The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited (MSEDCL) has set up electricity connections at 65 households in Songav village in Phaltan taluka.
A 25-year-old IT professional was allegedly molested by an unidentified biker at Hinjewadi IT Park when she was on her way home from work Wednesday night. An FIR in the case has been registered at Hinjewadi police station.
During the hearing in December last year, the petitioner’s lawyer Asim Sarode had told the tribunal that no manufacturers of sanitary napkins were providing a pouch or wrapper for disposal of sanitary napkins or diapers, which was in violation of the law.
While 31 Maoists were killed in a firefight Sunday in a police ambush in the Kasnasur region, six more were gunned down in another encounter in Aheri tehsil Monday night.
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State Congress chief Ashok Chavan cited the example of neighbouring Karnataka, where petrol was cheaper by Rs 9 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.50.
“The mother accepted that she wanted to kill the child as she would have been an extra mouth to feed. She already has a son and a daughter,” an officer said.
The proposed amendment has also brought changes in the emergency parole rules. A prisoner can now avail an emergency parole for 14 days without any extension.
The preliminary findings in three of these districts — Pune, Nandurbar and Raigad — show that percentage of wasting and of under-nutrition is higher than as recorded by the NFHS-4 and the Integrated Child Development System (ICDS).
A day after angry Dalits hit streets protested in different parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai over the violence in Pune on Monday, Dalit groups have called for a state-wide shutdown today. Thousands of Dalits disrupted rail and road traffic, and damaged more than a hundred buses in Mumbai as they protested against the death of a 28-year-old man in Pune clashes and demanded action against those involved. More than a 100 people were detained as protesters went on a rampage and riot police had to be called in. The police said they have made elaborate arrangements in view of the call. Amid bandh call, there was an attempt to block trains in Thane this morning as prohibitory orders banning large gatherings are imposed in several areas, police said.
Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar, has called for a shutdown of Maharashtra and said 250 such groups are supporting the bandh call. He blamed some local right-wing leaders for Monday's violence.
The Maharashtra government has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Mumbai and adjoining districts on Tuesday due to "serious weather predictions" in view of Cyclone Ockhi.
An official at the Mumbai office of India Meteorological Department said on account of the cyclone, the megapolis has started receiving rainfall due to spread of clouds.
The disaster management unit of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued an advisory against visiting beaches in view of the high tide alert issued for tonight and tomorrow morning due to the cyclone.