According to an official spokesperson, Shah will visit Nanded in Maharashtra on Friday where he is scheduled to participate in a tree plantation drive organized by the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).
The incident took place on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday when a group of villagers from Kasa had gathered to play cards in a building next to a Ganpati pandal, additional superintendent of police Prakash Gaikwad said.
Speaking at an interaction organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil informed about some upcoming developmental works in the state.
The atmosphere is only going to get more acrimonious and the BJP-Shiv Sena ties more strained.
The attack came in the wake of the arrest of BJP leader Rane, who was booked for his comment about slapping Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
The two victims, both in their thirties, had visited the Gosekhurd Dam in Bhandara district of Maharashtra where they were reportedly raking selfies when the tragic incident occurred.
The Raj Bhavan termed the meeting as a 'courtesy call'.
The accused had initially told police that the girl died after she fell accidentally. But autopsy reports pointed toward foul play.
The lone COVID-19 patient under treatment was discharged from hospital on Friday, while 578 persons were tested for coronavirus in the last 24 hours and all of them returned a negative result, the official release said.
Deshmukh represented Sangola in Solapur district in the state legislative assembly for 11 terms since 1962 across multiple terms and served as an MLA for 54 years.
Heavy rains triggered massive floods and landslides in many parts of Maharashtra, especially in the coastal Konkan and the western districts, since July 20.
'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states', said Rajesh Tope
'Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely to continue over west coast during next 2-3 days with reduction thereafter,' the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Maharashtra revised its Covid data, adding 3,509 new deaths and pushing India's total death toll to over 4.18 lakh on Wednesday.
The UP police’s ATS had arrested some persons last month and claimed to have busted a nationwide racket of religious conversions.
Rise in Covid cases in Maharashtra and Kerala is a matter of grave concern for the country, PM Modi said.
A 23-year-old woman in Pune was booked after a video showed her riding to her wedding on top of a moving SUV on Tuesday.
Negligence increases the risk of spread of infection, the government said, expressing concern over visuals of crowded places with people not following COVID-19-appropriate behaviour and social distancing.
An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...AP/PTI
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