The Maharashtra government on Friday informed the Bombay High Court that the crime branch of city police was probing the complaint of rape against former state minister and the sitting NCP MLA from Solapur, Laxman Dhobale.
The barcoding system to check illegal sand mining which was implemented in Pune division and Solapur would be extended all over the state, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said in the Legislative Assembly today.
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s daughter and sitting MLA Praniti Shinde on Friday said the "overall development" carried out by her father in Solapur constituency has put him in a better position than his rivals from BJP and AAP.
The stir by around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra, who are on an indefinite strike following an assault on their colleague in Solapur`s Civil hospital allegedly by three policemen, continued today.
Observing that the state CID has failed to conduct a fair probe into the 2010 murder case of a principal in Solapur district of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court transferred investigations in the case to CBI.