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Oil tanker with 22 Indian crew released by pirates
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

The last contact with the ship was made on Thursday while it was at Cotonou Anchorage, Benin, in Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Earlier, MEA Sushma Swaraj had said the government is coordinating with Nigerian and Benin authorities to trace the vessel.

Booked in corruption case by Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, ‘missing’ cop suspended
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

According to the ACB, Yadav, earlier posted in Amravati as a probationary officer, had demanded Rs 3 lakh from the complainant to prevent his arrest, get his truck released and water down the chargesheet against him.

Merchant tanker with 22 Indians onboard released
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Owners of the tanker, Anglo Eastern Univan Group, had also intimated the Directorate General of Shipping headquartered in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities have alerted all boats to look out for the missing vessel.

‘Tauqeer had fled to Nepal in 2008’
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

Tauqeer’s interrogation likely to help police find leads on sleeper cells

After arrest of seven ‘CPI (Maoist) members’, teacher questioned on ‘Naxal links’ ends life
Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Families of seven men arrested by ATS say they have been framed; ATS FIR says the men were looking to recruit people.

Mumbra man who left to join IS is ‘prisoner of war in Libya’, says MEA
Tue, Jan 30, 2018

ATS has sent Letter Rogatory to Libya seeking details of his detention

Mumbai: ATS issues alert on likely ‘suicide attack’ by teenager
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

The counter terrorism agency has also alerted its units across the state to look out for the teenager, who was probed in 2015 for her alleged links to the Islamic State (IS).

Padmaavat releases on Jan 25: Police step up vigil across Maharashtra, identify sensitive pockets
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

The State Intelligence Department (SID) has also issued inputs to pre-empt trouble from the Karni Sena and a few other Rajput and Thakur organisations that have called for a ‘Bharat bandh’ on January 25.

Key suspect in 2008 Gujarat blasts : ATS to seek custody of wanted ‘IM operative’ arrested in Delhi
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

ATS officials added that would they also dispatch a team to Delhi to question Qureshi.

EOW searches on builder yield two sets of same ‘legal’ documents, both ‘fake’
Sun, Jan 21, 2018

Cheating complaint filed by Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu. Documents were sent to the office of sub-registrar, which said the papers were ‘forged’, says official

Shut after kamala mills fire: Mojo Bistro’s Vashi outlet also flouted norms
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

NMMC writes to its law department to appeal against sealing order

Kamala Mills fire: Abhijeet Mankar, owner of 1Above arrested; search on to nab Mojo’s owner
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Kamala Mills fire: The police has now concentrated its efforts to trace the owner of Mojo's Bristo, Yug Tulli who is still at large.

Maharashtra’s first modern prison to come up at Mankhurd; 5 acres allocated
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Mumbai prisons have a combined capacity of 4,035 prisoners as against the total prisoner population of 10,196. In Maharashtra, figures suggest that jails are 31.22 per cent above capacity.

Kamala Mills compound fire: Police question company that supplied hookah to resto-bar
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

Availed services of private person to secure permits from civic depts, Pathak tells police; probe indicates both 1 Above & Mojo’s Bistro flouted norms

‘Only those who don’t understand demographic and social realities can criticise our actions’
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Mumbai Police was panned for its handling of the January 3 bandh called by Dalit groups. But the police force has sought to defend its stance saying it took a professional and difficult decision to abstain from using force against the protesting mobs.

MBA, Engineering, IT students among those arrested in Mumbai Dalit protests
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

In Govandi, home to a large number of Dalits, residents alleged that these charges are being levelled by a “biased police force”.

Kamala Mills fire: Toilet in which 14 died was illegal, Owner to cops
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

The toilet became a death trap for 13 customers and one staff member who had taken refuge in it.

Maharashtra caste violence: State Police submit fact finding report to MHA
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Agitation by Dalit groups and left wing organisations may have support from ‘left extremist groups’: Officials

Kamala Mills fire tragedy: Two Mumbai pub managers held, in police custody till Jan 9
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Lisbon Lopez (34) and Kevin Bawa (35) were sent to police custody till January 9 by the metropolitan magistrate in Bhoiwada.

Kamala Mills fire: 24 hours earlier, police found pub fire exit blocked
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Tarpaulin sheds, rooftop cooking, was ‘a tinder box waiting to burst’

Mumbai Kamala Mills tragedy: Probe reveals short circuit as cause of fire
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Restro-bar 1Above used tarpaulin sheets which are highly inflammable in nature and was responsible for spreading the blaze. The Police's probe has also revealed that the staff and the managers of 1Above fled the spot immediately after the fire broke out and failed to rescue the patrons.

Kamala Mills fire: Pub broke civic rules and got away, suggest records
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Despite this track record of a series of violations recorded by the BMC during inspections of 1Above and the adjoining Mojo’s Bistro, officials permitted 1Above to renew its licence barely ten days ago

A trial and an ever-widening chasm in Malegaon
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

The Wednesday order basically means that even as the seven accused will stand trial, the confessional statements recorded by the Maharashtra ATS and presented as evidence are deemed legally void.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Court not exonerating Pragya Thakur is vindication of our probe, says ATS
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

In May 2016, NIA said no case was made out against her and 5 others.

Beed constable’s sex-change plea: Police leave decision to Fadnavis govt
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

In September, Salve, 29, a constable with the Beed district police, wrote to her superiors seeking permission to undergo a sex-change operation.

Maharashtra beef ban law: Cases dip by over 75%, fewer animals rescued this year
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

In all, 2,617 animals were rescued this year, compared to 6,056 in 2015 and 15,250 in 2016.

Mother, wife to visit Pak on Dec 25: Kulbhushan Jadhav’s friends to hold bike rally, candle march
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

On Wednesday, Pakistan granted visa to Jadhav’s mother and wife for their visit on December 25. The bike rally will start at Lower Parel, where Jadhav spent his childhood, and circumvent Worli seaface before returning.

Nashik police make fourth arrest in arms haul case 
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Mumbai crime branch arrests scrap dealer for ‘stealing vehicle used to transport the stolen weapons’

With new training techniques, Maharashtra police aim to change with the times
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Special workshops for cops on how to upgrade teaching

Demonetised currency seized from car: CBI gives clean chit to oncologist
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Sources in the ED said they too will now close the case against the bank. “In absence of a predicate offence, a case under PMLA cannot be probed,” said an official who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

INS Kalvari commissioned to Indian Navy, PM Modi says fine example of ‘Make In India’
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

INS Kalvari, a diesel-electric submarine, a part of ‘Project 75’ has been built by the Mazgaon Dockyard Limited in collaboration with French naval defence and energy company DCNS.

ED completes adjudicating proceeding in FEMA violation case against Kolkata Knight Riders owner
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

In March, the ED had issued a show-cause notice to KRSPL, its director Gauri Khan, and KKR team owners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla.

Gujarat elections: Police officer coaxes tribal voters to participate in polls
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

In 2012, the Election Commission launched a door-to-door campaign to encourage registration of these tribal people in the electoral rolls.

Full body protectors for police personnel debut in Nagpur
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

600 suits procured by Maharashtra police, 450 more to arrive soon

‘Ego clash’, not systemic failure led to Shetye’s death, says report
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

IG (Prisons) Rajvardhan Sinha’s report forwarded to state government for action

Praying for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s well-being and his safe return, says family
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

“The family was hounded by the media in Mumbai and therefore moved to Pune. While Jadhav’s father stays in Pune, his wife and mother shuttle between Pune and Satara,” said a family source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.