Rakesh Maria

Uddhav Thackeray questions Maria's transfer amid Sheena Bora case probe

Needling BJP which has made transparency its main plank for the BMC polls, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should reveal why former city police commissioner Rakesh Maria was transferred in the middle of the sensational Sheena Bora murder probe.

Feb 11, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Influential people suppressed Sheena murder for 3 years: Maria

Influential people suppressed Sheena murder for 3 years: Maria

"The Sheena Bora murder was kept under wraps by influential and wealthy people for three years," said Maria, Director General and Commandant of Home Guards, in an interview to PTI.

Jan 31, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Rakesh Maria was 'promoted' to avoid controversy: Devendra Fadnavis

A controversy had erupted in June last year after some TV news channels showed photographs of Rakesh Maria with former IPL boss Lalit Modi in London. 

Nov 01, 2016, 20:38 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder case: Former Mumbai police chief Rakesh Maria quizzed by CBI

Sheena Bora murder case: Former Mumbai police chief Rakesh Maria quizzed by CBI

CBI on October 21 had filed its second supplementary chargesheet in the 2012 Sheena Bora murder case in a special court.

Oct 27, 2016, 19:18 PM IST
End to 'moral policing' in Mumbai: Cops won't use Section 110 of Bombay Police Act anymore

End to 'moral policing' in Mumbai: Cops won't use Section 110 of Bombay Police Act anymore

The Mumbai Police have now decided that they will no more use Section 110 (public indecency) of the Bombay Police Act, 1951.

Nov 25, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

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Nov 01, 2015, 14:03 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder: Indrani Mukerjea's custody extended till Oct 31; CBI searches nine locations

Sheena Bora murder: Indrani Mukerjea's custody extended till Oct 31; CBI searches nine locations

In the latest development in high-profile Sheena Bora murder case, judicial custody of key accused Indrani Mukerjea, her former husband Sanjiv Khanna and driver Shyam Rai has been extended till October 31.

Oct 19, 2015, 14:17 PM IST
Rajdeep Sardesai replies to Devendra Fadnavis, asks 'does asking questions make me agenda driven'

Rajdeep Sardesai replies to Devendra Fadnavis, asks 'does asking questions make me agenda driven'

The exchange of open letters between senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seems to be drawing more interest on social media than any other political debate. In a reply to Fadnavis' letter, slamming his 'biased' views, Sardesai took to Facebook to thank the former for creating space for a public debate and also defended his stance.

Sep 23, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Transferring Sheena Bora case to CBI evokes mixed reactions

The Maharashtra Government's move to transfer the sensational Sheena Bora murder case to the CBI has evoked mixed reactions from former police officers.

Sep 18, 2015, 23:03 PM IST
Maharashtra govt transfers Sheena Bora murder probe to CBI, financial motive suspected

Maharashtra govt transfers Sheena Bora murder probe to CBI, financial motive suspected

In a sudden twist, the Maharashtra government on Friday transferred the high-profile Sheena Bora murder probe to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), saying this is not just a murder but there also seems to be a financial angle involved in the case.

Sep 18, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Sheena Bora murder case: Govt working to tie loose ends over Rakesh Maria's role

Sheena Bora murder case: Govt working to tie loose ends over Rakesh Maria's role

Two days after he was shunted from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner, Rakesh Maria's supervisory role in the Sheena Bora murder case remained clouded in uncertainty and the Maharashtra government was working on legal procedures to soon give him statutory powers.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Rakesh Maria gets letter on 'supervisory role' in Sheena murder probe

A day after he was shunted out as Mumbai Police Commissioner, senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria has received an official communication from the Maharashtra government asking him to supervise investigation into the sensational Sheena Bora murder case.

Sep 09, 2015, 20:32 PM IST
Rakesh Maria not keen to lead Sheena Bora murder case probe: Reports

Rakesh Maria not keen to lead Sheena Bora murder case probe: Reports

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria is not keen to lead the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, as per reports on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Ex-Mumbai top cop Rakesh Maria says he's not planning to resign

Rakesh Maria, Mumbai Police Commissioner has declared that he will not resign however he can take a leave for his son’s upcoming wedding.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:16 PM IST
Skype chat, e-mails, shoes – fresh evidence to nail Indrani Mukerjea in Sheena murder case

Skype chat, e-mails, shoes – fresh evidence to nail Indrani Mukerjea in Sheena murder case

In more trouble for Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai, Mumbai Police have gathered concrete evidence in connection with the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, a report said on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

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Sep 09, 2015, 11:03 AM IST
Not thinking of resigning, says Rakesh Maria after abrupt transfer

Not thinking of resigning, says Rakesh Maria after abrupt transfer

A day after he was shunted out of the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner, senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria on Wednesday said he was not contemplating quitting.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:09 AM IST
Rakesh Maria sees politics behind his transfer, planning to resign

Rakesh Maria sees politics behind his transfer, planning to resign

Rakesh Maria, the high-profile Mumbai Police Commissioner, who was on Tuesday promoted as the new Director General of Police (Home Guards) is planning to resign, a report said on Wednesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

Was Rakesh Maria promoted or 'removed'?

Barely 10 hours after he victoriously announced major developments in the sensational Sheena Bora murder probe, high-profile Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria suddenly found himself promoted as the DGP-Home Guards.

Sep 08, 2015, 19:59 PM IST