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Bars on freedom

Maharashtra government spares no effort to close down dance bars, in its misguided war on vice.

CM will ask Karnataka govt to drop charges against Patil

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday told the Legislative Assembly and Council that he would ask the Karnataka government to drop charges against state Home Minister R R Patil.


Patil bows,DGP gets back power to post and transfer

Faced with a controversy over “excessive political interference” in the functioning of the police,Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Wednesday restored the powers of posting and transfer of police inspectors,assistant police inspectors and police sub-inspectors to the director-general of police.

‘Have confidence in police machinery, they will solve Dabholkar murder’

Home Minister R R Patil Sunday said the state government had confidence in the police machinery that they would solve the murder of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar.

Satyapal Singh: Police to politics, man with an opinion on vice and virtue

A 1980-batch IPS officer, Singh was due to retire in 2015 but became the first police commissioner of Mumbai to quit the post last week.

Maharashtra ATS to seek Bhatkal's custody: R R Patil

Bhatkal,one of India's most wanted terrorists,was arrested from the Indo-Nepal border.


Naxal menace stalling Gadchiroli’s development: Patil

Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil has said that the Naxals are the biggest stumbling block in the development of Gadchiroli

Maharashtra looks at new law to keep dance bars shut

Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil said Monday the government was considering various options,including a new law,to ensure dance bars do not reopen

R R Patil wants changes in cops' transfers,Chavan wants a review

R R Patil has this year again recommended wholesale changes to transfer postings of IPS officers.

How our airport is secured

Earlier this month,home minister R R Patil admitted the state had received intelligence inputs warning of possible suicide attacks in Mumbai and Pune,following which security was beefed up at vital installations and landmarks in the city.

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Maharashtra HM meets assaulted Muslim cop

Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 25 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister Ram Shinde on Thursday met the Muslim cop, Yunus Sheikh, who was assaulted by local goons and forced to carry around a saffron flag in Maharashtra's Latur district. Sheikh was hospitalised after he prevented a mob from putting up the flag at a controversial spot in Pangaon village.