Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Mar 22, 2017 16:55 IST
Hindustan Times
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1. End strike by this evening or face 6 months’ pay cut, Maharashtra govt warns doctors

Maharashtra medical education minister Girish Mahajan has warned doctors who are on strike to join duty by Wednesday evening or face stern action, including salary cut for six months. READ

2. 19 MLAs suspended: Opposition boycotts Maharashtra legislature, terms decision unconstitutional

Following the nine-month suspension of the legislators, the Opposition parties boycotted proceedings of the assembly which led to the adjournment of both the houses of the Maharashtra legislature. READ

3. Adarsh scam: Bombay HC seeks CBI’s reply on de-freezing society’s two bank accounts

The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file an affidavit in response to Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society’s plea which challenged freezing of its two bank accounts by the investigating agency. READ

4. Woman arrested in Mumbai with party drug meow meow valued at Rs4.30 lakh

The anti-narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch on Tuesday arrested a woman for allegedly peddling mephedrone (MD), popularly known as meow meow among revellers, worth Rs4.30 lakh. READ

5. Maharashtra government decides to form task force, set-up helpline to curb mangrove destruction

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced to constitute a task force and set-up a helpline to curb the destruction of mangroves in coastal areas of Mumbai, Thane and other parts of the state. READ

First Published: Mar 22, 2017 16:55 IST