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  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • Patil retracts his statement on rape, says women safety top priority June 11, 2014

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil raked a controversy on Tuesday when he said that crime against women could not be prevented even if guards were provided for every single household. He, however, retracted from the controversial statements later. ...
  • Mumbai: AAP breaks metal detectors, RR Patil says matter to be probed March 12, 2014

    There was chaos at the Churchgate station in Mumbai on Wednesday after Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal decided to take the local train. AAP supporters have reportedly damaged metal detectors at the Churchgate station. State Home Minister RR Patil said, "Every party and party leader should make sure that...
  • Jail authorities have right to sanction leave, says RR Patil December 7, 2013

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said jail auithorities have the right to sanction leave. He said, "As per our act , jail authorities have right to sanction leave. If somebody needs more leave then it comes under the jurisdiction of commissioner and then it's the right of the government. I...
  • FTP: Do working women need greater security in the public space? August 27, 2013

    A 23-year-old photojournalist was allegedly gangraped by five men on Thursday around 8 pm while she was on an assignment at Shakti Mill in Parel area of Central Mumbai, according to police sources. ...
  • News 360: Mumbai gangrape survivor, colleague play pivotal role in giving police concrete leads August 23, 2013

    A 23-year-old photojournalist was allegedly gangraped by five men on Thursday evening at Shakti Mill in Parel area of Central Mumbai. The woman was accompanied by a male colleague, who was gagged and bound while she was raped. ...
  • MNS demands Patil's resignation over the Mumbai gangrape August 23, 2013

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray blamed Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil for lawlessness in the state and has demanded for his resignation in the wake of the gangrape of a journalist in Mumbai. Expressing faith in the police, he said that there is not much the police can...
  • Are rationalists under threat in India? August 20, 2013

    Anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead on Tuesday while he was on a morning walk in Pune. ...
  • Activists protest murder of Narendra Dabholkar, demands probe August 20, 2013

    Social activists on Tuesday expressed their shock and anger at the murder of anti-superstition activist and editor of 'Sadhna' weekly Dr Narendra Dabholkar. Dabholkar was shot dead on Tuesday while he was on a morning walk near the Omkareshwar temple in Pune. ...
  • Watch: Aseem Trivedi's arrest sparks nationwide outrage September 10, 2012

    While the Press Council has called the charges against the cartoonist ridiculous, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has said that police custody was not needed. ...
  • FTN: Has political interference undermined morale of police force? August 22, 2012

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has reportedly recommended the transfer of Mumbai Police commissioner Arup Patnaik after the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan were 2 people died and 45 policemen were injured. ...
  • Overdrive: All new Rolls Royce Ghost December 19, 2010

    On this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the baby of the Rolls Royce-Ghost and much more. ...
  • Tired of political blame game, citizens voice their anger December 1, 2008

    After the Mumbai terror attack, It's not politicking or a political blame game that Mumbaikars are looking for but some serious answers. Here are some anguished voices from the Gateway of India, where a candle light vigil was held for the victims of the terror attacks. ...