India, April 9 -- Even as it is struggling to handle the Covid-19 surge in the state, the ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) is battling the political crisis following the allegations levelled by former Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh and now suspended police officer Sachin Vaze.

MVA also suffered a setback on Thursday after the Supreme Court (SC) refused to stay the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ordered by the Bombay high court into the corruption allegations against former home minister Anil Deshmukh.

Latest in the row faced by the ruling coalition are the allegations made by Vaze, who is in the custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA) for his role in the Antilia explosives case. Echoing the charges made by Singh...