Govt ultimatum to people amid Maha Covid spike

A day after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray served an ultimatum of 8-10 days to the people, Health Minister Rajesh Tope urged people to understand and cooperate with the government since the state could not afford another lockdown….reports Asian Lite News As panic started building up among people with several districts, cities and towns of Maharashtra

Roadblock as farmers refuse to accept committee

Farmers’ unions have said that SC-appointed committee is not a solution as it has been widely reported that members of the committee favour the farm laws, reports Asian Lite News The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three controversial farm laws and formed a four-member committee to take over negotiations with the

Maha govt downgrades Devendra Fadnavis’ security cover

After the annual review of state VVIP security, Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi government on Sunday enhanced protection cover to a few, and reduced or withdrew it for many, even as senior leader Sharad Pawar sought reduction of his security. From the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the security cover of several leaders including Leaders of

10 infants killed in Maha hospital blaze

In a shocking lapse, 10 infants were killed and another seven were saved after a fire ravaged through the children’s ward of a government hospital here in the wee hours of Saturday. The Maharashtra government ordered a thorough investigation into the incident besides seeking a full-scale fire, electrical and structural audit of all hospitals in

10 new-born infants killed in massive blaze at M’rashtra hospital

In a shocking tragedy, at least 10 new-born infants were suffocated in a fire that erupted in the children’s ward of a government hospital in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district early on Saturday morning, officials said. The fire, due to a suspected electrical short-circuit, erupted around 1.45 a.m. when the mothers and relatives of the infants were

Amarinder urges PM Modi to repeal farm laws

Stressing that there was nothing wrong with the demands of the farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged the Prime Minister to immediately repeal the farm laws in order to resolve the crisis. Categorically rejecting as “highly irresponsible” reports in a section of the media that Punjab had already implemented the new farm laws, the

Maharashtra Becomes The Investment Capital During Pandemic

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra remains the biggest magnet for investors, attracting a whopping Rs 1.12 lakh crore plus worth of industrial investments in the past six months, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said. The state signed 25 fresh MoUs with investment commitments of Rs 61,000 crore spanning 15 different sectors, with an estimated potential of

Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0

Chief Minister Shri Uddhav Thackeray’s Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 is attracting global focus to the West Indian state and boosting state’s investment competitiveness… A special report by Asian Lite Newsdesk Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC)  is Government of Maharashtra’s nodal investment promotion agency. The corporation is not only the India’s largest Industrial development authority but one


The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll in every walk of life and continues. However economic and industrial activities globally are cautiously coming back on track. Minister of Industries Shri Subhash Desai, Maharashtra Government, talks to Asian Lite in a candid interview about the Maharashtra government’s latest initiatives to bring in investments to the state,