#Maharashtra

9 hours ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Municipal workers sanitize at platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the view of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)

  • Maharashtra is one of the worst COVID-19-hit states in India
  • In the past 24 hours, it accounted for nearly half of the 16,738 cases reported in India
  • Mumbai police have often used witty tweets to highlight law and order issues

10 hours ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a sample from a woman for COVID-19 test, at a housing society. (PTI Photo)

  • A total of 327 students live in the hostel
  • Maharashtra recorded over 8,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday
  • Students mostly from Amravati and Yavatmal, where COVID-19 cases are rising, reside in the hostel

13 hours ago.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Flight passengers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana entering West Bengal need to have a COVID-19 negative report. (PTI Photo)

  • The notification for Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana passengers comes amid a rise in COVID-19 cases
  • The passengers are required to undergo RT-PCR tests within 72 hours of the flight departure
  • It comes in affect from Sunday, February 27 noon

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic collects a swab sample of a passenger for the COVID-19 test at a bus stand in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)

  • The five states include Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab
  • The mandate has been issued for travellers entering Delhi via flights, trains and buses, with travellers by road exempted
  • Maharashtra recorded the highest number of cases on Tuesday (5,210), followed by Kerala (2,212)

2 days ago.Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Mumbai are top of the Elite Group D with two wins from two games. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DelhICapitals)

  • Shyeras Iyer scored an unbeaten 103 as Mumbai beat Maharashtra by six wickets
  • Maharashtra won the toss and chose to bat first, posting a total of 279/9
  • Azim Kazi (104) and Yash Nahar (119) scored centuries to help Maharashtra to a decent total after losing early wickets

2 days ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Varavara Rao (80) had been in jail since 2018. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Rao was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the Bhima Koregaon case on Monday
  • Rao was arrested by Pune police in August 2018
  • He, along with 16 other activists and academics, was charged under the UAPA

2 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health staff wearing a protective suit is seen after conducting a COVID test at a temporary isolation ward of the Sagar Hospital, on Sagar Island.

  • The daily number of COVID-19 fell after an uptick on five consecutive days
  • India's overall COVID-19 tally stood at 1,10,16,434
  • On Monday, India had crossed 1.5 lakh mark in active cases after a gap of 17 days

3 days ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai: BMC volunteers during a COVID-19 awareness campaign at Dharavi, as coronavirus cases rise across the city, in Mumbai, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.(PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)

  • Restrictions have been imposed in Chikahli, Khamgaon, Deulgaon Raja and Malkapur areas of Buldhana district
  • Essential services in the district will be permitted between 8 am and 3 pm
  • Strict action will be taken against those who violate the guidelines

4 days ago.Amravati, Maharashtra, India
The lockdown will be effective from Monday, February 22, and will go on till March 1. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

Only essential services will be permitted during the lockdown. 

4 days ago.Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Earlier, Yavatmal district ordered a ten-day lockdown last Thursday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Amravati district will be put under lockdown for a week amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the state
  • Only essential services will be allowed to work during the lockdown
  • The news comes hours after Pune issued fresh COVID-19 guidelines