Srinath Rao

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HC quashes complaint against govt employee booked for kidnap, rape

Satara district police had booked the official and his cousin for kidnap and rape under the IPC and for sexual assault under the POCSO Act.

National Unity Day: Host events to pay tribute to Sardar Patel, centre tells states

The Home Ministry has asked for a series of special events to be organised across the country on Thursday.

Gadchiroli villagers fear losing forest, way of life and livelihood after former mining minister is re-elected

The villagers fear the mines will claim a historic temple built on the hills to commemorate the sacrifice of tribal freedom fighter Veer Baburao Shedmake.

Mumbai: Over 29,000 mongoose hair paint brushes seized, 15 held

In all, the bureau arrested 15 people working at artwork, stationary and hardware stores in Andheri, Dadar, Dombivali, Goregaon, Lower Parel and Mira Road in Mumbai, apart from shops in Pune and Sawantwadi cities and registered 18 cases.

Maharashtra registers maximum corruption complaints against govt employees

As many as 925 cases were filed by the state police, vigilance departments and Lokayukta in 2017, which accounted for 22.8 per cent of all corruption cases filed in India.

In Maharashtra, 15 people died while in police custody in 2017: NCRB data

In Maharashtra, five persons detained illegally by the police died in custody. However, not a single case was filed against the officers involved, while a judicial inquiry was ordered in only one case.

Kashmir has become a part of India forever… have started to neutralise terrorism, says Amit Shah

Invoking local tribal freedom fighter Baburao Shedmake, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Veer Savarkar, Shah claimed that the Congress and NCP both need to take lessons in history.

Maharashtra polls: The last of the clanging of hammers, fear Bhandara’s brass artisans

With less than a week to go for the Assembly election, however, the issue has found no mention in the election campaign of candidates contesting from Bhandara —BJP’s Arvind Bhaladare, Congress’s Jaideep Kawade and former Shiv Sena MLA Narendra Bhondekar, who is contesting independently after being dropped.

Maharashtra elections: Clean water on voters’ mind in Bhandara, missing in poll campaign

Over the past five years, Bhandara has been pushed into using RO systems as the water in the Wainganga river, on whose banks it is situated, is highly polluted.

Modi in Sakoli: ‘Build guesthouses, home stays to attract tourists’

Modi addressed a rally in Sakoli to campaign for BJP candidate Parinay Fuke, who is up against Congress’s Nana Patole, a former MP and MLA.

The fight: A ‘sleepy’ MLA, 2 ‘disgruntled’ Oppn candidates, first Madia to contest poll

Months before the Assembly election, there was uncertainty whether the BJP would even retain Ambarishrao after he was relieved from his roles as Minister of Tribal Development and Gadchiroli Guardian Minister.

Aarey tree felling may hold sway as Bandra West readies for 2-way contest

While BJP’s Ashish Shelar has been taking out massive rallies in the area and hoping for a clean sweep for the BJP, Congress’ Asif Zakaria is focussed more on the “look-at-your-candidate” mantra and is hopeful that his work as a corporator will hold him in good stead and buck the trend.

Maharashtra: An election starring — a Marathi lead, a veteran star, a reality TV contestant, a controversial actor

Actor Ajaz Khan, a former ‘Bigg Boss’ contestant, is contesting from Byculla seat as an independent candidate.

Coming soon in Maharashtra: Interceptor vehicles with speed guns, breathalysers, tint meters

The Maharashtra State Highway Police has recently purchased 96 Maruti Ertigas and converted them into detectors of traffic rule violations in an effort to curb accidents.

VBA’s picks for 2 key seats in Mumbai: Cop discharged in drug case, another known for ‘no-nonsense’ style

In Worli, the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi has fielded retired Inspector Gautam Gaikwad, while retired Assistant Commissioner of Police Shamsher Khan Pathan will represent the party in South Mumbai's Mumbadevi constituency.

Children of Valivade

During World War II, some exiled Poles took refuge in Kolhapur. A few are back on a nostalgia trip of the city.

2017 human trafficking case: Julie Warner was a witness to assault on Manjula Shetye by Byculla jailors

Warner (40) was remanded in judicial custody on March 21, 2017, after being arrested at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport earlier that month with three other compatriots while allegedly aiding four Sri Lankan nationals to travel illegally to the UK using their identities.

2017 human trafficking case: ‘Depressed due to trial being in limbo’, accused ends life in Goa

According to police, Warner, who was in her 40s, was found hanging from a banyan tree in Calangute late on Saturday (September 28).

We are capable of dealing Pakistan a bigger blow, says Rajnath Singh

“Pakistan should understand that today, with additions like INS Khanderi, the strong resolve of our government and advancement in naval capacity, we are capable of dealing it a much bigger blow,” Singh said.

Pak planning another 26/11-style attack, Navy capable of striking back: Rajnath

“Pakistan should understand that today, with additions like INS Khanderi, the strong resolve of our government and advancement in naval capacity, we are capable of dealing a much bigger blow," Rajnath Singh said.