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Police verification for passport in Mumbai to become quicker

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 01:19

Mumbai Police, in association with Regional Passport Office, are devising a new simpler process whereby police verification report, a pre-requisite for passport, will be prepared and issued within ten days.

PIL wants ban on Congress symbol because it resembles police logo

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:55

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.

Court grants police custodial remand of 16 alleged rioters

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:51

The Pusad court has granted the police, custodial remand of 16 alleged rioters, out of 27 people, against whom FIRs were registered on Wednesday evening by the police.

Pune landslide: Infant`s cries alert NDRF personnel to rescue mom and child

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:47

Amidst the chaos of the disastrous landslide which wiped out Malin village off the map, a three-month-old Rudra asserted his right to life, by crying and beckoning rescuers.

Two killed due to heavy downpour in Nashik

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:30

ncessant rainfall in the town has killed two persons, including a woman, in separate incidents, police said Thursday.

Family of eight booked for dowry harassment in Thane

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:14

A case has been booked against eight persons, including three women, for alleged harassment of a housewife at powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said Thursday.

One killed in landslide, heavy rains predicted in Mumbai

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:07

A six-year-old boy was Thursday killed in a landslide at suburban Chembur following heavy rainfall lashing the city for last 48 hours, a civic official said.

Rajnath Singh visits Pune village hit by landslide

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:12

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday assured full central assistance to Maharashtra in dealing with the devastating landslide at Malin village near here in which 30 people have been killed.

Maharashtra to raise special rescue force on the lines of NDRF

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:07

In view of the urgent need for specialised men to handle search and rescue operations, like the one being carried out in Malin, the Maharashtra government on Thursday announced setting up of a new force for the purpose.

One child killed in Mumbai landslide

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:44

A five-year old boy was killed and at least five others were injured in a landslide in a Mumbai suburb Thursday, officials said.

Pune village landslide: 41 bodies pulled out, Rajnath assures Centre`s help

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:30

With over 160 feared trapped under debris after a landslide hit Malin village of Pune district, the Maharashtra state government has mobilised all its resources in search and rescue operations.

Maharashtra condemns Karnataka cops` action against Marathi speakers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 21:16

Maharashtra Cabinet today unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the police action against Marathi-speaking population in Yellur village in the neighbouring Karnataka.