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Four held for murder of Afghan Sufism preacher; 'own men' killed him for property, say cops

July 15, 2022 6:44 am

Chishti used to post videos of his preachings on a YouTube channel. Set up in 2017, the channel had 2.27 lakh followers and received over 6 crore views in five years. He received funds and donations from the public for his preachings and pujas, police said.

Maharashtra: Afghan Sufi preacher murdered in Nashik over ‘property row’

July 07, 2022 1:33 am

Police suspect the role of five people in the killing of Khwaja Zarif Baba Syed Zarif Chishti popularly known as Zarif Chishti, who was staying in India as a refugee

19-year-old named in Moosewala case was in Maharashtra at the time of murder, claims family

June 10, 2022 7:23 am

Pune Rural Police has primarily ruled out possibility of Siddhesh being one of the shooters, said officials. They are now probing if he was linked to the case in some other way.

In a first, tribal mango from Maharashtra’s Nashik exported to US

June 07, 2022 4:22 am

The 1.2 tonnes consignment was sourced from tribal growers from nine talukas of Nashik. What makes this fruit special is that they are grown naturally along the borders of the fields by farmers in areas where chemical fertilisers are yet to become common.

Mumbai Top News: Mumbai accounts for over half of state’s new Covid-19 cases, BMC steps up measures

April 21, 2022 10:00 pm

Mumbai Top News: On Wednesday, Maharashtra recorded 162 new Covid 19 cases, out of which Mumbai accounted for 98. The city has recorded a sharp rise in daily cases since Monday when only 34 cases were recorded.

Nashik top cop shifted over azaan controversy

April 21, 2022 8:23 am

The officer had also issued a directive to religious places in Nashik, instructing them to take permission for usage of loudspeakers by May 3, failing which, legal action will be taken against those violating the rule, including being “externed or detained by police”.

Nashik firm’s 20 electric scooters catch fire: ‘Biggest such incident’ yet

April 12, 2022 7:18 am

The Road Transport Ministry, it is learnt, has taken cognisance of the incident and is in the process of summoning representatives of the company to present a report on its findings about the incident.

‘Stand by what I have written; nothing against revenue dept’: Nashik Police Commissioner Deepak Pandey

April 11, 2022 7:58 am

Sagar Rajput speaks to Nashik Police Commissioner Deepak Pandey on the reasons that prompted him to write the letter and the officer’s reaction to the censure that he has drawn from the Maharashtra Government after the letter was leaked in public.

‘Derogatory’ language in Nashik top cop’s letter to DGP upsets Cabinet

April 08, 2022 8:46 am

In his letter earlier this week, Pandey had alleged that revenue officials, hand-in-glove with the land mafia, were harassing people. He had sought that powers of revenue officials and executive magistrate be given to the police.

Two injured as 11 coaches of train derail near Nashik

April 04, 2022 8:10 am

Due to the derailment, seven trains were cancelled, three were diverted and three more were terminated at earlier stations on the route. The cause of the mishap is being investigated by the Railways.