Mumbai sees drop in daily Covid-19 count; reports 683 new cases, one death

Mumbai on Thursday reported 683 new coronavirus positive cases, 169 less than the previous day, while one patient succumbed to the infection, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. With this addition, the city’s infection tally surged to 11,29,968 and the death toll to 19,662. On Wednesday, the city had recorded 852 … Read more

Maha Cabinet approves over Rs 10k-cr rise in cost of Mumbai Metro Line 3

The newly expanded Eknath Shinde cabinet in Maharashtra approved an additional expenditure of Rs 10,269 crore for the mostly underground Mumbai Metro Line 3 project at its first meeting here on Wednesday, citing cost escalation. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made the announcement after the meeting. Speaking to reporters, he said, The … Read more

Mumbai reports 479 new Covid cases in a day, active tally crosses 3,000

Mumbai on Tuesday reported 479 fresh coronavirus cases but no fatalities, while the active tally crossed the 3,000 mark, the city civic body said. This is the seventh day in a row when the city added more than 400 cases. A day before, the metropolis logged 407 infections and a single COVID-19 … Read more

Mumbai court extends Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s ED custody till August 8

A Mumbai Special Court extended Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s custody to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by four days till August 8, here on Thursday. Raut, who was arrested in the wee hours of Monday in an alleged money-laundering case, was remanded to ED custody till August 4 and produced before a … Read more

NSE snooping case: Delhi court denies bail to former Mumbai top cop

A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed the bail application of former Mumbai police commissioner Sanjay Pandey, arrested in a money laundering case related to alleged illegal phone tapping and snooping of national stock exchange (NSE) employees, a lawyer associated with the case said. Special Judge Sunena Sharma had reserved her order on … Read more

ED seizes Rs 11.5 lakh unaccounted money from Raut’s Mumbai residence

The Enforcement Directorate officials on Sunday seized Rs 11.50 lakh unaccounted cash from the residence of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, sources said. Earlier in the day, the ED officials detained Raut in connection with the Patra Chawl land scam case after hours of conducting raids at his residence. ED sleuths … Read more

ED officials search Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted a search at Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai in connection with a money laundering case, an official said. The action follows multiple summons issued by the ED against Raut, the latest being on July 27. Raut was summoned for questioning by the … Read more