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.

Man held for raping minor daughter in Palghar

Palghar: A 40-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor daughter in Vasai area of the district, police said Wednesday.

Villager bludgeoned to death by brother in Palghar

A 48-year-old villager was bludgeoned to death allegedly by his elder brother over a petty dispute at Boisar here, police said today.

Minister praises the Maharashtra police for maintaining peace

Maharashtra`s minister of state for home, Satej Patil lauded the Maharashtra police on Tuesday for maintaining peace in the state.

Elderly man held for murdering woman in Palghar

An elderly man was arrested for allegedly strangulating to death a woman in Wada taluka of the district, police said Friday.

PIL wants ban on Congress symbol because it resembles police logo

A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a ban on the electoral symbol of Congress -- a hand -- claiming that it is very similar to the logo of Maharashtra Police.

Maharashtra police say no to MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi`s Thane visit

Maharashtra police on Monday denied entry to MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi to Thane, a day ahead of his scheduled visit there, by serving him a notice.

Metal removed from Pune blast victim`s head, handed to police

A metallic substance which was part of a ball bearing was surgically removed from the head of one of the five injured in the July 10 low intensity blast here.

Three killed, 1 injured in road accident in Thane

Three persons were killed while another person sustained grievous injuries when their car rammed into a container near Kasheli bridge here early Wednesday morning, police said.

2011 blasts: Charges filed against top Indian Mujahideen man Bhatkal, aide

Maharashtra Police filed a supplementary chargesheet in a special Court here against Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akthar in the 2011 Mumbai bombings.

DU professor GN Saibaba arrested by Maha police for alleged Maoist links

Delhi University professor GN Saibaba was picked up by the Maharashtra Police`s anti-naxal unit on Friday for his alleged links with Maoists.

Mob attacks police party, five injured in Maha

Five policemen were injured here, one of them seriously, when hundreds of locals attacked the personnel while staging a road blockade over frequent power cuts.

Life term convict escapes from Nashik Central Jail

A 32-year-old prisoner, who was undergoing life term for murdering his wife, escaped from Nashik Central Jail by scaling a 15 feet wall using a rope made from towels, police said Monday.

Maha police succeeded in reducing Naxal influence: Guv

Maharashtra police has succeeded in reducing effects of Naxalism in Gadchiroli, Gondia and Chandrapur districts in the state, Governor K Sankaranarayanan said here on Monday.

Aged woman, sons commit suicide

Depressed over their health and financial problems,?a 72-year-old woman and her two sons, both in their fifties, allegedly committed suicide at their home in the city, police said on Friday.

Three students killed as bus collides with truck

Three school girls were killed and 14 others got injured when a speedy truck container hit a state transport bus near Malkapur in the district early Friday, police said.

NIA, Maha Police got signatures on blank papers: Jundal

Abu Jundal, suspected LeT terrorist claimed before a Delhi court that NIA and Maharashtra Police had forced him to sign some documents and blank papers.

Maha police calm after female official complains about death threat

The police and district administration left a female village official (sarpanch) to her fate, after she sought police protection after getting a death threat from goons, the victim said here on Tuesday.

Two Naxals killed in police encounter

Two Naxalites were Monday killed in an encounter in Jambiya Gatta forest in Etapalli division here, police said.