leave with pay for the disabled

The National Association of the Blind had filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court seeking for directing the BMC to treat the absence of the disabled as leave with pay, especially the blind and low vision employees. The arguments made by the petitioners and respondents by a bench consisting of Chief Justice … Continue reading Judgement reserved on PIL filed against BMC for not allowing leave with pay for the disabled

SC referred Maratha reservation issue to larger bench

A three-judge bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta, and S. Ravindra Bhat were hearing the matter which pertains to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act 2018, introduced by the Maharashtra government that grants 12 percent reservation for the Maratha community in education and 13 percent quota in appointment to public service jobs … Continue reading SC referred Maratha reservation issue to larger bench

Maharashtra government files affidavit on action taken against police in Palghar Lynching incident

18 police officers were punished by the Maharashtra government after an inquiry was conducted into their alleged involvement in the Palghar Lynching incident. An affidavit with the particulars of the action taken was filed in the Supreme Court. The direction for filing the affidavit was given by a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R … Continue reading Maharashtra government files affidavit on action taken against police in Palghar Lynching incident

Maharashtra Govt. decides to declare 600 acres of Aarey land as reserve forest

In a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the Maharashtra government has decided to invoke section 4 of the Indian Forest Act to declare 600 acres of the 3000 acres of Aarey Milk Colony as a reserve forest. The decision shall be open for objections and suggestions from the public for a period of … Continue reading Maharashtra Govt. decides to declare 600 acres of Aarey land as reserve forest

SC pulls up the Maharashtra and Delhi Government to file affidavit in the case of Migrant Workers

On 1st September 2020, The Apex court has taken a suo-moto action on the Covid-19 migrant workers and asked the the governments of Maharashtra and Delhi for failing to file affidavits on the operation of three enactments relating to migrant workers.Pointing out that Maharashtra and Delhi had the highest number of migrant workers, the Court … Continue reading SC pulls up the Maharashtra and Delhi Government to file affidavit in the case of Migrant Workers

False Rape Complaint: Bombay High Court imposes ₹25,000 fine

Justices RD Dhanuka and VG Bisht, directed the lady to pay ₹25,000 to the Maharashtra Police Welfare Fund within four weeks, as she filed a petition saying she did not want to continue the matter. On March 16, in the Palghar District, The FIR was registered against her boyfriend, stating that he had “drugged and … Continue reading False Rape Complaint: Bombay High Court imposes ₹25,000 fine

Covid-19 in Jails keep rising.

There are 26308 inmates across 45 jails in Maharashtra. The number of covid -19 cases were last recorded to be 1007, there were 6 deaths and 84 recoveries. The deaths were in Yerawada Central Prison, Pune, Taloja Central Jail, Navi Mumbai and Jails in Dhule and Amravati. Arthur Jail ,which is known for the number … Continue reading Covid-19 in Jails keep rising.

Uddhav Thackeray announces to extend the “CHASE THE VIRUS” campaign across the state of Maharashtra

As it is noticed that the pandemic has affected every individual, state, business, organization and the whole country. Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, has announced that the CHASE THE VIRUS campaignwill now be expanded to different parts of the state. The campaign was launched on May 27, since then it has received very good … Continue reading Uddhav Thackeray announces to extend the “CHASE THE VIRUS” campaign across the state of Maharashtra