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Bank bosses’ arrests: what now?
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

The arrests of senior Bank of Maharashtra officials for alleged corruption in loan disbursals has sent shock waves through the industry. What is the Pune case, and what are the ramifications of the arrests?

CPI-Maoist was planning to hold event in JNU for slain leader Naveen Babu: Pune police to court
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Maoist leader Naveen Babu was killed in police action in Andhra Pradesh in February 2000.

Pune Police statement in Court: ‘Maoists planned lectures on slain rebel Naveen Babu at JNU’
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

The police made the statement while producing four of the five accused arrested in connection with the case over Elgaar Parishad. Babu was killed in police action in Andhra Pradesh in February 2000.

Aurangabad lynching: Fed by social media rumours, lynch mob ‘didn’t hear pleas’
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Such was the level of tension that residents of Chandgaon and nearby villages have been patrolling at night for weeks — in groups — according to Mohanrao Salunkhe, former sarpanch of Chandgaon.

Koregaon Bhima violence: Email speaks of plan for another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident, Pune police tell court
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Seeking police custody of the five arrested persons who have been booked under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, district government pleader Ujjwala Pawar told a Pune court about information gathered from the material seized from those picked up.

Gauri Lankesh murder case: One accused was convenor of Hindu Janjagruti Samiti unit
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

According to police, Kale is suspected to be a key figure in a covert activities unit that picks radical-minded cadre from various right-wing outfits. Parag Gokhale, an HJS activist from Pune, said, “Kale used to work with HJS, but he is not active for the last few years.”

Koregaon Bhima violence case — Among the five picked for ‘Maoist links’: an editor, a lawyer, a professor
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Police on Wednesday arrested five people — “urban Maoist operatives”— who allegedly participated in or were behind a meeting where the speeches made were alleged incitement to violence.

Koregaon Bhima violence case: Dalit rights activists among five held for alleged Maoist links
Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Police said the Elgaar Parishad, held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31, allegedly led to violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1 over the celebration of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.

Koregaon Bhima violence case: Pune police arrest ‘top urban Maoist operatives’ from Delhi, Mumbai, Nagpur
Thu, Jun 07, 2018

A top police official said that suspects would be produced in local courts for seeking transit remand and then will be brought to Pune for further investigation.

Aurangabad: I filed complaints to solve water problem, not start communal clashes, says resident
Thu, May 24, 2018

A dispute over disconnecting illegal water connections at Moti Karanja and Gandhi Nagar areas, including at a place of worship, is being probed as one of the possible reasons behind the violence.

Aurangabad violence: Probe into video finds policemen not guilty, says IG
Thu, May 24, 2018

The Aurangabad police has so far arrested over 70 people for their alleged involvement in the riots.

Pune: Kanjarbhat couple ties knot by rejecting ‘virginity test’
Tue, May 15, 2018

In their marriage invitation card, Vivek and Aishwarya had appealed to guests to participate in the marriage to strengthen their fight against the “virginity test”.

Communal clash in Aurangabad: Day after, victims’ families blame police
Mon, May 14, 2018

Aurangabad clashes: While senior police officers visited and reviewed the situation in the city, families of those who died in the clashes demanded action against the police.

‘Attack’ on ‘Dalit’ activist: Trupti Desai’s anticipatory bail plea rejected by Bombay HC
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Trupti Desai had shot to prominence in 2016 when she led an agitation demanding entry for women into Shani Shingnapur temple in Ahmednagar district.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit teen’s death a case of murder, says ‘fact-finding panel’
Sun, Apr 29, 2018

Police have been treating Puja Sakat’s death as a suicide and have booked nine persons, on the complaint of her family, on charges of abetting her suicide.

Bhima Koregaon shadow over death of Dalit witness
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

While police have claimed that it is a case of suicide, her family members blamed the death on their former neighbours with whom they had an ongoing “land dispute”.

Case over Elgaar Parishad: Before search operations, A trail of ‘Naxal links’, multiple arrests, convictions & acquittals
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

The artistes say while KKM was indeed active in the Elgaar Parishad, Deepak Dhengle was not part of the organising team. They claim the inclusion of Dhengle’s name in the FIR shows that the complaint was filed with ‘wrong intentions and bias’.

Elgaar Parishad: Police probe links between Republican Panthers and ‘Maoists’ arrested by ATS in January
Sat, Apr 21, 2018

A complaint, registered with the Pune City Police in January, had alleged that speeches made at the Elgaar Parishad had triggered violence in villages near Pune on January 1.  

Bhima-Koregaon violence: In 4 cities, Pune cops search houses of 8 with ‘Maoist links’
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

The conference was held in Shaniwar Wada on December 31 last year to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.

Koregaon Bhima violence: Pune police raid eight people with ‘Maoist links’
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Pune City Police conducted searches at the residences of Sudhir Dhawale, Harshali Potdar, both members of Republican Panthers (RP) Jatiantachi Chalwal in Mumbai, Sagar Gorkhe, Deepak Dhengle, Ramesh Gaichor and his wife Jyoti Jagtap.