Muslims constitute 44% COVID deaths in Maharashtra Current Affairs 

Muslims constitute 44% COVID deaths in Maharashtra

Mumbai: 239 out of 548 deaths due to COVID-19 recorded in Maharashtra are from the Muslim community as of May 3 which constitutes 44% of deaths recorded in the state. The numbers are quite alarming as Muslims are less than 12 per cent in the state’s population and deaths due to coronavirus are almost thrice their population share. Noticing the… Read More
Muslims holds protest in Pune demanding 5% reservation in jobs, education Current Affairs 

Muslims holds protest in Pune demanding 5% reservation in jobs, education

Pune: Hundreds of thousands of people of the Muslim community in Pune took out a protest March or ‘Muslim Arakashan Muk Morcha’ on Sunday demanding 5% reservation for the community in jobs and education. The protesters also demanded punishment for those behind lynching of Muslims in the name of ‘gau raksha’, non-interference of the government in Muslim personal law and… Read More
Former Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy, commits suicide Current Affairs 

Former Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy, commits suicide

Mumbai: Himanshu Roy, Additional Director General of Police (Establishment) and former Maharashtra ATS chief, committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his Malabar Hills residence in Mumbai on Friday. He was said to be suffering from cancer for last 3 years and had been on leave for around a year. According to reports, the senior officer put the… Read More
Maharashtra Education Minister assures second state language status to Urdu Culture 

Maharashtra Education Minister assures second state language status to Urdu

Aurangabad: Maharashtra Education and Minority Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde assured hundreds of teachers on Urdu being confer the second state language status in recently concluded educational event in Aurangabad. A three day event ‘Shikshanachi Vari’ (Educational Convention) under the aegis of the state government, was held at the Divisional Sports Complex from 10 to 12 March. The Minister addressed the… Read More
Bagban Educational adoption scheme - A step towards educational empowerment Society 

Bagban Educational adoption scheme – A step towards educational empowerment

Maharashtra: Bagban Education Trust, Maharashtra has recently launched an “educational adoption scheme” for community’s needy bright students with an aim to empower Bagban youth in the field of higher education. The Trust will provide financial assistance to students from weaker sections that are unable to bear the educational expenses. Bagban community is known as the business community among Indian Muslims.… Read More
Jamate Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings Life 

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings

Mumbai: The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra, Engineer Taufeeq Aslam Khan, PR secretary Abdul Hafeez Farooqui and secretary for social services Mazhar Farooq paid a courtesy visit on Saturday to the elderly couple who wrote to the President to seek permission to end their life and convinced them to abandon their suicide plans. Mr. Narayan Lawate (88) and his wife… Read More
Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list Current Affairs 

Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list

Mumbai: The BJP led Maharashtra government have not included India’s first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in its list of celebration of birth anniversaries of great National Personalities and National Day for the year 2018. State government has issued a circular on December 29, 2017, notifying all Ministries, govt and semi govt institutions to celebrate birth or death anniversaries… Read More
Shop, dine and play 24x7 in Maharashtra from today Current Affairs 

Shop, dine and play 24×7 in Maharashtra from today

The Maharashtra government has allowed shops and other establishments like cinema halls, salons, hyper malls, restaurants (that do not serve alcohol) and businesses such as banks, medical establishments and tax consultancies to remain open 24×7 in the state from today. The state government has amended the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Service Condition) Act, 2017 and issued… Read More
Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day Current Affairs 

Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day

Solapur: Solapur is still waiting for promised Urdu Ghar for more than 3 years. The Government of Maharashtra made an announcement in 2014 to build Urdu Ghar in six districts across state. Solapur being one of them have been sanctioned Rs 5 crores but the construction is yet to see the light of the day. Ex. Mayor and sitting corporator… Read More