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Bombay HC reserves order on Arnab Goswami's interim bail plea

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.

Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow

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.

SSR's case updates: What SC said, Maharashtra's reaction, and more

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.

Sushant Rajput's autopsy report missed time of death: Family's lawyer

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.

ED confirms withdrawal of Rs. 15 crore from Sushant's account

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confirmed that around Rs. 15 crore were withdrawn from one of the bank accounts of late Sushant Singh Rajput.

Fake followers scam: Rapper Badshah questioned by Mumbai Police

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.

Entertainment round-up: Aishwarya Bachchan admitted to hospital, and more

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.

Police probing origins of money-stealing 'Joker' malware: Details here

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'.

Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray

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.

Why did Priyanka, Farhan get a warning from Maharashtra Police?

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.

Delhi Police ACP commits suicide by jumping off police HQ

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.

Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

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.

20 members of liquor gang held for police officer's murder

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.

Former Mumbai-cop recalls conversation with Kasab, urge to kill him

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.

Maharashtra: Missing girl traced, united with family in 12 hours

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.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

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.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

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.

Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan

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.

Maharashtra: Snake venom worth Rs. 1.7 crore seized, four arrested

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.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

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.

Bombay-HC disapproves practice of people writing directly to PM, President

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links

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.

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

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.

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

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.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Varavara Rao's arrest operation 'illegal', claims Rao's family

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.

53-year-old Nashik Police Commissioner completes Ironman triathlon in France

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.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

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.

If Aadhaar helpline number stored automatically, delete it: Maharashtra Police

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.

Victims of Dhule lynching belonged to a peaceful tribe: Police

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.

Maharashtra Police takes preventive-measures in the wake of Rainpada lynching

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.

Maharashtra: Three arrested for possessing demonetized money worth Rs. 1.68cr

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.

38 people yet to pay Maharashtra Rs. 5cr for police-protection

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.

Cops pool money to reward physically-challenged boy who cleared Class-10

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.

Maharashtra Police to get its own state-level Economic Offenses Wing

20 May 2018

Maharashtra Police to get its own state-level Economic Offenses Wing

Maharashtra government is set to establish an Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) at the state level.

Maharashtra Police asks WhatsApp group admins to monitor objectionable content

14 Apr 2018

Maharashtra Police asks WhatsApp group admins to monitor objectionable content

The police in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra is asking the admins of WhatsApp chat groups to ensure that no objectionable content is circulated in the group and to monitor what group members are posting.

Second sexual harassment case filed against investor Mahesh Murthy

21 Mar 2018

Second sexual harassment case filed against investor Mahesh Murthy

Just a month after angel investor Mahesh Murthy was arrested in a molestation case and granted bail by a court, Mumbai Police on Wednesday registered the second sexual harassment against him after a woman approached them.

Angel Investor Mahesh Murthy arrested in stalking and harassment case

09 Feb 2018

Angel Investor Mahesh Murthy arrested in stalking and harassment case

Mumbai Police have arrested VC and Pinstorm Founder-CEO Mahesh Murthy acting on a sexual harassment complaint by a Delhi-based woman. Notably, Murthy had helped in launching MTV in India.

Monkey creates nuisance at Mumbai Police headquarters, bites one

08 Feb 2018

Monkey creates nuisance at Mumbai Police headquarters, bites one

In a bizarre incident, a monkey on Wednesday breached the security cover and found its way to the Mumbai police headquarters premises, at Crawford Market.

Maharashtra: BJP's Yashwant Sinha detained by police over farmer protests

05 Dec 2017

Maharashtra: BJP's Yashwant Sinha detained by police over farmer protests

It seems senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha will not stop embarrassing his party anytime soon!