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PM Modi likely to visit Dehu on June 14

PUNE, May 24 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Dehu next month before the start of the annual Sant Tukaram Maharaj and Sant Gyaneshwar Palki procession. Members of warkari (pilgrims)... Read More


Delhi court to hear plea seeking restoration of Hindu, Jain deities

India, May 24 -- A Delhi court will on Tuesday hear a petition which claims that the Qutub Minar has pictures of Hindu deities, suggesting that the structure has Hindu origins, and seeks permission to... Read More


CM allocates Rs.109 cr for Jejuri fort, temple conservation work

PUNE, May 24 -- Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday allocated Rs.109.57 crore funds for the first phase of Shri Kshetra Jejuri Gadh Tirthkshetra' development plan. In a bid to conse... Read More


HC: Parents cannot strike a compromise in minor's rape

Chandigarh, May 24 -- Parents of minor children who are victims of sexual crimes cannot arrive at a compromise with the perpetrator, the Punjab and Haryana high court has ruled. "The compromise effec... Read More


BMC reserves ward for monkeypox cases

Mumbai, May 24 -- Though no suspected or confirmed cases have been reported in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday set aside a 28-bed ward at Kasturba Hospital for the iso... Read More


Tata Motors' tender not as per stipulations: BEST

Mumbai, May 24 -- The bids submitted by Tata Motors for purchasing 1,400 single decker electric buses was rejected as they deviated from tender conditions, the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Tran... Read More


Cong remains undecided on alliance for civic polls

Mumbai, May 24 -- The Maharashtra unit of Congress seems to be divided on whether the party should go it alone in the local body elections or fight in an alliance with its Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MV... Read More


state logs 208 fresh Covid-19 cases, city at 150

Mumbai, May 24 -- Maharashtra on Monday recorded 208 new Covid-19 cases with zero deaths. The positivity rate was 1.41%. Mumbai saw 150 infections. Currently, there are 1,370 active cases in the city.... Read More


Agents extort Rs.15L from engineer despite repaying loan worth Rs.3.85L

Mumbai, May 24 -- A Kalina resident has alleged that recovery agents extorted Rs.15 lakh over and above the Rs.3.5 lakh loan that he had taken in September 2021. The agents allegedly forced him to pay... Read More


To stop razing bungalow, 114 signatures collected

Mumbai, May 24 -- The residents of Khotachiwadi in Girgaum collected 114 signatures from the community, and submitted a grievance letter to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday after... Read More