Articles about Maharashtra Police

Mumbai Police receives '26/11-style' terror attack message from Pakistani number

20 Aug 2022

Devendra Fadnavis
Mumbai Police receives '26/11-style' terror attack message from Pakistani number

The Mumbai Police and other security agencies have been kept on their toes after the Mumbai Police traffic control got a threat message about a 26/11-style attack, India Today reported.

Maharashtra: High-alert in Raigad after boat with explosives, AK-47 found

18 Aug 2022

Australia
Maharashtra: High-alert in Raigad after boat with explosives, AK-47 found

The Maharashtra Police on Thursday recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition in the state's Raigad district.

Mumbai: Waiter stabs chef to death over order changes

23 Jul 2022

Mumbai
Mumbai: Waiter stabs chef to death over order changes

In a horrifying incident reported from the Andheri (East) neighborhood of Mumbai on Thursday, a cook was fatally stabbed by a waiter at a three-star hotel near PVR Cinema after an argument broke out between the two.

Two 'husbands' approach cops against woman for eloping with third

09 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Two 'husbands' approach cops against woman for eloping with third

Two men approached police officers at Bharosa cell, seeking their assistance in reuniting with their estranged wife.

Loudspeaker row: MNS leaders booked, 150 workers arrested in Nashik

05 May 2022

Maharashtra
Loudspeaker row: MNS leaders booked, 150 workers arrested in Nashik

Amid the Maharashtra loudspeaker row, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leaders Sandeep Deshpande and Santosh Dhuri were booked on Wednesday under various IPC sections, including "assault to deter a public servant" from the discharge of duty.

Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

02 May 2022

Maharashtra
Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray delivered a fiery, controversial speech in a packed Aurangabad venue on Maharashtra Day (Sunday).

Maharashtra reduces duty hours for women cops to 8 hours

24 Sep 2021

Maharashtra
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.

Maharashtra government to roll out state-wide 'Dial 112' project soon

31 Jul 2021

Maharashtra
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.

Woman dies days after sister-in-law sets her ablaze; accused held

19 Jul 2021

Murder
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.

Doctor held for not informing kin about patient's death, overcharging

09 Jul 2021

Maharashtra
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.

Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai

30 Jun 2021

Mumbai Police
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.

Mob manhandles cops for opposing gathering, around 15 booked

07 May 2021

Maharashtra
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.

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

07 Nov 2020

Bombay High Court
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

Gujarat
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
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
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

Bihar
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

Deepika Padukone
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
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

Android
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

Virat Kohli
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

Maharashtra
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

Prakash Jha
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
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

Mumbai
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

Maharashtra
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

Mumbai
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
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
#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
#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

Navi Mumbai
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

Mumbai
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
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

India
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
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

India
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
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

India
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

Maharashtra
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

Chhattisgarh
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.