As India's coronavirus tally mounted to 33.87 lakh, while the toll reached 61,529 on Friday, Maharashtra continued to be the worst-hit state with 7,33,568 cases and 23,444 deaths. Amid the chaos, the police departments across India is keeping the citizens informed and urging people to take the necessary precautions by sharing witty and humourous posts on their social media accounts.
(All photos/Twitter Mumbai Police, Nagpur Police, Pune Police, Maharashtra Police)
Mumbai reported 475 fresh cases of coronavirus while 26 people succumbed to COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours, according to the BMC. Meanwhile, 70 state buses were sent for Kota to bring back stranded students and a COVID-19 patient ran away from an isolation centre in Pune. Union Minister of Health Dr Harsh Vardhan said that of the total number of coronavirus cases only 0.33 per cent people are on ventilators. (All photos/mid-day photographers)
Life may have come to a standstill due to coronavirus outbreak, but NCP leader Sharad Pawar and his family are showing us how to combat the global pandemic and make the most of the quarantine period. From playing chess to reading books; from spending time with family and working from home to taking part in janata curfew, here's how the Pawar family is staying safe amidst total lockdown.
(All photos/Instagram Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, Rohit Pawar)
As India tackles the Coronavirus outbreak with more than 900 positive cases, Maharashtra has been recorded to have 193 people suffering from the pandemic. Looking at the surge in the number of cases, the Maharashtra government has imposed a curfew on the state and sealed the borders. Here's a look at the cases seen in the state and the timeline of the surge in cases in the country. (All pictures/ PTI)
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated a fun-filled Holi in India. The celebration went on for a few days! Desi girl attended her first Holi bash at Ambanis in Mumbai, later, she was seen chilling in Pune with Poonawallas. We have pictures
On February 13, 2010, a deadly explosion at German Bakery, a popular eatery in Pune thronged the city to fear and anxiety. With Pune being a victim of its first-ever terror attack, it was also the first major terror strike after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008. Ten years on, here's a look back on the incident that left 11 dead and 64 injured.
(All pictures/mid-day Archives)
Shabana Azmi met with an accident on January 18, 2020, at Mumbai-Pune Express Highway. The actress is currently under observation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai. Farhan Akhtar, Javed Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar, Tina Ambani, Anil Kapoor, Sunita Kapoor, Tabu, Farah Naaz, Fateh Randhawa, Salma Agha, Sasha Agha, Satish Kaushik, Shankar Mahadevan were snapped attending the actress. We have pictures
A symbol of an embodiment, Panvel offers a blend of modernity and our age-old traditions as it is one of the fastest developing real-estate hubs in Navi Mumbai. Karnala Fort, Karnala bird sanctuary, and Matheran are few of the popular tourist spots are near Panvel. However, the fast developing suburb of Panvel has witnessed some gruesome crimes over the years. From a drunk medical student ramming her car to duo killing friend by smashing head against a stone, sensational crimes have affected the peace and prosperity of the locality. We list a few incidents of crime stories from in and around Panvel that made the headlines
In wake of the Dalit community's call for a statewide bandh on Wednesday Several towns and cities in Maharashtra were on edge on Tuesday as Dalit Protests against Monday's violence in Pune's Koregaon spilled over to capital Mumbai, With agitators damaging scores of buses, and disrupting road and rail traffic. We have pictures of how the protest took hold of Mumbai on Tuesday and Wednesday
India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and wife Sakshi were clicked outside Bollywood star Salman Khan's residence. Take a look in pictures...
It was field day for the media and fans as Sanjay Dutt's journey from Pune's Yerawada jail to his home in Pali Hill, Mumbai. We take a look in pictures...
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt walked out of from Yerawada Central Prison in Pune on Thursday morning, after serving 42 months of his five-year prison term following his conviction in a case related to the 1993 serial blasts. We have pictures...
Varun Dhawan, along with co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui and producer Dinesh Vijan, embarked on a road trip to Pune from Mumbai to promote their upcoming thriller 'Badlapur'. Watch the 'Badlapur' team's fun unfold here...
Sanjay Dutt arrives in Mumbai after being granted a 14-day furlough from Pune's Yerwada jail. Take a look at the candid moments of a lean-looking Sanjay Dutt that capture his emotions
TV czarina Ekta Kapoor, telly actors Nandish Sandhu, Krystle D'Souza, Rithvik Dhanjani, Vindoo Dara Singh, Ravi Kissen and a host of other small screen celebs, who are participating in multiple teams were present at the event
A lowdown of all the eight clubs competing in the Indian Super League which begins today in Kolkata. So sit back and read about Indian football's new poster boys before watching the mega event
Devotees bade goodbye to their beloved Lord Ganesha on Monday. We bring you images that captured the festive spirit of Ganpati in its full glory. Pics/ Mid Day
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt reached his residence after being granted a two-week parole by Pune's Yerawada Central Jail. All pics by Bipin Kokate
A gas tanker met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, which led to a gas leak. (Pics - Navnath Kaple)