While speaking to media in Mumbai on October 14, Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh spoke on probe into 'Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan'.
Deshmukh said, "A committee will be set up to investigate irregularities into the 'Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan' launched by the previous state government." "A Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report says that large scale corruption took place under this scheme," he added.
The wreath laying ceremony of slain soldier Naik Satai Bhushan Rameshrao was performed in Nagpur on November 16. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh paid him last respects. He was honoured by several Army officials. Naik Satai Bhushan Rameshrao lost his life during ceasefire violation by Pakistan at LoC on November 13.
The Bombay High Court has rejected the interim bail plea of Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami. ‘No case has been made out for us to exercise our extraordinary jurisdiction,’ a division bench of the High Court said. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Govwernor Bhagat Sigh Koshyari spoken to the state home minister Anil Deshmukh and conveyed his concern for Arnab’s health and security. He also urged the minister to allow Arnab’s family members to meet and speak to him. Goswami and two others were arrested by Alibaug police on November 4 in connection with the suicide of architect-interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother in 2018 over alleged non-payment of dues by companies of the three accused. Arnab Goswami was initially kept at a local school which is designated as a COVID-19 quarantine centre for the Alibaug prison. He was shifted to the Taloja jail in Raigad district on Sunday after allegedly being found using a mobile phone while in judicial custody. A big political war has also erupted over Goswami’s arrest in the case with BJP leaders protesting in several places. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Heavy police is deployed outside Alibaug Police station on Nov 04 as Chief Editor of Republic TV, Arnab Goswami was brought here by police. Goswami said, "I have been beaten by the police." Mumbai Police has detained him today. Arnab alleged Mumbai Police assaulted his mother-in-law, father-in-law, son and wife. While Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh said, "No one is above the law. Maharashtra Police will work as per the law."
Maharashtra government ordered SIT (Special Investigation Team) probe into the Jalyukt Shivar Scheme."Jalyukt Shivar Scheme was launched by previous government and CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) in its report has stated that work has not been done as mentioned under the scheme. So, it is important that truth comes out," said Maharashtra's Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on state govt orders SIT probe into the scheme.
A Fire broke out at Sun Mill Compound in a spare parts shop in Lower Parel area of Mumbai. Six fire tenders were present at the spot as fire fighting operations were underway. No injuries have been reported yet. More details are awaited.
COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.
Around three got severely injured after multiple vehicles collided with each other and met with an accident in Maharashtra's Pune. The incident occurred at around 03:00 am on November 25 near Narhe on Pune-Bangalore Highway. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Pune City Police and officials of fire brigade department rescued the injured people from the spot.
Kerala BJP president K Surendran hit out at state Finance Minister Thomas Isaac for allegedly leaking CandAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) audit report documents and urged chief minister to drop him from the cabinet. "He leaked and shared the documents of CandAG audit report. We urge chief minister to drop him from the cabinet. He is trying to create a Centre-State divide," said Surendran.