Oil Mafia

  • CBI files chargesheet in Yashwant Sonawane case 11-10-2011 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet in the Malegaon Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane murder case. In its chargesheet the CBI alleges that investigations show there was prior enmity between Popat Sinde and Yashwant Sonawne. The CBI chargesheet also mentions that the Anti Corruption Bureau, Nashik,...
  • Give police more time: Chavan on J Dey killing 14-06-2011 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that investigators will inquire into the oil mafia angle in the Jyotirmoy Dey murder case. Chavan on Tuesday had said that all leads were pointing to the involvement of the oil mafia in the journalist's murder. Reacting to initial reports about...
  • Leads point to oil mafia: Chavan on Dey killing 13-06-2011 11:28 PM

    Mumbai: The police on Monday finally released a sketch of the person who could have been involved in the killing of Mumbai journalist, Jyotirmoy Dey. The assailant, according to the sketch, looks like man in his 20's. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told a 15 member delegation of the press that...
  • Chavan hints oil mafia behind J Dey's murder 13-06-2011 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday claimed that the leads in Mid Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder case point towards the involvement of the oil mafia. Chavan met a delegation of Mumbai journalists and told them that Dey was on the verge of exposing the oil mafia. Rejecting...
  • Yashwant Sonawane was burnt alive by the oil mafia. All accused in the case are out on bail. Will Sonawane get justice?

    Malegaon Addition DC Yashwant Sonawane was burnt alive by an oil mafia on January 25. ...
  • Oil mafia attacks Network18 reporter, cameraman 12-03-2011 05:54 PM

    Mumbhai: The oil mafia in Maharasthra attacked a Network18 reporter and cameraman on Friday. A reporter and cameraman belonging to IBN Lokmat team was attacked by supporters of the oil mafia in the remote village of Murud in Maharashtra' Raigad district. The reporter Alka and video journalist Sandeep were beaten...
  • BJP demands CBI probe in Sonawane's killing 02-02-2011 09:13 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP on Wednesday demanded CBI probe into the murder of additional collector Yashwant Sonawane at the hands of adulteration mafia. A delegation of BJP leaders led by Eknath Khadse met the Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Wednesday and put forward the demand. Khadse also demanded a white paper on...
  • Oil mafia attacks police team in Nagpur 01-02-2011 11:58 AM

    Nagpur: The oil adulteration mafia has attacked policemen yet again in Maharashtra. A kerosene seller along with his men attacked policemen during a search operation in Umred tehsil of Nagpur district of the state on Tuesday morning. The incident happened at Rajurwadi, which is a stronghold of the Pardhi community,...
  • Sonawane demanded bribe, allege accused 30-01-2011 03:47 PM

    Mumbai: Some of the accused in Yashwant Sonawane murder case have alleged in statements to police that the slain officer had demanded a 'bribe' to settle the matter when he spotted oil adulteration near Manmad on January 25. The police, however, said such counter-accusations are common. The investigating officers have...
  • Maharashtra: Sand mafia attacks govt official 30-01-2011 07:38 AM

    Mumbai: First it was Yashwant Sonawane who was doused with Kerosene and now just days after its the turn of another officer who has been attacked but lucky to have survived. Srinivas Patil was attacked while chasing the notorious sand mafia. Srinivas Patil said, "I tried to stop them but...
  • Oil mafia raids: Rs 1 cr worth chemicals seized 29-01-2011 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: In the biggest seizure during the ongoing raids against oil mafia after the brutal killing of an Additional Collector, state officials have seized chemicals worth Rs one crore in Solapur district of Maharashtra. District supply officials seized four tankers along with the chemicals near the temple town of Pandharpur...
  • Govt mulls use of controversial fuel marker 28-01-2011 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: The new Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy is mulling the roll out of a fuel marker system to check kerosene adulteration. His ministry, sources say, is falling on the marker supplied by Authentix, a UK based company, the same marker that was at the center of a raging controversy...
  • Sonawane's video crucial evidence: RR Patil 28-01-2011 08:08 PM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: A day after CNN-IBN aired the video allegedly shot by late Additional Collector of Malegaon Yashwant Sonawane in which he documented the operations of the kerosene mafia, Maharshtra's Home minister RR Patil says it is crucial evidence and will be submitted to the court. “The video will be...
  • Oil mafias go underground as raids continue 28-01-2011 10:17 AM

