R R Patil

  • Maharashtra: RR Patil asks police to ensure women's safety in pandals September 16, 2013

    Maharashtra Home minister R R Patil has asked police to ensure that woman devotees are not harassed during the festivities. The command came after a video of alleged mis-behaviour with some women at a famous Ganesh pandal sparked controversy in Mumbai. The video showing a member of Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh pandal allegedly shoving...
  • Maharashtra ATS to seek Yasin Bhatkal's custody: RR Patil August 29, 2013

    Hailing the arrest of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal as a big success for intelligence agencies, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Thursday said a state ATS team would soon leave to interrogate him and seek his custody. "Bhatkal's arrest is a big success for the intelligence agencies. He was...
  • Bhandara rape-murder case: NHRC to submit report to CM March 1, 2013

    Nagpur: A fact-finding team of National Human Rights Commission, led by commission member Nirmala Sawant-Prabhawalkar, on Thursday visited Murwadi village in Lakhani taluka where three minor sisters were found to have been killed after sexual abuse in February, 2013. The girls were aged 6, 9 and 11 years respectively. They went...
  • Set 25 fasttrack courts for women's cases in Maharashtra: RR Patil December 26, 2012

    Patil has said that Maharashtra government will request that 25 of the 100 fasttrack courts be set aside exclusively for women's cases. ...
  • Won't obey court orders: Sena on Thackeray memorial November 28, 2012

    Mumbai: As the controversy over late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's memorial rages on, a large number of Shiv Sainiks are guarding the place at Mumbai's Shivaji Park where the leader was cremated. Shiv Sainiks have also put up barricades at the cremation ground and declared that Bal Thackeray's memorial...
  • IT Act: Maharashtra Police to act after law officer's order November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Maharashtra government has directed the police to take permission from the law officer before registered any FIR under the Information Technology (IT) Act. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil made the announcement following nationwide uproar over the arrest of two girls for a Facebook post. Even the NCP is...
  • Is Raj Thackeray now a dominant force in Maharashtra? August 21, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, IBN Lokmat editor Nikhil Wagle said Raj Thackeray is trying to replace BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra politics. ...
  • Raj Thackeray defies police, holds march against Aug 11 violence August 21, 2012

    Defying the police, MNS chief Raj Thackeray led thousands of his supporters from Girgaum Chowpatty to Mumbai's Azad Maidan. ...
  • Raj flexes muscle, flays govt for Aug 11 rioting August 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray addressed a mammoth rally at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Tuesday and came down heavily on Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil and Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik for what he called was their failure to control the August 11 violence in India's financial...
  • Mumbai murders case to be fast tracked: Patil November 4, 2011

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday took special note of the killing of Mumbai bravehearts Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandes and promised a fast track trial. Prompted by the outrage sparked by the brutal killing of Keenan and Reuben, state Home Minister R R Patil assured that the case would be...
  • Mumbai: Chidambaram reviews security October 4, 2011

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram held a security review meeting in Mumbai late on Monday night. The meeting was attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, State Home Minister RR Patil and the Commissioner of Police among others. The meeting was held to take stock of investigations into the July 13...
  • R R Patil meets J Dey's family members June 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Sunday met the family members of slain crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey at his residence in suburban Ghatkopar in Mumbai. Patil consoled Dey's family members and assured them that the government would make all efforts to nab the culprits. He also directed the local police...
  • Govt taking Dey's killing very seriously: Patil June 11, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Saturday said the government has taken the killing of senior journalist J Dey "very seriously" and senior police officials have been asked to immediately nab the culprits. "I have spoken to the Mumbai Police Commissioner and Joint Commissioner (Crime) who are visiting the...
  • Cong behind Coop Bank dissolution: Ajit Pawar May 9, 2011

    Satara: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar lashed out Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee blaming him for the RBI's dissolution of the board of the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank. "It's a Congress led government at centre and at state level. RBI comes under the central finance portfolio and the Finance Minister...
  • Patil assures tight security during WC final March 31, 2011

    Mumbai: After reviewing the security arrangements at Wankhede stadium ahead of Saturday's World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Thursday said all security measures had been taken to ensure that no untoward incident happens, and at least 3,000 policemen have been deployed. ...
  • Free youth held in Malegaon case: Muslim group January 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Close on the heels of Swami Aseemanand's confession of his involvement in blasts in the Samjhauta Express and at Malegaon, a delegation of Muslims on Monday met Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil demanding the release over a dozen youths, arrested for alleged link in the Malegaon case. ...
  • NCP defends Patil, says can't blame him September 29, 2010

