Yogesh Joshi is Assistant Editor at Hindustan Times. He covers politics, security, development and human rights from Western Maharashtra.
Articles by Yogesh Joshi
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
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar
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
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
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.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar, Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
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.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 01:59 PM IST
The Prime Minister, according to officials, will visit various facilities at SII’s Hadapsar campus where the Pune firm has began the production of Covishield vaccine
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Tope, who was speaking to reporters in his hometown Jalna, on Monday, said the chief minister will be holding a meeting in the next two days to discuss the possible restrictions.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 09:17 PM IST
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:40 PM IST
Chief minister and leader of opposition visit flood-affected areas.
Maharashtra floods: Fadnavis says Centre will help; Wouldn’t need it if state got dues on time, says CM
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 12:17 PM IST
Both Thackeray and Fadnavis are touring flood-affected areas as heavy rains and floods have claimed at least 48 lives in Maharashtra’s Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions last week while crops have been damaged extensively
Agri loss unprecedented, says Pawar as he promises to meet PM for Centre’s help for rain-affected areas
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 06:47 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:00 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 09:51 PM IST
Torrential rainfall in most parts of Western Maharashtra resulted in flood-like situations in many districts as dams and small reservoirs were filled to the brim.
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi and Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 04:39 PM IST
According to agriculture department, kharif crop on 50 lakh hectares across state suffered damage.
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 04:12 PM IST
I request people of Maharashtra that there should be no lax attitude towards wearing face masks, washing hands regularly, maintaining cleanliness and observing physical distance norms, he says
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Opportunities are being created to take farming and farmers from the role of annadata (food provider) to entrepreneurship, he says
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 04:20 PM IST
This is for the first time after July, when cases have remained under the 1,000-mark throughout the week even as number of tests have been in the range of 4,000-4,600 barring Sunday, when it sees a drop due to it been the weekend.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 07:09 PM IST
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Speaking after the CBI court’s verdict on Wednesday, Godbole said that he does not believe that the structure could be demolished without any planning, even if it wasn’t a conspiracy.
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Central medical research agency tweets that scientific evaluation proved that despite initial promises, dry swab test is not effective for diagnosis of Sars-CoV-2 virus.
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:30 PM IST
CSIR director general Shekhar Mande calls it “shame that bureaucracy hindering Science in India”
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi and Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:07 PM IST
State seeks audit of medical staff, latter claims authorities neglected public healthcare.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 05:40 PM IST
Gupta, was accused of allowing the businessmen brothers Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhawan to travel from Khandala near Pune to Mahabaleshwar
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Gupta had to face a departmental inquiry earlier this year for his issuing an e-pass to Wadhwans.