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Low-cost flights from Mumbai to Nashik, Kolhapur to restart from February 13

Low-cost flights from Mumbai to Nashik, Kolhapur to restart from February 13
Jan 18

Five low-cost routes in Maharashtra covered under Centre’s UDAN scheme, which were discontinued earlier, are set to resume from February 13. The routes are: Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Jalgaon, Mumbai-Kolhapur, Mumbai-Solapur & Nashik-Pune. All five routes had earlier been allocated to Air Deccan airline company under the ‘Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik’ (UDAN) scheme. The services were halted […]..Read More

After SC allows re-opening of dance bars, state may bring ordinance to ensure they remain shut

After SC allows re-opening of dance bars, state may bring ordinance to ensure they remain shut
Jan 18

The BJP-led state government is considering bringing an ordinance to ensure dance bars remain shut in the state, a day after the Supreme Court paved way for their reopening. The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday set aside some provisions of a 2016 law which imposed several stringent conditions on the licensing and functioning of dance […]..Read More

Over 50 seized vehicles gutted in fire at police chowkie in Virar

Over 50 seized vehicles gutted in fire at police chowkie in Virar
Jan 18

At least 50 vehicles were gutted in a fire that broke out at a police chowki near Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Virar (East) on Thursday afternoon. According to officials from the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC), the fire broke out around 11:30 am in the parking lot behind Kaner police chowkie. It was brought under control with […]..Read More

SC allows dance bars to reopen in Mumbai, relaxes conditions

SC allows dance bars to reopen in Mumbai, relaxes conditions
Jan 17

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed dance bars to officially reopen in Mumbai & Maharashtra while relaxing several stringent conditions imposed by the state government. The Maharashtra government had earlier set several conditions – like forbidding liquor, installing CCTVs, segregating dancing stage among others – on dance bars for getting licences. However, a three-judge bench […]..Read More

BJP leader arrested after cops recover guns, swords & knives from his shop in Dombivli

BJP leader arrested for selling air guns, swords & knives from his shop in Dombivli
Jan 17

A BJP leader from Dombivli has been arrested after police raided his fashion accessories store and recovered around 170 weapons, including air guns, swords, choppers and knives. The raid was conducted at the shop located in Tilak Nagar area in Dombivli on Monday night and the shop owner- Dhananjay Kulkarni (49)- was arrested the subsequent […]..Read More