MAHARASHTRA POLICE

  • DU professor arrested by Maharashtra Police for alleged links with Naxals May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra antiNaxal 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. AntiNaxal operations, DIG, Ravindra Kadam said, "We are trying to bring professor Saibaba to Gadchiroli as soon as...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police deny any lapses in probing the case January 25, 2014

    The Mumbai Police denied any lapses in probing the death case of the 23yearold IT engineer. However, Victim's family had accused the police of carrying a shoddy investigation. Meanwhile, a week after the charred body of the girl was found in Mumbai the police detained four people in the...
  • Nashik: Explosives found in Devlali Camp January 18, 2014

    Nashik: A cache of explosives, including two live handgrenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbagecarrying 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...
  • Maharashtra: 3yearold found dead, police struggling to solve case December 3, 2013

    Maharashtra Police is struggling to solve the mysterious death of a 3yearold girl in Yavatmal district. Her parents alleged that she was killed for superstitious beliefs and have strictest of punishment. ...
  • FTP: DU Prof Saibaba Raided: Are Left sympathisers being branded as Naxals? September 19, 2013

    Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? The Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor Saibaba last week, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. ...
  • DU professor Saibaba is Maoist leader: Police September 19, 2013

    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 Saibaba...
  • Maharashtra to bid farewell to lord Ganesh amidst tight security September 18, 2013

    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 up...
  • Police shifts 1993 blast convict to Nashik prission August 16, 2013

    Maharashtra Police today informed the Bombay High Court that a 70yearold 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 Kasam...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter July 7, 2013

    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 countrymade guns and grenades from the terror group. "One of the parties of the C60 Commando Force...
  • Extop policemen take on Patil for interfering in transfers, postings May 4, 2013

    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...
  • Bhandara rape: Shinde withdraws statement naming three victims March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: There was outrage in Parliament on Friday over the Bhandara rape and murder case as Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's written statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs mentioned the three victims' names. However, Shinde later withdrew the statement and said, "I have withdrawn my statement. Even...
  • Bhandara: Another rape case reported; police yet to make arrest in minors' rape incident February 23, 2013

    A teacher has been arrested for raping a girl on the pretext of taking her to school in Bhandara in Maharashtra. Meanwhile, it has been over a week since the horrific rape and murder of three minor sisters in the city, but no arrests have been made yet. ...
  • Bhandara rape case: Eldest of the three sisters knew the culprit, say police February 23, 2013

    The police has sent separate teams to Rajasthan and Gujarat to nab the accused. ...
  • Police admit to lapses in Bhandara rapemurder case February 21, 2013

    Mumbai: There has been very little headway in the rape and murder case of three minor girls in Bhandara in Maharashtra although it has been a week since the body of the sisters were discovered. On Thursday, the police also admitted that there had been no concrete leads. They even...
  • Maha, railways spar over payment for women's security February 21, 2013

    Nearly 100 homeguards requested by the railways for securing ladies compartments in Mumbai's local trains have not yet been provided by the Maharashtra state government, as they are awaiting a clarification from the railway board on cost sharing for the same. This fact came to light when the Bombay High...
  • Dhule riots: SC notice to Maharashtra for independent probe February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a plea seeking an independent probe into the Dhule riots of January 6. The court's response came to a petition filed by Naseer Ahmad, who is the father of a victim who had died in the...
  • Dhule riots: Maharashtra Police submit report on firing February 13, 2013

    The Maharashtra police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6. The police have admitted that the police firing that took place was excessive but necessary. ...
  • Dhule riots: Police say firing was excessive but necessary February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6, 2013. In the report, it has admitted that the the police firing which occurred was excessive but necessary. The report says the police action was necessary to retrieve additional superintendent Akhilesh Kumar...
  • Maharashtra: Police draws sharp criticism over Dhule riots January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: In the wake of the Dhule riots, visuals of the Mumbai Police seen vandalising and assaulting civilians have drawn sharp criticism. The city's law and order machinery has come under fire with some accusing it of having an obvious bias. Twenty years on, 58yearold Akhtari Tahir Waghle is yet...
  • Dhule riots: Video shows policemen looting shops January 26, 2013

    Dhule: In what may validate complaints of police atrocity during the Dhule riots, CNNIBN has accessed a video that shows policemen going on a rampage, looting shops and pounding vehicles parked on roadsides during and after the clashes. The video shows men in uniform destroying private property. Some policemen can be...
  • Big B to give Rs 11 lakh to Police Welfare Fund January 8, 2013

    Thane: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan announced a donation of Rs 11 lakh to Maharashtra Police Welfare Fund. The actor was in the city to participate in a function as a part of Road Safety campaign organised by the Thane police, where he made the announcement. The actor presented awards to the...
  • Beed radio blast: Police arrest 1, rule out terror angle December 2, 2012

    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 family...
  • Thackeray FB post: IG says act against policemen November 23, 2012

    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 September 24, 2012

    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 about...
  • Sketches of two Pune blasts suspects prepared August 3, 2012

    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 will...
  • Is Maharashtra a soft target for terrorists? August 3, 2012

    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 cyclesellers and distributors. The investigators are looking closely at...
  • News 360: Kingfisher claims no role in DGCA's removal July 11, 2012

    Sources say Bharat Bhushan was sacked after he threatened to cancel Kingfisher's licence for not paying its employees. ...
  • Laila's father heads to Nashik to give DNA sample July 11, 2012

    Maharashtra Police on Tuesday recovered bones from missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan's farmhouse in Igatpuri. ...
  • Police recover bones from Laila Khan's farmhouse July 10, 2012

    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,...
  • Laila Khan case: 'Maharashtra police needs to take the next step' July 7, 2012

    The Mumbai Police now have in their custody Parvaiz Tak who claimed that Laila and her family were killed in Mumbai. ...