Pune: News

SUV driven by Pune MLA's nephew hits two-wheeler; 1 killed 

A 19-year-old man was killed after an SUV driven by the nephew of Dilip Mohite Patil, an MLA belonging to the Ajit Pawar faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), hit a two-wheeler on Saturday in Pune.

20 Jun 2024


Pune woman hangs from building holding man's hand; netizens 'unimpressed' 

A video of a woman dangling approximately 100 feet above the ground without any safety harness has called into question the lengths people will go to for views on social media.

19 Jun 2024


Finger found in ice cream may be employee's: Police 

The human finger that was found inside an ice cream by a Mumbai-based doctor likely belonged to an employee working at the Pune factory of Yummo Ice Creams, a police investigation has found.

19 Jun 2024


Chennai: MP's daughter runs BMW over man, gets bail

In a hit-and-run incident just weeks after the Pune Porsche case, the daughter of a Rajya Sabha MP allegedly ran over a man sleeping on a pavement in Chennai's Besant Nagar.

17 Jun 2024


Mumbai remains most expensive Indian city to live in: Survey

Mumbai has retained its title as the most expensive city in India for expatriates, according to the 2024 Cost of Living survey by Mercer.

17 Jun 2024


'Munjya' surpasses ₹50 crore mark in 10 days

The horror-comedy film Munjya, featuring Mona Singh and Sharvari, has successfully crossed the ₹50 crore mark on its 10th day of release in India.

13 Jun 2024

Box Office Collection

'Munjya's box office performance continues to impress

The film Munjya has maintained a strong presence at the box office, amassing an estimated total of ₹27.4cr India nett in its first five days.

10 Jun 2024

Box Office

'Munjya' outperforms big-budget films, rakes in ₹19cr in opening weekend

The horror-comedy film Munjya, featuring Mona Singh and Sharvari, has made a surprising impact at the box office during its first weekend.

07 Jun 2024

Bombay High Court

Pune Porsche crash: Teen's father, grandfather booked in suicide case 

The father and grandfather of the 17-year-old boy involved in a fatal Porsche crash in Pune are now facing charges in a separate case of abetment of suicide.

'Was drunk, can't remember accident...': Pune teen told cops

The 17-year-old Pune boy accused in the Porsche accident case has told police that he was drunk and does not remember the incident, NDTV reported.

Pune Porsche crash: Teen's friends confirm he was drink driving 

Two friends of the 17-year-old teen who was allegedly driving a Porsche when it hit two people, killing them, claimed the boy was drunk at the time of the accident.

30 May 2024


Pune Porsche crash: Hospital dean's big claim against minister, MLA 

The dean of Sassoon General Hospital in Pune, Vinayak Kale, has alleged that one of the doctors accused of manipulating the blood samples of the 17-year-old boy behind the Porsche accident was appointed despite being accused in two cases.

Pune Porsche crash: Doctor who 'changed' teen's blood sample sacked  

The chief medical officer of Sassoon General Hospital in Pune, Dr. Shrihari Halnor, has been fired for allegedly manipulating blood samples of the 17-year-old boy involved in the Porsche car accident.

29 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Pune Porsche crash: Conduct of juvenile board members under probe

The Maharashtra government has launched an investigation into the conduct of the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) members who granted immediate bail to the 17-year-old boy involved in a fatal Porsche crash.

28 May 2024


Porsche crash: Teen's grandfather, father in custody till May 31

The Pune district court on Tuesday extended the police custody of the father and the grandfather of the teenager accused in the Porsche accident case, till May 31.

28 May 2024


₹3L paid to change blood samples of Porsche teen: Report

The peon arrested in the Pune Porsche crash case—along with two doctors—allegedly handed over a ₹3 lakh bribe to them to manipulate the blood test report of the 17-year-old accused.

Porsche accident: 2 doctors arrested for manipulating teen's blood report

Two doctors have been arrested for allegedly tampering with the blood test report of the Pune teenager who drove a Porsche into a bike in a drunk state, killing two people last week.

26 May 2024


MP: Serial killer who murdered security guards gets life sentence 

Shiv Prakash Dhurve, the man accused of a series of murders in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local sessions court.

Pune Porsche accident: Grandfather of teen arrested for alleged kidnapping

The grandfather of the 17-year-old boy from Pune, who was involved in a fatal Porsche accident that killed two software engineers, has been arrested, PTI reported.

24 May 2024


Kanpur: Teen who killed 2 with car, now hits 4 

A 15-year-old boy from Kanpur, previously implicated in an accident last October that resulted in two deaths, was taken into custody on Wednesday after another accident.

24 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Parents tried to frame family driver for Porsche accident: Police

The parents of a 17-year-old boy, who is accused of running over two people with a Porsche in a drunk state, allegedly tried to frame their driver for the accident.

