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From death to life: What courts ruled on German Bakery blast accused Himayat Baig
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

On the day he was sentenced to death by the trial court in April 2013, the alleged “mastermind” of the February 13, 2010 German Bakery bombing broke down and begged for leniency.

From the start, probe into German Bakery blast mired in controversy
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Several loopholes came to fore with top ATS officer making a claim and then retracting it; ‘lack of substantial proof of Baig receiving terror training in Colombo’.

Bhumata Brigade now plans to storm Tryambakeshwar temple in Nashik
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

After failed attempt at Shani Shingnapur, the group now wants entry into another temple.

ATS probe reveals: Tell police being pro-IS no crime, not anti-national
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

This is what IS operatives are telling youth online, guiding them on what to do if identified by the police.

ATS counsels 16-year-old Pune girl gearing up to join Islamic State in Syria
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

ATS sources said the girl had been convinced by IS sympathisers on various social media platforms that they would get her admission to a medical course in Syria so that she could work for IS.

Arundhati Roy gets an award from Bhujbal as his supporters thrash ABVP protesters
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

Author receives Mahatma Phule Samata Puraskar, slams ‘intolerance’.

Man vs leopards conflict: Pune forest officials step in
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Officials blame death of leopards on retaliation, plan to educate villagers.

ATS seeks custody of ‘Maoist’ Muralidharan to conduct DNA test
Fri, May 22, 2015

ATS believes that to confirm Muralidharan's true identity, DNA test is needed to be conducted.

Arrest of maoists: Cops quiz real estate agent, book landlord
Thu, May 14, 2015

Underground operatives in Mumbai, Pune may have helped them get Aadhar and PAN cards, says ATS.

Leopard attacks: Big cats on the prowl, villagers cower in fear
Mon, May 11, 2015

Junnar taluka worst hit; locals threaten to intensify stir after two children killed and one injured in a span of three weeks.

Top Maoist leader from Kerala, aide held near city
Sun, May 10, 2015

Ajith along with an aide identified by police as Ismail Hamaza Chiragpilli was arrested from a hospital.

‘Threat’ from the sky: ATS eye on paragliding centres
Tue, May 05, 2015

Sources said that the possibility of terror suspects using paragliders for aerial survey of sensitive locations or attacking them cannot be ruled out.

Court lead actor says film gave his activism a boost, will continue fight against justice delivery system
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Sathidar is the editor of ‘Vidrohi’, a bi-monthly magazine.

Artistes branded as ‘Maoists’ say they won’t surrender their art & pen
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Kabir Kala Manch set to launch CD of revolutionary songs, release books with poems and stories written by imprisoned artistes

College Katta to Golden Corridor: The story of ‘Maoist’ couple arrested in Pune last year
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The ATS recently filed a chargesheet against them in Shivajinagar court.

‘Maoist contacted slum activists during collectorate stir’
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Bhelke allegedly used a fake name when he met the MM members, according to the charge-sheet.

Atheists meet today to clear air about themselves
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

This is the second edition of Atheist’s Day. The first one, an informal one, was held last year in Mumbai and Pune.

After talking to wife, police remain clueless in Pansare murder case
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Nearly 20 teams, including that of the state Anti Terrorism Squad, have been formed for probing the Pansare murder case.

‘Maoist’ held for bid to extort Rs 20 lakh from ex-minister
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Ramesh Bagwe demands police protection; 40 persons on their ‘hit-list’, says arrested youth.

Auto-rickshaw driver emerges key link in fake currency trade
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Cops say racketeers eyeing locals, situation alarming.

Cops try to talk to crucial witness Uma Pansare
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

An offence of attempt to murder was lodged at Rajarampuri police station in Kolhapur.

Govind Parsare Attack: Cops try to talk to crucial witness Uma Pansare
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The couple was returning from a morning walk around 9 am when they were shot at.

Pansare supporters point fingers
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Doubts cast on saffron groups met with rebuttals; 20 police teams set up to crack case; cops to probe all angles.

CBI to reopen Satish Shetty murder case
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

The case that had taken several twists and turns will be probed by Special Crime Branch of CBI, Delhi, ‘in light of fresh revelations’.

Senior CPI leader Govind Pansare, wife shot at by assailants
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

He was also known to make statements and speeches against right-wing groups.

‘Maoist’ studies in jail, his PhD test is today
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

A post-graduate in Marathi from Fergusson College, Sachin is a native of Sangli district.

Jewish establishments top security list
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Round-the-clock security arrangements are in place at Chabad House and two synagogues.

Now, an Afghan army sergeant goes missing from AFMC, traced to Kabul
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Probe on to know why he left without informing and what route he used to reach his native place.

Five years after murder, justice eludes Satish Shetty and family
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

After CBI’s closure report, RTI activist’s family says ‘problem with intent, not investigation’.

Yemen national goes missing after checking into city hotel
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

Missing since on Dec 16; investigation agency to contact Yemen Embassy.

Matka den flourishes on PMC footpath, close to police chowki
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Residents ask if it has covert support from cops or govt officials, seek probe

U-turn by Hindu groups: No honour for HRS chief Desai as ‘wife backs out’
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

The Indian Express had reported about the honour for HRS chief who is in jail in connection with the murder of Muslim techie.

‘Hindutva Shourya Puraskar’ for HRS chief in jail for Pune Muslim techie’s murder
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Dhananjay Desai alias Bhai is currently in jail in connection with the murder of Muslim techie Mohsin Shaikh.

Police drill exposes major security loopholes at Dagdusheth temple
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

ATS decoy armed with gun, bag with dummy bomb walks into highly sensitive area

Maoists ask Dalits to launch resistance movement to protest Ahmednagar killings
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The press release issued by Maoists has compared the Pathardi incident with the Khairlanji Dalit killings.

Triple murder with no clear motive shatters village peace
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

After three of Dalit family chopped to pieces, protests, politician visits and police searches