Sushant kulkarni


PMC elections 2017: The baffling case of the booth that almost went ‘missing’
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

The address of the booth was changed twice due to various reasons and the final address of the booth — displayed on the Internet and signboards — got the building name right but the locality wrong.

Panel 9; Baner Balewadi Pashan: Pitted against ex-corporators, Nimhan kin to face test
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The areas like Pashan, Baner, Balewadi and Sutarwadi, which are parts of this panel, have elected members with a political legacy.

3 Pune-based DRDO labs contributed to successful test launch of Prithvi Defence Vehicle
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

The test launch of the interceptor missile system Prithvi Defence Vehicle took place from Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha

Pune: Fear looms large in dark shadows of IT heartland
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

The murder of Infosys employee Rasila Raju OP (23) last week, has once again highlighted the security concerns at IT Park.

Pune techie murder: Warned for staring, guard killed 25-year-old Infosys engineer
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Rasila Raju OP, hailing from Kozhikode, was found dead in the conference room on the ninth floor of Infosys premises in Hinjewadi.

Pune Techie Murder: Why did the firm allow her to work alone on a floor on Sunday, asks Top cop
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla questions security at Infosys, asks why CCTVs were not monitored.

Republic Day: DRDO to display pet project ATAGS
Thu, Jan 26, 2017

The making of this 155 mm x 52 calibre artillery gun has been one of biggest projects of the DRDO lately.

To enhance security, Maharashtra govt clears 222 SLRs for prisons across state
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

The State Prison Department had started upgrading security measures after the murder of alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Mohammed Qateel Siddiqui, in 2012

To upgrade security: Govt clears 222 SLRs for prisons across Maharashtra
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

The central jails include the high-profile Arthur Road jail in Mumbai, Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai, Yerawada jail in Pune and the Nagpur Central jail.

Former Sambhaji Brigade chief joins Marxist PWP, to make ‘cautious foray’ in civic polls
Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Four youths, including two office-bearers of Sambhaji Brigade, recently vandalised a bust of Marathi playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari at the Sambhaji Park in Pune.

Under-Construction house in Pune razed: After media outcry, Gram Panchayat grants another plot to soldier
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

New plot right next to earlier ‘encroached’ area; Panchayat asks Lance Naik to seek permission from Zilla Parishad again

Pune: With 2 MW solar energy systems to be set up, CME to be power-packed soon
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

System likely to be upgraded to 12 MW in the next four to five years

With solar energy, CME to be power-packed soon
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

A small village in itself, the current power requirement of the CME campus is 3 MW.

Pune: Gram Panchayat razes soldier’s house in Shirur, Collector summons top officials
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

The house was razed on December 28, when the Gram Panchayat claimed to have been conducting an anti-encroachment drive but targeted only these two houses.

Gram panchayat razes soldier’s house in Shirur
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

The house was razed on December 28, when the Gram Panchayat claimed to have been conducting an anti-encroachment drive but targeted only these two houses.

Pune: Noted Marathi playwright’s statue vandalised in Sambhaji Park, 4 held
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

Youths from Sambhaji Brigade, claiming responsibility for the act, say they were opposing certain references in Ram Ganesh Gadkari’s play Raj Sanyas which projects Chhatrapati Sambhaji in poor light

Sambhaji Brigade vandalises bust of Marathi playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari in Pune
Tue, Jan 03, 2017

Samabhaji Brigade gained notoriety in 2004 when its workers vandalised the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI) in Pune.

Dealing in old and new notes: Banks tighten security measures, keep a hawk’s eye on staff in Pune
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

After demonetisation, security enhanced at banks, special attention on cash counters.

Being The Change: Sense of belonging spurs Aundh residents in Pune to walk the extra mile
Thu, Dec 22, 2016

AVM was founded in 1988, when a group of citizens from the suburb came together thanks to the efforts of Sarayu Sanghvi, who is now an octogenarian but still active in the group.

Chief-designate for peace on border: ‘Some disputes not for Army to settle’
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

Bipin Rawat had said the Army “wants to maintain peace and tranquillity” on the border, and that China being aggressive was “a perception”.

Trauma care centre on Mumbai-Pune expressway ready, but without medical staff
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

In last 15 years, the 93-kilometre Expressway between two cities has seen over 1,450 deaths and around 14,500 accidents since its inception.

Fraud on Matrimonial, networking sites: Cyber police register 62 cases since January 2016
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

According to cyber crime branch, widows, divorcees figure high among the ‘gullible’ women duped.

Donations and Dakshinas: Priests, religious teachers feel cash crunch too
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

"The offerings in the donation box are an important source of livelihood. As these donations have gone down considerably, it is going to affect our earnings."

Pune: Increase e-awareness, say experts
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Police inspector Sunil Pawar of the Cyber crime cell of Pune police said, “There is a ground rule of keeping your basic financial data safe.

Nagrota attack: In Solapur, a 5-year-old lights father’s pyre
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Major Kunal Gosavi (33) was among the Army men killed in the terrorist attack on the Army camp at Nagrota in the early hours of Tuesday.

Major’s and jawan’s families question security arrangements in army camps
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Outside the old ancestral house of the Gosavi family in Pandharpur, his teary-eyed father sits as relatives and friends come to console the family members.

He always dreamt of joining the Armed forces, say Major Gosavi’s teachers from Pune, Pandharpur
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

"He was passionate about joining the Army since his school days. I remember him as boy good at his studies but also a naughty lad," said one of his teachers.

Nagrota attack: Pain immense, but proud he died fighting, says a father
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Two officers among 7 personnel dead.

Defence officials on cyber threats: Cyber attacks can cause more damage than conventional forces, say Experts
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

With almost all sectors — railway networks, communication and stock markets among others — heavily dependent on data communication and storage, experts fear that a cyber attack on any of these is capable of causing more damage than conventional forces.

26/11 and beyond: Tracking ‘online’ modules, lone wolf operatives’ a major challenge
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

In the last one year, various agencies probing terror cases have questioned some suspects living in Pune, including foreign nationals and even local residents, who had started believing in the propaganda of the Islamic State (IS) to establish a ‘Caliphate’.

India, China begin joint military exercise
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

The two-week exercise will focus on ‘transnational terrorism’ and counter-terrorism operations in ‘semi-urban scenarios’

Demonetisation effect: Crime figures see a dip in Pune
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Police observe a drop in narcotics sale, prostitution, extortion and illegal sale of firearms.

Missing AN-32 aircraft: Flight Lieutenant’s  parents seek answers, allege negligence
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

“We fear that the July 22 incident will happen again as there are over 100 AN-32 in operation."

With all five suspects dead, 2014 Faraskhana blast case likely to be closed
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

The blast had taken place in the parking area of the Faraskhana police station in July 2014, when a low-intensity improvised explosive device, planted on a motorcycle, had exploded.

BSF to probe constable’s death in Machil
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

The family members of Koli were informed that his body would be brought to Pune by Sunday night via Delhi and taken to Islampur town in Sangli by road

BSF jawan Nitin Koli’s kin say he was to come home on leave
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Nitin Koli, hailed from a farmer family in Dudhgaon village in Miraj tehsil of Sangli district in Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Samapada and two sons Devraj (4) and Yuvraj (2).