Maharashtra Police

  • DU professor arrested by Maharashtra Police for alleged links with Naxals 09-05-2014 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra anti-Naxal unit on Friday arrested the disabled Delhi University professor GN Saibaba for his alleged links with Naxals. The operation was carried out by the special cell of the Maharashtra Police. Anti-Naxal operations, DIG, Ravindra Kadam said, "We are trying to bring professor Saibaba to Gadchiroli as...
  • Nashik: Explosives found in Devlali Camp 18-01-2014 11:45 PM

    Nashik: A cache of explosives, including two live hand-grenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbage-carrying vehicle in the vicinity of Army Centre in Devlali Camp area near Nashik on Saturday, police said. The explosives were packed in a polythene bag which was...
  • DU professor Saibaba is Maoist leader: Police 19-09-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? Last week, the Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. Police officials claimed...
  • Maharashtra to bid farewell to lord Ganesh amidst tight security 18-09-2013 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra will bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesh at the end of the 11-day long festival on Wednesday on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi. In Mumbai thousands of people will takes Ganesh idols to Juhu and Girgaum Chowpatty beaches. To deal with traffic jams, Mumbai Police has put...
  • Police shifts 1993 blast convict to Nashik prission 16-08-2013 07:18 PM

    Maharashtra Police today informed the Bombay High Court that a 70-year-old 1993 bomb blasts convict had been shifted from Kolhapur Central prison to Nashik Jail on medical ground. Taking this statement on record, a bench headed by Justice S C Dharmadhikari disposed of a petition filed by the prisoner, Mohammed...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter 07-07-2013 11:34 PM

    Gadchiroli: Six suspected Naxal were killed in an encounter by Maharashtra Police in Gadchiroli district on Sunday morning. The officials also succeeded in recovering arms and ammunition including 1 carbine, one 303 rifle, some country-made guns and grenades from the terror group. "One of the parties of the C-60 Commando...
  • Ex-top policemen take on Patil for interfering in transfers, postings 04-05-2013 07:47 AM

    Mumbai: At a time when the independence of the CBI is being questioned, the police forces in most states continue to function under political influence. Former top police officers have taken on the Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil for direct interference in police transfers and postings in the state. More...
  • Beed radio blast: Police arrest 1, rule out terror angle 02-12-2012 09:56 PM

    Beed: The police on Sunday evening claimed to have cracked the Beed transistor explosion case, arresting one person in connection with the incident. Speaking to reporters, IG Aurangabad, Ritesh Kumar said that personal enmity was the motive behind the blast and ruled out a terror angle. Four members of a...
  • Thackeray FB post: IG says act against policemen 23-11-2012 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: The Inspector General Konkan Range on Friday submitted his investigation report into the arrest of two Thane girls over a Facebook post criticising a bandh in Mumbai for the funeral of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. In his report, the IG said that the arrest of the girls by...
  • Jundal's police custody extended till October 3 24-09-2012 03:58 PM

    Nashik: Terror suspect and 26/11 handler Abu Jundal's police custody was extended till October 3 by a court in Nashik on Monday. Jundal was produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate AD Sawant amid tight security this morning. Special Public Prosecutor Ajay Misar said Jundal's interrogation so far had elicited some information...
  • Sketches of two Pune blasts suspects prepared 03-08-2012 05:11 PM

    Pune: The Maharashtra Police have prepared sketches of two persons who may have planted explosives in Pune as investigators suspect the involvement of at least three persons in executing the August 1 serial bomb blasts in Pune. "The sketches of two persons who could be bomb planters are ready. It...
  • Is Maharashtra a soft target for terrorists? 03-08-2012 08:38 AM

    Mumbai: All the three cycles, upon which the bombs were placed in Wednesday's Pune serial blasts, were bought on the same day, according to sources. The police have identified the trader who sold the cycles, and have also questioned nine major cycle-sellers and distributors. The investigators are looking closely at...
  • Police recover bones from Laila Khan's farmhouse 10-07-2012 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Police on Tuesday recovered bones from Bollywood starlet Laila Khan's farmhouse in Igatpuri near Nashik. The bones will be sent for forensic examination. A key suspect, Parvez Tak led the police to the farmhouse to corroborate his claims that Laila Khan and her family were murdered. Earlier,...
  • MHA seeks report on terrorist meeting Osama 09-02-2012 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Thursday sought a report from the Maharashtra Police on the claim that an arrested accused of the 13/7 Mumbai blasts case had met former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001. "We have taken serious note of the claim. We...
  • Top-secret 26/11 note that no one wants to see 29-11-2011 01:06 PM

    Mumbai: While the Ram Pradhan Committee recommendations have dominated the security discourse in the city post-26/11 assault, it has emerged that a 'confidential note' penned by Ram Pradhan and addressed to then chief minister Ashok Chavan has managed to remain buried under piles of bureaucratic files two-and-a-half years after its...
  • Pune: Techie sets ex-lover and his fiancee ablaze 15-10-2011 08:04 AM

    Pune: A Bangalore-based software engineer allegedly set her former boyfriend and his fiancee on fire in their sleep on Thursday. The Maharashtra police has sent teams to Delhi and Bangalore to arrest Anushree Kundra on charges of attempt to murder. The victims Nimesh and Juhi survived the attack with Juhi...
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad buses on terror hit-list 15-09-2011 04:49 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Police have received inputs from central intelligence agencies about possibility of terror attacks on luxury buses plying between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and steps have been taken to foil any such bid. "There are various intelligence inputs about possible terror strikes in the state. One of them is that...
  • Cop caught in rave party working under cover? 29-06-2011 08:31 AM

    Mumbai: Anil Jadhav - an anti-narcotics cell inspector - has left the Mumbai police red-faced. He was arrested following a raid on a rave party in the city on Sunday night. Jadhav pleading innocence hinted that his arrest was part of a conspiracy hatched by rivals in the department. His...
  • No fingerprint records of Dawood with Maha Police 20-06-2011 12:02 AM

    Gwalior: Maharashtra Police has no records of India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's fingerprints, despite the fact that he was in its custody several times in the past, a top police officer has said. "Though Dawood Ibrahim was in the custody of Maharashtra Police number of times, it doesn't...