Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh move SC against HC’s CBI probe order
Tuesday, 6 April 2021 () The Maharashtra government and its former home minister Anil Deshmukh moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking stay of the Bombay HC order for a CBI probe into former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh’s allegations against the minister of extortion, bribes for transfers and interference in investigations into important criminal cases.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigned on Monday after the Bombay High Court ordered a CBI probe into the allegations of extortion against him. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Deshmukh said that he is resigning on moral grounds. ‘I don't have the moral right to continue in office after...
Migrant workers in large numbers are returning to their hometowns due to prevailing COVID situation. Lucknow's bus stand was crowded with workers returning from Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Several workers have lost their jobs due to pandemic.
COVID-19 cases continued to surge in Maharashtra and the state government imposed lockdown-like restrictions here. Religious places have been temporarily closed in Mumbai. Devotees were seen offering prayers from outside Mumba Devi Temple. Currently, Mumbai has 85321 active cases of coronavirus.
Indian Railways’ oxygen express train left from Navi Mumbai on Monday. The train carried seven tankers from Kalamboli good yards. The train left for Vizag where it will be loaded with medical oxygen. This comes at a time when Maharashtra is facing shortage of medical oxygen. The service was announced by railways minister Piyush Goyal.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petitions filed by the Maharashtra government and its former home minister Anil Deshmukh challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a preliminary enquiry by the CBI into the allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled against him by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh. The bench in its order stated, "Nature of allegations and personas involved needs an enquiry by an independent agency. It is a matter of public confidence. We are not inclined to entertain this. dismissed." "They are closely working together till they fall apart, both holding a particular position. Then should the CBI not investigate?" the bench asked. Watch the full video for more details.
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Reacting to the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the BJP said the NCP leader Sharad Pawar must have understood the implications of giving a clean chit to Deshmukh who tendered his resignation to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on April 05. "Sharad Pawar Ji is a senior political leader of the country. He ought to have understood the implications of giving a complete clean chit to Anil Deshmukh," said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while also pressing for a fair investigation. Anil Deshmukh is facing allegations of corruption levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.
Nepal's Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has lost his seat at National Assembly or Upper House after his party CPN-Moist Centre decided to remove him. Despite the action taken by the party against Thapa, he can continue his ministership for six months. Issuing a notice on Sunday, the Parliament Secretariat stated that Thapa has been relieved from the post on the recommendation of his party, CPN-Maoist Centre. Despite losing his seat in the Upper House, Thapa can continue his ministership for another 6 months as per the constitutional provisions. Article 78 of the Constitution of Nepal-2072 allows a person who is not a member of the Federal Parliament to become a Minister but she or he must become a federal lawmaker within six months from the date of taking an oath to office. Thapa was earlier appointed as Member of Upper House from Maoist Centre and has got a term of 6 years to continue in the Upper House in a lucky draw held three years before. The decision from the Supreme Court to revive CPN-UML (Communist Party of Nepal- Unified Marxist Leninist) and CPN-MC (Communist Party of Nepal- Maoist Center) after scrapping the Nepal Communist Party faltered the unification of Nepal's largest Communist Party. Thapa along with the other 4 ministers at that time decided not to return back to the party.
The COVID-19 vaccine went out of stock at BKC Jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai on April 20. The boards reading 'vaccine out of stock' were put up outside the vaccination centre. Dean of BKC Jumbo Vaccination Centre, Rajesh Dere said, "We had 350-400 Covishield doses, we've administered it. We're awaiting more doses. Around 2000 Covaxin doses are available for second dose that is being administered. We have received information that we will get the Covishield doses by this evening. If that happens, we will begin vaccination tomorrow. We realised last night about the shortage of Covishield doses." Mumbai Police made announcement for the general public, outside BKC jumbo vaccination centre to not gather at the gates of the centre.
Bollywood's sweetest couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor were spotted at the Mumbai airport as they jet off to Maldives for vacations. Their travel outfits look comfy yet so stylish. Both recently tested negative for COVID-19.
The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 8) dismissed the petitions filed by the Maharashtra government and its former home minister Anil Deshmukh challenging the... Zee News Also reported by •Hindu •IndiaTimes