Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Saturday that the families of police personnel who lose their lives due to coronavirus will get aid of Rs 60 lakh. One member of the deceased police personnel's family will also be given a government job, he added. Meanwhile, the civic body in Mumbai is rushing to make arrangements for COVID care centres in anticipation of the growing number of cases expected over the next few weeks.
(Pictures/Sameer Markande, Satej Shinde, Sayeed Sameer Abedi, Ashish Raje, Pradeep Dhivar-mid-day photographers)
While the number of positive cases is on the rise with over 33,000 cases in India, the recovery rate has also improved to 25 per cent. As May 3 inches closer, social media is abuzz with whether the lockdown will end or extend.
All pictures: Ashish Raje, Pradeep Dhivar, Satej Shinde, Sameer Markande
Hundreds of Mumbai police personnel led by police commissioner Parambir Singh took out at a flag march at Dharavi in order to ensure successful implementation of the lockdown. Mumbai's top cop aslo appealed citizens to stay home during the lockdown.
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From the time the governement announced the lockdown to curb coronavirus cases, Mumbai Police personnel have been tirelessly working and assuring citizens to stay safe, follow social distancing and be at home. Here's how the Mumbai Police have been serving the city during the lockdown. (Picture/Ashish Rane, Sameer Markande, Bipin Kokate, Sayyed Sameer Abedi, Shadab Khan/ mid-day photographers)
On Day 17 of the lockdown, the Maharashtra government on Friday sent senior IPS officer Amitabh Gupta on compulsory leave and initiated a probe against him for allegedly helping scam accused Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhawan and 21 others to travel to a hill station amid lockdown. Also 22 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the state on Friday. (Picture/ Sayyed Sameer Abedi, Ashish Rane, Bipin Kokate, Satej Shinde, Sameer Markande- mid-day photographers)
Life has almost come to a standstill in most parts of Maharashtra in the midst of the outbreak of the pandemic - Coronavirus. From Mumbai and Pune to Nagpur, every nook and corner of the state is battling with the deadly coronavirus as Maharashtra tops the chart of the total number of positive cases in the state is on the rise. However, amid all the chaosl, the Maharashtra police is keeping the citizens informed with their wit and humour.
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Mumbai painted a deserted look as shops and establishments have shut businesses and people are working from home amidst the coronavirus outbreak. With Maharashtra reporting the highest number of COVID-19 cases in India, the city that never sleeps is braving through the contagious pandemic. From street vendors wearing face masks to religious places being shut, here's how Mumbai is fighting the deadly coronavirus.
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IPS officer Param Bir Singh succeeds former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve, who retired from the post of Mumbai’s chief cop on Saturday. All pictures. (All photos/Ashish Raje)
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Tuesday launched Mumbai Police's 2020 calendar. The event was also graced by Mumbai Police commissioner Sanjay Barve, Bollywood superstars Dharmendra, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan among others.
India celebrated its 71st Republic Day with a grand parade at the Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday, showcasing its military prowess and diverse cultural heritage. Just like the rest of the country, Mumbai too celebrated the country's Republic Day with great fervour. Our photographers captured the patriotic atmosphere in the city. See Pictures. (All Pictures/Suresh Karkera, Bipin Kokate, Ashish Raje, Twitter Office of Uddhav Thackeray)
Mumbai will get a mounted police unit for traffic and crowd control post a gap of 88 years, and the horses will be deployed on duty after taking part in the Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park this year, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Sunday.
Umang, a much-awaited event is held every year as a way to encourage and acknowledge the valuable contribution by the Mumbai Police in keeping the city safe. This year, the event was attended by many Bollywood celebrities, who even gave memorable performances on stage. Among attendees, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, wife, Rashmi and son, state minister for Tourism and Environment Aaditya Thackeray, graced the occasion.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Giorgia Andriani, Salman Khan, Tara Sutaria, Ananya Panday, Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Kartik Aaryan, Varun Dhawan, Rakul Preet Singh, Ameesha Patel, Arjun Kapoor, Dhvani Bhanushali, Hrithik Roshan, Boney Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon, Madhuri Dixit, Manisha Koirala, Mugdha Godse, Preeti Jhangiani, Parveen Dabbas, Rani Mukerji, Raveena Tandon, Riteish Deshmukh, Shilpa Shetty, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Sonu Sood and Vicky Kaushal attended Umang 2020, an event which the police force of Mumbai. We have pictures
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray along with his son and minister Aaditya Thackeray on Thursday attended the Maharashtra Police raising day event at Marol police training grounds.
Thousands of people in Mumbai gathered at beaches and thronged promenades such as Marine Drive from late Tuesday evening to ring in the New Year. Over 40,000 police personnel were manning the streets of the country's commercial capital. People gathered at various areas in the city to get a glimpse of the firecrackers and lightshow.
Mumbaikars from all walks of life, including prominent Bollywood personalities converge at Grant Road's August Kranti Maidan to join the nation-wide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Rani Mukerji hosted a special screening of her film Mardaani 2 for female cops of the Mumbai Police at a popular multiplex in South Mumbai. We have pictures
Baby Prince Rajbhar who had suffered 22 percent burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of KEM Hospital earlier this month, died of a cardiac arrest on Friday. The two-and-a-half-month-old baby boy who had come to Mumbai for treatment suffered burns, fought pneumonia and his arm was also amputated after he was injured in the fire. Here's how the case unfolded:
The ongoing Rs 4,355-crore Punjab-Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) bank fraud has left many people in lurch, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) placed directions on the bank, and account holders could not withdraw their money. As many as seven depositors died by either committing suicide, cardiac or delay in treatment due to lack of funds. The scam unfolded after the bank's former MD Joy Thomas and chairman Waryam Singh were taken into custody by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW), unearthing its nexus with the real estate development company HDIL. The web has now widened after viral pictures BJP legislator's Tara Singh's son Rajneet, an accused in the case have surfaced with Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari. Here are the developments of the case so far:
With their wit and mindfulness, Mumbai police's Twitter handle is a treasure trove of funny tweets, memes and videos, all with an aim to to inform, educate and protect Mumbaikars. Here's a look at some of their most hilarious posts.