Rashmi Rajput

Articles By Rashmi Rajput

26/11 handler had gone under scalpel to change look

The LeT operative, Sajid Majeed alias Sajid Mir, who has been "underground" for the last two years, is suspected to have been part of teams "planning and plotting" to carry out strikes in India, the sources said.

26/11 attacks: Security up, but securing coastline a work in progress

In the last ten years, ICG has carried out 347 operations based on inputs generated by intelligence agencies and 180 coastal security exercises.

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Accused got training in jungle near Aurangabad, says an official

According to the sources, the probe has also revealed that the accused were planning to set up an arms factory in Belgaum, Karnataka. Both Kale and Bangera have also been arrested by the Karnataka SIT for their role in the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh.

Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Gujarat FSL report negative on pistol seized from arrested shooter 

Pistol recovered from Sachin Andure was suspected to be common weapon used in killings of the other nationalists.    

Cartels using porous Indo-Myanmar border to smuggle goods

Sources said the arrests have revealed how cartels are exploiting the porous Indo-Myanmar border to smuggle items ranging from gold, spices, betel nuts and cigarettes.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena warns CM Devendra Fadnavis not to play with fire

In an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana, the party said: “Chief Minister, you should not play with fire of Saamana. What you got due to Modi’s blessings will be burnt in Saamana’s fire... Saamana is the people’s loudspeaker and is the mirror for liars.”

Maharashtra govt to police: ‘Set up panel to review cases lodged during Bhima Koregaon violence, Maratha stir’

The order stated that the committee should review all the cases by calling for reports lodged all the district headquarters and commissionerates.

Speedboat capsize: Vessel took hazardous short-cut, norms flouted

The probe has further revealed that the boat, which had a capacity to ferry 13 to 15 people, including the crew, was carrying at least 10 extra passengers. Also, it was not carrying adequate number of lifejackets.

Multi-crore PNB fraud: CBI gets govt sanction to prosecute bank’s executive director

“Earlier this week, we had received prosecution sanction from the government on Rao and it has been communicated to the court. Now, with the sanction in place, Rao like others would also stand trial,” a senior official said.

Shivaji statue function: One drowns as boat hits rock

While 24 passengers on board were rescued, first by a passenger boat owned by Peasants & Workers Party legislator Jayant Patil and then by the Indian Coast Guard, one passenger, identified as Siddhesh Pawar (25) remained stuck in the sharply listing vessel.

Bank of Maharashtra officials get clean chit in DSK loan case

The three BoM officials - Ravindra Marathe (CMD), Rajendra Gupta (Executive Director) and Sushil Muhnoot (former CMD) - were arrested on June 20, leading to protests by the banking industry and prompting senior government officials in New Delhi to step in .

Koregaon Bhima Violence: 7 months after Fadnavis says political cases to be withdrawn, govt says set up panel

While the direction came on Tuesday, in the absence of a formal communication from the government so far, the police had already constituted a committee under the ADGP in June and submitted a report to the DGP stating that only 54 cases need to be investigated.

BrahMos engineer arrested: ‘Pak handlers’ promised him job in US, fat pay

Aggarwal, who was active on social media, could have been spotted by Pakistan’s ISI as an easy bait, sources said.

BrahMos engineer arrested for leaking sensitive data: Police

The agencies are probing if Nishant Aggarwal (27) leaked sensitive data pertaining to the supersonic cruise missile, Brahmos, to his ‘handler’, who is suspected to be from Pakistan.

Un-coupled: Indrani, Peter Mukerjea head for an unusual divorce

Three years after Indrani, Peter Mukerjea were held for murder, their unusual story is heading for an unusual divorce. A story of their lives in jail.

Dhule lynching: Rumours fuelled by fake WhatsApp post, 28 chargesheeted, says police

On July 1 five nomads of the Govani community, who had camped for the second time in less than a month in Dhule to seek alms, were killed on the suspicious of being child lifters in Rainpada hamlet of Dhule around 350 km from Mumbai.

Organ transplant arrests: ACB to summon senior JJ Hospital officials

ACB arrested Tushar Savarkar, social worker at the state-run JJ Hospital, and Sachin Salve, organ transplant co-ordinator with the SL Raheja Hospital, for allegedly demanding Rs 1.5 lakh from a patient requiring a kidney transplant

300 brokers booked for trading on NSEL

In its complaint, SEBI has accused Anand Rathi Commodities, Geofin Comtrade, Motilal Oswal and Philip Capital among others of indulging in illegal trading in commodities on the NSEL platform between 2008 and 2013

After Salve, another Maharashtra Police constable seeks permission for sex-change surgery

If permitted, this would be the third case in the country in which a policewoman has been re-inducted into the force after undergoing a gender correction surgery.

Maharashtra set to amend law to give relief to victims of mob violence

The state has witnessed nine deaths and 14 cases of lynchings, including the killing of five nomads at Dhule in July, on rumours of being child lifters.

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