Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situation

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, after which PM Modi took to twitter. Maharashtra Government orders probe

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situationPM Modi tweeted, “My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured.” He also tweeted, “Situation in Mumbai is being continuously monitored. @PiyushGoyal is in Mumbai taking stock of the situation & ensuring all assistance.” CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “Enquiry will […]

I am deeply saddened by Dr Amarapurkar’s death, says Uddhav Thackeray

On Saturday, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting with party workers and office bearers. After heavy rains struck Mumbai, now, there is a fear of an epidemic of infectious diseases in the city. To tackle this, Shiv Sena has organised a health camp on Sunday, September 3. The meeting was organised to brief Shiv Sainiks about the health camp, where he expressed grief over Dr Amarapurkar’s untimely death

I am deeply saddened by Dr Amarapurkar’s death, says Uddhav ThackerayTorrential rains lashed Mumbai on August 29. Mumbai recorded 300 mm rainfall. There was waterlogging at several areas and thousands of Mumbaikar’ waded through flood water. Though, within 24 hours, Mumbai was back on track. But post-flood, there is fear of an epidemic of disease. For which, BMC has undertaken a huge campaign. And by […]

State soon to launch Balasaheb Thackeray accidental insurance scheme

Yearly, thousands of people succumb to road accidents. In order to save these precious lives, the Maharashtra government is set to launch ‘Balasaheb Thackeray accidental insurance scheme’. The policy aims to provide treatment to the accident victim within the golden hour

State soon to launch Balasaheb Thackeray accidental insurance schemeWith the implementation of the ‘Balasaheb Thackeray accidental insurance scheme’, the state government wants to assure that, no victim is denied treatment in the hospital’s due to non-availability of funds, immediately after the accident occurs. Dr Deepak Sawant, the state health minister, spoke about the state’s new policy at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) healthcare […]

Woman corporator demands ‘Period leave’ for working ladies

There is a growing chorus amongst people for granting leave on the first day of the menstrual cycle. Recently a Pune based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Roshni demanded to grant the first day of period as leave. And now a Shiv Sena corporator Sheetal Mhatre has submitted a letter to Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, demanding leave for women working in government, semi-government and private organisations

Woman corporator demands ‘Period leave’ for working ladiesTalks about granting a leave on the first day of periods have been underway for the past few months. As a first, Shivsena corporator- Sheetal Mhatre has given letter to mayor Mahadeshwar, regarding this on Wednesday. In this letter, she has demanded that women working in government, semi-government and private organisations should necessarily get an off. […]

Maha govt increases decibel limit for ambulance siren

Six months back Aditya Thackeray had written to Diwakar Raote, Transport Minister and Ramdas Kadam, Environment Minister regarding this issue. It was observed that lower sound level of an ambulance used delay its passage to the hospital. Traffic police standing at the signal could not hear the siren of ambulance stuck in traffic

Maha govt increases decibel limit for ambulance sirenThe government of Maharashtra has taken an important decision to increase the sound level of an ambulance siren from 65 dB to 120 dB (decibels). Aditya Thackeray, president of the youth wing of Shiv Sena, Yuva Sena had made this demand six months ago. The state government has issued a notification to convey the decision. […]

Shiv Sena corporator proposes early sex education to curb sexual assaults

The earlier we start talking with children about sexuality, the better because that will only increase our chance of continuing the conversation about sexual health with them throughout their growing up years, all the way through puberty and adolescence. And nowadays both boys an girl are becoming mature at an early age

Shiv Sena corporator proposes early sex education to curb sexual assaultsShiv Sena corporator Sheetal Mhatre has proposed a notice of motion in BMC’s general body meeting to start sex education from VII standard instead of IX standard. Increasing cases of sexual violence on minor girls and the easy availability of information on internet that can potentially mislead youngsters is the main concern behind this proposal. […]