SUSHANT KULKARNI

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50th anniversary of the 1965 war: War veteran recalls his close shave in Pakistan airspace
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Captain Dilip Parulkar's escape from the war prisoner camp near Rawalpindi in 1971 along with two others is a well documented story.

2011 Police firing: Families of dead Maval farmers still await justice
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Four years on, neither family members of victims have got jobs nor have errant cops faced action

Open manholes, no streetlights make this 2-km road in Kondhwa a killer stretch
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

From the main gate of the Clover Highland residential society starts a series of manholes, the lids of which are either broken or badly damaged. The only warning sign that is there on one of the manholes without a lid is a tree branch.

Open manholes, no streetlights make this 2-km road in Kondhwa a killer stretch
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

Locals said these manholes were earlier on the roadside but as the road was expanded, these manholes became part of it.

70% of those held with illegal firearms in 18-25 age bracket
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

In the last seven months, the police have arrested 51 people and recovered 63 firearms from their possession. In 2014, the police had seized 113 firearms and arrested 140 people.

After lapses in furlough to two convicts, prison dept to tighten rules
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

The two convicts undergoing life sentence at Nashik jail were released on furlough despite the government order against it.

20-year-old US woman molested by cab driver in Delhi’s CR Park area
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

In her complaint, the woman said incident took place in CR Park area in Delhi. The transport company and driver have apologised to her.

Malin landslide: A year later, SDRF remains a forgotten force
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

It was NDRF personnel who had taken out bodies buried under debris.

Nagaland student asked to pay entry fee meant for foreigners at Pune museum
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

In 2012, such incidents had led to mass exodus of residents of North-Eastern states from Pune.

After two deaths, MSRDC wakes up to ensure ‘safe’ expressway
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

On June 22, a landslide had taken place near Khandala tunnel blocking the expressway for over 36 hours.

OROP: Battling for OROP, ex-servicemen train their guns on bureaucracy
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

‘People say we are fighting for money... but it’s about our rights... the bureaucracy has become the biggest obstacle to OROP’

Bhushi Dam Reservoir: Irked by CR inaction,police & residents to keep close watch over ‘death’ dam
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Local police to set up control room, install CCTVs and patrolling boats. Lonavala residents to fund the project. As many as five youth drowned in four seperate incidents this month.

Cyber crime in Pune: Communal amity, family life take the worst hit
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Cyber crimes against women on rise after scrapping section 66 (A) of IT Act, say experts.

Cyber Crime in Pune: Unsecured Digital India dangerous
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Padma awardee Sanjay Dhande, who lost Rs 19 lakh to cyber fraudsters, says loopholes in system denying him justice.

Cyber crime, alert for Pune : Lack of records, manpower take toll on probe
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

RTI queries reveal Pune police commissionerate has no compiled data on registered cases.

A Flash of Blue
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

The Blue Mormon has been declared Maharashtra’s state butterfly. But does the state have any real conservation plan for its ecology?

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.