India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has asked the police force to take up cases of crimes against children on priority and conduct a thorough probe in it.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Even if a policeman is posted in every home, atrocities against women cannot be contained -this was the controversial assessment offered by Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil today. His remark was made in the state legislature.
India | Reported by Sanjay Tiwari and Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has said that the government will investigate allegations of actor Sanjay Dutt being provided alcohol in jail.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Shiv Sena MLC Anil Parab has asked Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan to dismiss Home Minister RR Patil from the state cabinet for "leaking details" about 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab's time in prison and his cremation inside the Yerwada jail.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Home Minister RR Patil today paid tributes to martyrs at a Police Memorial in Mumbai on the fifth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks.
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday September 16, 2013
Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil today said that the state feels no need to further investigate the 2010 Pune German Bakery Blast case.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
The chargesheet in the Mumbai photojournalist's gang-rape case would be filed in a week's time by Mumbai police, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said today.
India | Reported by Miloni Bhatt | Tuesday August 27, 2013
For 15 years, Shriya Patil Shinde has been shooting Mumbai. As a freelance photographer, her assignments have taken her to the deepest recesses of the city, often at its darkest hours.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 23, 2013
Under fire from the opposition over the horrific gangrape of a 22-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai on Thursday night, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil today said women journalists reporting in isolated areas would be given police protection - a ...
Cities | Edited by Diana George | Friday August 23, 2013
A 22-year-old photojournalist is in hospital after being gang-raped by five people on Thursday evening at the dilapidated and isolated Shakti Mills compound in Lower Parel, south Mumbai.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
A legislator today created a flutter in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly by telling Home Minister RR Patil that he could "break into" Pune's Yerwada Jail for Rs five lakh.
Cities | Diana George | Wednesday July 24, 2013
A Mumbai top cop is in the dock for alleged purchase of land meant for agricultural use.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday July 19, 2013
His crusade against dance bars is far from over -- state Home Minister RR Patil made this amply evident yesterday, strutting his stuff in Vidhan Bhavan.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday July 17, 2013
The Supreme Court has struck down the ban on dance bars, which the state home ministry had condemned in 2005 as fronts for crime and prostitution.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 28, 2013
Maharashtra government today ordered a high-level investigation into the attack on gangster Abu Salem inside Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai yesterday.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 8, 2013
Ministers from the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP in Maharashtra have submitted their resignations to party chief Sharad Pawar ahead of the cabinet reshuffle on June 15. Among those who put in their papers on Friday were Deputy Chief Minister Ajit...
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday June 3, 2013
A 23-year-old nurse who was attacked with acid over a month ago as she stepped off a train at Mumbai was cremated in Delhi this evening. Her family marched with her coffin, supported by members of Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Admi Party, to demand justice a...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Monday June 3, 2013
Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has lashed out at the Congress-led Maharashtra government for offering Rs 2 lakh in compensation to the family of a 23-year-old woman who died on Saturday after acid was thrown on her by unidentified people as she got ...
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Sunday June 2, 2013
The family of 23-year-old nurse Preeti Rathi, who died yesterday after acid was thrown on her at a railway station in Mumbai, met Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil today and demanded a CBI inquiry into the case.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday May 4, 2013
After being stripped of powers to transfer police officers of lower ranks by the Maharashtra government, the state's Director General of Police has objected to what he calls political interference, and is said to be considering quitting, according to...