Al Qaeda's terror threat looms over Ganpati Visarjan in Mumbai

Intelligence reports have warned of possible terror attacks during the Ganpati Celebration in Mumbai, the government has tightened the round-the-clock vigil along all coastal routes coming to the city.

Mumbai Police arrest two suspected members of Chhota Shakeel gang

Mumbai police today claimed to have foiled a deadly gang war, with the arrest of two suspected aides of Chhota Shakeel's gang, who allegedly conspired to gun down two key lieutenants of a rival group headed by Chhota Rajan in the sessions court premises in Mumbai.

'Mardaani': Maharashtra Minister calls Rani Mukerji 'outdated'

In an attempt to impress Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil, politician Dilip Sopal made a derogatory remark against actress Rani Mukerji.

Court grants police transit remand of artist in theft case in UP

A local court has granted transit remand to Mumbai Police of a cinema artist wanted in connection with a theft case.

Mumbai gets all-women beat marshal squads to tackle crime

Mumbai police on Wednesday got the all-women beat marshal squads, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country wherein armed female police personnel will patrol the city streets on bikes, specifically to tackle crime against women.

Mumbai cops make molestation victim run from one police station to another

A woman in Mumbai had to face harrowing time in the maximum city twice in a span of few hours – first at the hands of molesters and then at various police stations.

Rape accused DIG Sunil Paraskar gets anticipatory bail

A sessions court here on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a Mumbai model.

College students likely to man police station helpdesks

The Mumbai police is toying with the idea of stationing college students at police station helpdesks to help women, children and senior citizen complainants, a senior police official said here on Monday.

Shiv Sena defends `Saamana` edit on IPS officer accused of rape

The Shiv Sena Monday defended the controversial editorial in its mouthpiece `Saamana` about rape accused IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, saying the party was being defamed without understanding its stance on the issue.

Maharashtra HC clubs cases of custodial deaths

Observing that Maharashtra accounts for a large number of custodial deaths and that most of the victims belonged to the minority community, the Bombay High Court has said that it would take stern measures to curb such atrocities.

Police verification for passport in Mumbai to become quicker

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.

Mumbai model rape case: DIG Paraskar`s statement recorded

Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who is accused of raping a model, reports said on Tuesday.

65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched, 2 TCs suspended

A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the TCs have been suspended.

Mumbai police gets threatening letter from `Mujahideen`, city on alert

Mumbai police has allegedly received a threatening letter hinting a warning of terror attack by `Mujahideen` and the city has been put on high alert, as per news reports on Sunday.

`Model`s rape complaint against IPS officer an act of revenge`

Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, Friday filed an anticipatory bail application before the sessions court here which granted him interim protection from arrest till July 31.

Mumbai Police asked to increase vigil, stay alert during Ramzan: Report

Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has asked the Crime Branch and Anti-Terrorism Cells to increase vigil and stay alert during the Holy month of Ramzan, reports said on Monday.

Preity-Ness case: Police may not question Wadia this week

According to the latest reports, Police may start recording statements of the nine witnesses produced by Wadia.

Sena MLA booked for threatening to "strip and thrash" woman

An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Bala Sawant for allegedly threatening to "strip and thrash" a woman following an argument over a fight with regards to the redevelopment of a housing society in suburban Bandra, police said Wednesday.

No ulterior motive behind molestation case: Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta Wednesday said there was no ulterior motive in her police complaint and that she did not need "cheap publicity".

Preity-Ness case: Actress meets Maria, seeks permission to fly abroad

Preity Zinta, who has filed a molestation case against her ex-boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia, Monday met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria and sought permission to fly abroad, which was immediately granted.