Srinath Rao


‘Shifu Sunkriti’: ‘Fake’ doctor planned to launch finishing school in Mumbai
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Sunil Kulkarni, the “bogus” doctor arrested by the Mumbai Police on Thursday for allegedly luring young girls and boys into his group ‘Shifu Sunkriti’, promising to help them get a break in Bollywood and modelling had planned to launch a finishing school in Mumbai. The crime branch, which is investigating the case, also said that […]

Mumbai: Shifu Sunkriti leader held, phone had ‘obscene content’
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch, which is investigating the case, has accused Kulkarni of luring men and women aged between 18 and 25 years through obscene content on his website and then hypnotising them.

Many unusual cheating methods to clear test observed this year: Maharashtra police
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Efforts have since been made to ensure that candidates do not endure extreme weather conditions.

Mumbai: To clean up police stations, city police begin recycling waste
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

With no less than 200 people working at any police station, the bin is filled with dry waste in a matter of days.

Maharashtra Cops directed to submit DAR for road accidents within 30 days
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

The Supreme Court has laid a total of 100 points that the police must cover in its DAR.

Mumbai: Now, machines at railway stations to rid platforms, tracks of plastic bottles
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Resembling a vending machine, it features directions to place a plastic bottle into a conveyor belt, which then crushes and deposits the residue at the bottom.

Fraudsters exploit UPI App: Complaints first emerged in Aurangabad
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

In the second week of March, the bank approached the Aurangabad City police after an internal audit revealed that Rs 9.6 crore had been siphoned off.

Maharashtra police recruitment: Man sticks coins to feet to raise height, caught 
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

The Maharashtra police has set 165 cm as the minimum height for men and 155 cm for women.

No loophole in UPI App: NPCI
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Developer says Bank of Maharashtra incident an aberration, not systemic issue

Brother of ACP on the run held for aiding him
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Former ACP Shivaji Naravane his second wife Nanda Zodage are facing trial for the murder of her son Rohan Zodage (26) in Tilak Nagar in 2013.

Bank of Maharashtra fraud: Accused committed similar crime earlier in Pune, say cops
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Bank of Maharashtra accused 22 residents of Bhayander for hacking its central server in Mumbai and exploiting a flaw in the UPI mobile app to siphon off Rs 1.42 crore from the bank.

Mumbai: Bank server hacked, Rs 1.42cr siphoned off
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

“All the accused had accounts in the bank and downloaded the UPI app and linked their bank accounts to it,” said inspector S. V. Shetye, of Navghar police station.

Maharashtra: His bail rejected in murder case, suspended ACP flees from court
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Accused of killing his stepson, Shivaji Naravane had been in jail since October 2013

Forged passport: Kashmir man held at Mumbai airport
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

According to the police, the man, Riyaz Ahmad Wani (29) flew to Mumbai from Muscat, Oman, late night on March 17 and was caught by an immigration official.

Mumbai: Private bank security guard accidentally fires gun, kills colleague
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The incident took place outside a branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank in MIDC, Andheri East at 11.10 am.

Mumbai man held for posting ‘morphed image of Yogi Adityanath’
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The accused, Rinku Gupta, was booked for hurting the feelings of a community and placed under arrest by the Pant Nagar police.

Mumbai: Woman deported 13 years after she flew to Canada on fake passport
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Placed in custody of Sahar police station, her lawyer claims she was cheated by travel agent

Fake passports: British nationals say agents duped them
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

With the British nationals allegedly unwilling to co-operate with the investigation, the police are awaiting a response from the British High Commission, which has been communicated about the arrests.

Drunk flyer arrested from Mumbai airport for ‘misbehaviour’
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The flyer, identified by the police as Kolshewadi, Kalyan resident Darshan Hathnolkar (32), flew in from Dubai on a SpiceJet flight early Thursday morning.

Four Sri Lankans held at CSIA with fake Indian passports
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The eight accused were later arrested and produced in court. They have been remanded in police custody for two days.

Nashik man who duped investors arrested in Mumbai
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The accused, Vinod Patil, the director of Nashik-based House of Investment, had been absconding after investors there filed a criminal complaint against him.

Keeping Mumbai Police’s fleet of over 4,000 vehicles moving 24×7
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

“The mobile canteen will take food to police personnel on bandobast duty across the city,” said Atul Patil, Additional Commissioner of Police, Motor Transport.

Mumbai: Two held for duping builder of Rs 4.5 lakh
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

An FIR was registered, and the police found that the phone number and bank account used by the accused were registered with a fake name and address.

BEST drivers not public servants, will prosecute matter as regular cases: Police
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Senior police officials said while BEST employees were not called very often, the undertaking was still expected to send its employees when a request is made.

Bhulabhai Desai Road: In memory of Congress lawyer who defended the INA’s soldiers
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

The road is synonymous with the historic Breach Candy Club, the shopping establishment Amarsons and at its northern end, the Mahalaxmi Temple.

Maharashtra: 2 years on, runaway teen traced to Bihar
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

A school dropout, the boy, who lived with his family in Bandra East, had run away from home on February 23, 2015. His family registered a missing person’s complaint a month later, after they failed to find him.

One-year experiment from March: Nutritionist aims to bring Mumbai cops into shape
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The plan, which was started as a pilot in the western suburbs last October, focuses on helping the police cut down on obesity, acidity and insomnia.

Maharashtra: Two women held for robbing NRI
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

The police then arrested their boyfriends, Abid Shaikh (24) and Khursheed Shaikh (26), who live near Gilbert Hill.

Maharashtra: 20 yrs of winning awards, as policeman and poet
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Ramesh Avhad, attached with the Bhandup traffic police department, was among the 12 to win the annual Shaheed Nandkumar Gokhale awards.

One-year experiment from March: Nutritionist to bring Mumbai cops into shape
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The state of the Mumbai Police’s health came into the spotlight after commentator Shobha De tweeted a picture of Daulatram Jogawat, and captioned it “heavy bandobast,” in an attempted barb at the Mumbai Police.

BMC Elections 2017: Dynastic politics in play; big leaders’ kin emerge victorious
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Neil Somaiya, the son of MP Kirit Somaiya, won in Mulund’s ward 108.

TMC Elections 2017: Thane, the only black spot for BJP as Shiv Sena wins majority
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

While the Shiv Sena emerged as the single largest party in the previous civic body elections, this is the first time that it has managed to win 67 out of 131 wards.

Mumbai: Stolen gold returned after 3 days, search on for thief
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The robbery is suspected to have taken place on the intervening night of February 14 and 15 at Faisal Building, near Habib Hospital in Dongri.

Mumbai: Railway police launch calendar in a bid to improve its image
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Some of Talan’s pictures include familiar locations such as Churchgate, Mumbai Central, Andheri, Sandhurst Road, Karjat and Turbhe stations.

Maharashtra: Tour guide held for hacking businesswoman’s Instagram account, cheating her of Rs 3.5 lakh
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

The man befriended the 49-year-old businesswoman on Instagram a year-and-a-half ago. The police said the duo would text each other regularly but never met in person.

From fish tanks to dogs and cats, resident pets make life easy at police stations in Maharashtra
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Take the case of an aging cat and dog that had been lovingly adopted by the then senior inspector of Shivaji Nagar police station in Govandi in 1996.