Maha: 3 Palghar cops booked for demanding bribe

Thane, July 21 (PTI): A sub inspector and two constables from Palghar were booked on Tuesday by the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 for not taking action against a man in an accidental death case, officials said. The three, attached to Kasa police station in Palghar, had made… Continue reading Maha: 3 Palghar cops booked for demanding bribe

Dattatreya Shinde new SP of Palghar post lynching incident

Thane: The Maharashtra government has appointed Dattatreya Shinde as new superintendent of police for Palghar district replacing Gaurav Singh, who was sent on forced leave following lynching of three persons including two sadhus by a mob on April 16. The order on Shinde’s appointment was issued by the Home department on Saturday. The lynching incident… Continue reading Dattatreya Shinde new SP of Palghar post lynching incident

Supreme Court grants Arnab Goswami interim protection from arrest for 3 weeks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami interim protection from arrest for three weeks in connection with several FIRs registered against him for allegedly defaming Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi. A two-judge bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud and also comprising Justice M R Shah, during the hearing… Continue reading Supreme Court grants Arnab Goswami interim protection from arrest for 3 weeks

IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra

Mumbai: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted that Raigad, Thane, Palghar and some parts of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra will witness heavy rainfall at isolated places during the weekend. The heavy rainfall has already caused the closure of the Bhushi dam at Lonavala. Earlier during the day, rains lashed Mumbai, leading to traffic snarls and… Continue reading IMD predicts heavy rain in parts of Maharashtra

IAS officer arrested for demanding bribe of Rs 12 lakh

Palghar (Maharashtra): The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) at Palghar in Maharashtra on Saturday arrested an IAS officer and his deputy for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 12 lakh. The ACB said Milind B Gawade (54), an IAS officer currently working as Additional Tribal Commissioner, had demanded bribe from 12 employees of state-run ashram shalas… Continue reading IAS officer arrested for demanding bribe of Rs 12 lakh