Articles about Maharashtra Police
24 Sep 2021
Maharashtra reduces duty hours for women cops to 8 hours
The Maharashtra government has decided to reduce working hours for women police officers from 12 hours to eight hours, Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Pandey said on Friday.
31 Jul 2021
Maharashtra government to roll out state-wide 'Dial 112' project soon
The Maharashtra government will soon launch the "Dial 112" project state-wide which will enable the police to reach out to the complainants quickly in case of an emergency.
19 Jul 2021
Woman dies days after sister-in-law sets her ablaze; accused held
A 25-year-old woman died on Sunday, ten days after her sister-in-law allegedly set her afire in the Yavatmal district of Maharashtra, police said.
09 Jul 2021
Doctor held for not informing kin about patient's death, overcharging
A doctor was arrested in Maharashtra's Sangli district on Thursday for allegedly not disclosing to a woman's family for two days that she had died, and moreover overcharging them.
30 Jun 2021
Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai
At least 727 policemen of various ranks from sub-inspector to the senior inspector, who have completed eight years of service in Mumbai, are likely to be shifted to other districts, an official said on Wednesday.
07 May 2021
Mob manhandles cops for opposing gathering, around 15 booked
A group of people allegedly manhandled some police personnel at Sangamner town in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district after the latter rebuked them for gathering at a place despite the COVID-19 restrictions, an official said on Friday.
07 Nov 2020
Bombay HC reserves order on Arnab Goswami's interim bail plea
The Bombay High Court on Saturday reserved its order in the habeas corpus plea by Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami, challenging his arrest by the Mumbai Police in a 2018 abetment to suicide case and seeking interim bail.
05 Nov 2020
Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow
The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Republic TV's boss Arnab Goswami in the habeas corpus petition he filed, challenging his dramatic arrest and remand on Thursday.
19 Aug 2020
SSR's case updates: What SC said, Maharashtra's reaction, and more
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family by handing over his death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
16 Aug 2020
Sushant Rajput's autopsy report missed time of death: Family's lawyer
The post-mortem report prepared after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput did not mention a crucial detail, viz. the time of his death, the lawyer representing his family has alleged.
14 Aug 2020
ED confirms withdrawal of Rs. 15 crore from Sushant's account
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confirmed that around Rs. 15 crore were withdrawn from one of the bank accounts of late Sushant Singh Rajput.
08 Aug 2020
Fake followers scam: Rapper Badshah questioned by Mumbai Police
Rapper Badshah (aka Aditya Prateek Singh) was on Friday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with the ongoing probe into a racket that allegedly creates and sells bogus followers and likes on social media platforms.
17 Jul 2020
Entertainment round-up: Aishwarya Bachchan admitted to hospital, and more
Entertainment news on Friday remained dominated by some humanitarian gestures, some good-old SRK-style wit, and a couple of trailer and first look launches.
16 Jul 2020
Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here
Officials from the Maharashtra Police are looking into the origins of a dangerous new malware called 'Joker'.
15 Jun 2020
Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput
Some triggering pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput have been doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms. Rajput (34) was found dead at his home in Mumbai on Sunday.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
12 Sep 2019
Why did Priyanka, Farhan get a warning from Maharashtra Police?
The trailer of Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar's The Sky Is Pink, which released recently, took the Internet by storm.
29 Nov 2018
Delhi Police ACP commits suicide by jumping off police HQ
On Thursday, a senior officer of the Delhi Police allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 10th floor of the Delhi Police headquarters in ITO, New Delhi.
26 Nov 2018
Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries in Mumbai paid homage today to those who laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani terrorists who had attacked the metropolis on this day 10 years ago.
17 Nov 2018
20 members of liquor gang held for police officer's murder
At least 20 members of a gang involved in the supply of illicit liquor, including its kingpin, were arrested in connection with a police officer's murder in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, police said today.
17 Nov 2018
Former Mumbai-cop recalls conversation with Kasab, urge to kill him
Asif Mulani, who is currently posted with the Maharashtra State Police Housing Corporation (MSPHC), served as a police commando when Mumbai was attacked by terrorists on November 26 in 2008.
03 Nov 2018
Maharashtra: Missing girl traced, united with family in 12 hours
Thane police managed to trace and rescue a 7-year-old girl within 12 hours after she went missing, while on her way to meet her mother, an official said today.
29 Oct 2018
#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet
The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court order refusing extension of time to the Maharashtra Police for filing charge sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
27 Oct 2018
#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release
The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.
26 Oct 2018
Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan
The Goa BJP's minority cell Friday asked one of its functionaries to clarify about a video he posted supporting actor Ajaz Khan who was arrested by Maharashtra Police for alleged possession of drugs.
25 Oct 2018
Maharashtra: Snake venom worth Rs. 1.7 crore seized, four arrested
Four members of an inter-state gang were arrested by Raigad Police in Maharashtra for allegedly smuggling snake venom worth Rs. 1.7 crore in illicit markets.
20 Sep 2018
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
07 Sep 2018
Bombay-HC disapproves practice of people writing directly to PM, President
The Bombay High Court deprecated today the practice of people writing directly to the Prime Minister, the President, or the Chief Minister making wide allegations against certain persons instead of following due process of law.
05 Sep 2018
Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links
The five activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned CPI(Maoist), Maharashtra Police claimed in the Supreme Court today.
02 Sep 2018
Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual
A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.
31 Aug 2018
Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned
In a new development in the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Pune police have now claimed that it was pre-planned.
29 Aug 2018
Bhima-Koregaon case: Varavara Rao's arrest operation 'illegal', claims Rao's family
The arrest of Left-leaning poet and writer Varavara Rao and searches at his two daughters' residences were "illegal", claims Rao's nephew, N Venugopal.
28 Aug 2018
53-year-old Nashik Police Commissioner completes Ironman triathlon in France
Nashik Police Commissioner Ravinderkumar Singhal has successfully completed the Ironman triathlon which involves a set of physically grueling activities.
15 Aug 2018
Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police
On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.
04 Aug 2018
If Aadhaar helpline number stored automatically, delete it: Maharashtra Police
The Cyber Security Cell of Maharashtra police issued an advisory yesterday evening, saying that if any number in the name of UIDAI has been automatically added to the mobile phone contacts, it should be deleted.
08 Jul 2018
Victims of Dhule lynching belonged to a peaceful tribe: Police
The five people lynched in Maharashtra's Dhule on suspicion of child-lifting were members of the nomadic Nath Gosavi community, which is a peaceful tribe with no criminal record, said Dhule's SP Ram Kumar.
05 Jul 2018
Maharashtra Police takes preventive-measures in the wake of Rainpada lynching
Following the lynching of five men in Maharashtra's Dhule district, Maharashtra Police are taking several preventive steps, including publication of WhatsApp numbers of police control rooms.
04 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Three arrested for possessing demonetized money worth Rs. 1.68cr
The police have seized Rs 1.68 crore in demonetized currency notes from three people, who were later arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra.
24 Jun 2018
38 people yet to pay Maharashtra Rs. 5cr for police-protection
The Maharashtra government is yet to recover dues amounting to Rs 5.11 crore from 38 people to whom police protection had been provided in Mumbai, according to an RTI query.
19 Jun 2018
Cops pool money to reward physically-challenged boy who cleared Class-10
In a humanitarian gesture, some police personnel in Palghar, Maharashtra pooled Rs. 21,000 to reward a physically challenged 17-year-old tribal boy who wrote his Class 10 exams with his feet and secured 75.4% marks.