Pune unit records highest number of bribery traps in state
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The number of cases from Pune are more than even Mumbai and Thane divisions.

Anti-Corruption Bureau: Pune unit records highest number of bribery traps in state
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

The number of cases from Pune are more than even Mumbai and Thane divisions — 75 and 33 respectively — and also that of Aurangabad at 90 which is a distant second.

Bhushi: No life guards at dam of deaths
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Owners of eatery, photo studio double as ‘life guards’ at Lonavala’s Bhushi dam, a tourist spot where 28 people have drowned in four years.

Ghazal singer Vithal Rao, last court singer of Nizams, found dead in Hyderabad
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

The body of Ghazal singer Vithal Rao was found on Friday (June 26) morning at the mortuary of Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

A year after Malin, police probe clears agri officials
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Activist had filed a complaint claiming use of heavy machinery uphill for Padkai farming by officials caused the landslide that left 151 villagers dead.

150 inmates of Yerawada jail to become yoga teachers
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Training of the 150 inmates, which is being conducted by yoga instructors from Vidnyan Bharati, will continue for a month.

Airport upgrade in final stages
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Project to benefit both civilian and military flights.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Act empowers senior citizens, but few know about it
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

The MWPSC Act, which was passed in 2007, guarantees these welfare measures for the elderly in the society.

NDA gets notice on ‘illegal excavation’ for runway extension
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Haveli tehsildar D S Kumbhar said his team had reviewed the area in Mauje Shivane on June 3 and found that the work of levelling was being carried out without permission.

Cops accused by boys of sexual abuse still on job
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

25 days on, officer probing the incident submits interim report to SP without recording statements of ‘victims’, says no such incident took place.

2008 Alurkar murder: After hitting a dead end, cops put probe on hold
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Body of the owner of a popular music store was found in a pool of blood.

Hit by a stone, he got paralysed, lost job, can’t move without help
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

While the communal clashes continued, a group of youths allegedly associated to the radical Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) attacked and killed a Muslim techie Mohsin Shaikh in Hadapsar on June 2.

Dhananjay Bhai said thrash Muslims, create HRS terror, say witnesses
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

As per the statements of these two witnesses, the HRS activists left the spot after their discussions and went towards Unnati Nagar area of Hadapsar on their motorcycles.

2010 techie murder: Five yrs on, still a mystery
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Police and CID have so far questioned over 325 people and conducted six polygraph tests, but got no leads yet on Darshana’s killers.

No combat duties for women in armed forces: Defence Minister Parrikar
Sun, May 31, 2015

Defence Minister Parrikar says cannot have a situation where women are taken as prisoners of war

NDA to embrace National Knowledge Network to boost its training regimen
Sat, May 30, 2015

Currently, around 1,030 institute are part of the network and the project aims at taking this number further to 1500.

War veterans intensify agitation for OROP, refuse to be felicitated by Defence Minister
Fri, May 29, 2015

Lot of progress has been made, it is now up to the government: Navy Chief.

Blast on barrage on Neera river, cops suspect sand mafia
Wed, May 27, 2015

Part of the barrage on the border of Pune and Satara district damaged in the blast through gelatin sticks.

‘Sexual abuse’ in police custody: He asked me to strip… said he would give me shocks
Sun, May 24, 2015

Forced to have oral and anal sex with each other, say boys held for ‘robbery’.

Exam stress: Engineering student who went missing returns home safe
Mon, May 18, 2015

While the police was in the process of interrogating his friends he had named in the Facebook posts, Vyavhare returned home in the early hours of Sunday.

Pune: City not ready to face a trial by fire
Wed, May 13, 2015

Fire brigade struggles with grossly inadequate number of fire stations, fire suits and outdated equipment.

Wildlife corridors in Bhimashankar sanctuary vanishing fast
Wed, May 06, 2015

Forest officials blame encroachment, development activities, fear man-animal conflict.

‘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.

Four burglaries a day in city since 2014: Police data
Mon, May 04, 2015

Police commissioner says his focus is on increasing police presence on roads.

Seized ‘meow meow’ tip of the iceberg, say cops
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

City gets supply of mephedrone mainly from chemical units in and around Pune and also from Mumbai.

Legal Tangle: NDA ignores CAT fiat, caught in contempt cases
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

CAT had ordered NDA to follow UGC guidelines while calculating past services of civilian academic officers.

On the prowl: Land owners who are now land grabbers
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Carrying illegal weapons, they move around in fancy SUVs, are backed by a force of unemployed youth.

6 boys from observation home flee during picnic
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

11 boys from the observation home were taken for a picnic in Bhor with the permission of the Juvenile Justice Board.

Mystery death of 13-yr-old boy: Suspects to undergo Narco, polygraph tests
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Pune rural police plans to conduct polygraph tests on some of the suspects in Akash Mahalungkar death case under mysterious circumstances.

Speeding becoming a norm on expressway, police ‘helpless’
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

The Pune division of the SHP conducted the drive on half the stretch for over two weeks and has fined 368 people for speeding.

The Journey of the Native: In conversation with Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

  There is a caricature of a four-legged animal with a large moustache on the wall of 76-year-old Jnanpith award-winner Bhalchandra Nemade’s study in his house in Santacruz, Mumbai. It’s captioned Aabu, the name his granddaughter fondly calls him by. This little bit of whimsy is in sharp contrast to the way the veteran novelist, […]

Nine cadets penalised for consuming alcohol, 1 injures self in bid to hide
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Officers found out that the cadet and eight others were consuming alcohol in their squadron hostel.

Heat & dust: Traffic cops get a reality check
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

There are a total of 1,100 traffic police personnel for Pune.

Pashan lake struggles to stay afloat
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Experts say PMC’s steps have only compounded the woes of the lake and harmed its eco-system.

Pavana Dam claimed 14 lives in 3 years
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Police and irrigation department officials, however, say tourists — especially youth — do not pay heed to warnings.

J&K terror attack: Slain CRPF constable was excited about brother’s wedding
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

A guard of honour was given to him by the CRPF squad in presence of senior officers at his native village.