Mumbai Coronavirus Latest Update, Mumbai Weather News Highlights: Hours after BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis claimed Uddhav Thackeray secretly nurtured ambitions to become a CM but kept talking about installing a “Shiv Sainik” on the post, NCP president Sharad Pawar Saturday said he had insisted that Thackeray become chief minister of Maharashtra after Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was formed two years ago.
Work on the fifth and the sixth local train line between Thane and Diva railway stations is likely to be completed by January next year. In 2008, the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) had planned the fifth and sixth line between Thane and Diva. The project was planned under the Mumbai Urban Transport Project-2 (MUTP-2) and the 9.9-km railway line was supposed to be built between Thane and Diva railway stations.
Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said the BJP was behaving “like a jilted lover throwing acid on Maharashtra”, and called for a debate on Centre-state relations. He said the threat to Hindutva was from “neo-Hindus” who have “used Hindutva to come to power but are now adopting Britishers’ divide and rule policy”. Thackeray was speaking at the party’s annual Dussehra rally.
Meanwhile, the Malabar Hill police on Friday arrested three persons for allegedly extorting money from a south Mumbai businessman. According to the police, the three had started an account on Instagram using a woman’s name and under the pretext of making a video call, the three recorded a nude video of the 32-year-old businessman and later blackmailed him into paying them.
Also, Mumbai Friday reported 488 cricket rate software,Covid-19 cases and 5 deaths, taking the tally to 7,50,108 and the toll to 16,177. The recovery count reached 7,26,040 after 421 people were discharged from hospitals, leaving the country’s financial capital with an active caseload of 5,379.