February 20, 2020 4:02 am
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria revealed that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had planned to project the 26/11 attack as a case of “Hindu terror” and Ajmal Kasab, the terrorist who was caught alive, was supposed to die as “Bengaluru’s Samir Dinesh Chaudhary”.
February 19, 2020 2:34 am
“We will gather information about what he has written in his book. We will speak to him and try to know about the incident, which took place during the Devendra Fadnavis regime. We will order a probe if the need arises,” Deshmukh told mediapersons.
February 19, 2020 2:21 am
Union Minister Piyush Goyal alleged a conspiracy by the Congress-led UPA, BJP spokesperson GVL Rao accused the Congress of colluding with Pakistani intelligence agency ISI to brand the terror attack as the handiwork of “saffron terror outfits”.
February 19, 2020 8:29 am
‘Bend down and touch the ground with your forehead’, I ordered Kasab. Spooked, he meekly followed my instructions. Now, say ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, I commanded. ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, said Kasab. Not satisfied with just once, I made him repeat it twice.”
January 31, 2017 9:24 pm
Known for his investigative skills, Maria rose to fame with the cracking of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. He also probed the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
December 25, 2015 11:31 pm
Rakesh Maria’s removal further undermines the morale of Mumbai Police.
September 25, 2015 1:52 am
The government has denied any link to Maria’s ouster and the probe into Sheena Bora’s murder, which first came to light in August.
September 17, 2015 9:27 pm
Rakesh Maria was transferred from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner on Sep 8 fueling speculation that CM Fadnavis was unhappy over Maria's handling of the murder case.
September 10, 2015 9:02 am
But he was seen to be close to previous govt; ACB probing graft cases against top NCP leaders
September 09, 2015 8:07 pm
"For this particular case, the investigation officers will report to Rakesh Maria only as he has been asked to supervise the probe," said inister of State for Home Ram Shinde.