The Maharashtra government on October 16 requested the Railways to allow women to commute by local trains during the non-peak hours - from 11 am to 3 pm, and from 7 pm till the end of the day's services.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Spoke to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Ji regarding the situation arising due to flooding and heavy rain in parts of the state. My thoughts and prayers are with those sisters and brothers affected. Reiterated Centre’s support in the ongoing rescue and relief work."

Covid-19 Bulletin: India continues to report one of the lowest deaths per million population which stands at 81 today. Less than 1100 deaths have been reported continuously since 2nd October.

Maharashtra: After light rain on Tuesday, heavy rain predicted for Thursday & Friday.

The announcement comes days after Thackeray had directed the Home Department to immediately start the procedure to withdraw cases registered against protesters last year for opposing the felling of trees for a proposed metro car-shed at Aarey colony.

He gave seven days ultimatum to Mumbai Police to arrest Kashyap or else his party Republican Party of India will protest across Mumbai.

Sanjay Raut meets Fadnavis: Shiv Sena leader on Sunday said that there can be ideological differences but we are not enemies.

PM Modi to meet CMs of 7 states: More than 63% active cases are concentrated in 6 States and 1 UT which include Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Delhi.

Bhiwandi building collapse: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief at the building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi.

Dr Rahul Ghule, managing director of ''One Rupee Clinic'' which is managing this COVID-19 treatment facility, appreciated his team for taking care of the elderly woman.