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Pune: ‘Top Maoist leader’ Muralidharan released from prison on bail

Muralidharan was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), along with his alleged courier Ismail Hamza (29), from Talegaon Dabhade area in Pune rural on May 8, 2015, for their “links with the banned CPI-Maoist”.

Pune metro: Cabinet approves handover of 54.94 acres govt land to PMRDA

Accordingly, the PMRDA sought 54.14 acres of government land alongside the proposed metro rail route for raising funds through commercial and business use.


Pune: Post-mortems of 5 bodies delayed at YCMH as cops fail to arrive on time for panchnama

Relatives and friends of the deceased staged a protest in front of the hospital on Tuesday. According to police, the delay happened because police personnel from Talegaon Dabhade were on duty at YCMH hospital.

Pune Municipal Corporation sets up online portal for mandals to seek permissions for Ganesh festival

Some thousand Ganesh pandals are erected every year during the festival in the city. The city witnesses a lot of tourists during the festival to watch the decorations and processions by Ganesh mandals.

Pune-Satara highway: Birthday boy among three friends killed in accident, 4 hurt

The deceased have been identified as Sushil Kamble (24), Suraj Shinde (23) and Aniket Ranadive (23), while the injured persons are Suresh Kurhade, Chetan Lokhande, Amar Kamble, Karan Jadhav, all aged between 22 and 24, said police.

Pune: 2.5-year-old ‘abducted from house, raped and murdered’

According to the police, the two-and-a-half-year-old was the daughter of a labourer couple and she was abducted from her shanty located on a construction site on Monday night when her family members were asleep.


FTII professors object to new Dean’s appointment, demand I&B Ministry probe

The professors, one of whom has sought protection as a whistleblower fearing harassment from the administration, have objected to the appointment of Dheeraj Meshram, who took charge as Dean (Films) in January 2019.

Vegetable prices remain high as late monsoon, gaps in rain delay arrival of fresh lots in Pune

Tomato prices remain a concern as wholesale prices in the Pune’s wholesale market hover around Rs 18-20 per kg. At the retail end, prices have also remained in the Rs 30-35 per kg mark.

Pune: Nine friends die as SUV jumps divider, hits truck

According to the police, all nine deceased, aged between 19 and 21, were friends and had gone on a trip to Raigad Fort on Friday in a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). The accident took place when they were returning home in the early hours on Saturday. Most of them hailed from Yevat in Daund taluka of Pune district.

Pune: Govt auctions disputed land in Katraj for Rs 21.25 lakh

Documents accessed by The Indian Express reveal a curious story behind Shinde’s complaint. The land originally belonged to Ajmersingh Lakshmansingh Ramgadiya, and a few others.

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Landslide on Mumbai-Pune Expressway kills two, five injured

The landslide stuck near the Adoshi tunnel around 12 noon, stopping traffic on both Pune and Mumbai side of the Expressway.

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Sanjay Dutt reaches home to a rousing welcome

It was nothing short of a festival for friends, fans and well-wishers as they arrived in hordes to welcome their favourite Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who is making his return home after finishing his jail term. The locality where Sanjay Dutt lives bore a festive look with banners welcoming the actor placed at every nook […]

Sanjay Dutt released from jail, offers prayers at Siddhivinayak temple

Actor Sanjay Dutt walked free from Pune’s Yerawada Jail on Thursday morning after completing his prison term following his conviction in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. From May 2013, the 56-year-old actor had been in jail – as prisoner number 16656 – to complete 42 months out of a total of five years of […]


Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pune police on Thursday detained protestors opposing the release of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt from the Yerawada jail. The 56-year-old, who has spent 42 months in prison, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of time - the reprieve was granted on grounds of good behaviour. The security outside the Yerawada jail has been tightened in view of Dutt's release. Meanwhile, a PIL has also been filed in Bombay High Court by social activist Pradeep Bhalekar, seeking a stay on early release of the 56-year-old actor. The PIL says several convicts secure good-conduct reports from prison authorities but are not granted remission or early release. Reportedly, the actor has been out on parole for 90 days in December 2013 and again in August last for 30 days for personal reasons.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.

Use 'Swadeshi' products to help retrieve black money: Ramdev

Pune, Jan 12 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday talked about the issue of black money at a Yoga Camp in Pune and said that in order to bring back the black money, the people of the country should boycott all foreign products and use ‘swadeshi'products. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried to bring about a revolution by giving swadeshi products its due importance.