Articles by Faisal Malik
Maharashtra reported 40,000-plus cases for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday clocking 46,393 fresh infections taking the state’s count to 7,466,420
Published on Jan 23, 2022 12:28 AM IST
Global Teacher Prize 2020 winner Ranjitsinh Disale had applied for six months’ leave to study in the US on a Fulbright DAI scholarship.
Published on Jan 22, 2022 08:36 PM IST
Maharashtra housing minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad said that Kolhe should not have acted in a movie glorifying Godse
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 04:19 AM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and member of parliament (MP) Amol Kolhe is under fire for portraying Nathuram Godse in a movie called ‘Why I killed Gandhi
Published on Jan 21, 2022 07:47 PM IST
Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad said the movie glorifies Godse and Kolhe should not have played the role
Published on Jan 21, 2022 01:58 PM IST
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will meet members of the Commission and senior ministers in the MVA government to discuss the matter that will have long-term political implications in the state
Published on Jan 21, 2022 12:23 AM IST
The apex court allowed the state government to submit existing data on OBC communities to the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission (MSBCC) for assessment
Published on Jan 20, 2022 12:37 AM IST
With fresh additions, active cases surged to 265,346, a rise of 2,54,954 cases from December 27, when active cases were 10,441.
Updated on Jan 16, 2022 10:57 PM IST
The Maharashtra government announced on Wednesday that all physical classes in colleges and universities across the state will be stopped and online classes will start with immediate effect till February 15
Published on Jan 06, 2022 12:30 AM IST
- Maharashtra government has decided to shut physical classes in colleges and universities and return to online studies till February 15.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 08:44 PM IST
Due to a surge in Covid cases, the Maharashtra government has decided to shut down physical classes in colleges and universities till February 15
Published on Jan 05, 2022 08:22 PM IST
Maharashtra on Monday recorded 12,160 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the tally of active cases in the state to 6,712,028
Updated on Jan 04, 2022 06:09 PM IST
Property tax on residential units of up to 500 square feet, located within the Mumbai municipal area limits, will be waived off, the Maharashtra government said on Saturday
Published on Jan 01, 2022 11:57 PM IST
Reporting a surge in Covid cases for the sixth consecutive day, Maharashtra reported 9,170 fresh infections, taking the count to 6,687,991 on Saturday
Published on Jan 01, 2022 11:03 PM IST
Despite over a year having passed since the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government recommended 12 names to be appointed as MLCs on the vacant seats
Published on Dec 31, 2021 12:30 AM IST
The tussle between the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari continued as he told chief minister Uddhav Thackeray in a letter that was circulated on social media on Wednesday that he was “pained” by the “threatening tenor” of the CM’s letter pertaining to the election to the Speaker’s post
Published on Dec 30, 2021 12:43 AM IST
The resolution comes on the back of the SEC declaring elections to 567 seats in local bodies reserved for OBCs on January 18.
Updated on Dec 28, 2021 04:00 AM IST
Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government and governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari may engage in another tussle over the Speaker election, as the latter is yet to clear the poll
Published on Dec 26, 2021 11:36 PM IST
Deputy chief minister and finance minister Ajit Pawar has ruled out that it is unlikely to cut the fuel taxes in Maharashtra, citing revenue losses of ₹250 crore every month if taxes are reduced.
Published on Dec 24, 2021 10:31 PM IST
- The revised version of the Shakti bill is expected to be placed before the Maharashtra legislature soon for approval.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Faisal Malik, Mumbai, Hindustan Times
The Supreme Court stayed the both ordinances and ordered the state to complete an empirical survey that would accurately identify the extent of the OBC community’s socio-economic backwardness before assigning political reservation to them.
Published on Dec 23, 2021 03:41 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Shivendrasinh Bhonsle recently met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar at the latter’s residence in Mumbai, fuelling speculations of him returning to the party. Bhonsle had quit NCP before the last assembly elections
Published on Dec 04, 2021 08:39 PM IST
Mumbai Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) slammed the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday for asking the state government to hand over the top five cases under the anti-narcotics cell (ANC) of Maharashtra police’s investigation to them
Published on Dec 03, 2021 07:08 PM IST
The state recorded 796 fresh Covid-19 infections pushing the cumulative cases to 6,637,221 on Thursday
Published on Dec 03, 2021 08:43 AM IST
Maharashtra government tested 861 international passengers until December 2, with three testing positive, according to data released by the state health department. Twenty-eight samples have been sent for genome sequencing, including the three found positive on Thursday. Their reports are awaited.
Published on Dec 02, 2021 11:29 PM IST
A day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that there is no united progressive alliance (UPA) left, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) national spokesperson Nawab Malik on Thursday said that things will not change if Opposition parties limit themselves to UPA
Published on Dec 02, 2021 10:01 PM IST
Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi allies, Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party leaders tell WB chief minister Mamata Banerjee even as she remaked that UPA is almost non-existent
Published on Dec 01, 2021 09:20 PM IST
Sitaram Kunte retires, becomes principal advisor to CM; Debashish Chakrabarty takes over as interim CS
Maharashtra chief secretary Sitaram Kunte retired from service on Tuesday as he did not get an extension from the central government. He was appointed as principal advisor to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray
Published on Dec 01, 2021 12:09 AM IST
Only those vaccinated staff members and students with no symptoms of Covid-19 will be allowed in the school
Published on Nov 30, 2021 12:30 AM IST
Farmers’ leader, who represents Bharat Kisan Union, Rakesh Tikait on Sunday warned of a major protest on Republic Day if the Central government does not hold talks with them and bring a law that will guarantee minimum support price (MSP) for the farm produce
Published on Nov 28, 2021 10:25 PM IST