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Shooting of new episodes to take place in other states due to curfew in Maharashtra. (Photo Credit-ANI)

  • Maharashtra imposed a 15-day curfew to control the spread of COVID-19 
  • Television producers are planning to shift to other states for shooting
  • Shadi Mubarak and Ek Mahanayak-Dr BR Ambedkar are planning to go Bikaner and Goa 

.Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Health workers conduct screening of outstation passengers for COVID-19 tests, following a rise in Corona cases, at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Maharashtra government brought back several restrictions in Amravati owing to rising cases
  • Maharashtra is the worst-hit state by COVID-19 with 5,427 cases on Thursday
  • Experts said the virus strain spreading in Amravati and Akola is more aggressive

Two weeks back, NCP chief Sharad Pawar attacked Bhagat Singh Koshyari for not meeting the agitating farmers. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Koshiyari and his aides immediately booked a scheduled commercial flight and left for Dehradun
  • The state Cabinet’s recommendation of 12 names for the Legislative Council was the latest tussle between the state government and Koshyari
  • Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut accused the governor of  sitting on the recommendations and acting "unconstitutionally"

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nana Patole hails from Vidharva and belongs to the politically dominant OBC Kunbi community. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Nana Patole handed over his resignation to deputy speaker Narhari Zairwal
  • Patole had earlier breifly quit the Congress to join the BJP
  • In case of him taking over as the party chief, he will be succeeding Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
In 2020, Maharashtra witnessed 25,456 road accidents and 11,452 road fatalities. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • A total of 11,452 road accident-related deaths were reported from the state in 2020
  • CM Uddhav Thackeray expressed concerns over the figures as he launched the 32nd Road Safety Week 2021
  • Thackeray said it was important to provide facilities to the public instead of only creating awareness

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra right now is led by Shiv Sena. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@CMOMaharashtra)

  • 'Shiv Sena is yet to become a part of the UPA,' Ashok Chavan said
  • Congress and the NCP are the two constituents in the current Maharashtra government
  • Raut on Saturday stressed on the necessity for the UPA to expand to take on the current regime

.Maharashtra, India
The Maharashtra government has issued a Standard Operating Procedures regarding the reopening of temples. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The decision to reopen places of worship coincides with the Diwali 'Padwa'
  • Devotees will be allowed inside in a staggered manner
  • Earlier, the opposition BJP had questioned CM THackeray's decision to not reopen temples

.Taloja, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Goswami was initially kept at a local school which is designated as a COVID-19 quarantine centre for the Alibaug prison. (Photo Credit : PTI)

  • The Bombay High Court had refused to grant interim bail to Goswami
  • He was arrested on November 4 from his Lower Parel residence in Mumbai
  • The high court will hear the pleas of his and the other accused,  seeking to quash the FIR in the case, on December 10

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Kangana Ranaut attacked the Maharashtra government following the arrest of Republic TV's editor-in -chief. (Photo credit: Kangana Ranaut/Twitter)

  • Ranaut insinuated that Goswami was arrested at the behest of the Congress 
  • Goswami was arrested on Wednesday in a 2018 case of abetment to suicide 
  • The actor has time and again taken potshots at the Maharashtra government

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The Maharashtra government wants the general public to be allowed to use Mumbai local train services during non-peak hours. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Authorities are currently operatin 1,410 special services trains, along with 10 ladies special trains
  • Due to COVID-19, Mumbai local trains are only accessible to limited people, including essential services staff
  • The government suggested the time between 8 am and 10:30 am and between 5 pm to 7:30 pm be reserved for only essential services staff