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11:16 PM Nov 24, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Fadnavis visits Raj Thackeray at his new house, meeting triggers speculation ahead of BMC polls

Centre wouldn't have repealed farm laws if there were no polls in UP, other states in near future: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday alleged that the BJP-led central government would not have taken a decision to repeal the three contentious farm laws if there were no elections in Uttar Pradesh and other states in the near future.

Speaking to reporters at Mahabaleshwar in Satara district, he again asserted that the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra will complete its full five-year term, and expressed confidence that if elections are held now, the three-party alliance will once again come to power.


Covid-19: A mild third wave likely in Dec, Centre chides Maha for low testing

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has cautioned that the third wave of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is likely to hit the state by December, but it will be mild, here on Wednesday.


The minister's assertions came a day after the Centre chided the state for a drastic fall in the testing rates - from 2.69 lakhs per day in May to barely 98,000 now in Nov.

Mumbai court asks cops to further probe woman's harassment complaint

A magistrate court here has asked the police to further investigate a case filed by a woman alleging she was harassed and stalked by some people at the behest of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, and rejected an 'A-summary' report filed by cops while pointing out loopholes in the probe, according to an order made available on Wednesday.

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