Will reduce VAT on fuel soon: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra government will reduce VAT on fuel soon, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde informed the state Assembly on Monday. The erstwhile MVA government did not slash VAT, which was severely criticised by Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. In May, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reduced VAT on petrol by Rs 8 and diesel by Rs 6.
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Maharashtra: Widespread rainfall across state this week

IMD has issued an orange alert (alert, be prepared) over Palghar, Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts. Pune, Nashik, Kolhapur and Satara districts have been placed under yellow warning till Friday.
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Maharashtra heavy rain alert for Mumbai Thane Palghar Pune other cities for...

Heavy rain alert has been sounded for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Beed, Latur, Jalna, Parbhani and several other areas in Maharashtra. NDRF teams have been deployed in Mumbai, Nagpur and Chiplun.
#NDRF #Maharashtra #News #Weather


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Maharashtra top performer in startup ranking for state: DPIIT

Maharashtra has been ranked as ‘top performer’ in the ‘Start-Up Ranking of States 2021’ Gujarat, Meghalaya and Karnataka have emerged as the best performer states in developing startup ecosystem for budding entrepreneurs. Pune improved its position by 14 spots to get placed 90th in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2022.
#DPIIT #‘StartUpRankingofStates2021 #GlobalStartupEcosystemIndex2022 #Maharashtra #BusinessIndustrial


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Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP to hold midterm elections accuses it...

Eknath Shinde-led govt won the trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly today. Uddhav Thackeray said it was an insult of the Constitution to run the Legislative Assembly in an arbitrary manner. He challenged the BJP to hold mid-term elections in the state.
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Maharashtra Rains: CM Directs Coastal Districts to Stay on Alert; NDRF Deploys Teams

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has directed administration of districts to be on alert. Palghar district administration had asked citizens to take precautions in view of heavy rainfall from Monday till July 6. People have been asked to keep their cattle safe, while those living in colonies atop hillocks as well as by the banks of rivers have been told to shift to safer areas.
#EknathShinde #NDRF #Maharashtra #News


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Amravati murder: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde issues first response; 'NIA...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde confirms that several accused have been arrested and that the case has now been taken over by the National Investigation Agency. NIA is on the lookout for the eighth accused, Shamin, who is said to be involved in spreading hate messages on WhatsApp groups, inciting people to avenge those supporting Nupur Sharma.
#EknathShinde #NIA #Amravati #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Daily brief: In Amravati murder case, cops didn't reveal sensitive details

A group of NCC cadets who cleared the physical and medical tests for the Indian Army last year approached the Kerala High Court against the Centre’s new defence recruitment scheme Agnipath. Police knew about that the chemist's murder in Amaravati district of Maharashtra was linked to some socia media posts in support of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, but the same was not revealed due to its sensitive nature.
#NupurSharma #NCC #Amaravati #News


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Petrol & diesel to get cheaper in Maharashtra: CM Eknath Shinde in Assembly

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde announced a reduction in petrol and diesel prices. He said his government will cut VAT on fuel to provide relief ‘to the people of Maharashtra’ Petrol price in Mumbai currently stands at ₹111.35 per litre.
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Maharashtra reports 1,515 Covid cases today, 50% less than yesterday; Mumbai...

Maharashtra reported a dip of 50 per cent in fresh Covid cases on Monday. The state's overall tally of infections rose to 79,86,811 and death toll to 1,47,943. Out of the 1,515 new cases, the highest - 810 - were from the Mumbai administrative circle.
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Army airlifts critically injured Amarnath pilgrim

The Army airlifted a critically injured Amarnath pilgrim from Brarimarg helipad on Baltal track in Jammu & Kashmir. The pilgrim was identified as Satyanarayan Toshneyar, 50, of Akola in Maharashtra. His pony lost balance and he fell around 100 feet down towards Sindh river, officials said.
#SatyanarayanToshneyar #Army #Amarnath #Baltal #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #EmergencyServices


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Maharashtra: BJP's Raosaheb Patil says 'Speaker will decide'...

Raosaheb Danve Patil responded to Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant's recent call for the disqualification of rebel MLAs for defying the party's directive by saying that the Speaker would decide. Patil further spoke about the new government in Maharashtra and Eknath Shinde will run the government together.
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Maharashtra: Police knew Amravati chemist's murder linked to posts backing...

Police were aware of the link between social media posts supporting Nupur Sharma and the murder of Umesh Kolhe. Investigation into the case will be handed over to the National Investigation Agency in a day or two. Seven accused, including the mastermind of the June 21 murder, were arrested by the police.
#NupurSharma #NationalInvestigationAgency #Maharashtra #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


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Maharashtra Politics News: Aaditya Thackeray backs Sharad Pawar's 'mid-term...

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray backed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's prediction that the Eknath Shinde-led government might fall in the next six months. He stated that there is a high probability of mid-term polls taking place in Maharashtra. He further said that those MLAs are in a bubble and one day they will have to face their constituency people.
#AadityaThackeray #ShivSena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


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Amravati murder: Links to Rehebaar NGO under lens; conspiracy hatched in...

Umesh Prahladrao Kolhe, 54, was hacked to death in Maharashtra's Amravati on June 21. All 7 accused in the case were connected to Rehebaar Helpline, a Non-Governmental Organization, sources say. The NGO was used as a forefront for all activities pertaining to the June 21 incident.
#UmeshPrahladraoKolhe #RehebaarNGO #Maharashtra #SensitiveSubjects


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Ecologically-sensitive areas in Western Ghats not be notified for another year

There will be no curbs on quarrying, mining, or establishment of new polluting industries in these areas in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Goa, and Gujarat. State governments are opposed to the ESA notification as the curbs it entails will cause widespread economic impact.
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Maharashtra to reduce VAT on petrol diesel says CM Eknath Shinde in assembly...

Maharashtra government led by Shiv Sena (Eknath Shinde faction) and BJP will reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel soon. Decision to reduce VAT on fuel will be taken in the state cabinet, says Chief Minister. More to follow in the State Assembly.
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NCP leader Ajit Pawar new Oppn leader in Maharashtra Assembly

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar was named the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Monday. He succeeds BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM on June 30. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Pawar as ‘a mature politician and administrator”
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Maharashtra: Govt to reduce VAT on fuel, says CM Eknath Shinde

A decision to reduce VAT on fuel will be taken in the state cabinet. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde informed the House, while replying to a debate after he won the floor test. A decision will be made in state cabinet, he informed the State Assembly on Monday.
#EknathShinde #House #Maharashtra #BusinessIndustrial


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BJP to face consequences of spreading propaganda against Rahul Gandhi: Congress

The Congress party said it has lodged complaints in six states, including Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. The party also filed an FIR in Chhattisgarh against BJP MPs Rajyavardhan Rathore, Subrat Pathak, Bhola Singh and MLA Kamlesh Saini.
#RahulGandhi #BJP #Jharkhand #News #Politics


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