    Nasik: Fuel mafias went underground to avoid arrests after the crackdown on mafia networks began on Thursday in Maharashtra. However, raids on other consumer product (milk/fuel/illegal sand mining etc) adulterators are to be continued on Friday by local police teams of various districts. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil had ordered...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai's blog: State of the Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    On Republic Day eve, the five top news headlines perhaps reflected the state of the nation. The first was the tragic story of the Malegaon...

  • India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-01-2011 11:42 PM

    Catch all the top stories of the day with CNN-IBN Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai on 'India at 9'. ...
  • Can the government reign in the oil mafia? 27-01-2011 10:50 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Can the government reign in the oil mafia?' ...
  • Decoding oil mafia: how pilfering takes place 27-01-2011 10:02 PM

    Nashik: A few days after Yashwant Sonawane sacrificed his life gathering evidence against the oil Mafia in Maharashtra, CNN-IBN learns the chain of racketeers runs deep across the state with oil being pilfered at the very first level of its coming into the market. Sonawane was burnt alive in a...
  • Will Govt's steps to reign in oil mafia work? 27-01-2011 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: It has taken the brutal killing of Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane by the oil mafia for the government to wake up to the danger of black marketing in kerosene. A rattled state government conducted raids in 200 places across Maharahstra while the Centre announced a slew of measures....
  • Govt employees protest against Sonawane's murder 27-01-2011 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: About 15 lakh Maharashtra government employees went on strike in Mumbai on Thursday in protest of the brutal killing of Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane in Manmad, Maharashtra. Government employees in Maharashtra held demonstrations to protest the killing of Additional Collector Yashwanth Sonawane - the officer who was burnt to...
  • Sonawane effect: Centre to act against mafias 27-01-2011 12:56 PM

    New Delhi/Nasik: Following the murder incident of Malegaon Additional District Collector Yahswant Sonawane, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has ordered crackdown on mafia networks and asked the police to provide assistance to raiding parties on priority. After getting orders from the government, Maharahtra Police have started a crackdown on adulteration...
  • Sonawane effect: cops begin mafia crackdown 27-01-2011 07:32 AM

    Nasik: Following the murder incident of Malegaon Additional District Collector Yahswant Sonawane, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has ordered crackdown on mafia networks and asked the police to provide assistance to raiding parties on priority. After the orders from the government, Maharahtra Police have started a crackdown on adulteration mafias...
  • Sonawane's kin demands CBI inquiry 26-01-2011 03:23 PM

    Mumbai: Brother-in-law of Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane, killed by oil mafia in Nashik district, on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident. "Sonawane's Personal Assistant as well as the driver were there when the incident occurred. It is surprising that only he was targeted," Anand Dani, brother-in-law of the...
  • Malegaon ADC Sonawane's funeral held in Nasik 26-01-2011 11:56 AM

    Nasik: The last rites of Yashwant Sonawane, the additional collector of Malegaon, who was burnt to death allegedly by the persons involved in fuel adulteration near Manmad, were conducted here overnight. Several government officials were present at the funeral. Meanwhile, Popat Shinde, the prime suspect who also suffered burn injuries...
  • Sonawane's killers will be punished: Maha CM 25-01-2011 10:02 PM

    Talking to CNN-IBN, Prithviraj Chavan said such an incident of burning an officer live will not be tolerated. ...
  • Arguments continue in Manjunath case 28-02-2007 11:58 PM

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