BOM4 MH-LD RAINS Floods damage homes, crops in western Maha; 28 dead so far Pune: Over 2,300 houses and large-scale crops were damaged in heavy rains and subsequent floods in Western Maharashtra districts, where more than 21,000 people were moved to safer places, said officials on Friday.
BOM7 MH-RAINS-MINISTER Maharashtra to seek central aid for rain-hit farmers: Minister Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will ask the Centre to provide compensation to farmers who have suffered crop damage and lost their source of livelihood due to heavy rains and subsequent floods in parts of the state, a minister said on Friday.
BOM3 CG-NAXAL-ENCOUNTER Naxal killed in gunfight with security forces in Chhattisgarh Raipur: A Naxal was killed in a gun-battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday, police said.
BOM2 GJ-VIRUS-NAVRATRI Priority to people's health over Navratri celebrations: Rupani Ahmedabad: Justifying restrictions placed on Navratri events in Gujarat this year in view of the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said his government gave priority to public health over celebrations.
BOM5 MP-MAN-BODY Dead man's head recovered in Bengaluru after torso found in MP Betul: The head of a man whose torso was recovered from the railway tracks near Betul in Madhya Pradesh around two weeks back, was later found nearly 1,300 kms away in Bengaluru, as it had got entangled in the engine of Rajdhani express train, a police official said on Friday.
BOM6 MH-SIBLINGS-DEATH Four minor siblings hacked to death in Maha's Jalgaon Mumbai: Four minor siblings were allegedly hacked to death with an axe by an unidentified person in Jalgaon district of north Maharashtra, a police official said on Friday.
LGB2 MH-HC-PUNE METRO-LAND HC questions Maha's decision to give college land to PMRDA Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday questioned the Maharashtra government's decision to hand over around 26 acres of the government polytechnic college in Pune to the PMRDA as its viability gap of funding of Rs 812 crore for the Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar proposed metro rail project.
LGB1 MH-COURT-JOURNO Kangana office demolition: Court grants journo pre-arrest bail Mumbai: A sessions court here has granted pre-arrest bail to a television journalist booked for allegedly causing disturbance and preventing a public servant from discharging his duties during the civic body-initiated demolition at actor Kangana Ranaut's office in suburban Khar last month.
BES7 MH-JALYUKT-MINISTER MVA govt doesn't work with vengeance: NCP minister on Jalyukt Mumbai: The MVA government does not work with the sentiment of 'vengeance', Maharashtra minister Hasan Mushrif said on Friday, two days after the Uddhav Thackeray-led dispensation decided to probe the Jalyukt Shivar scheme launched by the previous Devendra Fadnavis regime.
BES2 MH-EXECUTIVE-ATTACK Employee stabs senior company executive with knife; arrested Thane: A senior executive of Century Rayon was attacked with a knife allegedly by a disgruntled worker inside the company premises near here, leaving him injured, police said on Friday.
BES5 MP-ATTACK-ARREST MP: Cops nab main accused in attack on auto driver in Jabalpur Jabalpur: The police have arrested the main accused in the recent attack on an autorickshaw driver following an accident in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur city, a senior officer said on Friday.
BES4 MH-VIRUS-THANE CASES Maha: COVID-19 recovery rate in Thane district nears 90 pc Thane: The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra's Thane district is nearing 90 per cent, while the death rate stands at 2.53 per cent, an official said on Friday. PTI RSY RSY