India-China face-off at the border was raised in the Maharashtra Assembly. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray mocked the Centre while speaking on farmers' protest. He said. “Water and power supply to protesting farmers were cut off. Nails have been put in the protesting farmers' path but central govt runs away when it sees china. If this kind of preparation is done at borders, there would be no infiltration.” Uddhav's predecessor, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis, called it insult of army. He said, “It is an insult to our soldiers. Our soldiers faced the Chinese at -30°C temperature. Maharashtra CM insulted the sacrifice, bravery of soldiers. I condemn this remark.” Watch the full video for more.
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Maharashtra Leader of Opposition and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on March 03 condemned the allegedstatement made by state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in the Assembly "China se hum bhagte hain"and said it's an insult to our soldiers. "The chief minister said -- 'China se hum bhagte hain' (we are running away from China). It is an insult to our soldiers. Our soldiers faced the Chinese at -30 degree C temperature, laid down their lives and chased away the Chinese. I condemn his statement," said Fadnavis.
Rajasthan Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma on March 08 informed that COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. "COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. I've requested 60 lakh more doses. We have been assured by the Centre of receiving required doses in March," said Rajasthan Health Minister.
Children's Minister Vicky Ford says the government has been looking "really closely" at the risk of teachers catching Covid once they return to classrooms this week.
However, it found they were at no greater risk than other key workers, and would not be prioritised for the vaccine. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The district administration of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city has arranged a special facility for women on the occasion of International Women's Day. They commenced women special 'COVID-19 vaccination center' on March 08. The vaccination center at District Mahila Chikitsalaya is fully owned by female staff including doctors, nurses, compounders, security personnel and housekeeping staff.
Amid rising cases of coronavirus in Mumbai, Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that there is a possibility of another lockdown. Pednekar said that people will have to take precautions or else the government will have to consider moving towards another lockdown. Mumbai on Monday recorded over 500 cases of coronavirus in 24 hours. As of February 15, Mumbai had 5,531 active coronavirus cases. Maharashtra Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar called the situation “alarming”. Watch the full video for more details.
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Amid the demand for paper ballots in addition to electronic voting machines, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday asserted that he has full faith in EVMs. He added that what political parties generally do is, if a party wins with a huge mandate then everything is fine but as soon as any party loses elections they blame it on EVMs. "Congress government came to power in Rajasthan and Punjab even when elections took place through EVMs. What political parties generally do is, if a party wins with a huge mandate then everything is fine but as soon as any party loses elections they blame it on EVMs but I have complete faith in EVMs," Pawar said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Expressing "full faith" in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, on February 11 called out hypocrisy of several political parties on the voting medium. He said, "Even when EVMs were there, Congress govt was elected in Punjab, Rajasthan. Often several parties blame EVMs when they lose polls but when they win, then everything is fine. I have full faith in EVMs."
Home Minister Amit Shah slammed Congress by asking that what's its direction? "I cannot understand the Congress. In Kerala, they are fighting against the communists. In West Bengal, they have an alliance with them. Congress has allied with the Muslim League and ISF in Kerala and West Bengal but in Maharashtra they are with Shiv Sena. What is your direction?" he said.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) opened its headquarters for public viewing from January 30. It has been opened as a part of heritage walk initiative in Mumbai. Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray was also present over there along with other party workers. This initiative is a joint venture of the civic body and the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), and involves guided tours through the building, with story-telling sessions about its historic and architectural significance. BMC headquarters is 128-years-old and was completed in 1893. The building has been constructed in the Venetian Gothic, Indo-Saracenic style. The heritage tours has commence this weekend, with four batches of 15 people each. Following this week's take off, every subsequent week will have eight batches, depending on the off take. Each tour will cost Rs 300 per person excluding camera usage charges.
India's Covid-19 vaccination drive was launched by PM Modi on January 16, Saturday. Reactions from politicos across the country started pouring in soon after the launch. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against Covid-19. Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat praised the vaccine drive. Leaders of various states and UTs also hailed the Covid vaccination drive. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urged people not to pay heed to rumours over vaccine. Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio expressed satisfaction and hope over the drive. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray said it was a 'moment of hope and honour'. Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering also congratulated PM Modi and the people of the country for the 'landmark' launch.
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting at Varsha Bungalow on July 27. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Nawab Malik, Jitendra Awhad and Eknath Shinde were..