CBI arrests its Sub Inspector for 'manipulating' preliminary enquiry in Anil Deshmukh case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested its Sub Inspector for his alleged role in the 'manipulation' of preliminary inquiry against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in connection with an extortion case.
CBI in a statement informed that the accused is Sub Inspector Abhishek Tiwari.
(With inputs from agencies)
Leopard trapped in cage after it entered populated area in Maharashtra village
A leopard was caught by the Forest Department officials on Wednesday after it got trapped in a cage.
The cage was set up as a precautionary measure after the leopard had entered the Belgaon Kurhe village, as per Anil Pawar, a Forest Range Officer.
Deputy engineer held while taking bribe in Jalna
A deputy engineer of the Jalna Zilla Parishad in Maharashtra was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a village sarpanch on Wednesday, the Anti-Corruption Bureau said here.
The accused was identified as Damodar Ghorpade (53), an acting deputy engineer with the rural water supply department of the Zilla Parishad.
Mumbai weather update: Light to Moderate rain in city & suburbs
Deals being struck to give relaxation from COVID rules in Maharashtra, BJP alleges
BJP MLA Ashish Shelar on Wednesday alleged that `deals' were being struck in Maharashtra to give relaxation from COVID-19-related restrictions to various businesses and sectors.
This was a "new business model", the former state minister said, speaking to reporters.
Citizens equally to be blamed for hawker menace: Maha minister Jitendra Awhad
Maharashtra cabinet minister Jitendra Awhad has said citizens are equally to be blamed for the menace of illegal hawking in Thane city and the civic body cannot be held responsible for everything.
He was talking to reporters on Wednesday night after visiting a hospital here to meet Thane civic official Kalpita Pimple, who lost three of her fingers and received head injuries when a hawker stabbed her with a knife at the Kasarvadavali junction during an anti-encroachment drive on Monday.
Terming the incident as "unfortunate", Awhad said people raise concerns over illegal hawkers, but at the same time queue up to make purchases from them. People need to follow rules to ensure a safe society, he added.
Anil Deshmukh PE gratification case: Advocate also arrested, has been brought to Delhi on transit remand. Both arrested persons will be produced before competent court.
Maharashtra government has decided to set up a world-class Science Invention City in Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad which would be named after former PM late Rajiv Gandhi. The project will cost Rs 191 crores.
Actor Siddharth Shukla dead after a heart attack, Mumbai’s CooperHospital confirms the news
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has moved a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate in ongoing money laundering probe
Nomination of MLCs: Maha Guv should show 'positive' intent through actions, says Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Thursday claimed discussions were good between Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari and a delegation led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the state cabinet's request for the approval of 12 names as MLCs, and Koshyari should show his "positive" intentions through his actions.