Pune techie murder: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief arrested, sent to one-day police custody

The chief of right wing outfit Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) Dhananjay Desai was on Wednesday remanded in police custody for a day after being arrested for his alleged involvement in murder of 28-year-old techie Mohasin Shaikh by a violent mob at suburban Hadapsar following surfacing of a Facebook post denigrating King Shivaji and late Bal Thackeray.

Pune techie murder: 17 arrested; 180 others held for rioting, violence

The Maharashtra Police have arrested 180 people in for rioting and violence following posting of the derogatory pictures of Chhatrapati Shivaji, Chhatrapati Sambhaji and Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray on social networking site Facebook.

Pune techie murder: 17 Hindu outfit men arrested, BJP MP kicks up a row

The murder of a software professional in a suspected hate crime amid protests over derogatory pictures of Maratha icon Shivaji and late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Facebook has left the peace loving city shocked.

Pune rogue bus driver awarded death for killing nine

A Pune court reiterated its verdict Wednesday and awarded death penalty to a state transport bus driver accused of killing nine people and injuring 37 others as he sped through the city`s streets last year, a legal official said.

Bombay HC confirms death to 2 for rape-cum-murder of BPO staffer

Observing that rape, murder of BPO employee has had a deep impact on society, Bombay HC upheld death penalty awarded to 2 for committing the crime.