Prisoners being provided non-veg food, sweets on demand:Jail authorities inform Bombay HC – mumbai news

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Share Maharashtra jail authorities on Tuesday informed the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court (HC) that non-vegetarian food items and sweets are being supplied to prisoners in the state on demand. Assistant public prosecutor SB Narwade informed the two-member bench, comprising Justices Ravindra Ghuge and Shrikant Kulkarni, that mutton, chicken and egg preparations and…Read moreRead more

Mumbai’s Colaba battered by heaviest one-day rain in August since 1974 – mumbai news

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Share The heaviest one-day rain in August in 47 years in Mumbai, home to India’s financial markets and the central bank, inundated large parts of the mega city and disrupted businesses and services. The Colaba weather station recorded 33.2 centimeters (13 inches) of rainfall in the 24 hours through 8:30 am Thursday, the highest downpour…Read moreRead more

Mumbai: Wall collapses, landslides and uprooted trees affect traffic in the city – mumbai news

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Share Vehicular traffic movement across the city was disrupted on Thursday, as heavy monsoon rains accompanied by gusts of strong winds triggered wall collapses, cave-ins, and uprooting of trees in the past 24 hours. Mumbai Police has advised Mumbaikars to stay at home because of the inclement weather. Wall collapses were reported from nine locations…Read moreRead more

Coast Guard rescue 16 fishermen off Mumbai coast – mumbai news

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Share The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) authorities have rescued 16 fisher folks after their fishing boat, Dev Sandesh, was caught in choppy waters on the high Arabian Sea off the Arnala coast. ICG diverted their offshore support vessel (OSF) in the vicinity and rescued all the fishermen following a timely alert on Tuesday (August 4)…Read moreRead more

After logging highest rainfall of the season, Mumbai braces for more; 16 NDRF teams deployed – india news

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Share With Mumbai receiving the highest rainfall of the season in the span of a few hours on Wednesday and Thursday, the Maharashtra government swung into action and deployed 16 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in various parts of the state to brace for more inclement weather. “Five NDRF teams have been…Read moreRead more

Uddhav Thackeray reviews Maharashtra’s preparedness for heavy rains – mumbai news

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Share Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday took stock of the state administration’s preparedness in the wake of the incessant heavy rains in Mumbai and other parts of the state, including Kolhapur where the Panchganga river was flowing close to the danger mark. A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said Thackeray…Read moreRead more

Court rejects Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea in Sheena Bora murder case – mumbai news

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Share A special CBI court here rejected the bail plea of Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, noting that the possibility of the accused influencing prosecution witnesses cannot be ruled out. After failing to secure bail multiple times on medical grounds, Mukerjea in December last year filed another plea, seeking…Read moreRead more

Rain intensity reduces, transport services resume in Mumbai – mumbai news

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Share A day after heavy showers pounded Mumbai and neighbouring areas, the rain intensity reduced on Thursday morning and water receded in some flooded areas, leading to gradual resumption of rain and road transport services, officials said. However, some areas in south Mumbai, which witnessed a record rain on Wednesday, were still water-logged, they said….Read moreRead more

Maharashtra Unlock 3: Retailers demand permission to keep shops open on all days – india news

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Share The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government, a coalition of the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress, is gradually relaxing lockdown restrictions, which were imposed since end-March to contain the spread of the raging coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in phases as part of the Maharashtra’s Mission Begin Again campaign that…Read moreRead more

Covid-19: Maharashtra Police death toll reaches 100 after two policemen die in Mumbai and Thane – mumbai news

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Share Maharashtra Police’s coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-related death toll reached 100 on Thursday after two more personnel – one each from Mumbai and Thane city ­– succumbed to the viral outbreak. The state police department had also recorded 138 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as the tally rose to 9,066. Mumbai Police’s head…Read moreRead more