Maha ATS to seek Bhatkal`s custody: Patil

Hailing the arrest of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal as a big success for intelligence agencies, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil today said a state ATS team would soon leave to interrogate him and seek his custody.

Probing to find if terrorists behind blasts: Patil

R R Patil said investigating agencies were probing all angles to determine whether any terror outfit was behind the Pune serial bomb blasts.

Patil taking language lessons to spruce up his Hindi

Maharashtra Home Minister R R
Patil, who had drawn severe flak in 2008 for his statement
downplaying the magnitude of 26/11 terror attacks, has
admitted that he suffered on account of his poor knowledge of
Hindi.

Women`s education important for health: Patil

President Pratibha Patil termed women`s education as the most important determinant for good health.

Women`s education important for health: Patil

President Pratibha Patil termed women`s education as the most important determinant for good health.

Traditional NE knowledge should be identified: Patil

Pratibha Patil said that traditional knowledge of North-East should be identified and documented for the benefit of future generations.

Tagore plaques in China shine again

A plaque containing immortal lines by Tagore got a new lease of life thanks to President Patil.

Centre should ask Pak to hand over 26/11 accused: Patil

The Maharashtra government on Monday
said the Centre should ask Pakistan to hand over to it the 20
accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial.

President Patil to arrive in Assam today

President Pratibha Patil will arrive here Friday on a two-day visit to Assam.

Maha govt to seek death penalty for Kasab: Patil

Maharashtra Government will try its
level best to seek death penalty for Ajmal Kasab, the lone
terrorist caught alive in 26/11 attacks, Home Minister R R
Patil said here on Sunday.

Cops have tapes of Malegaon blast accused conversation: Patil

Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil
today said the police was in possession of an audio tape of a
conversation of a Malegaon bomb blast accused making
derogatory references to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Patil says no question of being lenient against law-breakers

Shortly after NHRC rapped Maha
govt for failing to take timely action in protecting 2 migrants killed during an MNS agitation against N-Indians in 2008, R R Patil said there is no question of being lenient against law-breakers.

Patil unfurls tri-colour amidst tight security in Tripura

Amid a tight security net, Republic Day was celebrated across Tripura with enthusiasm showcasing state`s rich culture and economic progress.

Bullets not the solution for naxal problems: Patil

Maharashtra Home Minister R R
Patil who as the then Deputy Chief Minister, had earlier taken
a stand on `bullets for bullets` to deal with naxal issue
today talked about development of the Maoist-infested areas.

Medvedev wishes happy New Year to Patil, Singh

Medvedev has expressed confidence that the coming year will provide
"new opportunities" for India and Russia to advance their
mutually beneficial projects in the interest of global and
regional security and stability.

Pichad replaces RR Patil as new Maha NCP chief

Senior leader and former minister Madhukar Pichad was on Sunday appointed as the new president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra, while former corporator Narendra Verma was made party`s Mumbai unit chief.

RR Patil didn’t even step out on 26/11: Bhujbal

A day before the first anniversary of Mumbai terror attacks, Maharashtra Deputy CM Chhagan Bhujbal has revealed that his colleague was not willing to even step out of his house on the night that terrorists struck.

Language may be different, but country united: President Patil

President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday
said irrespective of the languages spoken, citizens of the
country are united and asked not to follow the "wrong way"
shown by some people.

NIA has not approached Maha Govt to question Kasab: Patil

Maharashtra Home Minister R R
Patil on Tuesday said NIA has not
approached the state Govt so far to question Ajmal Kasab on his possible links with
alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives David Headley and Tahawwur
Rana.

UK Queen condemns 26/11 attacks

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II has condemned last year`s "appalling" terrorist outrage in Mumbai and praised Indians for showing courage.