Sushant kulkarni


February 1 tragedy sees little change at Murud, safety still a concern
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Lack of safety equipment for lifeguards, watchtower, standard beach safety measures highlight how the govt agencies have failed to deliver the promises.

Murud beach incident: Tourism takes a hit after tragedy
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

November to May are considered ‘tourist season’ in Konkan.

Pune-Mumbai Expressway accident: Police to seek report on consumption of intoxicants after every accident
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Police reportedly found a small packet of what was suspected to be marijuana in the car.

Jail Watch: Yerawada prison security set to get Israeli makeover soon
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

After Nagpur jail break last year, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had visited Israel and this led to the co-operation in prison security.

A film from the Indian Army that pays tribute to ‘green’ Armour
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Directed by a city engineer, the short film, which gives the message of planting more trees, has been posted on the Indian Army’s FB page.

Malin landslide: In barren patches, villagers recall how tragedy silenced them
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Farming takes a hit; villagers say everything changed with the landslide.

Malin landslide: Heavy machinery rumbled, Agri dept turned a deaf ear, says RTI activist Suresh Talekar
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

RTI activist Suresh Talekar, who filed a complaint against the department, says probe should have been initiated.

Curbing noise pollution: PMC to map silence zones, cops to have sound meters
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Significantly, the civic body would be giving sound meters to police to initiate action against offenders.

Satish Shetty murder: Investigating officer called Shetty from a proxy number
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

Sandeep Shetty, brother of slain RTI activist, says Andhalkar’s role should be probed.

Martial music to our ears, fused with a dash of state history
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

THE MARCHING song ‘British Grenadiers’ or sounds of military instruments like drums, pipes and saxophones have exhilarating and enlivening parallels in Maharashtra’s martial history. Be it the Powadas – or narrative ballads from the history of Maratha kings or the motivating song Mard Aamhi Marathe Khare written by great Marathi poet GD Madgulkar or the […]

Shetty murder: Despite ‘enough material’, CBI fails to file chargesheet in land scam case
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Sandeep Shetty, brother of the slain RTI activist, says probe in this case has been “compromised”.

Reality check: Why death stalks travellers on the Expressway
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

14 years and over 1,400 deaths later, basic tenets of traffic safety still not being followed

Everest climber from Kolkata says his photograph was morphed
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

On June 17, a group of mountaineers approached Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla and gave a written complaint alleging there were several discrepancies in the claim made by the police couple.

Four parcels with explosive material in 11 months; Pune police remain clueless
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Sambhaji Brigade wants police to question Sanatan Sanstha seeker Tawde arrested in Dabholkar case

Narendra Dabholkar murder: Virendra Tawade in net, CBI steps up hunt for Sanstha veteran Sarang Akolkar
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Agency officials say the two discussed Dabholkar in their emails.

Dabholkar murder case: CBI says Tawade is a key conspirator
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Tawade, a doctor, was arrested by the CBI from Panvel on Friday evening, days after the probe agency searched his residence on June 1.

Pune: Ahead of rains, NDRF conducts survey of landslide-prone areas
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Pune district, in general, and Pune city, in particular, are among the areas prone to floods and landslides due to presence of several rivers, and the never-ending human activities leading to local geographical changes.

14,500 accidents, 1,400 deaths in 14 years: ‘Maharashtra govt turns deaf ear, agencies play blame game’
Mon, Jun 06, 2016

Findings of extensive study by accident victim’s kin throw light into how vulnerable the stretch is.

Pune: Disaster management cell puts an SOP in place
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

As the monsoon season is approaching, the Fire Brigade has geared up for speedy responses in cases of water logging, tree collapse and large scale water accumulation in areas of low elevations.

Rs 37,000 tax liability: After ED notice to attach residence, Hasan Ali Khan says will be left homeless
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

In 2007, Khan (62) was accused of laundering $8 billion and was termed as the biggest money launderer of India.

Pulgaon fire tragedy: ‘An outstanding soldier’ who will be missed
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

An officer, who has served with Lt Col Pawar in OD Talegaon said, “He was a gem of a person and an outstanding soldier.

Pulgaon fire tragedy: Cause not known yet, but fire safety top priority now
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

Lessons from the fire for the three ordnance depots in Pune.

Pune expressway accident zone: Speeding, underage drivers primary reason for accidents, say police
Fri, May 27, 2016

City-based builder and businessman DS Kulkarni’s car met with the accident, near Khandala exit, after a container crossed over the divider and hit the car.

Manohar Parrikar positive on reducing Red Zone limits, officials blocking it: Shirur MP
Tue, May 17, 2016

The notification for the magazine depot in Dighi was issued in 1990 and the OSD was fixed at 1,145 metres.

Air chief in Pune today to inaugurate IAF’s e-maintenance system
Thu, May 12, 2016

Though the project has several layers of operation, the IAF would opt for online management of its maintenance systems through a web-based application.

Kicked by a horse, NDA staff member dies; probe ordered
Tue, May 10, 2016

The ETT at the NDA is well known for the training given to cadets and has till date, produced several national and international champions in various equestrian sports.

Shetty murder part 2: A buried ‘land scam’ back under CBI lens
Wed, May 04, 2016

After raids on IRB, CBI re-opens the case.

Shetty murder: CBI closure report left gaping holes open
Tue, May 03, 2016

Brother of the slain RTI activist claims some CBI officers derailed the investigation process.

Army officers get fake messages; advisory issued by PCDA(O)
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Several officers of the Indian Army have received fake messages through phone messaging applications informing them that the PCDA(O), has developed an app and the officers could access their accounts through the link in the messages.

India’s Golden Boys: Dry run on as 7 soldiers from Pune based ASI chase their dreams to Rio Olympics
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Under the Indian Army’s Mission Olympics, concerted efforts are being made to put up a good show from the Indian Army.

2000-crore Ephedrine seizure: Probe reveals Pune was first destination
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

The Indian Express has recently covered in detail the issue increasing drug abuse among college students in the city.

Pune Housing scheme fraud: Maple directors quizzed by EOW, its accounts frozen
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Two of the bank accounts of company related to the particular scheme have also been frozen and the company banned from doing any transaction on the land related to the project.

Young and Addicted -2: Drug peddlers believe in catching them young
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Pune students easy prey as buyers and potential agents.

In 9 yrs, Hasan Ali’s tax liability ‘drops’ from Rs 34k cr to Rs 3 cr
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

On February 29 this year, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) in its ruling brought the same income figure down to Rs 10 crore, and the tax liability a mere Rs 3 crore, after the I-T department failed to establish its claims in court.

Maharashtra prison dept, ATS team up to ‘deradicalise’ inmates
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

ATS officials say this initiative will help in taking the inmates in confidence and guiding them to take up the right path after they are released.

Pune: Now, special vigilance squad to conduct surprise checks in jails
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

Prisons in Maharashtra have seen several examples of security breaches in the recent past. In April last year, several cell phones were recovered from Nagpur Central Jail.