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Pune court acquits two criminals charged with murder of terror suspect inside Yerawada jail in 2012

June 27, 2019 4:39 am

On the morning of June 8 in 2012, Qateel was allegedly strangled to death with a drawstring inside the high security 'Anda' cell of the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, according to the police at the time.

Prisoner ‘attacked’ by inmate in Pune jail, dies

July 09, 2017 3:24 am

Primary investigation has revealed that eight days ago, Mehkarkar and Dabhade, who were lodged in the same barrack, got involved in a fight over “water falling on them in the kitchen.”

27 inmates at Yerawada mental hospital taken ill, one dies

June 16, 2015 2:09 am

All suffered from bouts of loose motions and vomiting over the weekend.

Malegaon blast accused was sent cellphone hidden in a book: Cops

April 28, 2015 2:44 am

Cellphone apparently ‘sent by manager of a major media’ house, police say it could be a mischief.

Dutt spends 2nd day at home; no decision on leave extension yet

January 09, 2015 9:33 pm

A controversy erupted when newspapers published photographs of Manyata reportedly attending a film screening.

Mahatma Gandhi's prison 'charkha' sold for 110,000 pounds at UK auction

March 12, 2014 4:03 pm

Charkha used by Gandhi in Yerwada Jail was sold at double the expected price.

Sanjay Dutt at Yerwada Jail: Work schedule to be decided shortly

May 25, 2013 12:16 pm

Last time when he was in Yerwada,Dutt had been given the work of knitting cane chairs in prison.

Sanjay Dutt urges court to allow him to surrender before jail

May 14, 2013 3:32 pm

He filed the application hours after the court refused to grant him additional time to surrender.

ATS files chargesheet in Pune blasts case

May 01, 2013 2:56 am

The anti-terrorism squad (ATS) filed a chargesheet before the MCOCA court on Tuesday in the August 1,2012,case of blasts on Junglee Maharaj (JM) Road,Pune.

City Briefs

July 05, 2011 2:46 am

A prisoner,who was brought to the Sassoon hospital for treatment of a skin problem,attacked a person following a petty dispute on Monday afternoon.


Film fraternity welcomes Sanju Baba with open arms

February 26, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Celebrating Sanjay Dutt's release, Bollywood celebrities welcomed Dutt with open arms. Apart from celebs wishing the actor on social media, many of them, including Sophie Choudry, Shakti Kapoor and R. Madhavan, visited actor's residence to welcome him. Dutt's family and friends, including wife Manyata Dutt and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, were present outside the Yerwada jail in Pune to receive him on Thursday morning. Dutt was arrested for possessing a prohibited weapon AK 56 rifle under the Arms Act, in the Mumbai serial bomb blast case. Expressing his happiness, actor Shakti Kapoor said he met Dutt and could see drastic change in his behaviour. He further said Sanjay is a versatile actor and he will surely help him in whichever way he needs it.

PIL filed in Bombay HC against Sanjay Dutt's early release tomorrow

February 24, 2016 2:38 pm

Mumbai, Feb. 24 (ANI): With actor Sanjay Dutt set to walk out of Yerwada Jail in Pune on Thursday after serving 42 months under the Arms Act in the 1993 Bombay blast case, social activist Pradip Bhalekar on Wednesday filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court against his early release. Questioning the "special treatment" given to the actor, the PIL, which is likely to be taken up by the court on Thursday, sought the cancellation of the Maharashtra Government's decision to grant him a remission. The PIL urged the court to order the actor to serve his entire five-year sentence.