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Women’s grievance redressal cell busy playing matchmaker to live-in couples
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Around 25 per cent of the cases that come to the Women’s Grievance Redressal Cell of Pune city police are pertaining to the live-in relationships, the officers from the cell say.

ED raids Hasan Ali’s premises in Pune, five other cities
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

After 14 applications in over four years, Khan was granted a bail in August last year. He came out of jail over two months ago.

Pune helmet drive: Parties up in arms, traffic police on toes
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

The traffic police started drive against those not wearing helmets on Thursday after state’s Transport Minister announced that the helmet rule would be strictly implemented across Maharashtra.

LSD ‘stamps’ a big market among city party-goers: Police
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

The two peddlers - Khem Singh (34) and Hem Raj (35) - both from Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, were arrested on the first day of the year by Delhi police and LSD strips worth over Rs 20 lakh were seized from them.

Murud civic body asks CM Fadnavis for funds to secure its sea shore
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Civic officials pegged the expenditure for all these at Rs 20 crore. “We have high hopes from the government, especially because the tourism portfolio is held by the CM himself.”

Murud beach tragedy: Civic body ignored warning signs, failed to deploy lifeguards
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Raigad district police say safety of tourists on the beach is the responsibility of Murud Municipal Council and a probe will be carried out on ‘lack of safety facilities’

Offered to play lifeguards, were turned down: Fishermen
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

“I was among many others who rushed to the beach to help in the rescue and search operation."

40% road repair in limbo, courtesy PMC: Traffic Police
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Say delay in road restoration leading to jams, accidents

Back home after bail, Hasan Ali fights health battles, ED notice
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to attach property; lawyer says Khan is severely ill.

Back home after bail, Hasan Ali fights health battles, ED notice
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to attach property; lawyer says Khan is severely ill.

NDA recruitment scam: Black Label bottles, cash as bribe, favourable officers posted on recruitment panel
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Startling revelations pertaining to NDA scam have come to the fore in the CBI chargesheet , which The Indian Express has accessed.

Prison diaries: Jailed for Malegaon blast, ex-soldier seeks a guide for ‘terror management’ project
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Ramesh Upadhyay was arrested by the Maharashtra state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) in November 2008.

Arjun tank’s new powerful ammo developed by DRDO labs in Pune
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

A press release from the Defence PRO said, “The trials were found to be very effective and the damage was devastating with the firing of ammunition successfully destroying the target tank and severely damaging its turret, barrel, tracks, ammunition bin, various sights and antennas.”

Annual Fire Power display: Mechanised infantry being adapted to needs of changing hybrid warfare, says Army
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

The annual Fire Power and Manoeuvre Exercise and Equipment display was held on Wednesday at KK Ranges near Ahmednagar.

‘Rescued’ youths handed over to state cops; lens on ‘abduction’ story
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

Police said that three students reached Gadchiroli late on Monday and are expected to leave for Pune on Tuesday.

‘Abducted’ by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, 3 Pune students freed, head home
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

On Sunday, five days after being allegedly abducted by the Naxals from Bijapur’s Terem area, the students were released, reaching the Chintalnar CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh at noon

Wheels of Doom: Vehicle overload jams Pune roads
Fri, Jan 01, 2016

Pune city’s population during the same period has increased by 24 per cent. On the other hand, the city’s road length has failed to increase even marginally.

At this home for juveniles, inmates get training in gender sensitivity and more
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

At Nehru Udyog Kendra, trainers teach responsible sexual behaviour to juvenile inmates through open conversation, role plays and films.

ATS probe reveals: Tell police being pro-IS no crime, not anti-national
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

This is what IS operatives are telling youth online, guiding them on what to do if identified by the police.

ATS counsels 16-year-old Pune girl gearing up to join Islamic State in Syria
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

ATS sources said the girl had been convinced by IS sympathisers on various social media platforms that they would get her admission to a medical course in Syria so that she could work for IS.

SPG undergoes advanced training in handling IEDs at Talegaon institute
Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Inaugurated in 2012, the institute has some of the most modern laboratories and equipment and has till now trained teams from several security agencies, including many from abroad.

This Vijay Diwas, Army salutes its martyrs with a dedicated war museum
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

The Army is presenting a war museum in the each of the five commands in the country.

Shani temple row: Villagers vow to ensure ‘tradition is not broken’
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

Members of the temple trust refused to disclose the identity of the woman saying there were several reasons for not doing so.

Temple ‘purification’: Village unites against ‘breach of tradition’, security up
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

Meetings were held among the villagers and temple trustees, during which it was decided to ensure that “such things” do not happen again.

Ahmednagar temple trust ‘purifies’ shrine after woman offers prayers
Mon, Nov 30, 2015

An abhishek was performed for the “purification” of the idol dedicated to the shrine’s ruling deity, Shani, on Sunday.

Last rites of martyr Santosh Mahadik performed with full military honours
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the family members in the village on Thursday and paid his last respects to the martyr.

Proud Pogarwadi village bids adieu to its battle hero, Colonel Santosh Mahadik
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Wife of Colonel Santosh Mahadik (37) , who was martyred during a fierce gunbattle with militants in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, says her children will join the Armed Forces .

Man vs leopards conflict: Pune forest officials step in
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Officials blame death of leopards on retaliation, plan to educate villagers.

Actor Sanjay Dutt due for early release? Buzz gets only louder
Sun, Nov 15, 2015

After his Munnabhai co-star Arshad Warsi, actor’s lawyer and jail staff say he is entitled to remission.

Lights, anks, celebration: Diwali check-list of a Marathi household
Sun, Nov 15, 2015

In Maharashtra, the Diwali anks or special issues are an integral part of the festive season.

Army body to counsel troops on ‘family time’
Sat, Nov 14, 2015

The INI, which is one-of-its-kind institute in the entire country, was established in 1985 and conducts primary and refresher training of the religious teachers.

Ex-servicemen see red over latest OROP plan, to return medals
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

There are serious and objectionable anomalies, the most important being the dilution of OROP's accepted definition, say servicemen.

In 17 months, 17 minors escape from Yerawada observation home
Thu, Nov 05, 2015

Caretakers double as security guards as police withdraw their constables.

‘Conspiracy to instigate riots in 2010’: Pune court quashes govt plea to withdraw criminal case against Sena leaders
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

On October 25, The Indian Express was the first to report about the application made by the state government.

Relatives say Chhota Rajan didn’t want any of them in ‘his field’
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

A family member, who did not wish to be identified, said they used to get calls from unidentified international numbers from which Chhota Rajan used to talk to them.

Maharashtra govt seeks to withdraw case against two Shiv Sena leaders
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

Case dates back to 2010, the two leaders were accused of instigating violence during Pune bandh