Home Minister R R Patil

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‘576 Bangladeshi immigrants held this year’

MUMBAI Police have arrested 576 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and externed 147 from city limits in the first two months of the year,home minister R R Patil recently told the Legislative Council.

Soon,prisons in the state will have ATMs

The government has decided to install automated teller machines (ATMs) in prisons across the state.


Guv seeks report from Patil on Rosamma murder

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has asked Home Minister R R Patil for a status report on the investigation in the murder case of nurse Rosamma Antony.

Senior cops highlight contradictory orders

Senior cops who met home minister R R Patil Friday pointed out a “serious contradiction” between two state government orders — one vesting the power to transfer and promote with the home department and the other granting the director general of police (DGP) the authority to sanction prosecutions.

Oppn slams ‘bias’ against locals in police force

The alleged discrimination against the “sons of the soil in the Maharashtra police force” was strongly voiced by Opposition leaders in the Assembly on Thursday during a debate on law and order situation in state

Final decision by senior leaders: Patil

Patil was speaking to reporters after the concluding ceremony of the seventh All India Police Shooting Championship in Pune.


Prisoners on parole will have to serve additional term: Patil

The government's decision to extend Sanjay Dutt's parole has triggered a debate, forcing the home department to amend the rule.

Patil slams RTO, says those with money get driving licences easily

Patil said that those police officers playing an important role in solving traffic problems in the state would be rewarded with a hike in salary.

Congress-NCP ministers attack Patil for no action against Raj

The matter saw a heated debate among a select group of eight ministers with some arguing that the image of the government was taking a beating because of the inaction against Raj Thackeray.

Women’s panel member meets victim’s kin, promises help

Monika’s father, Ashok Baban More, who works at a private transport company, is the only working member of the family of five.