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Chandan Haygunde


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Gym operator, journalism student from Pune planned terror activities with Kashmiri couple arrested for IS links: NIA
Mon, Jul 13, 2020

The duo will be questioned over their alleged links with a Kashmiri couple from Delhi, who were accused of having affiliations with the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP), a banned terror organisation that is part of IS.

NIA arrests two from Pune for ‘IS links’
Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Sources also said that the two suspects from Pune were held by the NIA in connection with the case of arrest of a Kashmiri couple in March for their alleged links with the IS.

Pune: Training ‘cop artists’ to help solve crimes at CID’s ‘Portrait Building Section’
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

On completing the advanced portrait making courses, police personnel will be given certificates by the Savitribai Phule Pune University. Siddharth Jabde, Vice Chancellor of Vishwakarma University, has consented to provide the ‘Virtual Reality Technique’ for the portrait making course, said CID officials.

Blocked by Centre for ‘Naxal & anti-national propaganda’ in 2018, website visible again
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The website,, which offers a large number of 'documents and information', mainly on extremist communist movements across different countries, has not been visible for online users in India after it was blocked around November-December 2018.

Pune: It was ‘planned killing’ due to ‘caste hatred’, say deceased Dalit youth’s kin
Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Meanwhile, family members of the girl have told the police that the deceased youth was allegedly stalking and harassing her and that on Sunday night, they had a fight with him over the “trouble he caused to the girl”.

SC notice to Centre, Muslim bodies on Pune woman’s plea seeking entry of women in mosques
Thu, May 21, 2020

In response to a petition filed by a Pune resident seeking directions for permitting Muslim women to enter mosques, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday issued notices to 10 parties including the Union government, Central Waqf Board Council, All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ulama I Hind and Darul Uloom Deoband.

Pune: 4 unidentified men booked for abusing, throwing food at women from Nagaland
Wed, May 20, 2020

The incident took place when the eight women and their male friend, Alex, were returning home from an evening walk on a hill at 6.30 pm.

Father, two sons from Pardhi tribe murdered in Beed over land dispute: Police
Fri, May 15, 2020

Police suspect the murders were the fallout of a 20-year-old dispute over a 15-acre farm land in Mandwadgaon village between the Pawar and Nimbalkar families. Police have arrested 12 members of the Nimbalkar family over the murders.

16 walking home to MP fall asleep on rail tracks, run over in Maharashtra
Sat, May 09, 2020

20 left from Jalna, hoping to catch a train 150 km away; were 25 km from a station

Pune police issues alert after five women say WhatsApp numbers were hacked
Sun, Apr 12, 2020

In the wake of these complaints, Deputy Cmmissioner of Police (cyber cell) Sambhaji Kadam on Saturday issued an alert and urged all residents not to share any personal information or respond to suspicious links on WhatsApp or social media.

10 home-quarantined persons of Tablighi Jamaat flee Pune in trucks carrying medical supplies
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

In Pune city, the administration had identified 136 people who had attended the Tabligh event in March, but only 78 could be traced. Each one of them was tested, and four of them turned out to be positive for the virus.

2 Tablighi Jamaat members, 3 close contacts positive; Maharashtra looks for others who took part
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

So far, the administration has traced 68 contacts of the Tablighi Jamaat.

Part of religious group, man from Ivory Coast and NRI from France test positive in Ahmednagar
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

The group of 14 people included three from East Africa, six from Ivory Coast (West Africa), the NRI from France and one from Iran. Three others from Tamil Nadu and one from Mumbai joined them later.

Hamid Dalwai’s MSM postpones golden jubilee celebration due to coronavirus
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

The MSM has been working on issues like triple talaq, Muslim women liberation, uniform civil code, modern education for Muslim community, awareness among Muslims on family planning and population growth for the past 50 years.

The long and complicated trail to finding Dabholkar’s ‘murder weapon’
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

In 2018, the agency named Sachin Andure and Sharad Kalaskar as the two shooters, who allegedly opened fire at Dabholkar on the morning of August 20 in 2013, and arrested them.

Pune police withdraw protection to ‘anti-cow slaughter activist’
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

The Pune City Police has provided a copy of a letter dated February 26, signed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (special branch) Mitesh Ghatte to Swamy, which mentions that a gunman was provided for his security during daytime.

Woman who suffered cardiac failure 10 days after delivery ‘successfully treated’
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

The woman had given birth in the last week of December, said Dr Kavita Krishna, Consultant Physician, Internal Medicine, adding that she had begun experiencing uneasiness and chest pain within a week’s time.

Gangster Ravi Pujari made extortion, threat calls to Pune builders, says police
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

The gangster had allegedly sent Shetty, his henchman, to meet a Pune-based builder and his manager at a city hotel on November 16, 2013, for “settling” a dispute over a piece of land in Kharadi.

Elgaar Parishad: Have sought legal opinion for SIT probe into case, says Anil Deshmukh
Sun, Feb 16, 2020

“Even if the case has been transferred to the NIA, I have submitted a note to the advocate general seeking legal opinion whether the state can form a SIT for this case. If the legal opinion is in favour, then the state will form a SIT...,” Deshmukh said.

Elgaar Parishad case against activists sent to NIA court, Sharad Pawar criticises Maharashtra government
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Speaking to reporters in Kolhapur, Pawar said, “As per the Constitution, law and order is a state subject. It is wrong to take away the rights of the state."