Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities of India

15 reporters reporting from 15 cities of India

After parrot, now goat in Maharashtra police 'custody'

 Pictures of a goat behind bars have gone viral, days after a parrot was summoned by Maharashtra police for "hurling obscenities" at a woman.

Pune: Five FTII students arrested on charges of rioting

In a post-midnight swoop, Maharashtra police early Wednesday arrested five students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) from the campus for rioting, damaging properties and other charges.


Kejriwal 'shocked' at FTII crackdown, asks students to run classes in Delhi
Kejriwal 'shocked' at FTII crackdown, asks students to run classes in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed shock over the arrest of five FTII students in a midnight crackdown by Maharashtra Police.

In midnight crackdown, five agitating FTII students arrested
In midnight crackdown, five agitating FTII students arrested

 In a midnight swoop, police arrested five students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here, charging them with rioting and other offences in connection with the gherao of director Prashant Pathrabe.

44 human traffickers arrested, 39 rescued by Telangana Police

As many as 44 alleged human traffickers involved in a sex racket were arrested and 39 women, including eight minors, rescued from Maharashtra's Chandrapur by Crime Investigation Department (CID) wing of the Telangana Police.

Newly married couple attempts suicide, woman dies in Thane

A newly married woman died after she and her husband allegedly tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in Kalyan area of Thane, police said today.

Police jeep hit by wanted criminal in Thane

 Unidentified persons allegedly attacked a police team as they rammed their vehicle into the former's jeep in Mira Road area here, police said.

'Encounter specialist' Daya Nayak suspended

Police sub-inspector and 'encounter specialist' Daya Nayak has been suspended from Maharashtra Police.

Thane businessman murder case: Wife, 3 others held

The wife of a local businessman and three other persons were arrested in connection with his murder in Thane's Bhiwandi town, police said Tuesday.

Chain snatching gang attacks police in Thane, 4 women cops injured

Four women police personnel were injured when a group of people, allegedly involved in chain snatchings in Kalyan here, attacked them, police said on Sunday.

Bangladeshi woman pushed into flesh trade, gang-raped; 7 booked

Brought to Mumbai five years back, a 20-year-old woman from Bangladesh was allegedly pushed into flesh trade. The victim was also beaten up and gang-raped by some persons near Kalyan railway station, police said on Tuesday.

Shiv Sena warns of more unrest in Maharashtra police department

In the wake of the homicide and suicide of two police personnel which has shocked Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Monday sounded a note of warning about more incidents of unrest in the state police department.

Over 12,000 Maharashtra Police posts vacant

Maharashtra has a staggering 12,115 police posts ranging from constables to additional director-general of police lying vacant, an RTI query revealed here on Saturday.

Can bakery blast convict be lodged anywhere except Yerwada Jail, asks HC

The Bombay High Court Friday directed the Maharashtra Police to inform it as to whether Himayat Baig, the lone convict in the 2010 German Bakery blast case, can be lodged in any other secure jail after he expressed apprehension of threat to his life in Yerwada jail.

Debt-ridden farmer ends life in Palghar

A 56-year-old debt-ridden farmer from Wada taluka here committed suicide after being unable to repay his crop loan, police said Monday.

Govind Pansare remains critical, 5 suspects detained
Govind Pansare remains critical, 5 suspects detained

The Maharashtra Police have launched a massive manhunt to nab the assailants who shot senior CPI leader Govind Pansare and his wife in Kolhapur.

Key Maharashtra Police post to combat terrorism downgraded

A key post created in the Maharashtra Police to combat terrorism and the Maoist menace in the state after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks was downgraded within four months, an RTI query has revealed.

Thane man, parents held for demanding Rs 5 cr dowry

Thane: A 30-year-old man and his parents were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs five crore dowry from the bride's family and then cancelling the wedding when they were not paid the amount, police said on Thursday.

Insufficient fuel for boats hinders sea patrolling in Maharashtra

The 72 high-end speed boats acquired by Maharashtra Police two years after the Mumbai terror attacks are not operated to full capacity along the state's coastline for want of fuel and unattended technical snags.