Pune Porsche accident: Accused teen's day plan at remand home 

The 17-year-old boy from Pune, who was reportedly intoxicated and driving his father's ₹2.5 crore Porsche without a license plate, has been sent to an observation home after causing a fatal accident.

Porsche crash: Teen moved to observation home after bail outcry

The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has ordered that the 17-year-old boy allegedly involved in a Porsche accident in Pune that claimed the lives of two software engineers be moved to an observation home.

22 May 2024


Pune Porsche accident: Drink driving charges added against teen 

A juvenile court ruled on Wednesday that the 17-year-old boy from Pune who hit two techies with his Porsche and killed them will face charges of drink driving.

22 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Multiple cars, new SIM: Teen's father's plan to evade arrest

The father of the Pune teenager who drove a Porsche into a bike—killing two people—had made an intricate escape plan involving multiple cars and a new SIM card to mislead the police.

22 May 2024


Pune: 6 drown as boat capsizes in Ujani dam backwater

At least six people are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized in the Ujani Dam near Kalashi village, Maharashtra, on Tuesday evening.

Porsche accident: Teen spent ₹48,000 at first pub, says police

The Pune teenager who drove a Porsche into a bike, killing two people, spent ₹48,000 in a span of 90 minutes at one of the two pubs he visited before the accident, Pune Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar has said.

21 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Pune Porsche accident: Bar where teen drank with friends sealed

Officials on Tuesday sealed a Pune bar that served alcohol to a 17-year-old boy and his friends in the early hours of Sunday.

21 May 2024

Sanjay Raut

Teen served pizza at police station after Porsche crash: Opposition 

Amid outrage over bail to the 17-year-old boy—driving the Porsche that killed two engineers in Pune on Sunday—the opposition has alleged that the teenager was fed pizza, burger, and biryani at the police station after being detained.

21 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Porsche accident: Bar's owner, manager arrested for serving minor liquor

The owner and the manager of a bar in Pune were taken into custody on Tuesday for allegedly serving alcohol to a minor who later caused an accident and killed two people.

21 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Pune Porsche accident: Teen's father arrested from Aurangabad

The father of the 17-year-old boy allegedly driving the Porsche that collided with a bike in Pune on Sunday—killing a man and a woman—was arrested on Tuesday.

20 May 2024

Juvenile Justice Act

Pune Porsche accident: Teen's father charged by police

The father of the 17-year-old boy allegedly driving the Porsche that collided with a bike in Pune on Saturday—killing a man and a woman—has been booked by the police.

20 May 2024

Pune Police

Pune Porsche accident's teen accused gets bail in 15 hours

The 17-year-old boy allegedly driving the Porsche that collided with a bike in Pune on Saturday—killing a man and a woman—was released on bail 15 hours after his arrest.

16 May 2024

Indian Penal Code

Police launches manhunt for Ghatkopar billboard owner Bhavesh Bhinde 

The police in Mumbai and Gujarat have launched a joint search operation for Bhavesh Bhinde, the director of Ego Media Pvt Ltd—the advertising agency that owns the billboard that collapsed in Mumbai killing 14 people and injuring 74 others.

10 May 2024


Dabholkar murder case: 2 get life imprisonment, 3 others acquitted

A special court in Pune on Friday pronounced its verdict in the trial against five people linked to the Hindu right-wing organization Sanatan Sanstha in the 2013 murder case of activist Narendra Dabholkar.

10 Apr 2024

Pune Police

Pune: Frozen rat embedded in ice supplied to hotels, vendors

A dead rat was found encased within an ice block reportedly sourced from an ice-manufacturing factory located in Junnar.

09 Apr 2024


Gutkha, stones, condoms found in samosas supplied to automobile firm 

In a bizarre incident, five people were arrested after condoms, gutka, and stones were found inside samosas provided to a prominent auto company in Pimpari Chinchwad, Pune.

26 Mar 2024


'Gutless Foodie' Natasha Diddee (50) dies; suffered from dumping syndrome

The culinary world is mourning the loss of celebrated food blogger and home chef Natasha Diddee, who passed away in Pune at the age of 50.

19 Mar 2024

Bal Thackeray

2024 polls: BJP may ally with Raj Thackery, say reports

The Bharatiya Janata Party is in talks with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray to explore a potential alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

14 Mar 2024


Former President Pratibha Patil hospitalized in Pune, condition stable 

Former President Pratibha Patil was admitted to Bharti Hospital in Pune late on Wednesday night due to a chest infection and fever.

19 Feb 2024


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2024 celebrates the Maratha empire founder

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, or Shiv Jayanti, is a lively festival that honors the birth of the Maratha Empire's founder, Shivaji Maharaj.

15 Feb 2024


Feel the beat and raise the heat: Vh1 Supersonic 2024

Get ready for an auditory adventure like never before as Vh1 Supersonic 2024, India's unrivaled multi-genre music festival, gears up for its highly anticipated ninth edition.