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) defended Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil, who was allegedly captured on camera with Dawood Ibrahim's henchmen, saying he was not aware of all those who were present at an Eid function. The NCP has admitted the issue as an embarrassment but says it is not...
  • M'rashtra minister on camera with Dawood aide September 29, 2010

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil has been caught on the wrong foot after he was captured on camera with Dawood Ibrahim's henchmen. However, the Nationalist Congress Party leader has denied the allegation. CNNIBN investigated how closely is the underworld connected to politics? We bring you some pictures that expose...
  • Watch India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 28, 2010

    Get the day's top news with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • Maharashtra home minister linked to Dawood aide September 28, 2010

    Mumbai: Another politicianunderworld nexus has been exposed. This time between Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil and a dreaded criminal, Salim Patel alias Salim Goa Gutka. Salim, who has close links with India's most wanted criminal Dawood Ibrahim, was in fact arrested in the Hyderabad blasts case, and has many...
  • Over 75% SIMs in Mumbai bought using fake IDs September 25, 2010

    Mumbai: With the Games barely a week away, security has been spruced up not just in Delhi but all metros. In the midst of this, a survey by the Mumbai Police has found astonishing figures showing a clear rise in the number of prepaid SIM cards given using fake ID...
  • Chandrababu defies noentry order, arrested July 16, 2010

    Nanded, Maharashtra: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, 30 party legislators and eight parliamentarians from Andhra Pradesh were arrested by Maharashtra police in Nanded on Friday afternoon for violating prohibitory orders, a police official said. Naidu, a former Andhra Pradesh chief minister, accompanied by his supporters and legislators entered...
  • Maha govt to bring law against defaming icons July 12, 2010

    Mumbai: In the backdrop of the Supreme Court lifting the ban on American author James Laine's controversial book on Shivaji, Maharashtra government on Monday said it will enact a new law to prevent defamation of iconic personalities. Moving a resolution in the legislative assembly to condemn the American author for his...
  • No comment: Politicos pass the buck on 26/11 December 2, 2009

    New Delhi: A day after IBN network put on air exclusively, the entire report of the Ram Pradhan Committee on the 26/11 terror attacks as well as the police response to it, the government of Maharashtra was non-committal on action. Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan passed the buck to state...
  • Ex-police chief slams 26/11 cops, govt orders inquiry November 22, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government has ordered an inquiry into former Mumbai police commissioner Hassan Gafoor's alleged remarks accusing four senior police officers of dereliction of duty during the 26/11 terror attacks. Home Minister R R Patil has directed state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Chandra Iyengar to conduct an inquiry into the...
  • R R Patil brushes up Hindi, but will stick to Marathi November 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Once bitten, twice shy. Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil has learnt it the hard way. The 51-year old Patil, who resigned from the state cabinet in the wake of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, has staged a comeback in the new Congress-NCP government as Home Minister but would prefer speaking...
  • Watch: Why R R Patil was forced to resign? November 9, 2009

    State NCP chief RR Patil, who resigned as Deputy Chief Minister in the aftermath of 26/11attacks is back as Home Minister. Listen in to the comment that got RR Patil in trouble last year. He had suggested that the 26/11 attacks were a small incident. ...
  • Maharashtra govt takes shape, Mins get portfolios November 9, 2009

    The Maharashtra government is finally in place but not before quite a bit of wrangling between the Congress and the NCP over portfolios. The former Maharashtra home minister, R R Patil who got a lot of flak for taking Bollywood stars on a terror tour right after 26/11and was forced...
  • R R Patil back as Maharashtra Home Min November 9, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is finally in place with R R Patil back as the Home Minister of the state. The former home minister who got a lot of flak for calling the Mumbai terror attacks a minor incident and taking Bollywood stars on a terror tour right after 26/11...
  • 'NCP won't merge with Cong' June 10, 2009

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will never merge with the Congress and will continue to maintain its independent identity, a top party office-bearer said in Mumbai on Wednesday. Setting at rest all speculation, NCP Maharashtra unit chief R R Patil said: "We know there are many people who are...