India News | mid-day.com | Thursday September 17, 2015
Uncertainty continues over whether erstwhile Commissioner of Police Rakesh Maria will return to head the Sheena Bora murder probe, with the state Home department now doing a complete U-turn in the matter.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 11, 2015
Going by the signs, investigation into Sheena Bora's death is set to become just another murder case and not the high profile inquiry that saw a police commissioner himself interrogating the accused.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Rakesh Maria, who was removed as Mumbai's police commissioner on Tuesday, is likely to exit the Sheena Bora murder investigation despite the Maharashtra government yesterday saying he would retain charge of the case.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 9, 2015
As Mumbai's police commissioner Rakesh Maria had for the last few weeks delivered headline making updates on investigations in the complex Sheena Bora murder case. On Monday evening, Mr Maria's abrupt transfer made headlines. But Rakesh Maria was not made famous by the Sheena Bora case or his controversial transfer. He has long been celebrated a...
Mumbai News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Written by Suparna Singh | Tuesday September 8, 2015
In his removal as chief of the Mumbai police today, Rakesh Maria managed an enviable feat - an unexpected twist, so typical of the Sheena Bora murder investigation, which he has frontlined.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 28, 2015
In a significant development in the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai police have traced the person who had sent a resignation letter on her behalf - and at the behest of her accused mother Indrani Mukherjea - to her employer, weeks after she was killed and her body disposed off, Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said here late Thursday.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday August 28, 2015
A sensational murder involving high profile suspects - a dream case for any police officer. Mumbai's celebrated police chief Rakesh Maria is due for a promotion next month and many are considering the Sheena Bora case his parting shot.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday August 27, 2015
The high-profile arrest of media mogul Indrani Mukerjea on murder charges, took place after months of covert investigations into the case, revealed Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday August 24, 2015
The Mumbai Police has issued a circular asking their officials not to enter hotel rooms and flats to take action against consenting couples, there was massive outrage from the public after the police had knocked on doors and rounded up couples for indecent behaviour in Malvani area earlier this month.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Saturday August 22, 2015
Faced with widespread outrage after mid-day reported on couples being picked up from hotel rooms in a raid at Madh and Aksa, Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has issued a circular to his men, asking them to avoid trampling all over citizens' privacy, or face legal action
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday August 11, 2015
After a massive outrage over alleged moral policing, the Mumbai Police is now correcting course. Sources have told NDTV that Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has pulled up the Zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police and the Senior Police Inspector of Malvani Police Station.
Mumbai News | Reported by Tejas Mehta; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has reprimanded two police officers for last week's raids on hotels, when cops pulled out couples from rooms that they had checked into and allegedly harassed and humiliated them, according to sources.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Monday August 10, 2015
Whether it is helping farmer widows in Wardha and Yavatmal districts or reaching out to the poor in Mumbai's slums, the resolution of 65-year-old, retired police commissioner AN Roy, is absolute.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday June 27, 2015
A month after gangster Mustafa Dossa reportedly held auditions of models inside the court premises in Mumbai, a report on the incident has been submitted to Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. The report has enough material to suggest firm disciplinary action against erring policemen, say police sources.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Saturday June 27, 2015
After Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's controversial affidavit, new details emerged today revealing that retired Mumbai Police Commissioner R D Tyagi was one of those who backed former IPL chief Lalit Modi for his immigration plea in the United Kingdom.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday June 26, 2015
After Lalit Modi, cricket tycoon, fled to London amid a corruption investigation, his appeal for immigration included a supporting statement from top BJP leader Vasundhara Raje; on the list of other Indians who furnished documents for his case are two retired Supreme Court judges, as well RD Tyagi, who had served as police commissioner of Mumbai, w...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted on Wednesday that Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria's explanation about his 2014 meeting with former IPL-boss Lalit Modi in London appeared "satisfactory".
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Maharashtra Government and the Mumbai Police Commissioner over the hooch tragedy which has claimed over 100 lives so far.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Mumbai's top cop Rakesh Maria has successfully defended a meeting in London last year with Lalit Modi; sources in the Maharashtra government say Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is satisfied with the explanation offered by the Police Commissioner in person last night.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday June 22, 2015
Here's the full statement submitted by Rakesh Maria to the Maharashtra government after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis sought explanation on his meeting with Lalit Modi in London.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday June 21, 2015
The Maharashtra government has sought a clarification from Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria over his meeting with former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi in 2014. The meeting between the two took place in London on July 17 last year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
A fresh controversy broke out on Saturday after it emerged that Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria had met tainted former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi in London last year where he sought the help of Mumbai police citing "threat" to his life by the underworld in the UK.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday May 25, 2015
Your friendly neighbourhood housewife may be an undercover detective for the police. Mumbai Police have decided to turn to housewives in Antop Hill and Wadala areas in order to nab potential rapists and molesters roaming the streets. The move comes after a spate of rape and molestation cases in these areas.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday May 16, 2015
Residents of Mumbai's Kamathipura, considered Asia's largest red light district, have mounted a campaign to place a curb on the sex trade in the area. Sex workers however have expressed helplessness, even as activists claim the move would only open up the area to property developers.