Rakesh Maria

  • Rakesh Maria to continue as Mumbai Police Commissioner during LS polls 24-03-2014 07:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday told the Maharashtra government that it doesn't have any problem if Rakesh Maria continues to be the Mumbai Police Commissioner during the general elections. This after a January 9, 2014 circular issued by the EC specified that government officials related to the election...
  • A Billion Votes: Politics behind the Interim Budget 2014 17-02-2014 07:30 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. Faced with a massive economic slowdown and staring at prospects of a Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Finance...
  • Denied Mumbai Police chief's post, IPS officer goes on leave 17-02-2014 05:11 PM

    Mumbai: There is huge controversy over the appointment of Indian Police Service office Rakesh Maria as Mumbai Police Commissioner. Ahmad Javed, a senior IPS officer, has gone of leave instead of taking charge as Director General, Home Guard. Javed, who had called Maria's appointed unjust and pointed out that he...
  • I should have been named Mumbai Police Commissioner: Ahmad Javed 16-02-2014 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: A day after Rakesh Maria was named the Mumbai Police Commissioner, a new controversy has surrounded his appointment. IPS officer Ahmad Javed, one of the top contenders for the post, has called the decision unjust. The IPS officer has said that the delay in naming Mumbai's top cop cost...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai 16-02-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • Rakesh Maria named Mumbai's new Police Commissioner 15-02-2014 10:07 PM

    Mumbai: Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Rakesh Maria has been named Mumbai's new Police Commissioner. Maria's appoitnment comes a fortnight after Satyapal Singh resigned the top post and joined the BJP. Singh had submitted his resignation to the state home department on January 30. Rakesh Maria along with Ahmed Javed and Vijay...
  • NCP accuses Congress of delaying decision to appoint new Mumbai Commissioner 07-02-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: A week after Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh resigned to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, the top post is still lying vacant. The Nationalist Congress Party accused the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of delaying to take a decision on the matter. "It is very unfortunate...
  • 2003 bomb blasts: Bombay HC defers verdict 12-12-2011 03:21 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday deferred its verdict on confirmation of death sentence to three people, including a woman, convicted in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case that claimed 52 lives. The judgement is likely to be pronounced either next week or in the first week of...
  • ATS probes Mumbai blasts, registers three cases 14-07-2011 06:03 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Thursday registered three cases in connection with the serial bombings that left 17 people dead and 131 injured. "ATS has taken over the probe. Close to 12 joint teams of ATS and Crime Branch have been formed and we are being closely assisted...
  • Shame for Mumbai's 26/11 police chief 30-11-2009 09:40 PM

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  • Cop vs slain hero's wife: 26/11 controversy gets dirty 28-11-2009 03:10 AM

    Top cop Rakesh Maria has threatened to quit unless his name is cleared. ...
  • I want answers for my husband's death: Vinita Kamte 28-11-2009 12:24 AM

    Wife of police officer killed on 26/11 writes book. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai top cop welcomes '03 Mumbai blasts verdict 07-08-2009 01:02 AM

    Rakesh Maria is hopeful the verdict will be a deterrant to terrorists. ...