2 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours 34 minutes ago
Mumbai news live updates: Anti-drugs fight to be long-drawn, cops linked to narcotics cases to face dismissal: Fadnavis
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said the state government has started a very important fight against drugs trade and warned that police personnel found involved in narcotics cases will face dismissal from service and not just suspension. Fadnavis, who also holds the home portfolio, said in the legislative council that three police personnel have been dismissed in connection with the escape of drug kingpin Lalit Patil from a state government-run hospital in Pune in early October.
2 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours 52 minutes ago
Mumbai news live updates: Nashik onion farmers stage protest, stop auctions indefinitely over Centre`s export ban
Onion farmers blocked the busy Mumbai-Agra Highway at three places in Maharashtra`s Nashik on Friday and decided to stop onion auctions in wholesale markets of the district indefinitely after the Centre announced a ban on the export of the kitchen staple.
2 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours 10 minutes ago
Mumbai news live updates: Police conduct probe after airline pilot claims to have spotted suspicious drones
Police conducted probe after the pilot of a private airline reported spotting two drones flying in a suspicious manner over Thane and Navi Mumbai areas on Friday, an official said here. However, no suspicious objects were found, he said. The pilot of an IndiGo flight informed the Airport Security Operation Control Centre that he spotted two drones in the sky near Taloja in Navi Mumbai and in Ambernath and Badlapur in Thane district, said an official.
2 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours 31 minutes ago
Mumbai news live updates: Centre should reconsider its decision on ethanol: Co-operative sugar mills federation official
National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories Limited president Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar on Friday urged the Centre to reconsider its decision to stop the use of sugarcane juice and sugar syrup for ethanol production, as he expressed fear that the move may increase the woes of the sugar industry. Due to this decision, India may not be able to achieve the 20 per cent ethanol blending target by 2025, he said.