Yogesh Joshi is Assistant Editor at Hindustan Times. He covers politics, security, development and human rights from Western Maharashtra.
Articles by Yogesh Joshi
By Yogesh Joshi and Abhay Khairnar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:51 PM IST
PUNE While Pune has officially been tagged the second best among 49 cities in the country considered on the “Ease of Living Index”, released by the Centre on Thursday, there is a catch
By Yogesh Joshi and Manasi Deshpande, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:05 PM IST
The four-member panel set up by Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government during December last year to probe alleged irregularities in Jal Yukta Shivar scheme has received only four complaints from Pune, prompting BJP to claim that inquiry is driven by politics
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Maharashtra’s politics surrounding the death by suicide of 23-year-old woman and her association with minister Sanjay Rathod, finally culminated with his resignation on Sunday, a day before Maharashtra’s budget session is to begin
By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar, Pune
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:06 AM IST
The police have recovered body of a research fellow at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) located at Pashan in Pune
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:26 PM IST
PUNE The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a setback on Tuesday when some of its corporators voted in favour of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress candidate in the mayoral elections of the Sangli-Kupwad municipal corporation
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 01:35 PM IST
PUNE Till five years ago, when Pune developer DS Kulkarni, a
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:16 PM IST
- Ajit Pawar asked Pune Municipal Corporation and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporations to increase Covid-19 testing and also focus on contact tracing.
By Steffy Thevar and Yogesh Joshi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 09:34 PM IST
PUNE A day after Pune’s government college, the BJ Medical college, and Sassoon General hospital claimed that the samples from Amravati, Satara and Yavatmal showed mutations which escape neutralising antibodies, the state health ministry clarified that none of the mutations were similar to those found in Britain, Brazil or South Africa
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 12:19 AM IST
The critics of the farmers’ protest have often pointed out the benefits of contract farming, which is in existence in Maharashtra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Pune: In one of its documents published on Smart City project around five years ago, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) had stated that the city “aspires to become global urban centre”
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 04:14 PM IST
The NCP and Congress have been highlighting Centre’s apparent apathy towards Pune and the rest of Maharashtra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:15 AM IST
Sharjeel Usmani, a student leader from Aligarh Muslim University, was booked under section 153(a) of the IPC on a complaint by local advocate Pradeep Gawade for an allegedly derogatory comment on Hindu society.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 04:28 PM IST
PUNE It was the monsoon of 2011 when the then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan had firmly taken over the state administration, nine months after he took charge of a post he was chosen for by surprise by the Congress high command in the light of the Adarsh case
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 04:08 PM IST
PUNE The vaccination process for common people is likely to commence in the next four to five months amid administration preparing for phase two in which frontline staff will be given jabs from the first week of February
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Both, Fadnavis and Choudhary, held a marathon discussion with Hazare and assured him that a high power committee will decide on the demands the crusader has put forward
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:40 PM IST
In Pune, as many as 28,000 people have violated rules such as not wearing masks, stepping out of home during curfew orders, and keeping shops open beyond deadlines. The police action has caused an uproar, says Yogesh Joshi
By Yogesh Joshi and Namrata Devikar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 11:04 PM IST
PUNE The state has been allotted 20,000 Covaxin doses produced by Bharat Biotech which will be used at six centres in Maharashtra including Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 03:21 AM IST
Early Tuesday, the first consignment of the vaccines in three trucks rolled out of the SII facility at Hadapsar in eastern part of city for transportation to various locations across the country.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Crores of rupees are spent on the weed removal, and yet, no long-lasting solution has been found, says Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:39 PM IST
The splurge of public money has attracted the attention of activists and common citizens on multiple occasions, but in vain, as their anger could not convert PMC’s apathy into empathy, beyond the ordering of audits.
By Yogesh Joshi | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:35 AM IST
The limitations of Pune’s health capacity were exposed by the pandemic, that claimed over 4,400 lives and affected around 1.90 lakh people.
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:01 PM IST
The notification officially paves the way for initiation of the merger process for the 23 areas, which are highly urbanised, although lacking in basic amenities like road, water supply and waste management
By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 01:33 AM IST
The city police cited reasons such as the Covid-19 pandemic, the detection of a deadly new strain of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom and the need to maintain law and order in denying permission to Lokshasan, a non-government organisation run by Kolse Patil , to organise the event.
By Yogesh Joshi and Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 04:17 PM IST
At least 3 crore people, including healthcare workers, police and co-morbid patients will be administered vaccine from January, if the Centre gives the approval by the end of this month, says Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Till 10 am, Pune graduates’ constituency recorded 8.52% turnout while teachers’ constituency reported 11.38% turnout, according to the statistics shared by the administration.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:36 PM IST
BJP’s Sangram Deshmukh is locked in a direct fight with NCP nominee Arun Lad with backing from MVA
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Modi landed at SII’s Hadapsar campus at 4:45 pm via a special helicopter from Pune’s Lohegaon airport
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Most big projects like the proposed airport at Purandar, extended routes for metro rail, High Capacity Mass Transit Route and ring road have not seen any development, while a project like Hyperloop has been scrapped
By Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 08:43 PM IST
University of Oxford and AstraZeneca on Monday said that their Covid-19 vaccine was up to 90 per cent effective in late-stage clinical trials.
By Abhay Khairnar, Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:22 PM IST
The Prime Minister will visit various facilities at SII’s Hadapsar campus where the Pune firm has begun the production of Covishield vaccine.