Maharashtra Police: News

15 Apr 2024


Salman Khan firing case: Police track down shooters' bike owner

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is in buzz after two unidentified individuals on a motorcycle targeted the actor's Bandra residence on Sunday.

12 Jun 2023


Police action on 'warkaris' triggers political storm in Maharashtra 

Clashes allegedly broke out on Sunday during a religious procession in Maharashtra's Pune district between warkaris—devotees of Lord Vitthal—and the Maharashtra Police over entry to the Alandi temple.

17 Mar 2023


Pune: Autorickshaw driver booked for forcibly kissing woman passenger

The Maharashtra Police on Thursday booked an autorickshaw driver in Pune for allegedly molesting and kissing an 18-year-old girl, reported Indian Express.

17 Mar 2023

Priyanka Chaturvedi

Amruta Fadnavis, Priyanka question each other's 'aukat' over designer case 

Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, recently filed a police complaint against a fashion designer, which has now triggered a political row in the state.

25 Jan 2023

Delhi Police

Poonawalla murdered Shraddha Walkar in anger over meeting friend: Chargesheet

The Delhi Police submitted its 6,629-page chargesheet in the Shraddha Walkar murder case in the Saket court on Tuesday, which says that accused Aftab Poonawalla killed her in a fit of rage.

19 Jan 2023


Maharashtra: 9 dead in car-truck collision on Mumbai-Goa highway

At least nine individuals lost their lives after a car and a truck collided head-on in the Mangaon area on the Mumbai-Goa highway in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

03 Dec 2022


Will cut you into 70 pieces: Man threatens live-in partner

While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the bone-chilling details of the Shraddha Walker murder case, a man in Maharashtra's Dhule has reportedly used the killing as a pretext to threaten his live-in partner.

20 Aug 2022

Mumbai Police

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.

18 Aug 2022


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.

23 Jul 2022


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.

09 Jun 2022


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.

05 May 2022


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.

02 May 2022


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).

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

21 Mar 2018

Mumbai Police

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.

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.

26 Nov 2017


26/11 Mumbai Attacks: The night no one can forget

On 26/11/08, then 21-year-old Divya Salaskar was planning to go on a drive with her father.

23 Nov 2017


Maharashtra Police get new bulletproof jackets, wireless devices and more

In a much-needed move, Maharashtra Police have acquired new body armor, including 4,600 bullet-proof jackets, and advanced gadgets.

06 Sep 2017


Maharashtra Police control rooms to be modernized at Rs. 429cr

The Maharashtra Government has given its go-ahead to a Rs. 429cr-worth project for modernizing the police control rooms in the state.

06 Sep 2017


Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.

26 Aug 2017


India's first calf born through surrogacy in Pune farm

A healthy male Gir breed calf "Vijay" was delivered by a surrogate mother cow in Pune on 20 August.

24 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Emergency Helpline for cattle transporters ahead of Bakri Eid

With barely ten days to go for Bakri Eid, the Maharashtra Police started a 24x7 emergency helpline for protecting cattle transporters from cow vigilantes ahead of the festival.

17 Aug 2017


Maharashtra govt reinstates encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma

Maharashtra government reinstated encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma after he was unceremoniously removed for allegedly being in contact with the underworld.

07 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Cyber-crime rises, experts blame it on lack of expertise

According to Maharashtra police, on one hand, cybercrime related cases are rising in Mumbai and on the other, there is a sharp decline in detection rate.

07 Aug 2017


Explosives recovered from Thane scrapyard, three detained

Police in Maharashtra recovered a huge cache of explosives in a scrapyard in Thane district's Mumbra-Kausa area.

16 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi warns cow vigilantes, asks state-governments for strict action

Sending out a strong message to cow vigilantes, PM Modi said that violence in the name of cow protection would not be tolerated.

07 Jul 2017


Maharashtra police to get meat detection kits!

Maharashtra police will get meat-detection kits by next month in order to check if the seized meat is that of a cow.

10 May 2017


Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11

9 years ago when Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare went to take on the terrorists involved in 26/11, his bulletproof vest was no match for the terrorists' AK-47s.

04 May 2017


Mumbai: 5 local stations to get clinics charging Re.1/patient

In approximately two months, Central Railway (CR) stations will have medical facilities that would charge Re. 1 per patient.

03 May 2017


Bhamragarh: 15 injured in a series of Maoist attacks

In a series of Maoists' instigated attacks, 14 Maharashtra Police officials and one CRPF personnel were injured in Bhamragarh district in Maharashtra.

31 Aug 2016


Indian Police Couple banned for 'fake climbing' Everest

A 10-year mountaineering ban has been imposed on a Maharashtra Police couple, after they falsely claimed to be the first Indian couple to scale Everest, on 23rd May 2016.