NCP will wait for probe outcome in case against Munde: Pawar
Friday, 15 January 2021 NCP president Sharad Pawar on Friday said the party will think of any action against Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde, facing rape accusation, only after the truth comes out post police probe in the matter. Munde, the Social Justice Minister and NCP leader, has been accused of rape by a Mumbai-based woman, a charge he has strongly refuted and termed it as a blackmail attempt.
FIR lodged against director Prakash Jha for allegedly hurting SC-ST sentiments in Aashram. Rajasthan Police said the case has been registered at Luni police station in Jodhpur Rural. Jha, who has also produced the web series, allegedly promoted discrimination against SC-ST. Luni station house officer...
Amid Maharashtra Covid spike, a mega wedding was attended by top netas. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala reportedly attended the wedding. A case was reportedly registered against ex-MP Dhananjay Mahadik for the February 21 event in Pune. Covid rules were allegedly flouted at Mahadik's son's wedding programme. Meanwhile, Covid rules were also being ignored by general public in Mumbai. Huge crowds were reported at Mumbai's Crawford market on February 22. Maharashtra saw 5,200+ new cases, while Mumbai had 760+ on February 22. Maharashtra CM Thackeray has warned of 'second wave' of Covid. Watch the full video for more details.
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In the latest episode of On The Record, Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury speaks with Ex-leader of Trinamool Congress Dinesh Trivedi about the party, corruption and BJP’s offer. Trivedi said, “Why should I have to go by BJP? The people of the state are saying it. He added, “When asked I said it would be a privilege to join the BJP as it is the number 1 party in the world. Sitaram Yechury is also a good friend, so is Uddhav Thackeray. I met Sharad Pawar the other day. Everbody is a friend. I have seen it all.” Trivedi joined a long list of TMC leaders who have left the ruling party ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections. Watch the full video for more.
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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar countered NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s tweets over farm laws. Tomar said that the ex-agriculture minister was 'misinformed'. "Sharad Pawar has been vocal on agricultural issues. He tried to improve agriculture when he was the minister. His tweets today were disappointing. Farm laws are to provide better prices to farmers. This bill doesn’t affect APMC or MSP,” Tomar said. Speaking on the laws, Sharad Pawar had said that the farm laws restrict powers of Mandi system. Pawar had tweeted that the new laws will adversely impact MSP procurement.
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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was denied permission to use a state government aircraft to travel to Dehradun on Thursday, triggering a row and inviting strong criticism from the opposition BJP which sought an apology over the incident. The Raj Bhavan secretariat and the state government sought to blame each other for the incident, which added a new chapter in the uneasy ties between the ruling coalition, comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP, Congress, and the governor. Watch the full video for more details.
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While addressing a press conference in Mumbai on February 09, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Minister of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection in Maharashtra government, Chhagan Bhujbal spoke on farmers' agitation. Bhujbal said, "People from across the world tweeting on this for some time now. Our celebrities should also say something as their opinion makes difference. They should have spoken earlier." "Even now they could speak freely and ask to find a solution," he added.
While speaking to ANI in Bhubaneswar on February 27, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of Odisha, Naba Kisore Das spoke on rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Kisore Das said, "Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh will undergo screening test at airport in Odisha. If any symptom found, they will undergo antigen test." "Those testing COVID positive will be kept under isolation," he added.
Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 in the city, Mumbai Police have joined hands with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure that people follow COVID guidelines like, wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing. Maharashtra is seeing a rise in new COVID-19 infections. For the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, the state reported over 8,000 fresh infections. Maharashtra currently has 68810 active cases.
Kangana Ranaut has shared the before and after look of her parents Mumbai home, done by her. The actor's brother Aksht will be living in that house with his wife Ritu Sanghwan. Kangana took to Twitter and shared a video after she transformed the house with Ritu's help. Kangana gave the house an all new look with furniture in pastel and floral prints. The place also has a garden-themed balcony with a sitting area overlooking the city skyline. Kangana had first shared pictures of the rather simple-looking place before the makeover. Earlier, Kangana had shared a video to show how she was managing both work and home decor. Kangana has started work on her next, Tejas, in which she plays a Sikh soldier. The actor, meanwhile, has Thalaivi and Dhaakad in post-production stage. Kangana has also announced Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat and spoke about various issues concerning the nation, including water conservation and coronavirus. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite onboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C51. Jaish-ul-Hind, an unknown and unheard organisation, has taken responsibility for placing the explosives-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani's house 'Antilia' in Mumbai. While the country is still battling the Coronavirus Pandemic, Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease.
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command at Headquarters Command Post in Mumbai on February 28. He has succeeded Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, who retires after a career spanning 40 years in the Indian Navy. Vice Admiral Kumar laid a wreath at the Gaurav Stambh monument in Mumbai. Vice Admiral also signed visitor's book at 'Gaurav Stambh' in Mumbai.