The Maharashtra government has said the unlocking will be done gradually. Despite a significant drop in coronavirus cases, Mumbai is still under the level three lockdown in the five levels of unlock categorisation.
Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole had earlier said the Congress would contest the upcoming Assembly polls alone and that the MVA alliance was not permanent.
Meanwhile, Mumbai reported 747 new cases, which pushed its total caseload to 7,20,013. As many as 19 deaths were recorded, taking the total number of deaths in the city to be 15,298.
Maharashtra added 400 old unreported deaths to the numbers as part of an ongoing reconciliation exercise. Out of the newly reported 236 fatalities, 167 occurred in the last 48 hours and 69 during last week.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that they had recovered "huge amounts of cash" from Sharma and two other accused and also recovered an unlicensed revolver with ammunition at Sharma’s residence.
According to the BMC, the metropolis at present has 18 active containment zones in slums and 'chawls' (old row tenements), while the number of sealed buildings across the city is 81.
The Supreme Court had on May 5 quashed a Maharashtra law that gave quota to the Maratha community, holding it unconstitutional. The court said the breaching of a 50 per cent cap on quota was not justified.
The BJP alleged that Sena workers assaulted a woman member of the party. The issue started after the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha conducted a protest march towards Shiv Sena Bhavan in Dadar.
Maharashtra's recovery rate stands at 95.7 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.94 per cent. The health department stated that the number of samples tested so far has gone up to 3,86,41,639.
The BMC says the total COVID-19 recovery count in Mumbai stands at 6,86,125. The recovery rate stands at 95 per cent while the average growth rate of the cases between June 9 and June 15 was 0.9 per cent.
A 44-year old woman died of black fungus during treatment in Maharashtra. The state now has over 7,000 cases of black fungus, or Mucormycosis, with more than 700 deaths and over 2,000 recoveries.
As per the NIA, both were involved in the conspiracy to plant the SUV with explosives near Ambani's residence and the accused are suspected to have played a role in the murder of Mansukh Hiran.
Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati and Udayanaraje Bhosale, influential community leaders and fellow royals, who are both direct descendants of Chhatrapati Shivaji, made an effort to stay united over the Maratha reservation issue.
In the 24 hour period, around 1,68,902 tests were conducted. So far 3,82,15,492 samples have been administered. Mumbai, the state's capital, reported 530 new cases and 19 deaths, taking the tally to 7,16,190.
The total caseload in Mumbai touched 7,17,108 and the total number of fatalities has been recorded as 15,202. The cumulative number of tests conducted throughout the day was 20,133.
To study the Supreme Court ruling, the state government had set up a committee headed by former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court Dilip Bhosale, which had suggested filing a review petition.
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik said that the three parties are working united in the government for the welfare of the people and have not decided on how to contest the 2024 elections.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the MVA is an alliance of three ideologically different parties who have come together to run a government while having the right to expand their base.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said that Mumbai will be put under level three restrictions in the coming week until the daily number of cases reduces to around 100-200.