06 Feb 2024


Pune trader found murdered in Guwahati hotel, couple arrested

A Pune-based businessman was found dead in a ninth-floor room of a five-star hotel in Guwahati on Tuesday.

29 Jan 2024


Van Gogh 360°: Pune set to immerse in Vincent's world

Prepare for an awe-inspiring journey into the genius of Vincent van Gogh as the acclaimed Van Gogh 360° exhibit arrives in Pune on February 28, 2024.

29 Jan 2024


Pune: Infosys techie shot dead in hotel room by boyfriend

A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend in a hotel room on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

13 Jan 2024

Music Industry

Classical vocalist Prabha Atre (91) dies due to cardiac arrest

Famed Indian classical singer Prabha Atre—a rare recipient of all three prestigious Padma awards (Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan, and Padma Bhushan)—is no more.

08 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Global recognition: India's dessert havens shine in TasteAtlas's list 

Indulging in delectable desserts is a universal joy, and India's sweet creations have earned global recognition.

BJP MLA booked for slapping on-duty cop at Pune hospital

A case has been registered against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sunil Kamble for allegedly slapping an on-duty police constable at an inauguration program on Friday in Pune, Maharashtra.

ISIS conspiracy case: NIA arrests 13 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has launched fresh raids across several cities in the country in the Islamic State or ISIS terror conspiracy case.

25 Nov 2023


Pune realtor killed by wife during domestic dispute: Report

In a shocking incident in Maharashtra, a woman reportedly murdered her husband at their home in an upscale residential society in Pune during a domestic dispute on Friday afternoon.

02 Oct 2023

Delhi Police

Wanted ISIS terror suspect arrested by Delhi Police: Report

In a major development, the Delhi Police's Special Cell has reportedly arrested one of the National Investigation Agency (NIA)'s most wanted terrorists, Shahnawaz alias Shafi Uzzama.

NIA launches manhunt for 3 ISIS terror suspects in Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reportedly launched a manhunt for three men believed to be part of the "Pune ISIS module" and sleeper cell in Delhi, NDTV reported

17 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

As PM Modi turns 73, Centre to launch welfare schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 73 on Sunday, and on this occasion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has planned a number of outreach programs.

06 Aug 2023


5 must-visit war memorials in India

Located in various parts of the country, war memorials remind us of the sacrifices of our Armed, Naval, and Air forces.

25 Jul 2023

Arunachal Pradesh

Conjunctivitis outbreak: Amid rise in cases, schools shut in Itanagar

With torrential rains lashing most parts of India, there has reportedly been a sudden rise in conjunctivitis cases, especially among children, across the country.

24 Jul 2023


Maharashtra: Top cop shoots wife, nephew dead; dies by suicide

In a shocking development in Maharashtra, an assistant commissioner of police (ACP) allegedly shot dead his wife and nephew with a gun before shooting himself at his residence in Pune on Monday.

22 Jul 2023


NCLT clears Lavasa private hill station's sale for Rs. 1,800cr

In a major development, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has reportedly given its nod to a revised Rs. 1,814cr insolvency resolution plan by Darwin Platform Infrastructure Limited (DPIL) for the revival of the private Lavasa hill city project in the Pune district of Maharashtra.

12 Jun 2023

Maharashtra Police

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.

Who is Pradeep Kurulkar, DRDO scientist honey-trapped by Pakistan

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested a scientist working for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Pune, reported PTI, quoting officials on Thursday.

26 Apr 2023


Pune: Woman loses Rs. 24 lakh after liking YouTube video

In a new tactic for defrauding people, scammers are sliding into direct messages offering part-time work and extra cash.

25 Apr 2023


Man kills lover's toddler by dipping him in boiling water

A man in Pune, Maharashtra, was arrested for allegedly killing his lover's one-and-a-half-year-old son by dipping him in a bucket full of hot water, reported ANI.

23 Apr 2023


4 dead after truck hits passenger bus on Pune-Bengaluru Highway

Four people were killed and 22 others sustained injuries after a private passenger bus was hit by a truck from behind on the Pune-Bengaluru Highway in Pune, Maharashtra, in the early hours of Sunday, reported The Indian Express.

15 Apr 2023


12 killed after bus falls into gorge on Mumbai-Pune Highway

At least 12 passengers were killed and 27 others sustained injuries after a bus fell into a gorge on the old Mumbai-Pune Highway in the Khopoli area of Raigad, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

17 Mar 2023

Maharashtra Police

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.

12 Mar 2023

Indian Government

22 smart cities to be ready by April: Check list

As many as 22 smart cities in India will be soon ready as they are set to finish all required projects under the central government's National Smart Cities Mission by April, PTI reported citing officials.