Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Sushant kulkarni

Senior Correspondent

30 per cent vehicle growth in 3 yrs but no infrastructure to match
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Traffic snarls increase as more four-wheelers out on roads in monsoon.

In a first, police stop entry to Bushi dam after 3 pm
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

From 2008, 35 people have died at the dam during monsoon.

Dabholkar Case: A murder probe low in spirit
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Pune police defend themselves against allegations that they tried a séance to solve the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar.

IITM muddle out in the open, dark clouds over top brass
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The raid, say scientists, at least focused on a national institute “where several objectionable activities were being carried on blatantly.”

Initial probe reveals use of nitrates, firecracker powder
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

Teams from the NSG and CRPF’s Institute of IED Management also collected samples from the site.

ATS suspects terror hand in blast
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

Police sources said footage obtained from CCTV cameras installed in area near the blast site was being studied

Pune blast: ATS suspects terror hand
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

Police sources said footage obtained from cameras installed in area near the blast site was being studied.

Minor blast in Pune leaves five injured
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

An explosive device kept in a motorcycle in the parking lot of a police station went off.

Blast in police station parking lot near ‘sensitive’ temple raises questions on alertness of cops
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

The building also houses the offices of deputy commissioner of police zone-1 and additional commissioner of police.

Court brings some relief to murdered Cong leader’s wife: ‘cover-up is over’
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Vishram Patil had defeated Gajendra Patil in the election for the district president.

Fights, extortion and now murder: Dark side of Pune’s pigeon keepers
Wed, Jul 02, 2014

In Pune, where pigeon trade is a growing business, there's thefts, fights, extortion, attacks, and even murder.

Police fear gang war over land deals feared
Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Gangsters are into real estate business, get political patronage.

CBI cracks major railway reservation racket, key suspect held
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The racket, the agency said, was spread across several cities in the country.

Pune Divided: Recent events spotlight the communal discord in the city
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

Pune remains an open city for many outsiders, but the murder of a young Muslim has underlined its new side

Cops on their toes to keep peace in city
Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Police reason to worry is because derogatory pictures were circulated across the state and even abroad, but the violent reaction came only from Pune.

Dhananjay Desai arrested for Pune muslim techie’s murder, HRS alleges political conspiracy
Tue, Jun 10, 2014

Desai is accused of allegedly circulating and distributing pamphlets with objectionable content in the areas in March 2014.

‘Had to circulate video saying I am a Hindu, not linked to FB posts’
Tue, Jun 10, 2014

After attack, Tikone’s photos spread via WhatsApp saying he is ‘Nihal Khan’ arrested for posting derogatory pictures

Earlier cases: HRS men were arrested for murder of Congressman, say police
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

Some HRS activists were arrested in an attempt-to-murder case in Loni Kalbhor, which was also non-communal.

Meet Bhai, man who heads Hindu group blamed for techie’s murder
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

Desai is currently in police custody for allegedly distributing pamphlets with objectionable content.

Cops ‘helpless’ in tackling rumours
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Urge residents not to spread hate messages on social networking sites, phones.

Hindu Rashtra Sena chief named in 23 cases, say cops
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Police said Desai is always accompanied by bodyguards. He is known for his radical speeches and is reportedly popular among a section of youth.

Muslim techie beaten to death in Pune, 7 men of Hindu outfit held
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

The Crime Branch also called Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai for questioning.

Anesthetic ketamine doubling up as ‘party drug’
Fri, May 30, 2014

Police say drug being smuggled out of Pune in large quantities.

Calls were made from jail to gang members: Cops
Tue, May 27, 2014

‘Goon made 200 calls from a cell’; no charging point, still phones work; jail staff under scanner.

Cellphone found inside Yerawada jail, third incident since Sept
Mon, May 26, 2014

This the second incident in last one month and third since September 2013.

In 17-yr-old’s death, a school that turned away
Sun, May 25, 2014

The Aages are low-caste Mahars. Nitin’s parents work as labourers at a stone-crushing unit.

Chavan saves Cong face but ‘paid news’ case may haunt him
Sat, May 17, 2014

Chavan, however, is facing a more serious charge that could even lead to his disqualification as a candidate — of giving incorrect accounts of his poll expenses during the 2009 Assembly elections.

Chavan saves Cong face but may lose candidature if found guilty in paid news case
Fri, May 16, 2014

The petition had been quashed by a special CBI court in Mumbai earlier.

Will Nanded return Cong this time?
Fri, May 16, 2014

Interestingly, Chavan’s nomination for the seat was announced very late amid speculation due to the controversy over the Adarsh scam.

Hasan Ali to move bail plea — 7th since ’11
Thu, May 15, 2014

After govt’s admission that charges against him may not stick, lawyers hope bail will be granted this time.

Jewellers who buy stolen ornaments now face arrest
Tue, May 06, 2014

In the last two months, at least five jewellers have been arrested after the stolen ornaments were recovered from them.

Dalit boy’s murder: 7 more arrested, questioned
Thu, May 01, 2014

The post mortem report has shown that Aage’s body has burn injuries on his private parts and his face was brutally thrashed.

Under attack from all sides, Taljai hill fights a lonely battle
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Anti-socials having a field day as PMC has withdrawn security, forest department lacks manpower.

Life by the River
Sat, Apr 26, 2014

Villagers, whose life revolves around the Mahabaleshwar temple and the rivers, are concerned about the deteriorating quality of water.

CBI, Army vigilance wing carry out daylong search at NDA
Wed, Apr 23, 2014

MIS cell, depts scanned for laptops, RFID procurements.

CBI carries out day-long raid at NDA
Wed, Apr 23, 2014

The Indian Express had on July 4, 2013, reported that a Court of Inquiry into alleged irregularities in the procurement of IT stationery remained inconclusive.